Author: James Pero

Senate candidate Mayer booted from Indy line
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Senate candidate Mayer booted from Indy line

Assemblywoman and state Senate candidate Shelley Mayer, a Democrat, was removed from the Independence Line ballot this week after a ruling came down from a state judge. The decision, by Justice Henry Zwack, ruled that because the Independence Party broke its own procedures and nominated Mayer without a quorum present, […]

Con Ed agrees to reimburse for spoiled food, and medicine
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Con Ed agrees to reimburse for spoiled food, and medicine

After two winter storms knocked out power for thousands of Westchester residents, utility company Con Edison has agreed to reimburse some affected customers for spoiled food and medicine. On March 15, the utility company announced that it will reimburse customers who lost power for three or more consecutive days for […]

Cuomo stumps for Mayer in Larchmont
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Cuomo stumps for Mayer in Larchmont

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, made a pit stop in the village of Larchmont over the weekend to stump for state Senate candidate and current state Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer, in her pivotal upcoming special election. On March 11, in the village’s VFW Post, Cuomo, accompanied by County Executive George Latimer, […]

GOP to run Freeman for empty BOL seat
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GOP to run Freeman for empty BOL seat

Republican candidate James Freeman will look to fill a gap in the county Board of Legislators with longtime Legislator Jim Maisano, a New Rochelle Republican, transitioning to a position in the county executive’s administration after 21 years. Freeman, who works professionally as an attorney, will look to maintain a dwindling […]

Latimer to end Uber, Lyft background check program
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Latimer to end Uber, Lyft background check program

County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, said he will end a voluntary background check program for Uber and Lyft drivers in Westchester after a tepid response from employees of those ride-hailing services. “I am doubtful of its value, and unless I can be persuaded in a short period of time […]