We’re asking folks to tell who they support in the Rockland and Westchester County Executive races, and (in 100 words or less) why. To discuss your support for Westchester’s Republican incumbent Rob Astorino or Democratic challenger Noam Bramson, go to http://lohud.us/18lrvGY. To discuss your support in the Rockland contest (no incumbent… Read More →
Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development discusses the fair housing settlement with Westchester County in an Editorial Spotlight interview at 2 p.m. Wednesday. To view the session and join the live chat, go to www.lohud.com/editorialspotlight. To make a comment in advance, reach us… Read More →
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.