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LETTER: Pride Flag Prompts Consideration of Other Flags

In a letter to MyRye.com, Rye resident James Purcell says the raising of the Pride flag each June should prompt consideration of other flags. James...

LETTER: Pride Flag is a David and Goliath story

In a letter to MyRye.com, Rye resident Sue Drouin says the Pride flag is "a David and Goliath story". Drouin is a working mom of...

PRIDE Flag Will Fly in Rye “This Year and Every Year”

In the end, after prodding & politics, the Rye City Council voted by unanimous voice vote on Wednesday evening to raise the PRIDE flag...

American Legion Post Asks for Flag at War Memorials to Remain to American & POW Flags Only

In a letter sent to Rye Mayor Josh Cohn and Rye City Council members on Sunday afternoon, the officers of the Rye American Legion...

After Prodding & Politics, Mayor Moves to Raise Pride Flag in June

It appears the Pride flag will be flying in Rye this June. Last June the Rye City Council united on a Pride celebration on the...

Notorious Celebration of Life, Rye Village Green 8am – 10pm Sunday

There will be a notorious celebration Sunday on the Rye Village Green. pRYEde, in collaboration with the Rye Historical Society, will be hosting a celebration...

More Pride Flags Vandalized, Including One at Mayor’s Home

Only one week after a Pride flag from the local Rye pRYEde group was found burned, four additional Pride flags were taken from Rye...

pRYEde Flags Back Up in Wake of Hateful Flag Burning

(PHOTO: Now two Pride flags adorn the lawn of this Bradford Avenue home.) The Bradford Avenue homeowner who founder her LGBTQ+ Pride flag burned overnight...

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: Mayor Issues Condemnation of Pride Flag Burning

On Monday evening at Rye City Council, Rye Mayor Josh Cohn condemned the burning of a Pride lawn flag last weekend. The hateful vandalism...

Battling Hate with Love, pRYEde Group Launches Yard Sign Sale in Wake of Hateful Vandalism

Battling hate with love, the local Rye pRYEde group has launched a new campaign to sell its Pride yard flags. The move comes on...

Flag Burning “Cowardly” – County Human Rights & LGBTQ+ Boards Issue Statement of Condemnation

Late Saturday night and riding on the heels of condemnation by local Rye groups, the Westchester County Human Rights Commission and the Westchester County...

Pride Lawn Flag Burned, Rye PD Launches Investigation, Community Leaders Condemn Hateful Vandalism

(PHOTO: The LGBTQ+ Pride flag on this lawn, from the local pRYEde group, was burned in Rye overnight.) A LGBTQ+ Pride lawn flag was burned...

200+ Turn Out for LGBTQ+ Event on Rye’s Village Green, Council Presents Resolution

"The existence of LGBTQ+ people is a fact and not a political opinion," said Hannah Lutz, one of the leaders of the Rye High...

City Council Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month Thursday, 5pm on Village Green

On Thursday, June 18th at 5pm on the Rye City village green there will be a presentation of the city council resolution declaring June...