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Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber Endorses Latimer for Re-Election

By Brianna Staudt — In a first, the Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce endorsed  Westchester County Executive George Latimer for re-election this afternoon. The chamber has never before endorsed a candidate for public office. It announced the endorsem... More »

left to right: Burns Patterson, Laura Rey, Craig Tompkinds, Ken Wray, Stephanie Rodnick, Anthony Giaccio, Kathleen O'Connor, Peter Tartaglia, George Latimer, Mary Jane Shimsky, Ken Jenkins
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Latimer Signs Legislation to Fund Tarrytown Lighthouse Restoration

By Barrett Seaman— Ten years ago, former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino looked at cost estimates of more than a million dollars to restore the iconic Tarrytown lighthouse and saw a number that was just too big. This past year, when his successor, Ge... More »

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You Had To Have Been There

By Barrett Seaman— For nearly a year and a half, public meetings in the rivertown villages have been conducted by Zoom, with board members, whether Trustees, Planning, Zoning or Architectural Review Boards, appearing on Hollywood Squares-like panes, while memb... More »

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Feiner Fends off Democratic Primary Challenge

By Brianna Staudt — Incumbent Paul Feiner defeated challenger Tasha D. Young in yesterday’s Democratic primary for Greenburgh Town Supervisor. He’s expected to win a sixteenth term as supervisor in November. There are no Republicans or Independents running aga... More »

Villages Face A Host Of Decisions On Legalized Marijuana

By Barrett Seaman— As of April 1st, it is legal in New York State for adults 21 and over to possess or ingest cannabis products (up to three ounces of marijuana or 24 grams of concentrated cannabis oil). In theory smoking a joint is legal anywhere it is legal ... More »

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Greenburgh Petition Aims To Slow Edgemont Incorporation Campaign

By Sue Treiman— Greenburgh officials fired off the latest salvo in the battle over Edgemont’s proposed incorporation Saturday when political leaders unveiled a petition calling for assurances that creating a new village won’t harm other Town of Greenburgh unin... More »

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Village Tax Rates to Rise Modestly for 2021-22

By Brianna Staudt Village tax rates will rise modestly heading into the new fiscal year June 1 as local governments take measures to blunt the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic economic downturn on taxpayers. Tax rates are rising between two and three percent fo... More »

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Latimer Declares State of Westchester is Strong in Annual Address

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer delivered his fourth State of the County Address in the Legislative Chambers of the Board of Legislators Thursday night, issuing an optimistic message and a vow to rebuild the county from the toll C... More »

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Greenburgh Agrees To Pay Millions To Settle Property Dispute

By Barrett Seaman– A case involving an opportunistic real estate developer, a clerical error by the Town of Greenburgh, its insurance company and four cloistered nuns came to an end on Friday after all parties signed a settlement and a judge dismissed the rema... More »

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Tarrytown Board Rejects Station Area Overlay District

By Rick Pezzullo— The Tarrytown Board of Trustees voted Monday not to designate a controversial Station Area Overlay District (SAO). Before a scheduled public hearing took place on Zoom, where more than 90 people were watching, board members expressed reservat... More »

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Westchester Democrats of Asian American Descent Officially Organize

By Barrett Seaman– Drawn together of late by the spate of physical attacks on members of their community but also cognizant of their growing influence in American politics, Asian Americans are organizing and asserting their clout. This week in Westchester, the... More »

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