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Russia/Ukraine Policy Expert Enters Race for Lowey’s Seat

By Barrett Seaman It’s unusual when a primary candidate in a congressional district well outside the Washington beltway gets a chance to announce her entry into a crowded field on a national news show. Yet Dr. Evelyn Farkas of Chappaqua had just that opportuni... More »

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Feiner wins 14th term as Greenburgh Town Supervisor

By Barrett Seaman By a two-to-one margin, incumbent Paul Feiner beat out challenger Lucas Cioffi Tuesday and held on to his seat as Greenburgh Town Supervisor, a job he has held since 1991. Cioffi, a West Point graduate, software engineer and business consulta... More »

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Tarrytown’s New Asst. Village Administrator Fulfilling Tasks

by Robert Kimmel –  Tarrytown’s newly appointed Assistant Village Administrator, Joshua Ringel, now within his fourth month on the job, appears to be seamlessly accomplishing the work for which he was employed. Ringel was chosen from a large list of candidates... More »

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Campaign to Recruit Census Workers Gears Up in Westchester

by Barrett Seaman –  During the lunch hour on a rainy Tuesday last month, Yosibel Rodriguez, 20, walked confidently up to the desk in Tarrytown’s Warner Library, where two women armed with pamphlets and an array of laptops stood ready to recruit her. They were... More »

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Abinanti to Explore Run for Congresswoman Lowey’s Seat

by Rick Pezzullo –  State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti (D/Mount Pleasant) is among a handful of individuals interested in possibly succeeding Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D/Westchester, Rockland), who announced last month she would not be running for re-election n... More »

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Revisiting The Founding Era: Video of Oct 16 Panel Discussion

Understanding the issues that confronted Americans during the nation’s Founding Era and how those same issues influence life in our country today was the focus of a scholarly panel discussion with audience participation held at the Warner Library on October 16... More »

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Congresswoman Lowey Will Not Seek Reelection in 2020

By Rick Pezzullo Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY17/Westchester and Rockland) announced Thursday that she will not seek reelection next year. Lowey, 82, chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, is currently serving her 16th term. “After 31 years in t... More »

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Tarrytown Purchases Parking Spaces at Former Citibank Lot

by Robert Kimmel –  Recent negotiations with Citibank have resolved Tarrytown’s quest to purchase, for metered public use, approximately half of the parking lot space adjacent to the bank’s long-vacant building at 1 South Broadway. Last December, a leasing arr... More »

L-R: Trustees Maura Daroczy, Vincent Rossillo and Christy Sheppard Knell.
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Dobbs Ferry to Elect New Mayor in November Election

by Rick Pezzullo –  Residents in the Village of Dobbs Ferry will be electing a new mayor in the November 5 election. With current Mayor Bob McLoughlin not seeking a second two-year term, eight-year Trustee Vincent Rossillo, as the only declared candidate who w... More »

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Unopposed Incumbent Tarrytown Trustees Ready for Challenges Ahead

by Rick Pezzullo –  Seven-term Tarrytown Mayor Drew Fixell heads a Democratic Committee-endorsed team of four running unopposed on November 5 for four seats on the Village Board of Trustees. Fixell, an executive of a family-owned financial investment firm, who... More »

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Unopposed Irvington Incumbents Seek Re-Election on November 5

Three uncontested incumbents are on the ballot in Irvington on Election Day (Tuesday, November 5): Mayor Brian C. Smith will seek his fifth term as mayor, Deputy Mayor Constance M. Kehoe will seek her sixth term as Village Trustee, and Janice Silverberg will s... More »

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Supervisor Feiner Plans Mail Test for Greenburgh

by Robert Kimmel –  Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner is having the Town conduct a test of the Postal Service First Class Delivery, “in response to numerous complaints about the postal service from residents.”  He has described such complaints in the past... More »

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Greenburgh Supervisor Feiner Faces Election Challenge

by Robert Kimmel –  A dozen years have passed since Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner has faced opposition in a general election, but he will this November, and he said he welcomes it. “I’m pleased that I have an opponent. I think it is good for democracy... More »

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Fall Opening Set for Bridge Ramp

  by Robert Kimmel –  Motorists driving south on Broadway in Tarrytown will find it easier to access the Mario M. Cuomo Bridge beginning this fall. The long-closed ramp on South Broadway to the bridge will be reopened, according to the New York Thruway Authori... More »