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tedc April 16, 2014 at 08:24 PM
Wow - thanks for the warning here Scott - this is what makes widely read local micro-targeted blogs Read Morepowerful media mediums. Can you be perhaps more specific in what retail business you visited so they and their customers can read this and ask that their equipment be examined immediately?
Deirdre Curran April 16, 2014 at 08:13 PM
Wow. I agree with ALL of you!
Deirdre Curran April 16, 2014 at 08:17 PM
Except for one part of yours Smelly - I don't think they are so innocent as a group who simplyRead Morerespo nded to an RFP. There is nothing simple about spending $600k (or is it $2 million? they still have not clarified that discrepancy in their own claims - oh look, another thing that needs clarification!) on the response to an RFP. It's pretty bizarre that they've spent that kind of money and still cannot elucidate for any of us, the BOL and CE's office included, exactly how they are going to manage the parking fiasco the Field Zone will ignite nor exactly what the money flow will be and how much of the money from the Field Zone will ever financially benefit the park as a whole - which was the whole point of the RFP to begin with wasn't it? To stop the supposed financial bleeding at the park?
Deirdre Curran April 16, 2014 at 08:20 PM
RyeDad - also note what the statement from the CE's office DOESN'T say. Namely, this is the firstRead Moreti me I have ever seen any communication from them that does not solidly double down on SPI being the one, getting the nod, winning the pick, getting the contract, moving forward, etc. Very subtle, but the wording, I believe, is writing on the wall. I think something's going on behind the scenes and everyone may be working towards whatever can be salvaged of a "graceful exit" for all involved. A girl can dream...
Committee for Election Equality April 15, 2014 at 04:27 AM
Get to discovery, and let the depositions begin!!!
RyeDad April 15, 2014 at 08:48 AM
tedc, It is a real travesty that Leon was skipped over. He certainly deserved it for all theRead Morecorrup tion he exposed. ======================================= The other travesty is we still have Pickup as our City Manager. At the very least I believe he is guilty of mismanagement as far as what occurred at Rye Golf Club under his watch. ====================================== Do you know if Pickup is going to testify under oath at the Grand Jury? He is Rye's chief fiduciary officer so if he isn't, why not? What about Connors? He approved a $250,000 payment to RM Staffing and then was Pickup's choice to start a criminal investigation into RM Staffing. What about Pickups secretary whose kids supposedly had jobs at RM Staffing? What about French and Parker who conducted their own investigation into RGC? What about Nodarse who threw a FREE party complete with caviar and top shelf booze for Suzie Morrison at the RGC and then illegally withheld records of this event? ====================================== If none of these people are going to testify then who is? I think the credibility of the Grand Jury will be undermined if these people are not called to testify. Are we taxpayers going to pay for Brune & Richard or their auditors to testify while giving a free pass to the likes of Pickup?
Anne McCarthy April 15, 2014 at 09:05 AM
Fought like ferrets in a sack...the imagery is great.
tedc April 11, 2014 at 06:12 PM
We - of The Corridore of Corrution - are not alone in our views.
Scott Peterson April 11, 2014 at 10:03 PM
While the numbers are telling, the most glaring statement is the low percentage of the totalRead MoreAmerica n population that partook in the survey. It seems hardly news worthy to report that Americans distrust the ethics of career politicians since the concept of professional politician is inconsistent with the founding principles of America as they are taught in basic education. An interesting contrast would have been to ask if their respective politicians were more or less ethical than politicians from other areas. The idea of spending vast amounts of money in order to ask for a non paying or low paying job is hard to apply ethical logic to. Logic becomes harder to apply when one considers the state of affairs at all levels of the political spectrum which seems the result of less than ethical people making the decisions. However, by continuing to elect those who represent what we aspire to be rather than those who represent who we actually are, only the interests of those we aspire to be will be served. The obvious priority interest seems to be to deny the aspirations of electorate in order to maintain exclusivity. If we truly have a representative democracy, what does the poll actually say about the ethics of the represented?
Anne McCarthy April 15, 2014 at 09:10 AM
Yes! The gravel was removed yesterday. Thank you Mayor Sack for listening to the community,Read Moremaking an executive decision and leading the Council to consensus. City Manager Scott Pickup canNOT act unilaterally, violating City code and NYS law by graveling over green space. This is an interim step but it is step in the right direction.
Committee for Election Equality April 15, 2014 at 10:19 AM
Impressive! Would have imagined "CEO" (my ass) Hiccup would have "minnowRead Moredragged&quot ; that one until Memorial Day. Some soil, fertilizer, seed, and Mr. Carey's trees and it's a done deal? Does a water hose reach from your house to said parquette? By the way, GREAT CEO's anticipate events rather than react to them - sadly we haven't seen that in Rye, ever, from the City Manager's office to the Ryyyyeeeee City Council, and, poignantly, that is REALLY what's wrong in Rye. We tried to rectify by having one of our own run for City Council, but, the Rod Brown's of the world didn't anticipate only reacted - what the heck is new on that front???
Committee for Election Equality April 15, 2014 at 10:34 AM
...and, Rodney A. Brown STILL hasn't showed up for church since he utterly and thoroughlyRead Moreembarrasse d himself and the entire Rye Democratic Party 2013. in fact, in his entire 7 year tenure, the only thing he did right was comply with the Committee's demand to RESIGN!
Committee for Election Equality April 10, 2014 at 08:09 PM
Yep, win one for the Gipper here. Tedc, you have to wait to see what discovery brings. Obviously,Read MoreY andrasevich has zero plans to go down on his own...;)
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