The overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman grabbed international headlines. In the Lower Hudson Valley, we have witnessed the growing use of heroin, and the loss, for several years. In the last week of January, three suspected heroin overdose deaths occurred in Westchester. What are the solutions to the... Read More →
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State legislators return to Albany next month. Reports from the New York State Tax Relief Commission and the Moreland Commission on Public Corruption will likely get plenty of legislative attention. So will the ongoing controversy over New York Education Department’s handling of the transition to Common Core standards. At 1:30... 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 →