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Standard Amusements given five-month Playland extension

Standard, a privately held company, will pay the county $25,000 for the extension, which expands the option period from Oct. 16 to March 31.

Astorino reaches agreement with Sustainable Playland

County Executive Astorino said he has reached an agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc., though legislators remain skeptical.

Astorino reaches agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc.

County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that he had reached a 10-year agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc. (SPI) to run Rye Playland and take it off the county’s hands.

Playland Ice Casino closed for the year

Due to damage from Hurricane Sandy, the Ice Casino at Rye Playland will be closed for 2013.

Attorney’s opinion continues Playland process

County Attorney Robert Meehan issued a legal opinion last week that said that any material improvements made to Playland must be approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators.

Playland’s future faces new hurdle

Legislators are hearing presentations from bidders who want to run Playland, four months after County Executive Robert Astorino signed a Letter of Intent for Sustainable Playland to take over the park.

County legislators to host presentations on Playland proposals

Westchester County legislators will host a public information session Feb. 13 to hear presentations of four proposals for revitalizing Playland.

Westchester working on repairing Playland

Westchester County is moving forward with plans to issue bonds to fund repairs to Rye Playland, which sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Sandy.

Astorino updates on Sandy progress

County Executive Rob Astorino made several key announcements in his update of Westchester’s recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

Legislators accuse Astorino of masking Playland revenues

Democratic County Legislators Judy Myers, Bill Ryan and Catherine Borgia called for an independent audit of the amusement park’s finances.