Month: January 2018

Cuomo sets date for special elections in Senate
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Cuomo sets date for special elections in Senate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a date to fill two pivotal state Senate seats, including Westchester County Executive George Latimer’s vacant 37th Senate District seat. The Cuomo administration has set April 24 as the date for the special election, in which state Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer, a Democrat, is vying for […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a plan to construct a tunnel from Long Island to either Westchester or Connecticut, after the state Department of Transportation released its final analysis on the proposal’s feasibility. Photo courtesy Cuomo’s office

Cuomo issues REOI for Long Island Sound tunnel

After announcing his plan to pursue a Long Island Sound tunnel at this year’s state of the state address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, has taken more steps to make the idea come to fruition by soliciting private proposals. On Jan. 26, the state Department of Transportation, DOT, issued a […]

Latimer signs executive order on chaplains
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Latimer signs executive order on chaplains

Westchester County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, will increase scrutiny on hiring police chaplains after a federal probe into corruption. An executive order signed last week will require chaplains to be active clergy members and also live in Westchester County comes as a response to a federal probe into whether […]

State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer, a Yonkers Democrat, has won the Independence Party’s nomination over Republican candidate Julie Killian in the special election for George Latimer’s old Senate seat. File photo
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State firefighters association endorses Mayer for Senate

State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer has picked up an endorsement from the New York State Professional Fire Fighters Association, NYSPFFA, in her bid for Westchester County Executive George Latimer’s vacant Senate seat. Mayer, a Democrat, said she was “so proud to receive the [NYSPFFA] endorsement,” announcing the news on Twitter on […]

Teaghan Flaherty takes a shot against Eastchester.
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Garnets fend off Eagles’ challenge

If late game scenarios are unavoidable once the playoffs roll around, the Rye girls’ basketball team got some important reps on Jan. 25, as they buckled down in the fourth quarter to top rival Eastchester. Despite nearly squandering an early lead, the Garnets proved their mettle down the stretch, outscoring […]