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Greenburgh Offers Livestream Video of Voting Lines

For those hoping to avoid long lines on early voting days, there will be a live stream video camera installed at the entrance of Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave. Click on the town website  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppwO2oNpxUI) to see how many pe... More »

Greenburgh Offers Flu Vaccination For Early Voters

By Robert Kimmel– Those who choose to vote early at Greenburgh Town Hall will be able to get a two-fer: cast their ballots and get flu shots given outdoors. The Town has joined forces with the Greenburgh Health Center, (GHC), to provide the flu shots daily fro... More »

Early Voting Starts Saturday. Here’s the Deal:

By Barrett Seaman— Whether you have submitted an absentee ballot or not, you still have the option of voting in-person—either on election day, November 3rd or over the nine-day early voting period that begins this Saturday, October 24th. State election law sti... More »

The Final Census Results: Better Than Expected

A day following the close of the 2020 Census, Westchester’s Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond reported the results to Census workers and overseers around the county.  Forty separate municipalities managed increases in their counts over the last Census ten y... More »

Surprise: Greenburgh Homeowners Are Paying Their Property Taxes

By Robert Kimmel– Despite the negative economic effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, property owners in the Town of Greenburgh appear to be paying their required school taxes. “COVID-19 has not had a negative impact on ability to pay,” Town Supervisor Paul Fei... More »

Departing Mayor Fixell Showered With Accolades

By Robert Kimmel– A stream of tributes for the departing Mayor and congratulations for his successor dominated the Tarrytown Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening.  The accolades flowed for Drew Fixell who resigned the mayoralty six days before, following h... More »

Fixell Resigns as Tarrytown’s Mayor

By Barrett Seaman– After 15 years in office and with 14 months before the next local election, Drew Fixell is stepping down as Mayor of Tarrytown. Only a handful of friends, family and colleagues knew as recently as a week before he submitted an official lette... More »

Stay on Top of the Census Count

There is less than one month left before October 31, the date the Trump Administration has called for the 2020 Census count to shut down. To find out how the count in Westchester is going as well as what can be done to make sure as many residents as possible a... More »

Greenburgh Hosts an All-Zoom Summer Internship Program

By Barrett Seaman– For 12 years now, dozens of high school students from throughout the Town of Greenburgh have taken advantage each year of an offer to intern for the town government, creating public service announcements and learning about local issues and l... More »

Here’s How the Rivertowns are Responding to the 2020 Census

By Linda Viertel—- As County Executive George Latimer said when the Complete Count initiative started on April 1st, “The mission is very simple – we want to make sure that if you reside in Westchester County that you are counted.” Said another way, every indiv... More »

Local Students Support Census 2020 and Essential Workers

By Char Weigel– On Thursday, June 25, three rising seniors at Sleepy Hollow High School helped spread the word about Census 2020. Samantha Camacho, Isabella Chambers and Zoey Millstein, members of the Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society, read the c... More »

OH CANDIDATES, WHERE ART THOU?

By Barrett Seaman Little by little, out of the darkness of the COVID-19 lockdown come glimpses of the eight Democratic candidates for the 17th District Congressional seat, what they stand for and, to a limited extent, where they stand in the eyes of voters. Th... More »

Latimer Calls COVID-19 Effect on County Budget “A Monsoon”

By Robert Kimmel – The COVID-19 pandemic is handing Westchester a weighty financial whack. While County Executive George Latimer called “the care of the people who live here, the County’s greatest priority,” he added, “That care comes with a massive price tag ... More »

The Race to Succeed Nita Lowey: Campaigning in the Dark:

By Barrett Seaman A couple of things happened around the Ides of March that effectively made the crowded race to succeed Nita Lowey in New York’s 17th Congressional District go dark. One was Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision to hit the PAUSE button on virtually... More »

April 1, 2020: Today is Census Day and the Counting Has Begun

By Barrett Seaman It’s not exactly the ideal environment to be launching the once-in-a-decade count of the nation’s population, but the time has come nonetheless. Fortunately, technology is allowing for safe counting, and local officials are urging Westchester... More »

Tarrytown Proposes Changes in Station Area Zoning Rules

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown’s Board of Trustees has proposed changes in the Village’s Station Area Overlay (SAO) District plan following a series of public hearings during which residents voiced concerns about what can be built along the village’s waterfront... More »