Author: Corey Stockton

Uber Policy Director Josh Gold discusses bringing the company’s services to Westchester County. Photo/Corey Stockton
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Uber, Lyft become legal in Westchester County

Westchester County won’t be able to regulate ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft beyond the state law, which goes into effect this week. But that won’t stop county lawmakers from trying. The county has decided not to opt-out of the New York state law regulating ride-hailing companies outside of New […]

Latimer grabs Independence Party endorsement
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Latimer grabs Independence Party endorsement

The Independence Party has endorsed state Sen. George Latimer in his bid for county executive. Latimer, a Rye Democrat, is expecting to take on two-term incumbent Rob Astorino, a Republican, in November’s county executive race. And the support of the Independence Party has often been an indicator of electoral success […]

County Executive Rob Astorino speaks at the launch of Project WORTHY: Westchester Opioid Response Teams Helping You on June 7 to fight the opioid epidemic. Photo courtesy Westchester County
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Astorino launches response to opioid epidemic

Westchester County has launched a new program aimed at integrating the response of several county agencies, local officials and community leaders to the growing drug abuse epidemic. On June 7, in the Westchester County Center, County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, launched Project WORTHY: Westchester Opioid Response Teams Helping You, […]

Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination
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Post-convention, Latimer takes county executive nomination

After a delayed nominating process, the Westchester County Democratic Party announced today that state Sen. George Latimer has secured the party’s official backing in the county executive race this fall.  Latimer, if the party’s leaders have their way, will now go on to challenge two-term, incumbent County Executive Rob Astorino, […]