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Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery
Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Rye Eatery An all-day film shoot for an upcoming television series will soon occur in front of a Westchester coffee shop and part of a much-used parking lot.  City officials announced that the shoot, for an upcoming Apple+ series called "Swipe" starring Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm, will take place in Rye on Wednesday, July 17, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in part of the Highland parking lot and a portion of Car Park 4 next to School Street.  The film crew will use 35 spaces in the northeast section of Car Park 4 and four spaces directly in front of Sunshine Coffee Roasters at 12 Purdy Ave.&nb…
Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour
Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour A 22-year-old man faces several charges after leading officers on a chase with a moped in Westchester, during which one was injured, police said. The incident happened during the evening rush hour on Friday, July 5, when a man led officers on a short pursuit on a moped in Rye on Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye Police announced on Monday, July 8.  During the chase, one officer sustained injuries, the department said. The extent and cause of the injuries was not released.  Officers eventually caught up with the suspect, identified as Wilver Hiraldo, and apprehended him.  Hiraldo, …
Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life'
Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life' A 23-year-old Westchester County police officer who died in a Hudson Valley crash is being remembered for his smile and zest for life. Original Report: 'Happy-Go-Lucky' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Highlands Crash Christopher Bernal, a lifelong resident of Port Chester resident and a police officer with the Village of Port Chester, died on Sunday, July 7, in Orange County in the town of Highlands in the motorcycle crash. He attended King Street Elementary School and Corpus Christi Middle School in Port Chester and graduated from Port Chester High School in 2018; Christopher …
Maserati Stolen From Rye Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Maserati Stolen From Rye Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree
Maserati Stolen From Rye Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Authorities are urging residents to lock their cars after a Maserati was stolen from a New York neighborhood and used in a commercial burglary spree that took place in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  The theft happened in Westchester County during the early morning hours on Thursday, July 4, when a Maserati was stolen from the Greenhaven area of Rye, the City of Rye Police Department announced on Monday, July 8.  A Rye officer saw the theft while it was happening and tried to stop the suspects, leading to a police chase that ended soon after the stolen car crossed the Connect…
Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Rye Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Rye
Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Rye Police are urging residents to lock their cars after a vehicle was stolen from a driveway on a quiet Westchester street. The theft happened on Friday, June 21 around 3 a.m., when a car was stolen from a driveway in the area of Dearborn Avenue in Rye, according to the City of Rye Police Department.  The car had been left unlocked with the keys inside, police said. The incident prompted the department to remind residents to lock their vehicles, take the keys inside, and remove valuables. 
These 14 Westchester Eateries Named Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say These 14 Westchester Eateries Named Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say
These 14 Westchester Eateries Named Best Restaurants For Wine, New Rankings Say More than a dozen eateries in Westchester are among the best in the world for their carefully crafted wine selections, according to new rankings released by Wine Spectator.  The 14 Westchester eateries were recognized as winners of the 2024 Restaurant Awards released by Wine Spectator, a publication that serves as a leading authority on wine.  The restaurants named as winners of the awards, which were made public on Tuesday, June 25, are:  Blue Hill at Stone Barns, located in Pocantico Hills at 630 Bedford Rd.; Crabtree's Kittle House Restaurant and Inn, located in Chappaqu…
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph A pair of first-time Congressional candidates scored decisive wins in much-watched Democratic primaries in downstate New York. Westchester County Executive George Latimer easily defeated two-time incumbent Jamaal Bowman in the District 16 race, 58 percent to 41 percent, with 84 percent of the vote in, according to the New York State Board of Elections. With $25 million spent, it was the most expensive Congressional primary race in US history and one that became contentious over debates on the Israel-Hamas war. The district includes the southern portion of Westchester, including White …
Water Provider Serving Harrison To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds Water Provider Serving Harrison To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds
Water Provider Serving Harrison To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds A public water provider serving 120,000 people in Westchester will be required to construct a filtration facility after failing to properly remove containments, federal officials announced.  Following a settlement announced by the US Department of Justice on Monday, June 24, Westchester Joint Water Works, which serves residents in Mamaroneck, Harrison, and parts of both Rye and New Rochelle, will be required to construct a drinking water filtration plant by July 2029.  The agreement follows a federal civil lawsuit filed by the US against the public water provider, the Town and Vil…
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent The closely-watched Democratic race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat is about to come to a close as the most expensive congressional primary in history, according to reports. CBS News says nearly $25 million has been raised and spent during the race, which will be decided on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 25. Over half of this amount, $16 million, has been put toward anti-Bowman attack ads and was largely spent by United Democracy Project, a super PAC of the pro-Israel group American Israel Public…
Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress
Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress In a stunning move, Hillary Clinton has endorsed Westchester County Executive George Latimer in the highly contested Democratic primary race against two-term incumbent Jamaal Bowman. The District 16 primary is set for Tuesday, June 25. A former First Lady and US Senato from New York, Clinton, a Northern Westchester resident who resides in Chappaqua, made the announcement on X on Wednesday, June 12. "With Trump on the ballot, we need strong, principled Democrats in Congress more than ever, Clinton wrote. "In Congress, @LatimerforNY will protect abortion rights, stand up to the NRA, and figh…
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester As the race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat heats up, an all-new poll is giving a glimpse of who may emerge victorious.  Click here for a new, updated story: Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress According to a poll conducted by Emerson College Polling/PIX11/The Hill released on Tuesday, June 11, Latimer currently leads Bowman 48 percent to 31 percent. Meanwhile, 21 percent of voters are still undecided.  The 16th district include…
Man Gets Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting 2 Teenagers In Rye Man Gets Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting 2 Teenagers In Rye
Man Gets Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting 2 Teenagers In Rye A 22-year-old man will spend more than a decade in prison for sexually assaulting two teenagers during separate incidents in Westchester, officials announced. Port Chester resident Richard Olmino was sentenced to 15 years in state prison for the two incidents, which both happened in Rye in June 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, June 3.  According to the DA's Office, the first incident Olmino was linked to occurred on June 23, 2023, around 12 a.m., when he asked for help from a 16-year-old jogger in Rye Town Park. Olmino then too…
Video Shows Man Entering Unlocked Vehicle In Rye: Here's Where Video Shows Man Entering Unlocked Vehicle In Rye: Here's Where
Video Shows Man Entering Unlocked Vehicle In Rye: Here's Where Authorities are warning residents to take precautions after a suspect was able to get into an unlocked vehicle in a Westchester neighborhood.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 28 around 2:30 a.m., when a man entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the Milton Point area of Rye, according to the City of Rye Police Department. Surveillance footage of the incident was later released on the department's Instagram page.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by City of Rye Police Department (@ryepolice_ny) In their post on the pla…
Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All' Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All'
Beloved Restuarant To Close After Nearly 30 Years In Rye: 'We Will Miss You All' After almost three decades as a community fixture, a well-loved Westchester restaurant will shut its doors for good. Town Dock Tavern, located in Rye at 15 Purdy Ave., will open for its last day in business after 27 years on Sunday, June 23, the eatery's owners announced on Tuesday, May 28. In their announcement, the owners, Anthony DeLuca and Mike Caiati, did not give a reason for the closure but said they enjoyed becoming a place of celebration and happiness for their customers over the years. "We have loved being a part of the community of Rye, and we always felt privileged to be h…
Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Route 1 In Rye Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Route 1 In Rye
Driver Rescued From Flipped Car After Crash On Route 1 In Rye A driver was pulled from their flipped vehicle after a crash on a busy main route in Westchester. The incident happened on Friday, May 24 around 6:30 p.m. on Boston Post Road (Route 1) in the area of Playland Parkway in the city of Rye, officials said. According to city officials, Rye firefighters arrived at the scene within minutes and found that a vehicle had flipped on its side with a driver stuck inside. Crews then worked to stabilize the car before using extrication tools to free the victim inside. The driver was then put into the care of EMS crews, officials said. The extent of their…
Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester
Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester A busy gym in Westchester served as the site of a film shoot for an upcoming television series with a star-studded cast.  Scenes for the Apple+ series "Swipe" were filmed at AltaFit in New Rochelle at 5 Plain Ave. on Monday, May 13, according to the gym's owners. These scenes won't be the only ones filmed at the gym, as the crew is set to return in June. "We are thrilled to welcome the cast and crew of this highly anticipated TV show to New Rochelle," said one of the gym's staff members, who added, "The decision to film in our city highlights the diverse and vibrant landscape that Wes…
Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate
Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate The campaigns of both Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman are blaming each other for an incident involving a supporter being thrown to the ground outside their first primary debate for New York's 16th District seat.  The incident happened before the candidates' debate on Monday, May 13 in White Plains, when a Bowman supporter approached Latimer, age 70, as he was walking into the building where the event was held. According to the Bowman campaign, the supporter was "violently thrown to the ground" while trying to ask Latimer a question.&nbs…
Duo Steals Personal Belongings From Parked BMW At Residence In Rye Duo Steals Personal Belongings From Parked BMW At Residence In Rye
Duo Steals Personal Belongings From Parked BMW At Residence In Rye Authorities in Westchester are warning residents to lock their cars after two suspects were able to get into a parked vehicle and steal personal items. The theft happened at a residence in Rye on Sunday, May 5 around 2 a.m., when two unknown people entered an unlocked BMW and stole personal belongings, according to the City of Rye Police.  A video of the theft captured by a surveillance camera was later posted by the department on social media, where police urged residents to take precautions to avoid being victimized. View this post on Instagram …
'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester 'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester
'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester Young people looking to advance their acting careers may want to check out a casting call for a television show filming in Westchester.  An upcoming Apple+ series called "Swipe" is looking for non-union background actors for high school scenes, according to a casting call posted on Backstage.  The series will be filmed in New Rochelle. Scenes were also filmed in Rye at the Highland parking lot in the area of Purchase Street and Purdy Avenue.  Earlier Report - All-Day Filming To Close Highland Parking Lot In Rye The production is seeking out nonunion actors ages 18…
Filming For TV Show To Shut Down Busy Parking Lot In Rye: Here's When Filming For TV Show To Shut Down Busy Parking Lot In Rye: Here's When
Filming For TV Show To Shut Down Busy Parking Lot In Rye: Here's When A busy parking lot in Westchester will be shut down for most of a day to make room for a film shoot, police announced. On Monday, April 29, the Highland parking lot in Rye in the area of Purchase Street and Purdy Avenue will close between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. to allow crews to shoot scenes for an episode of a television show called "Swipe," according to the City of Rye Police Department. On the day of the shoot, all cars must be moved from the lot before 6 a.m. Permit holders will be able to move their vehicles to any MTA parking lot free of charge beginning on Sunday, April 28.  As for …
Vehicle Goes Up In Flames In Rye Vehicle Goes Up In Flames In Rye
Vehicle Goes Up In Flames In Rye A vehicle was engulfed by flames soon after its driver noticed smoke while driving on Interstate 95 in Westchester, officials said. The incident happened on Tuesday, April 16 around 11:45 a.m., when the Rye Fire Department learned of a vehicle blaze at the intersection of Old Post Road and Playland Access Road. According to City of Rye officials, the driver had been traveling on Interstate 95 when he saw smoke coming from his engine. He then left the highway and pulled over in Rye.  Once he opened his vehicle's hood, flames soon began engulfing it, officials said.  After firefig…
Unlicensed 'Contractors' Soliciting Business In Rye: Police Unlicensed 'Contractors' Soliciting Business In Rye: Police
Unlicensed 'Contractors' Soliciting Business In Rye: Police A police department in Westchester is warning residents to be wary of unlicensed contractors going door-to-door in an attempt to solicit large upfront payments.  In an announcement on Thursday, April 11, the City of Rye Police Department issued a warning to residents concerning the unlicensed "contractors" that have been seen in the city.  According to police, the contractors will knock on residents' doors and claim they happened to be in the neighborhood. They will then offer to perform work such as sealing driveways, building new steps, or other similar jobs.  The fraudste…
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary A new poll is shining light on who may come out on top in the closely-watched race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat. According to new findings from a poll conducted by The Mellman Group, Latimer, age 70, currently holds a 17-point lead over his opponent, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, age 48, the pro-Israel group DMFI PAC announced on Thursday, April 4. Related Report - Bowman/Latimer Westchester Primary Draws National Attention The new analysis was conducted by surveying 400 voters in the 16th District who represe…
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention As the New York Democratic primary election draws closer, the race for the state's 16th District seat between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Jamaal Bowman is attracting nationwide attention and exposing divisions within the party.  The race between Latimer, age 70, and Bowman, age 48, is exposing tensions within the Democratic Party that will likely come to a head as residents within the 16th District cast their votes in the primary election on Tuesday, June 25, primarily centered on the ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel.  Earlier …
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Rye, Port Chester For 5 Months Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Rye, Port Chester For 5 Months
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Rye, Port Chester For 5 Months An ongoing bridge replacement project is set to cause several lane shifts and reductions on Interstate 95 and 287 in Westchester for more than five months, officials announced.  The new lane configurations, which will affect Interstate 95 and Interstate 287 in Rye and Port Chester, will go into effect on Monday, April 1 at 8 p.m. and are expected to continue through Sunday, Sept. 15, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The lane shifts and reductions will allow crews to work on the ongoing project to replace the bridges carrying I-287 over Midland Avenue.…
Rye Home Once Owned By Johnny Carson Listed For $5.3 Million: Here's Look Inside Rye Home Once Owned By Johnny Carson Listed For $5.3 Million: Here's Look Inside
Rye Home Once Owned By Johnny Carson Listed For $5.3 Million: Here's Look Inside Fans of The Tonight Show with millions of dollars to spare now have the chance to be the proud owners of a six-bedroom suburban New York City estate in Westchester County once owned by Johnny Carson. The 9,923 square foot residence, located in Rye at 7 Puritan Rd., is now listed for $5.3 million by Christina Murphy of Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty. Featuring six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and built on a 1.94-acre lot, the property offers plenty of character, sophistication, and amenities, according to the listing.  The interior of the residence offers "grand living …
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Rye, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Rye, Then Leads Police On Pursuit
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Rye, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Authorities are warning residents to keep their cars locked after a man was caught trying to enter parked vehicles in Westchester before leading police on a chase into Connecticut.  The incident began on Friday, Jan. 26 around 2 a.m., when an alert resident in Rye in the area of Martin Road noticed an unknown man in her driveway and called the police. According to the Rye Police Department, the resident was able to give authorities an "excellent" description of the suspect and their vehicle, and arriving officers soon found a white SUV fleeing from the area.  Police then followed…
These Movies, TV Shows Filmed In Westchester Take Home Awards, Nominations These Movies, TV Shows Filmed In Westchester Take Home Awards, Nominations
These Movies, TV Shows Filmed In Westchester Take Home Awards, Nominations Westchester's growing film industry is proving to be paying off, as several productions filmed and produced within the county went on to either win or be nominated for prestigious awards. Many of these wins came about during the 2024 Emmy Awards on Monday, Jan. 15, as several shows filmed within Westchester borders secured a total of 56 Emmy nominations and nine wins during the ceremony.  Additionally, many of these productions also won at the Golden Globes and received honors from the Critics Choice Association and Screen Actors, Producers, and Directors Guilds. These winning product…
Westchester Residents Warned To Expect Flooding In Homes, Train Stations Ahead Of New Storm Westchester Residents Warned To Expect Flooding In Homes, Train Stations Ahead Of New Storm
Westchester Residents Warned To Expect Flooding In Homes, Train Stations Ahead Of New Storm Ahead of a powerful weather system expected to bring downpours and heavy wind gusts to Westchester only days after a Nor'easter pummeled the region with snow, authorities are warning residents to prepare for possible flooding.  The new storm is expected to arrive in Westchester late Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 9, and continue through Wednesday morning, Jan. 10, bringing several inches of rain and wind gusts of 40 miles per hour or higher, according to weather officials.  Related Report - 'Multi-Hazard Event': Here's Timing, Track For Powerful New Storm Taking Aim At Northeast&nb…
$20M Scheme: Former Rye Resident Steals Funds From Bank For Investment Firm, Feds Say $20M Scheme: Former Rye Resident Steals Funds From Bank For Investment Firm, Feds Say
$20M Scheme: Former Rye Resident Steals Funds From Bank For Investment Firm, Feds Say A former Westchester resident faces charges after allegedly stealing funds from a bank through lines of credit totaling $20 million for the multi-million-dollar municipal tax lien investment firm that he founded, federal officials announced.  John Arthur Hanratty, a 49-year-old New York-licensed attorney who lived in Rye until 2019 before moving to San Juan, Puerto Rico, was arrested on fraud charges in connection with a scheme to steal money from a bank for his investment firm, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York said. According to federal officials,&nb…
Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman
Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman Westchester County Executive George Latimer has officially announced his intention to launch a Congressional Democratic primary challenge for New York's 16th District seat.  Latimer, age 70, announced his campaign in a video posted to social media on Wednesday morning, Dec. 6, in which he said he is "ready to deliver" for constituents within the 16th district.  The 16th district is made up of the southern part of Westchester, including the suburban cities of White Plains, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Rye, and a small portion of the northern Bronx.  "We're al…