Heads Up! Distracted Driving & Walking Poster Contest

Community leaders came out in force to celebrate the winners of the Rye YMCA’s Heads Up! Distracted Driving and Walking Poster Contest. Several of those shown served as judges for the contest, which engaged Rye High School digital photography students in creating works that illustrated the dangers of distracted driving and walking. The contest was sponsored by Joe Lamberti, Rye Brook Service Center. Shown (L-R): Officer Alex Whalen (Rye PD), Dr. Eric Byrne (Superintendent, Rye City School District), Lt. Robert Falk (Interim Commissioner of Public Safety), Mayor Josh Cohn, Officer Gabe Caputo, Danielle Tagger-Epstein (Rye City Council member), Officer Mauricio Gomez, Meg Rodriguez (Executive Director, Rye Arts Center), Brian Dempsey (Chairman, Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee), and Nichole Chiffriller (Rye High School Art Teacher).