Coming up … New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson is the Democratic Party leaders’ pick to run against Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, the first-term Republican. Who is Bramson? How has he left his mark on New Rochelle? What would he do if elected county chief? Bramson addresses those questions and… Read More →
Opinion Editor Herb Pinder and Tax Watch Columnist David McKay Wilson discuss development plans for Playland in Rye. (Video by Matthew Brown/The Journal News) Read more on Playland: Children’s museum depends on solving Westchester squabble Astorino: 10-year Playland pact ‘stops the financial bleeding’
Opinion Editor Herb Pinder and Tax Watch Columnist David McKay Wilson discuss Ferncliff Manor, the Yonkers-based school looking to move to the vacant WestHELP property in Greeburgh. (Video by Matthew Brown/The Journal News) Read more about WestHELP on Tax Watch at http://lohud.com/taxwatch.
Sunday’s “60 Minutes” interview with Newtown parents and other relatives of the Dec. 14 massacre should be required viewing for members of Congress, state lawmakers, other policymakers, parents — really anyone who makes decisions about firearms proliferation, in communities and their own homes. The assembled members of the group Sandy… Read More →
Do you support a proposal to reduce the number of Playland rides in favor of other amenities?
Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino announced Wednesday an anti-violence project that unites mental health experts, schools and nonprofits. The project is his response to the Dec. 14 school shooting that left 20 first-graders and six educators, in addition to the shooter and his mother, dead in Newtown, Conn. Astorino and… Read More →
Watch a replay of today’s Editorial Spotlight discussion on fair housing in Westchester with Westchester Residential Opportunities Inc.: Watch live streaming video from editorialspotlight at livestream.com For more on the group and its recent study on discrimination, read our editorial. Find a copy of the study on the WRO’s website.
Certain villages in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties hold spring elections — this year on March 19 — to fill mayoral, trustee and/or village justice positions. If you are running for mayor, trustee or judge in your village, we want to hear from you. Please send your full name, home… Read More →
UPDATE (Jan. 23): Watch a replay of today’s Editorial Spotlight on New York’s levels of government and consolidation. Next on Editorial Spotlight: New York government and ‘home rule’ Join an Editorial Spotlight discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on New York’s layers of government and the “home rule” laws and local… Read More →