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City of Rye: Heat Advisory

From Rye City:

Due to the severe heat, the City of Rye will provide access to City Hall, located at 1051 Boston Post Road, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from Tuesday, July 16th through Friday, July 19th.

The Rye Free Reading Room is open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Westchester County Health Department issued the heat advisory and residents are advised to avoid strenuous activity and to drink plenty of non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated fluids. A list of stay cool locations is available on the Westchester County website (www.westchestergov.com)

If any resident or business loses power they should contact Con Edison directly at 1-800-75-CONED.

  1. Thanks for the info Jay. An essential public service on a day like this.

    It IS hot.

    And it’s getting hotter – (from LoHud)

    “A 22-year-old Illinois man accused of assaulting a Rye police officer didn’t want a felony conviction on his record. And his family, with deep Westchester roots, had the money to do something about it.

    The officer, who suffered an injured knee and wrist, didn’t want the charge reduced — until he got some of that money.

    So Frederick Schmitz and Police Officer Franco Compagnone, who is president of the Rye Police Association, reached an agreement in spring 2011. Schmitz paid $75,000 to head off a lawsuit over the cop’s injuries. And Compagnone consented to the felony charge disappearing.

    Within days, prosecutors let Schmitz plead guilty to a misdemeanor.

    A shakedown? Rich kid buying justice? Maybe a little of both?”

    Read the whole story off Sunday’s Journal News front page – here:



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