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The Measles Have Come to Westchester. Here’s How to Minimize Risk

by Camille Cunningham –   Westchester County saw its first case of measles this week, after a Monroe College student from New York City visiting the college’s New Rochelle campus was found to be infected. New York City and Westchester County Health Departments... More »


Irvington School Board Drops Plans for Garage Behind Dows Lane

by Barrett Seaman –  Public school capital bond issues to fund projects beyond the scope of a district’s current accounts budgets come up only every decade or so. Irvington’s last one was in 2004, so it was not unexpected that the need for more money to pay fo... More »


Village of Irvington Settles on New Parking Regulations

by Barrett Seaman –  Following months of examining traffic and usage patterns and weighing the trade-offs, Irvington trustees, in early January, passed a new set of parking regulations bound to please some residents at least some of the time. The goal was to “... More »


Tax Rule Proposed by Latimer Gains Support from Local Leaders

by Robert Kimmel –  Municipal leaders in the rivertowns are rallying around Westchester County Executive George Latimer’s call for a two-year freeze on property taxes coupled with an increase in the county’s sales tax. The request is in the form of legislation... More »


Irvington School Board Refers Lubinsky Case to Westchester DA

By Barrett Seaman Apparently convinced by a preliminary review of Jesse Lubinsky’s activities beyond his job as the Irvington School District’s Director of Information and Technology, the Board of Education has referred the case to the Westchester County Distr... More »


Former Irvington School Tech Administrator Sues District Parent

by Barrett Seaman –  Days before The Journal News tax columnist David McKay Wilson published the results of his four-month long investigation into alleged moonlighting by Jesse Lubinsky with tech giant Google’s education partner EdTech, the Irvington school bo... More »


Governor’s Bill to Legalize Marijuana Denounced by Police

by Robert Kimmel – Don’t do it! In the interest of public safety.” The message could not be more explicit. It comes from Irvington’s Chief of Police Michael Cerone in response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana use in New York S... More »


Storm Surge Barrier Public Meeting to be Held March 12

by Char Weigel –  On February 19, the Army Corps of Engineers released its interim report on the Storm Surge Barrier project (“NY & NJ Harbor & Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study”). The report updates the Corps’ response to a request from Congress for pr... More »

Post Office USPS - Tarrytown NY photo by Tim Thayer

Two Men Plead Guilty in Tarrytown Mail Theft

By Rick Pezzullo –  Two men pled guilty in Westchester County Court Thursday to possessing stolen property in connection with the theft of mail in Tarrytown last May. Sean Dash, 21, and Jade Williams, 19, both of the Bronx, were arrested by Tarrytown Police on... More »


Irvington School Administrator Resigns over Discrepancies

by Rick Pezzullo –  An administrator in the Irvington Union Free School District resigned in January following what was described as “discrepancies” with his records. Jesse Lubinsky, director of technology and innovation in the district since August 1, 2017, s... More »


Rockefeller Estate Makes Land Donation

by Rick Pezzullo –  Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, last month, a 346-acre donation to Rockefeller State Park Preserve in Pocantico Hills by David Rockefeller’s estate. The acquisition brings the Preserve’s total acreage to 1,771 acres, stretching from the Hu... More »