Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that he is looking for defectors – New York City businesses tired of the high costs of operating in the Big Apple.
Amid the controversy over Common Core-aligned tests for public school students, one thing is clear: the opt-out movement is growing.
Standard would also add new rides and restaurants and upgrade the park’s physical plant while trying to maintain Playland’s family-friendly feel.
The emotional and physical challenges of caring for an ailing loved one at home can take a toll. Westchester County is there to help care for caregivers.
The National Transportation Safety Board has learned that signals and warning systems were working properly, and a Metro-North train was going below the speed limit, when it struck a sport-utility vehicle in an accident that left six people dead.
The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.
Commuters confronted delays and crowded conditions on the Harlem Line Wednesday following a deadly train accident in Valhalla on Tuesday evening.
Officials say 15 people remain hospitalized after a Metro-North train smashed into an SUV stopped on the tracks in Valhalla, killing five train riders and the car’s driver.
But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.
Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.
Andrew Cuomo kicked off his second term as governor Thursday with a pep talk, urging New Yorkers to lead by example through some of the nation’s worst problems.
The campaign manager for Rob Astorino, Andrew Cuomo’s Republican challenger in this month’s gubernatorial race, told the New York Post that the incumbent Democratic governor reached a political deal with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos.
Astorino said he is open to discussion regarding the budget, but not outside of what he called the markers: a balanced budget, no increase in county taxes, and no borrowing.
A victory by Cuomo over Astorino would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in New York.
One Westchester democrat is coming under fire for a tweet many are calling racist.