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Scott Peterson July 24, 2014 at 04:48 PM
There is a lot under the water table that slipped between the cracks over time Tedc, much of itRead Moreallo wed to in order to keep image priority 1. I think it is time to have a chat about things within the over all cause and effect theme as all life is a chain of reactions stemming from 1 single cause left go. Hen Island, maybe a one off, RCGC maybe a 2 off but that would be a losing ticket to punch on election day
Scott Peterson July 24, 2014 at 04:52 PM
It got my attention is all. When among other things, our paid employee, the City Planner, bragsRead Moreabou t, "plagiarism", the theft of another's idea, and laughed about it on camera in statements before the seated elected body and the City Manager with Corporate Council and the City Clerk, in attendance and no one blinked but him when I pulled his ass on the carpet. I managed better dive bars than this is run.
Scott Peterson July 24, 2014 at 04:54 PM
As men, Tedc, I do not have to remind anyone that I am no one's property I owe nothing to any thing Read Moreother than me and mine mind.
tedc July 25, 2014 at 01:07 PM
You are correct F&B - there is corruption and favoritism at city hall - and the unelected crony Read Morenetwork in boards and commissions who exploit it. What are YOU going to do about it? And why are you focused on 4 Warriston Lane? I think you very well may be one of our Former-Four-Fraud-Friendly-Fools, now somehow trying to attack my elderly mother. You are sooo heroic.
Average Citizen July 25, 2014 at 02:12 PM
Ted, I apologize if this is getting personal. I called out PSL for bringing Bob Z's daughter intoRead Moret he comments and I will do the same here. F&B -- let's keep this somewhat dignified -- let's not bring family members into this.
tedc July 25, 2014 at 03:38 PM
As I recall there was one specific Former-Fraud-Friendly-Fool that was supportive of elder abuse.Read MoreHe told me "It's too bad when sometimes good people have to get hurt" and said it to me in city hall itself. He was referring to someone who would not stay quiet about a municipal crime linked, again, to a client of Mr. Kraut.
tedc July 23, 2014 at 05:21 PM
Oh well, Patch's "Reply" function is acting up again. I can see a few lines of Bob'sRead Morereply in the comments tease but they don't show here on the string.
Bob Zahm July 23, 2014 at 05:24 PM
For you, Ted, here's how I replied: The numbers come from the property card associated with 2Read MoreCentra l Avenue. The process / timeline info comes from a conversation with one of the people working in the assessor's office. I did not ask where / if the process has been documented for the general public.
tedc July 23, 2014 at 05:38 PM
Excellent work Bob. The assessment process and procedures and methods are legally required to beRead Morecom prehensive, written (not just oral) and always publicly available. Otherwise, discriminatory assessments based on favoritism, political contributions or other abuses can result. 2 Central appears to have benefited from just such an abuse.
AllianceforGoodGovernment July 25, 2014 at 09:31 AM
The specifics here are: merely an Emergency Motion was denied. This case is still very much aliveRead Morean d the parties will go through motion practice, discovery (where the CEE plaintiff's have privately stated they will seek no summary judgment), pre-trial proceedings, and trial where the CEE plaintiff's seek compensatory damages, punitive damages, treble damages on the Civil RICO claim, attorney's fees, and costs. Stating privately that they will not settle, in a jury of their peers hands this could get quite expensive for Rye and with the media contacts the CEE plaintiff's have at their disposal, quite embarrassing.
Louse Dumas July 25, 2014 at 10:09 AM
Only embarrassing for you Pee Stevie Alias Lame-ont! UNREAL!! Ex-communication is on order forRead Morethi s citizen and all his aka aliases!!
Louse Dumas July 25, 2014 at 01:54 PM
Poor Little Stevie! Can't get to try the new snack bar caterer either (that is doing an excellentRead Morej ob now).
tedc July 18, 2014 at 05:07 PM
Very civilly said Anne. I told Mayor Sack almost the same thing that Judge (Mayor) Carey hasRead Morewritten here. But Mr. Sack's intentions are in the right place - they just need a little tweaking. I also knew Mayor Morehead and Judge Carey has represented him here accurately. I'm going to donate in Mr. Morehead's honor. I'm going to encourage our current Mayor to study Mayor Morehead's history a little closer and - expand his creativity.
Interested Bystander July 18, 2014 at 02:11 PM
With a tiny marketing budget like that it's no surprise attendance has decreased. TypicalRead MoreRepublican strategy. If it's for the public, starve it! Schools, hospitals, libraries-- it's all the same to them.
Oldtimer July 18, 2014 at 07:09 PM
If you like your Playland you can keep your Playland.
Deirdre Curran July 19, 2014 at 08:26 AM
We like Playland and we *are* going to keep Playland. We're also going to finally hold the County's Read Morefeet to the fire to make sure they do right by that park for a change.
Fair and Balanced July 15, 2014 at 11:41 AM
"It's the economy, stupid." People aren't flying to Disney anymore. Playland doesn't need Read Moreto spend any more money on advertising. If you looked at the charts, I'd bet Playland started going downhill right after Reagan made leveraging to the hilt fashionable.
dita von struedel van trappyodel July 15, 2014 at 01:54 PM
Playland is on its last legs. I say knock the place down.
Fair and Balanced July 15, 2014 at 08:13 PM
Revenue is going to accelerate in August.
William Green July 15, 2014 at 08:27 PM
Amen, Oldtimer! I also heard The Master of Disaster, Rob Astorino, will be debuting another ride at Read MorePlayland soon, called The Punkett Plunge! Here's how it works, park-goers are strapped to a gigantic roulette-looking wheel. Instead of numbers, the wheel is lined with municipalities where the Deputy County Executive has served as counsel … Rye, Dobbs Ferry, Mamaroneck, etc. As the wheel begins to spin and picks up speed, it rotates skyward (like a ferris wheel) causing money to fly out of the patrons pockets, like all the money that flew out of the towns where Plunkett worked. Once all the money has left everyone's pockets, confetti made from shredded government document reins down as a recording of Plunkett yelling at some Oldtimer at a podium in Rye echoes throughout the park.
dita von struedel van trappyodel July 15, 2014 at 09:36 PM
You think you are so clever but you are a dork.
RyeDad July 16, 2014 at 09:11 AM
I don't like to disagree with you Mr. Struedel, but I found it pretty funny and an accurateRead Moreportraya l of history. I fear that with Wilson, history is already repeating itself and when she does finally get fired, I believe her legacy will be even worse than Plunketts. ======================================= To Mayor Sack: When are you going to fire Wilson? Has Peter Lane given you permission yet?
Jeff S Alterman July 07, 2014 at 12:49 PM
The problem is that Rob Astorino needs to realize that money needs to be spent to maintain theRead Morerides at Rye Playland. Rye Playland itself is a disgrace because it has not been properly maintained in recent years. I think that it is time to realize that if Rye Playland is to make money, the barriers must be taken down and money must be spent to properly staff and maintain the park.
tedc July 07, 2014 at 04:28 PM
And I understand someone in the legislature is pushing for funding a heating oil czar positionRead Morewitho ut offering offsetting cost reductions to other programs. Isn't this great - here in America's highest taxed county! Did Astorino really promise a 20% county tax decrease? Really?
Deirdre Curran July 07, 2014 at 09:19 PM
Selective Environmentalism.
Chris Cohan July 07, 2014 at 06:52 AM
Spot on. Sounds so logical, if competitive bidding is his mantra it should be done across theRead Moreboard not just when politically convenient.
Deirdre Curran July 07, 2014 at 09:03 AM
I'm told that Port Chester shells out the money for GRUCCI to do their fireworks. Which, afterRead Morewatch ing the amazing show on Saturday at Port Chester High School could really be the only answer to "who did that?". The very generous owners of local Neri's Bakery apparently foot the bill for THAT. Can't see the County ponying up the money for that, but I'd sure love to see Grucci bid on it. Seems to me if Rob wanted the private sector to help offset costs at the park he'd be looking towards SPONSORSHIPS. We have enough Fortune 500 corporations getting nice tax breaks in Westchester that I'm SURE we could find a few to form a coalition to sponsor the fireworks every year and put up enough money to hire the best.
Deirdre Curran July 07, 2014 at 10:56 AM
Chris, for more info on how bad the issues are at Playland, you can see this other Patch posting:Read Moreht tp://rye.patch.com/groups/opinion/p/playlandall-county-parks-suffer-under-astorino
Deirdre Curran July 03, 2014 at 11:10 PM
Rats! The weather didn't cooperate again tonight and the Fireworks got rained out, but Friday willRead Moreb e better so don't miss them on the 4th!
Interested Bystander July 05, 2014 at 08:50 PM
I never knew this but it's true. Friends ended up with an unknown dog in their yard with leashRead Morestill attached. Poor dog had raced away, terrified by the noise. Fortunately he was able to lead them back to his house the next morning. I'm tired of the noise now too..
Deirdre Curran July 06, 2014 at 10:50 AM
I'm glad that poor dog found good people to help it and managed to get home safely, that's notRead Morealway s the case! I didn't even start the bedtime dog walks on Friday until well after 11pm when things had quieted down. I didn't finish work that night until 1am, but all the dogs were safe and home so it was worth it. Not my favorite night of the year to work, for sure. We'll have a nice quiet eve tonight. Big sigh of relief for all the dogs.
Committee for Election Equality July 01, 2014 at 02:03 AM
Excellent memo, Anne. Sleep away camp is a wonderful thing, isn't it? Tedc, too right, mate
Deirdre Curran July 01, 2014 at 07:40 AM
SPOT ON ANNE - AGAIN. Nice job. And TedC is correct too.
Louse Dumas July 01, 2014 at 09:54 AM
CEEE stay off these boards. your mucking up the integrity level every time you post.
Committee for Election Equality June 30, 2014 at 05:49 PM
Tedc, I hate to sound like a broken record, really I do, but the statute of limitations hasRead Moreexpired. Absent new information, not yet exposed, the criminals in the Rye crime of the century got away with it. Period.
Louse Dumas July 01, 2014 at 10:05 AM
CEE what about your lie of the century? RUFF RUFF BARK BARK!
RyeDad June 28, 2014 at 12:25 PM
tedc, Excellent reporting. ======================================= In addition to the RGCRead MoreScandal, the Rye Boat Basin criminal investigation and the alleged fraud involving Police Uniform Bids (AMAZINGLY none of which appear in the City of Rye audit) there may be a new Rye PD bidding scandal brewing. ======================================= Were any bids done to secure very extensive and expensive computer consulting, software and hardware contracts that were provided by a company that apparently had an active member of the Rye PD working for them at the same time? =======================================
smellypants June 26, 2014 at 11:12 AM
Does PSL, Iviewit and the various committees and sub-committees thereof comment on this site? IfRead Moreno t, I'm staying right here!
Eric Moy July 05, 2014 at 11:09 AM
We are very proud to be part of Rye for so many years!
Louse Dumas June 25, 2014 at 02:48 PM
Committee for Election Equality June 25, 2014 at 03:22 PM
I'm done with you lower form of humans ("sleeze bags")...logging out for good. Read MoreSmellypant s, when you get back in town, email me at psl@iviewitholdings.com and Blue Moons are on me,
Average Citizen June 25, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Damn...now I'm never going to be served...
Average Citizen June 20, 2014 at 07:02 PM
blo·vi·ate ˈblōvēˌāt/ verb (US) informal verb: bloviate; 3rd person present:Read Morebloviates ; past tense: bloviated; past participle: bloviated; gerund or present participle: bloviating talk at length, especially in an inflated or empty way.
smellypants June 21, 2014 at 09:20 AM
Hewy Lewis sucks
Colleen D June 17, 2014 at 08:31 AM
So happy and relieved to know he is safe at home once again! Yay Pagnani Family!!
Bill Lawyer June 21, 2014 at 09:39 AM
Very happy for you!
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