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GOP Challenger Looks to Make History in Run vs Latimer

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer will have a Republican challenger after all as he seeks a second term in office in November. Doug Colety, chairman of the Westchester Republican Committee, has announced that Christine Sculti, who h... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Trustee Candidates Convey Views on Village Issues

By Robert Kimmel- Each of the four candidates competing for the three open seats on the Sleepy Hollow Board of Trustees in next Tuesday’s elections have provided residents with broad views on where they stand on a variety of issues facing the village. The cand... More »

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Local Democratic State Leaders Call for Governor to Resign

By Rick Pezzullo— Three local Democratic state representatives have called for Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign amidst sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior allegations from five women. At the head of the growing chorus of officials who have lost confide... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Trustee Candidates Participate in Virtual Public Forum

By Robert Kimmel – On Wednesday, March 10th, Sleepy Hollow residents had an opportunity to see and hear from each of four candidates running for the village’s three open Board of Trustees seats in this month’s election. The four contenders participated in a ca... More »

Tarrytown government - election 2021
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Brown Heads Tarrytown Dems/Tarrytown United Slate

By Rick Pezzullo— Tarrytown United and the Tarrytown Democratic Committee recently endorsed a slate of candidates for this November’s village election. At the top of the ticket is Trustee Karen Brown, who is running for mayor. Current Mayor Tom Butler is not s... More »

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Tarrytown Police Reform Process Continues

By James Carsey– Tarrytown continues to work towards fulfillment of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order requiring police jurisdictions in the state to review their policies and relationship with the community. The latest step came on Tuesday, January 26, w... More »

Andrea Stewart-Cousins (at mike) adds her thanks to Rep. Mondaire Jones (left) while County Executive Latimer (right) looks on
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Mondaire Jones Co-Sponsors SALT Repeal

By Barrett Seaman– Congressional neophyte Mondaire Jones (NY 17) has jumped out of the gate quickly in Washington. Less than a month on the job, he has introduced legislation that would repeal the $10,000 cap on State and Local Tax (SALT) deductions. On Thursd... More »

Tom Abinanti New York State Government - Westchester County
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Abinanti Proposes Election Reform Steps in the Wake of COVID

By Barrett Seaman– Turning the exigencies of last year’s election procedural adjustments forced by the pandemic into legislated policy, Assemblyman Tom Abinanti is proposing reforms that would lock into law much of what Governor Andrew Cuomo did temporarily by... More »

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Tarrytown Trustees To Host Town Halls On Police Reform

By Barrett Seaman– With a draft version of the Police Reform & Reinvention plan available to the public on the village web site for about two weeks, the Tarrytown Board of Trustees has scheduled two “Town Hall” hearings intended to elicit public opinion of the... More »

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Shimsky to Run for Reelection on County Board of Legislators

By Rick Pezzullo— MaryJane Shimsky, Majority Leader on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, has announced she will be running for a sixth term in November. A legislator since February 2011, Shimsky represents the county’s 12th Legislative District, whi... More »

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Tarrytown Police Reform Group Issues Draft Report

By Barrett Seaman– Residents of Tarrytown are getting their first look at the findings and recommendations of the Police Reform and Reinvention Committee. The group was formed last summer in response to a mandate by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that every co... More »

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Westchester County Executive Latimer Announces Re-election Bid

By Rick Pezzullo– Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced Monday his plans to seek a second four-year term in November. “When I took office in 2018, we inherited a County Government plagued with fiscal mismanagement, budget gimmicks, and stalled ... More »

New Westchester DA Mimi Rocah introduced by former mentor Preet Bharara
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Mimi Rocah Sworn In as New Westchester County DA

By Barrett Seaman– Miriam E. “Mimi” Rocah was sworn in as the new Westchester District Attorney Monday in a ceremony in a nearly empty pressroom at the DA’s White Plains office. Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and Roca... More »

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What the Biden Administration Means for the Environment

By Dean Gallea— The previous U.S.  President was known for rolling back environmental protections and instituting Executive Orders that set back progress towards mitigating climate change by years. We now have a new federal government – including a compliant C... More »

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Irvington Board Zooms In Its Officials

In a normal year, the biannual organizational meeting of Irvington’s Board of Trustees has newly-elected trustees and other officials raising their hands to be sworn into office while standing before the public in Village Hall–flash bulbs flashing and observer... More »

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE GEORGE LATIMER PROPOSES 2021 BUDGET

Watch short video on the budget here: https://youtu.be/3YgC28JHKrM (White Plains, NY) – In the midst of a crippling pandemic and on the heels of a listening tour around the County, Westchester County Executive George Latimer unveiled his 2021 proposed Operatin... More »

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Music & food for early voters at Greenburgh Town Hall!

IMG_4322 First it was food--three trucks offering a variety of vittles for hungry voters waiting in line at the Greenburgh Town Hall polling place. Then on Saturday, it was music--a keyboard and drum to warm those waiting on a chilly Halloween afternoon. How m... More »

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