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Playland Sees 24K Visitors Over Holiday Weekend

There were no fireworks at Playland on July 4th. But the season has opened with a bang. Even with a weather closure Saturday, Playland saw...

Not on July 4th, But Fireworks Returns to Playland on Friday, July 9th

Playland is back in business. After opening this past Saturday for the first time since the pandemic, Playland saw 7,100 visitors on Saturday and...

Playland Opens Saturday; Grand Carousel Rides Again

It is a cause for celebration. After being closed to the public for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playland Park in Rye...

Pride Flag Raised at Playland, Another First

Pride is everywhere in Rye. For the first time in Westchester County history, the LGBTQ Advisory Board and County officials raised two Progress Pride Flags...

County Attorney Tells Mayor “It’s a Little Late” to Make Asks on Playland Deal

(PHOTO: Westchester County Attorney John Nonna addressing Rye Mayor Josh Cohn in Monday's committee meeting.) Westchester County attorney John Nonna told Rye Mayor Josh Cohn...

Playland Settlement Approved by Board of Legislators

On Monday night the Westchester Board of Legislators approved the County's bankruptcy court settlement with Standard Amusements. The vote paves the way for Standard...

Playland Beach & Boardwalk

The first day of spring brought out a wedding party to the Playland boardwalk, and lots of dogs to the Playland beach. The sun...

Latimer & County Team Provide Playland Update

We told you back on Thursday, February 25th that Rye guy and county boss George Latimer had announced the county's intention to open Rye...

Playland Scheduled to Open

The County is planning to open Rye Playland for the 2021 season. Rye guy and County Executive George Latimer made the announcement Thursday afternoon during...

Rye Playland Opens Hiring for 2021 Season

(PHOTO: With snow piling up in Rye, scenes like this seem far away.) Rye Playland has opened hiring for its 2021 season. Playland has posted a...

Mixed Reaction to Parks Foundation Warning of “Dangerous Precedent” in Playland Agreement

A survey of local elected officials shows a mixed reaction to last Tuesday's news from the Westchester Parks Foundation that the new agreement between...

Parks Foundation Raises Concern on Playland Deal

The Westchester Parks Foundation, a longstanding advocacy group for Westchester Parks, is raising concerns about the recent Playland deal granting Standard Amusements a 30...

Lawsuit Settlement Between Westchester & Private Firm on Playland

After bitter battles between Westchester County and private operator Standard Amusements, the two parties announced late Friday they have agreed to a new, revised...

Playland’s Main Parking Lot To Close for Winter

Rye Playland's main parking lot will close for the winter starting next Friday, December 11th. Rye guy and County boss George Latimer, who lives...

Clean Out Your Garage: Household Recycling Day is Saturday at Playland

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will be conducting a Household Recycling Day (HRD) event on Saturday, November 14th from 9 a.m. to...