Category Archives: Rye

Missing Rye Boy Crowley Found

There appears to be very good news coming out of the frightening case of the missing Rye teen, Pierce Crowley. The Journal News reports that he has been found in Upper Manhattan. Crowley was recognized by a New York City … Continue reading

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The Trainjotting Reader: THE BASKETBALL DIARIES

Jim Carroll, best known for his junkie memoir The Basketball Diaries, died Friday at 60. (Funny, he looks so healthy in the picture.) A poet, musician and author, Carroll shot to worldwide fame after Leo DiCaprio played him in the Basketball … Continue reading

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The Larchmont-to-Giants Stadium Train

Come fall, Metro-North will experiment with a train that goes from Westchester to Giants Stadium in time for Jets and Giants games. Metro-North and New Jersey Transit are calling it “direct service,” according to Journal News, but boy, is it … Continue reading

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How About Those Jet-Packs I Keep Hearing About?

The May issue of Westchester Magazine has some fun with a look at Westchester in the year 2020–a county with a lower level on the Tappan Zee bridge for trains, residential areas built around transit, county-sponsored cars on-demand, and maybe … Continue reading

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Them Good Old Boys/Say Parking’s Risky in Rye

A certain hotshot reporter with a certain hotshot publication is looking for people who park/wish to park at Rye’s train station. I need to find someone who is on the waiting list for a permit in Rye and/or someone who … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap. No Really, Mind the F***ing Gap!

The much-feared gap between train and platform claimed another victim early this morning, as a woman tumbled under the platform in Rye (more like Whiskey & Rye) around 2 a.m. New Rochelle Man Mugged… I mean the Journal News…has the … Continue reading

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Explaining “Catenary Wires” To Your Kid

I spotted a few thigh-high tykes on the train this morning, and remembered it was Bring Your Kid To Work Day (formerly Bring Your Daughter To Work Day). That got me thinking: If yesterday’s Great New Haven Line Debacle had … Continue reading

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