Rye, New York
Park News - (7/13/17) According to the latest news report, the carousel at Rye’s Playland Park will likely remain closed for the rest of the 2017 season in order to conduct repairs on the building roof, as well as allow time to inspect the ride’s mechanics and make any repairs that may be needed as well. They did confirm that the carved horses were not damaged at all by the fire which is great news, and that they have every intention of reopening the carousel… just that it probably won't happen until next season.
(7/12/17) Bad news for Rye Playland, as a fire broke out on the top of the roof over the park's carousel on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters put out the flames and for the time being, the carousel is closed until further notice. Fortunately, it seems like the fire was contained to the root itself and the historic carousel survived with little to no damage.
(5/5/16) According to this article the local legislators voted 13-4 on Monday to turn over the operations of Playland Park to Standard Amusements that will see at least $30 million invested in the park over the next 30 years.
(4/2/16) The local news reports that the interim manager of Playland Park was granted a short extension to keep running the park, while Standard Amusements has been given an extra month to finalize their agreement by April 29th that would see them invest at least $25 million over the next five year and take over the full-time management of the park sometime later this year.
2017 - Nothing new is known at this point...