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Latimer signs overhaul of county’s ethics laws
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Latimer signs overhaul of county’s ethics laws

Following its unanimous passage, Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed a bill aimed at strengthening the ethics laws which govern those who serve the people of Westchester. This newly passed law will result in stronger ethics training and enhanced whistleblower protections for county employees and would expand the county’s Board […]

Mount Vernon man charged in unlawful entry into schools
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Mount Vernon man charged in unlawful entry into schools

A Mount Vernon man who unlawfully entered school buildings in communities across Westchester County and in some instances stole items was arraigned on Friday, April 9 in County Court on multiple charges. Donald Mack Bennett, 61, is charged with seven counts of Burglary in the 3rd Degree, six counts of […]

Johnson & Johnson suspends vaccine
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Johnson & Johnson suspends vaccine

The Westchester County Department of Health has suspended use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pending further safety information after the Centers for Disease Control, CDC, and Food and Drug Administration, FDA, recommended a halt in the use out of an abundance of caution. The vaccine will be halted […]

Symposium to focus on younger dementia caregivers
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Symposium to focus on younger dementia caregivers

“My wife’s father was diagnosed in 2013 with early-onset Alzheimers.  At the time, we were still in college getting ready to graduate,” said Cody Medina, community engagement manager, diversity specialist for the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter.  “I didn’t have much support. I felt like there wasn’t enough conversation about […]

New York says 16 and older eligible for vaccine
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New York says 16 and older eligible for vaccine

On April 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced the start of the statewide “Roll Up Your Sleeve” ad campaign to encourage all New Yorkers, especially those from neighborhoods where COVID was most devastating, to get vaccinated.  The ads will be shown on television and online statewide beginning April 7.  The […]