Month: June 2016

A Rye lineman participates in a drill at the Tiger Football Camp on June
26. Five schools took part in the annual football camp at Mamaroneck High School last week. Photos/Mike Smith
Sports

Footballers hit the gridiron

Although the high school football season doesn’t official­ly kick off until August, local teams have been working tire­lessly over the last few weeks to prepare for the upcoming cam­paign. With several programs participating in passing chal­lenges and preseason camps this month, it looks as though area squads are champing at […]

Taking in a teen (or two) for a year
Opinion

Taking in a teen (or two) for a year

What’s it like to have two teenage boys you never met be­fore move in and stay for the whole school year? Funny you should ask, as the two boys we’ve had living with us for the past 10 months are leaving today. I am hoping the goodbye will not be […]

Rob Astorino
Lead Stories News

County scrambles to reach affordable housing threshold

A vote by some Democrats on the Westchester County Board of Legislators which blocked fund­ing for affordable housing has left county administration offi­cials struggling to find a Plan B. The county anticipated reach­ing the number of required af­fordable housing units six months ahead of schedule, but Westchester lawmakers, in a […]

Perception versus Reality
Opinion Sports

Perception versus Reality

In today’s sports landscape, professional franchises must often wage wars on two distinct fronts: on the field and in the court of public opinion. Last week, two of our local teams made high-profile signings that represent how tricky it can be to navigate the rocky ter­rain of winning ballgames while […]

A new bond act introduced to the Westchester County Board of Legislators would pay for the removal of the pool at Playland in favor of what Standard Amusements envisions as an open veranda. File photo
Lead Stories News

Astorino pushes to remove Playland pool

Support for costly renovations to Rye Playland’s historic swimming pool may be running dry after a proposed capital project from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s Republican administration looks to remove the site completely. On Monday, June 20, a proposed $2.7 million bond act to remove and fill the park’s pool […]