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Slavery in Westchester

Save August 24th and make your reservation soon, as space at Philipsburgh Manor Visitors’ Center is limited: Email jbeville@greenburghny.com or call 914-434-6848 or 914-885-4918. There will be a reception with jazz! More »

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County Launches Online Mental Health Service List and Map

By Barrett Seaman Westchester County has just unveiled a new internet-based service that provides easily-accessible information on where to find help when behavioral health problems arise. The Department of Community Health, working with the county IT departme... More »

WESTCHESTER COUNTY OFFERING FREE MEASLES VACCINES

  With eight cases of measles documented in Westchester children, the County Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, MD, is urging residents to check their own vaccination status and that of their children and then, if unvaccinated, get the MMR vaccine that protec... More »

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Latimer First State of the County Address Focuses on Moving Forward

by Rick Pezzullo Westchester County Executive George Latimer delivered his first State of the County Address on April 16 with a message of moving the county forward and getting a handle on its finances. “What I am here to deliver tonight is news that it is a n... More »

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March for Black Women Fails to Access Mario Cuomo Bridge

-by Barrett Seaman –  Long before protesters gathered in the shopping center parking lot at the intersection of South Broadway and Route 119, law enforcement was ready. Local, county and state police were already deployed at both entrances to the Mario C. Cuom... More »

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Anti-Gun Violence Demonstration Planned by Rivertown Students

By Robert Kimmel –  Hundreds of students in the rivertowns will demonstrate their support for tougher gun laws and their sympathy for the victims of the Parkland, Florida school massacre last month, when clocks read 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14. Sleepy Hollo... More »

LGBTQ Survey Sponsored by Westchester Community Foundation

The Westchester Community Foundation, a charitable foundation which works with donors to improve the quality of life for all in Westchester, is launching an anonymous online survey to gather information on the unmet needs of the LGBTQ population (ages 16+) in ... More »

“It’s a War Zone Out There!”

By Barrett Seaman –  Friday was not a good day in the Rivertowns—nor anyplace else along the eastern seaboard, as a brutal nor’easter ripped its way from the Carolinas through Maine throughout the day and into the evening. Winds clocked at over 60 m.p.h. downe... More »