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County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, plans to veto a bill known as the Immigration Protection Act, which passed the county Legislature in a 10-5 vote on Aug. 7. The bill aims to set a countywide policy on immigration enforcement for law enforcement officials. Photo courtesy Jerry McKinstry
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Immigration policy passes Legislature; Astorino to veto

Shortly after the Westchester County Legislature approved a bill to set forth a policy on immigration enforcement, the county executive pledged to veto the legislation with support from top public safety officials. The bill passed through the county Board of Legislators in a 10-5 vote on Aug. 7 after mounting […]

Sal’s Pizza is located in the village of Mamaroneck and has been in business for 53 years. File photo
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Sal’s Pizza manager dies at 49

On Saturday, July 22, Salvatore DeRose Jr., manager at Sal’s Pizza, died at the age of 49. He had worked for the family business, which had gained a loyal following after 53 years, since he was 13 years old. “I think that [Salvatore DeRose Jr.] brought a sense of family […]

An artist’s depiction of what a Lenni-Lenape Native American chief may have looked like while they inhabited the
village of Larchmont. Photo courtesy David Osborne
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Historian recounts Larchmont’s original occupants

Prior to the European settlers coming to New York in the late 1600s, the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans called the village of Larchmont their home. On Friday, July 14, David Osborne, a historian at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon that showcases colonial life, spoke at the Larchmont […]

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Santoro at center of ethics probe

In fending off an ethics complaint, Republican Deputy Mayor Louis Santoro will move to avail himself of a taxpayer-funded attorney made possible by a proposed amendment to village law. Specifically, the proposed law would amend village code to include volunteers of boards or commissions, or elected officials that wish to […]

Although not yet approved in three separate committees, the Westchester County Legislature’s Democratic Caucus is pushing for a vote on an immigration enforcement proposal for Monday, July 17. The bill was pitched back in February. File photo
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County Dems pushing for immigration vote

Westchester County’s Democratic Caucus is mounting some political pressure in hopes of bringing to the floor a vote on legislation that would set forth a policy on immigration enforcement, despite it not even making it out of committee yet. While the bill is still awaiting approval in three separate committees—Budget […]