School District Proposes $79 Million Budget, Options to Close Gap
Natives Restless Over SPI Plan
Affordable Housing Plan Scrutinized in Public Hearing
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Updated March 7
3/3: New sheriff in town. Summons issued, no rear taillights, Midland Avenue.
NY State Property Tax Cap and Proposed Budget
The following letter was sent to Governor Cuomo, State Senator Latimer, and Assemblyman Otis and forwarded to us by the author for publication.
I am writing to request you take action to fix the increasingly destructive side effects of the “Tax Cap” legislation enacted starting January 1, 2012.
Leonard P. Bisceglia passed away on March 3. The longtime Rye resident was 62.
Morsels on Rye
Sarah Martin and William Jovanovich announce the birth of a son, Peter Walter Jovanovich, March 1 at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 22 inches long.
Health & Fitness
Beating the Late Winter Blues:
In winter, I’m asked a couple of times a week “when does Boot Camp start up again?” to which of course I reply, “We never stopped, we’ve been going all through the winter, six days a week.”
Life & Style
ALONG FOR THE RYE'D: A Siri-ous Relationship
I enjoy my one-sided relationship with Siri. I press a button when I need something and she is always there with the correct answer or a promise of a future reminder. In return, she asks nothing of me.
Business & Orgs
The Meeting House, From Cover to Cover
“From Mission to Meeting House: a Changing Chapel and the Lost Village of Milton,” an article by Rye resident Howard Husock, occupies the entire issue of the Fall 2013 Westchester Historian, the journal of the Westchester County Historical Society.
AT THE MOVIES: A Less-Than-Grand Hotel
The films of Wes Anderson are essentially critic-proof. If you like one, you will like them all, and bad reviews won’t keep you away.
A TALE AS OLD AS TIME, Beautifully SUBLIME:
Over 2,000 theatergoers packed the seats of the Rye High School Performing Arts Center last weekend for the Parsons Street Players production of “Beauty and the Beast.”Read more... Comments (0) | Hits: 24
DOWNTOWN PEOPLE: The Prime of Young Dan JohnstonRead more... Comments (0) | Hits: 27
It takes a while for customers to get used to a new face in an old shop. Not so with Dan Johnston.
Theodore Fremd, Grand Old Man of Rye: Countless people have helped make Rye a vibrant and cohesive community over many generations, yet no one has done more than Theodore Fremd, who in his later years was warmly called the “Grand Old Man of Rye.”Read more... Comments (0) | Hits: 32
2014 Summer Camp Roundup:
Summertime is the time for children to spread their wings, find a new passion, polish up skills, and have loads of fun.Read more... Comments (0) | Hits: 234
Cold Afternoon Delights:
Families braved the weather and headed to the Rye Nature Center for An Old-Fashioned Winter Afternoon on February 8.Read more... Comments (0) | Hits: 288
February Is the Cruellest Month
T. S. Eliot wrote hauntingly, sweepingly, but he didn’t have his months straight. April has nothing over February as far as cruelty, and winter rarely keeps us warm in forgetful snow.Read more... Comments (0) | Hits: 101
A Toast to Three of Rye’s Most Valuable Couples:
At The Rye Youth Council MVP Gala, held last weekend at Westchester Country Club, the community came out to honor the recipients of this year’s Rye’s Most Valuable People awardsRead more... Comments (0) | Hits: 379