Month: January 2018

BOE to hold public meeting on enrollment discussions
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BOE to hold public meeting on enrollment discussions

The Mamaroneck Union Free School District will hold a meeting tonight on how to best handle a student body size that has ballooned throughout the past eight years. Specifically, the meeting will kickstart the beginning stages of forming a task force to help assess the options for accommodating the school […]

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
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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 […]