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PHOTOS: Nature Center Raises $115K @ Annual Benefit

The Friends of Rye Nature Center (FRNC) raised $115,000 at its annual Nature Access Fund Benefit last Thursday. The funds will be used to...

Gas Leaf Blowers: “The Gig is Up Until the Fall”

The seasonal ban on gas leaf blowers in the City of Rye went into effect on Wednesday, May 1st. According to City Code, "gas...

City Achieves NYS Climate Smart Communities Bronze Status After Nine Years

It started nine years ago when Rye registered for the Climate Smart Communities program. On Thursday, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced the City...

PHOTOS: 60 Volunteers Clean-Up Oakland Beach

Sixty volunteers showed up this past Sunday, April 21st to clean up Oakland Beach at Rye Town Park in honor of Earth Day. Volunteers...

Rye Receives County Eco Award for Highest Recycling Rate

The City of Rye has received an Eco Award from Westchester County for achieving the highest municipal curbside recycling rate in Westchester County in...

PHOTOS: Bird Homestead Cleanup & Pollinator Garden

The Bird Homestead & Meeting House had 27 volunteers show up on Saturday, April 13th as part of a Town of Rye / City...

Playland Operator Developing Sustainability Plan

Standard Amusements, the operator of Playland, has partnered with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) since 2023 to benchmark the historic amusement park’s environmental, social, and...

Rye High Junior Named to City of Rye Conservation Commission/Advisory Council

A junior at Rye High School has been named to the City of Rye Conservation Commission/Advisory Council (“CC/AC”). The 2024-2025 Junior Commissioner will be...

PHOTOS: Solar Eclipse in Rye

The solar eclipse on Monday, April 8th made it feel like a community wide field trip across Rye and the country. A moment to...

Nursery Field Neighbors File Lawsuit to Stop Artificial Turf Plan

(Updated Friday, 10:15pm) Neighbors of Nursery Field filed a lawsuit on Friday against the City to stop the artificial turf plan for Nursery Field at...

Attention Pollinators: 1,000 Native Plants for Playland Parkway Project

After removing invasive plants along a section of the Playland Parkway, the Rye Sustainability Committee is inviting residents to help the group install a...

Expect Sewer Repair Work Across the City for All 2024

The City of Rye announced on Tuesday sewer and manhole rehabilitation and repair work that will impact neighborhoods throughout the City. As part of the...

Invasive Removal & Pollinator Plan for Playland Parkway

The Rye Sustainability Committee is inviting residents to help the group continue its invasive plant removal project alongside Playland Parkway this Saturday, March 2nd...

City Considering Land Purchase Adjacent to Gagliardo Park

The City of Rye is considering a land purchase immediately adjacent to Rye Recreation’s 2.49 acre Gagliardo Park. The available property is 21-23 Nursery...

Q&A with “The Box Truck” Filmmakers Ahead of Green Screen Event Thursday

Rye Sustainability is hosting its annual Green Screen event this Thursday on the Rye Country Day School campus starting at 6:00pm. There will be...