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Thanks to The Organizers of the RiverArt’s Tour

On Saturday I had the pleasure attending some of the RiverArt’s music tours at different locations. I would like to thank River Arts for sponsoring this  enjoyable day.  I am amazed that Adam Hart was able to produce an event with over 125 free performances at... More »

Interns Wanted

Dear Editor, I write to invite students from across the district to apply for summer internships in my office. I hope to continue the robust internship program maintained by my predecessor, Honorable Sandy Galef. So many people involved in our region’s governm... More »

Promote, Don’t Ban, Rank Choice Voting

  Letter to the Editor:  Mike Lawler has introduced a bill(HR3704) that would ban ranked choice voting in federal elections. How regressive! Candidates, who have won elections with ranked choice voting, captured the majority not just the plurality of votes as ... More »

We Need Pride in Lower Hudson Now More Than Ever

In some ways, there has never been more LGBTQ+ Pride in Lower Hudson. From flag raising ceremonies, to family-friendly comedy shows, to street festivals and parades, there’s a little something for everyone. But none of it really matters if we don’t show up for... More »

Support Bicycle Rodeos

To the Editor, Anthony Kiriyanthan, an Ardsley High School student deserves the appreciation of our community for organizing a Bicycle Rodeo at the Ardsley Middle School on May 20th.  The rodeo highlighted the importance of bicycle safety. Anthony enlisted the... More »

Tell Albany to Pass These Environmental Bills

To the Editor: As the State Legislature rushes to its end of session on June 8, an urgent issue demands citizen action. The Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (A5322/S4246) and the Bigger Better Bottle Bill (A6353/A237) must be passed this se... More »

Weigh In And Urge the State to Upgrade Route 9

Dear Editor, I recently received word that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council has added proposals to improve multiple roads in Assembly District 95 to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). I have pushed hard to represent the concerns of m... More »

Pass the HEAT Act

In the final weeks of the legislative session, legislators and the governor seem to feel they have “done enough” for the climate by passing the All-Electric Building Act in the budget. This legislation is a big step in fulfilling the state’s Climate Action Pla... More »

HI To My Old Friends In Tarrytown

I was born in the Tarrytown Hospital in 1926 and attended the F.R. Pierson Elementary School and graduated from I would love to be able to hear from any of the old timers that I knew back in the 1940s to the 1980s in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. I was born in ... More »

Lawler Needs to Vote with his Constituents on the Debt Ceiling

To the Editor:      Congressman Mike Lawler is the representative for New York’s CD 17th district. For myself and other grassroots activists, we strongly feel that he does not represent a large portion of his constituency. In 2022, 42% registered as Democrats,... More »

Stop Holtec from Polluting the Hudson

 The Town Board of Greenburgh unanimously passed a resolution supporting:      (i) Senate Bill 5181 making it unlawful to discharge any radiological agents into the Hudson River and other water bodies in the State, and providing financial penalties for violati... More »

A Win for New York and the Climate

With all the dire climate news these days, there was one piece of good news from last week. Governor Hochul prioritized New Yorkers and the planet when she withdrew the Barrett/Parker bill from the New York state budget. The Barrett / Parker bill would have re... More »


Irvington Bids Farewell to Chris DePaoli

Dear Friends, Tomorrow, April 15th will be the last day of full time employment for Park Foremen, Chris DePaoli. Chris has worked for the village for 43 years and will be retiring the end of the day tomorrow. When you have experienced the beauty of any of our ... More »

Who Should Pay for Con Ed’s Proposed Rate Hike?

Con Ed is seeking permission from the NYS Public Service Commission to raise electric rates over a three year period by an average of 20% for electric rates and 31% for gas rates. They are seeking to upgrade their electric delivery system and upgrade its gas s... More »

Think About OT

Dear Editor: April is Occupational Therapy Month and there are so many highly rated occupational therapy services in the greater Westchester area… so let’s talk about what OT is (and isn’t).  Almost 20 years ago I was shadowing at a hospital to see if I’d like... More »

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New York Must Pass All-Electric Building and NY HEAT Acts

To the editor: The UN’s climate panel, whose alarming report was released this week, found that the planet is likely to pass a dangerous temperature threshold in the next 10 years. Humanity has a small window in which to act before the Earth’s systems are irre... More »

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Update On My Office’s Advocacy For Our Roads

Dear Editor, I write to update the community on my office’s work to advocate for improvements to our roads. In February, I met with representatives from NYSDOT Region 8 to discuss the state of the roads in my district. My office is in an ongoing conversation w... More »

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Representative Lawler should Oppose Fossil Fuel Giveaway Bill

Republicans in the US Congress are considering a disastrous bill, HR1 (the Lower Energy Costs Act), that would give polluting corporations approvals on toxic, costly fossil fuel projects. As a resident of Ossining, NY, I urge Representative Lawler to strongly ... More »

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Help Stop the Pocantico Lake Development

Dear Editor, Mt. Pleasant Planning Board is reviewing development of 37 acres at 715 Sleepy Hollow Rd. for 31-home Cluster Subdivision threatening Westchester’s treasured natural spaces. This Development’s disastrous impact on thousands illustrated at first he... More »


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