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Playland attendance on the rise

BY KATIE HOOS Much like the Dragon Coaster at the beginning of each of its journeys, attendance at Rye Playland is climbing. Due to good weekend weather and promotional campaigns, the number of people visiting the county-owned amusement park in Rye so far this season surpasses last year’s numbers by around 21,000. According to Westchester […]

Playland attendance is on the rise

BY KATIE HOOS Much like the Dragon Coaster at the beginning of each of its journeys, attendance at Rye Playland is climbing. Due to good weekend weather and promotional campaigns, the number of people visiting the county-owned amusement park in Rye so far this season surpasses last year’s numbers by around 21,000. According to Westchester […]

A diner, part deux

BY KATIE HOOS Six years after the closing of the beloved Thru-Way Diner, a new diner is cropping up across the street. DeRaffele Manufacturing Co., a New Rochelle-based manufacturing company specializing in prefabricated diner construction, is building a diner on the corner of Boston Post Road and Weyman Avenue. The site is just across from […]

Class of 2014 bids an “awesome” farewell

By KATIE HOOS Mamaroneck High School’s graduating Class of 2014 bid farewell to their alma mater last week while reflecting on their high school memories and looking forward to what the future holds. On the evening of June 25, faculty, staff, members of the district’s Board of Education, and family and friends of the graduates […]

Tuckahoe seniors celebrate, remember

By PHIL NOBILE Although June 27 was just another Friday for most Westchester County residents, for more than 80 Tuckahoe High School seniors and their families, the date meant the closing of one chapter and the beginning of another. The high school celebrated its 82nd commencement exercises as 81 seniors received their high school diplomas. […]