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Feds help move forward Army Corps plan
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Feds help move forward Army Corps plan

According to village of Mamaroneck officials, a multimillion dollar flood mitigation plan will enter into the final stages before construction after calls from federal and state lawmakers to speed up the review process. A village press release states that last month, a chief engineer in charge of overseeing the flood […]

Astorino vetoes budget; legislators ready for override
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Astorino vetoes budget; legislators ready for override

After the inclusion of a tax rate increase and restoration of several cuts by county lawmakers, County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, officially vetoed a revised budget. “Such an action by the legislature was unnecessary and unacceptable to county taxpayers, already burdened with the highest combined property taxes in the […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is ready to take legal action fi the EPA deems a dredging project undertaken by General Electric as complete. Photo courtesy Hudson Riverkeeper
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State threatens suit over Hudson River dredging

Ahead of a determination by the Environmental Protection Agency, Westchester County lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, are making a stand, threatening to sue the agency if it rules that General Electric’s dredging on the Hudson River is complete. According to a statement from county legislators last week, Cuomo […]

Ongoing controversy over gun shows held at Westchester County Center may come to an end with the reinstatement of a ban by newly inaugurated Democratic County Executive George Latimer and incoming legislation. Photo courtesy Wikipedia.org
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County Exec. Latimer bans gun shows on county property

An executive order signed by new County Executive George Latimer, a Democrat, will forbid controversial firearm and knife shows on county-owned property—a move that a new Democratic majority hopes to eventually codify into law. “This venue was created decades ago,” said Latimer at a Jan. 2 press conference, as he […]