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Dr. Belinda S. Miles, president of Westchester Community College, and County Executive Robert P. Astorino.
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WCC tuition won’t increase under proposed budget

For the fifth consecutive year, tuition for nearly 13,000 students at Westchester Community College, WCC, will not increase under a proposed budget that was submitted by County Executive Robert P. Astorino to the Board of Legislators on Friday, July 14. “Working closely with the college’s leadership, we are able to […]

Tino Martinez, a former New York Yankees first baseman will attend Empire City Casino on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Contributed photo
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Former Yankees player heads to Empire Casino

Empire City Casino continues to bring New York baseball’s most popular players to the largest entertainment destination in the northeast. Former New York Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez, a key player on four “Bronx Bombers” World Series championship teams, will appear at Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar at the casino on Wednesday, […]

The town of Rye is the 200th Climate Smart Community in New York state. File photo
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Rye Town named a climate smart community

The town of Rye was recently named the 200th Climate Smart Community to be registered in New York State by the Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS DEC. The Rye Town Council adopted the Climate Smart Pledge in a recent resolution, which committed the town to: Lead, organize and promote municipal […]

Nesta Felix, Westchester Community College’s new women’s basketball coach, and Sean Kelly, the men’s basketball coach.
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WCC announces return of basketball

Westchester Community College, WCC, has announced the return of its men’s and women’s basketball teams with the new seasons beginning later this year. New coaches have been hired and were introduced at a press conference on Wednesday, July 26, at 10 a.m. in the Hartford Hall Boardroom on the college’s […]

As of July, 163 batches of mosquitoes in Westchester County have tested
positive for the West Nile virus. Photo courtesy Westchester County
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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus in Westchester

This season’s first batch of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Westchester has been confirmed by the Westchester County Department of Health. The area surrounding the positive mosquito batch in Mount Vernon has been inspected by the health department, which has treated nearby catch basins that to protect against further […]