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Children’s Museum expanding at Playland

The museum occupies what had been a long-abandoned bathhouse on the boardwalk, overlooking a prime section of the Playland beach.

County Executive George Latimer questions Playland deal; examines other county assets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alsZ8ogMnuY “We don’t believe it’s the best deal for the taxpayers of Westchester County,” County Executive George Latimer told members of The Business Council of...

The disabled play at Playland

Nearly 10,000 people enjoyed the 43rd Annual “Day at Playland for People with Disabilities,” which offered free, unlimited rides for people with disabilities, their family members and caregivers on July 27 at the amusement park in Rye.

North Boardwalk opens at Playland following Superstorm Sandy damages

The stretch of walkway will officially open today following six years of construction.

Report calls for re-evaluation of Playland agreement with Standard Amusements

In a report detailing the contract between the county and the park's future private operator, Latimer says the county will invest millions of dollars into the park for little return.

Playland to host job fair for seasonal workers

The job fair will be held on March 10 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

Latimer strikes optimistic tone to business leaders amid challenges

Latimer told the crowd at the Westchester Marriott that “to be an American means you are an optimist. We will get through this moment in time.”

Westchester Children’s Museum encourages learning by doing

Officials have big plans for the museum, which sits in a former bathhouse and changing area for Playland in Rye.

Board of Legislators passes Playland management plan

The Westchester County Board of Legislators unanimously approves a bill to privatize management of Playland amusement park in Rye.

Last public hearing on Playland breaks no new ground

A legislative panel holds its final public hearing at Rye City Hall to hear comments on the plan to privatize management of Playland park.

Lawmakers discuss details of Playland improvement plan

Westchester County legislators discuss Standard Amusements' planned schedule to spend $22.75 million on capital projects to improve the park.

New Playland management company chosen

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino announces and agreement to partner with Standard Amusements to manage Rye Playland.

Concerns raised over private Playland operator

Former Gov. Mario Cuomo died Jan. 1, but the flags were not lowered at county-owned Playland until the following Monday, Jan.5.

New group looks to give residents seat at Playland table

A nonprofit seeks to bring a new viewpoint to discussions over the park that have been driven by government, business and development officials.

Standard Amusements notes cash in bid to run Playland

Standard Amusements Inc. sends representatives to Rye to pitch its ideas for the future of county-owned Playland.