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Rye FD Candy Cane Run is Sunday

The Rye FD is running its annual candy cane run  this Sunday, December 12th between 3:30pm and 5:30pm. Rye Professional Firefighters Local 2029 reinstituted...

Rye Police & Fire Unions Get Fuzzy & Pass The Boot for Kids

The Rye Police & Fire unions have been getting fuzzy and passing the boot to help kids. The Rye PBA had ten of Rye PD's...

Rye First Responders Fighting Food Insecurity: Donate to RyeFIRST

  This is the second year of RyeFIRST -- an online fundraiser organized by Rye’s first responders (the Rye PBA and the Professional Firefighters Local...

Where I Work: Rye Fire Department’s Andy Northshield

Where I Work showcases people who work in Rye. The feature is inspired in part by exploring how the pandemic has impacted our work environment...

Rye PD Rescues Occupant of Sinking Vessel off Playland

Rye PD sprung into action Saturday afternoon around 1:30pm. Responding to a "vessel in distress" call, three bay constables responded in Rye PB-1 (police...

New Public Safety Commissioner for Rye

Rye has a new Public Safety Commissioner. In a memo to city staff on Wednesday, City Manager Greg Usry announced Mike Kopy as the new...

SAVED: Deer Extricated from Underneath Car

Oh Deer! Rye PD and Rye FD were on Parsons Street Tuesday afternoon in front of the Rye High School and Middle School building to...

Newest Rye FD Firefighter Sworn In

The City has a new firefighter. Rye FD's newest member, Daniel Archino, was sworn in Monday at City Hall by City Clerk Carolyn D’Andrea,...

(PHOTO & VIDEO) City’s 9-11 Ceremony at Rye FD HQ

(Updated 9/13 with the transcript of State Assemblyman Steve Otis.) On Saturday morning, residents, local officials and Rye Fire Department staff came together to recognize...

City 9-11 Ceremony Saturday, 11am at Rye FD HQ

Updated 9/9/2021 @ 6pm There will be a 9-11 Ceremony will be held at the Rye Fire Department's Locust Avenue headquarters on Saturday, September 11,...

PHOTOS: Car Fire in Downtown Rye

(Correction: Location was Car Park 1. We originally reported Car Park 2.) A car in downtown Rye caught fire on Friday. The fire was quickly...

Meet the New Rye FD Captain, 29 Year Vet John McDwyer

Twenty nine years of hard work and dedication pays off. In a City Hall ceremony Tuesday, John McDwyer became the first career captain of the...

City Elevates McDwyer to Captain of FD

The City has elevated John McDwyer to the position of Fire Captain. The 29-year veteran was made Lieutenant and the City's Fire Inspector in...

Rye FD’s Castelhano Retires After 29 Years of Service

Rye Fire Department's Senior Firefighter John Castelhano finished up his last tour and is retiring with over 29 years of service to the City...

New Firefighters Ready to Take the Heat After 18 Week Training

Probationary Rye firefighters Joseph Tolve, Kevin Ramsey and Salvatore Inguanti completed Westchester's Career Fire Academy, a basic firefighter training program, after an intense 18...