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Central Amusement makes Playland pitch at Rye library

Coney Island's amusement operator has the experience that makes them an apparent frontrunner to manage Playland.

Rye ready to reassert itself in Playland turf dispute

City Mayor Joe Sack's comments in a weekly newspaper show Rye is not backing off from a jurisdictional standoff with Westchester County.

Reinventing Playland: Looking back at the bids

Westchester County received 12 proposals to reinvent county-owned Rye Playland in 2011. Here is a glance at those proposals.

Playland likely to remain mainly an amusement park

Despite its future remaining uncertain, it appears increasingly likely that Rye Playland will remain mainly an amusement park.

Westchester County approves two Playland contracts

The Westchester County Board of Acquisition and Contract approves a $100,000 contract with a Playland consultant and a 10-year deal with an ice rink operator.

Playland consultant, ice rink operator meet with lawmakers

The Westchester County Board of Legislators' parks committee meets with a consultant who is issuing a report on Playland's operations.

Questions linger as Playland process begins again

County lawmakers plan to meet with two amusement park operators, deciding not to wait for the results of a consultant's Playland business operations report.

Jenkins wants to lease Playland to SPI’s runners-up

Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins is proposing the county lease Playland to two amusement park operators, with an annual rent of $3 million total.

Letterman knocks Playland on recent ‘Late Show’

CBS' "The Late Show with David Letterman" makes the aging Playland infrastructure a national punchline.

Westchester County, SPI scrap Playland plan

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's plan to hand over management of county-owned Playland to a nonprofit has been mutually abandoned.

Playland review begins anew as legal immunity becomes focus

Legislators question Sustainable Playland Inc.’s assertion it will have legal protections from Westchester County in the event of a lawsuit.

Deadline on Playland process looms for SPI

The county told Sustainable Playland Inc. it had until Thursday to decide whether to cooperate with a review process, but so far neither side has blinked.

SPI board will meet Tuesday, discuss county’s deadline

Sustainable Playland Inc.'s board of trustees is set to discuss the May 1 deadline for a decision on whether it will cooperate in a review of its park plan.

Children’s museum seeks $10M to open at Playland

The Westchester Children’s Museum has launched a $10 million capital campaign to transform a national landmark building into an interactive museum space.

SPI, lawmakers clash as Playland plan breaks down

The county’s plan to hand over management of Playland to a nonprofit continues to unravel, with a clean break from SPI appearing to be increasingly inevitable.