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Letter: There’s more to Playland than sound bites

To the Editor, The Rye City Review article on 2014 Playland Amusement Park attendance improvement references the Westchester County issued 2005 Playland Park attendance of one million visitors versus 2013 attendance of 400,000 visitors. In 2005, Playland’s unaudited attendance census of one million visitors was a formula of total cars entering parking lots factoring four […]

Pet Rescue 7-25-2014

Rainbow is an adorable young Torbie mix rescued recently by one of our volunteers. She is quite the independent kitty and has a mind of her own. Rainbow gets along with other cats, but would prefer being the only pet in the household. She has distinctive coloring, a unique personality and enjoys people. Rainbow is […]

What’s Going On in New Rochelle 7-25-2014

New Rochelle Public Library events Disney “Summer Hit Parade” The classic Disney family adventure, “Napoleon and Samantha,” starring Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Johnny Whitaker and Will Geer, which is appropriate for all ages, will be played on the big screen of the library’s Ossie Davis Theater. It will be shown on on Monday, July 28, […]

What’s Going On in Eastchester 7-25-2014

Bronxville library events New Kindle titles Our Kindles are preloaded with content and available to Bronxville card holders and members of the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library. New Kindle titles include: Fiction “The Target” by David Baldacci “The Skin Collector” by Jeffery Deaver “The Collector” by Nora Roberts “Field of Prey” by John Sandford […]

What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 7-25-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events Required reads roundtable For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students. Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays, July 29 and Aug. 12. Stop into one of the new teen book discussions […]

What’s Going On in Rye 7-25-2014

The Rye Golf Club to offer pro-rated membership The Rye Golf Club would like to welcome new arrivals to our community to come and try the amenities offered at the club. RGC will offer pro-rated membership to the community for the remainder of 2014. Pro-rated memberships will allow new members to use the facilities for […]

What’s Going On in Harrison 7-25-2014

Harrison Library events Friday, July 25 10 a.m. Open play at the library Monday, July 28 4 p.m. Board games at the library Tuesday, July 29 10 a.m. Train Time for Tots 10:30 a.m. Computer orientation Wednesday, July 30 10 a.m. Movers and Shakers 11 a.m. Lap time 11:30 a.m. Stay and Play Thursday, July […]

Business Briefs 7-25-2014

Mary Jo Jacobs joins USI Insurance New York metro office USI Insurance Services, LLC’s New York metropolitan office welcomes to the brokerage Vice President Employee Benefits Advisor Mary Jo Jacobs. With more than 25 years of experience in human resources, Jacobs will apply her benefits knowledge to serve as a producer at USI. For nearly […]

MR zone change proposed

By PHIL NOBILE An amendment to the village’s marine recreation zone laws was publicly proposed amidst years of controversy by a local membership club critics say improperly holds non-member events. Specific language changes to the non-member events section of village marine recreation code were debated by the Board of Trustees as allegations of violating village […]

Quarry’s past, future murky

By PHIL NOBILE Since complaints of health hazards and quality of life issues from a local quarry began in the late 1990s, neighbors of the business have seen it effectively shut down for the first time, leading to what they see as some reprieve and peace at last. But now, the quarry’s owner wants to […]