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Westchester Honors COVID Dead At One Year Anniversary

One year from the day the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Westchester County, clergy, poets, politicians and musicians gathered in the rotunda of the Michaelian Office Building in White Plains to honor the more than 2,100 Westchester residents that have... More »

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Westchester County Mobility Survey

We wanted to let the community know that Westchester County is currently undergoing a Mobility study. The goal of the study is as follows “… to better align the county’s mobility network with the needs of its residents, workers, and visitors. This study will e... More »

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County Executive Latimer Addresses Black History Month

By Rick Pezzullo— Westchester County Executive George Latimer addressed the kickoff of February as Black History Month. “Each year we designate this month to recognize, celebrate and honor the extraordinary history and accomplishments of African-American cultu... More »

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NOMINATIONS NEEDED FOR 2021 WESTCHESTER COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AWARDS

Do you know of a student or adult who has stepped up to help other Westchester residents in creative ways in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? The Westchester County Board of Health would like to recognize them. The Westchester County Board of Health is now s... More »

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Registration for Group 1B Vaccinations Opens at 4:00 PM, January 11

By Barrett Seaman– Following the announcement by the state that Groups 1A and 1B in the pecking order for COVID-19 vaccination, Westchester County Executive George Latimer promulgated the procedures to be followed to register for an appointment to get the vacc... 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 »

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Latimer Hosts Helpful COVID Information Session

By Barrett Seaman— With public anxiety over the slow pace of vaccine delivery amidst the fast rise in infections, County Executive George Latimer hosted an “Open Conversation” about COVID with Westchester Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler and her colleagu... More »

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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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Westchester Community Foundation Announces Three New Board Members

 WCF has awarded 73 grants totaling $2 million through its competitive grants process in 2020.  The Westchester Community Foundation (WCF) announces the addition of three new board members to the not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the qual... More »

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Westchester Boasts a Boom in Recycling

As National Recycling Day falls on Sunday, November 15, Westchester can celebrate with a clean conscience. The county has one of the highest recycling rates in the northeast, according to the Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) and the county’s Recycl... 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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Latimer Announces Use of Federal Funds for Remote Learning Centers

With many schools still relying on remote learning, County Executive George Latimer has applied $1.27 million in federal funding from the CARES Act to the expansion of Remote Learning Centers at 15 locations around Westchester. The money was awarded on the bas... More »

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Westchester Dinner Theatre Takes Its Final Bow

By Linda Viertel– After 46 years, The Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT), Westchester’s longest running Equity theatre, will be closing its doors, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Over the years, WBT has produced 217 musicals, hosted numerous concerts... More »

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New Video Series on Westchester’s Role in the Revolution

  Revolutionary Westchester 250 Launches Video Series Explore Westchester County’s Revolutionary War Sites Irvington, New York — October 24, 2020 Revolutionary Westchester 250 (RW250) announced today the release of five videos that will further the goal of bui... More »

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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 »

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COUNTY EXECUTIVE LATIMER ANNOUNCES PROPOSED CAPITAL BUDGET FOR 2021

  View Full Press Briefing Here: https://youtu.be/bYtXNtYhnSQ   Westchester County Executive George Latimer has sent to the Westchester County Board of Legislators the 2021 Proposed County Capital Budget. This is the third proposed budget of the Latimer admini... More »

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County Stresses Safety Protocols to Reassure Halloween Visitors

By Steve Gosset– As the coronavirus pandemic continues to batter the local economy and upend everyday life, Westchester County has launched an initiative that aims to give residents and visitors a sense of safety and security as they go out to eat, shop and pl... More »

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