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    Rye Brook’s 2016-17 paving contract has been let and milling was expected to start this past week. Streets to be milled and paved in the coming weeks include Boxwood Place, Sleepy Hollow Road, Eagles Bluff, Dorchester Drive, Lawridge Drive, Robins Roost and Parkwood Place.

  • Canines clean up at 3rd Annual Dog Wash
    Rose D’Ascoli and Joseph Frank, 15, both of Port Chester, bathe Stella, a Bernese Mountain Dog owned by Paul Grossberg of Hillandale Avenue, at the Sunday, Aug. 21 Dog Wash at Pine Ridge Park. Sponsored by the Village of Rye Brook, the event raised almost $1,000 for the Humane Society of Westchester.
  • Metro-North upholding agreements to upgrade Port Chester station

    With most of the summer going by without the grass even being cut around a large portion of the Port Chester Metro-North station, contractors have sprung into action on various projects.

  • Rye Brook hires second laid-off P.C. firefighter

    The Village of Rye Brook has hired a second laid-off Port Chester paid firefighter to cover the village on the night shift. 

    Ryan Cantatore of Sleepy Hollow was conditionally appointed Tuesday, Aug. 23 by the Rye Brook village board subject to the results of a medical exam and state Civil Service procedures.

  • P.C. teenagers create music video to show their hometown pride

    A group of residents under the age of 19 were sick of hearing the negativity about their hometown and decided to show outsiders what Port Chester is really all about in a music video. The video is titled “Diverse City” and is available on YouTube. It currently has over 900 views. 

  • Rocky Morabito, general foreman of the Port Chester Department of Public Works, will be retiring Sept. 30.

  • Celebrating 20 years of service

    He didn’t want a party because he prefers to fly under the radar, but when the surprise came, the Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook EMS administrator took it with grace, a touch of shock, and a lot of joking. Scott Moore has served the Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook community for 20 years in the EMS, 16 as its administrator.

  • Two R.B. college students pedal 3,000 miles to LA

    After dipping their feet into the Long Island Sound at Rye Town Park, two Rye Brook teenagers hopped on their bicycles and began the 57-day ride to Los Angeles, Calif. to raise money for Artists for Humanity. Twenty-year-olds Seth Hartman and Noah Broch had never ridden more than 30 miles before the first day of their endeavor—a day where their legs took them 70 miles from home. 

  • Building memories in the library

    Fueled by nostalgia and a promise to give back to the community, an 18-year-old Rye Brook resident visited his local library with one question: how could he help? Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library children’s librarian Tee Cotter immediately knew the answer. 

  • Rye Town Park Commission seeks agreement with Rye City

    The Rye Town Park Commission took immediate action during their Tuesday, Aug. 16 meeting to respond to the July 27 state appellate court decision that put Rye Town Park’s restaurant space back on the tax rolls. Because the park is owned and funded by two jurisdictions, the City and the Town of Rye, they both must sign a written agreement on the tax status of the park, which was not previously done. 

  • A fair way to spend the weekend
    Port Chester resident Summer Darling, 5, smiles with glee on the swing ride Monday night, Aug. 15 at the Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary Church Carnival, which is running nightly through Saturday, Aug. 13 from 6 to 11 p.m. on the field behind Corpus Christi Church at 136 South Regent St.
  • Simone Development Companies, a full-service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the New York tri-state area, has acquired the fully-occupied, two-story, 65,000-square-foot industrial flex property at 21 Grace Church St. in Port Chester for $6.5 million.

  • Villages to meet with mediator to reach fair fire service accord

    In a last ditch attempt to avoid litigation and come up with a mutually agreed upon amended fire service agreement, representatives from the neighboring Villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook will meet together with a mediator on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • Rye Town Park Commission approves first step to restoring Rye Town Park

    Underused structures may soon be a thing of the past as the Rye Town Park Commission voted 4-2 at their meeting on Tuesday, July 19 to apply for a $200,000 grant for a study that will determine what needs to be addressed at Rye Town Park.

  • Rye Town Park’s restaurant space no longer tax exempt, says court

    The legal case concerning the restaurant space in Rye Town Park began in 2011, heard a lower court decision in 2013 and had that ruling repealed in the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 27.  

  • A long history of volunteering

    After 50 years of volunteering for the PGA Tour, it’s nearly time for a Rye Brook resident to hang up her uniform. She’s lived in Rye Brook for three years and previously resided in Port Chester and Rye.

  • Village in midst of planning for bulkhead replacement

    Port Chester is currently in the process of planning for the replacement of the damaged portion of the bulkhead along the Byram River that has breached in two places and the crumbling promenade adjacent to the Costco parking lot and cove that has been fenced off and unusable for several years now.

  • Rye Brook dropped from list cited for lack of integration

    The Village of Rye Brook is no longer on the list of communities targeted for possible legal action because their zoning regulations restrict multifamily or two-family housing to districts that have disproportionately high minority household populations or restrict the development of housing types most often used by minority residents.

  • Keeping kids reading during the summer

    Summer learning loss is a big problem in the world of education and academics, which is why the Carver Center partnered with Brown Educational Consultants to keep kids reading and writing during their time away from school.

  • William Shakespeare meets  1967’s Summer of Love
    William Shakespeare combined with gender confusion, hippies, rock and roll and San Francisco in 1967 are what the audience for Lawnchair Theatre’s 2016 production of “Twelfth Night” is going to experience. The opening night show was on Thursday, Aug. 4 at Lyon Park in Port Chester. The 

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