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Rye Playland's Dragon Coaster (Photo courtesy Kid Trotters blog)

Westchester County Goes Back To Drawing Board After Rye Playland Plan Scratched

Two years after reaching an agreement that was supposed to turn its money-losing Playland amusement park into a profitable enterprise, Westchester County has scrapped the plan.

06/11/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino holds a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on June 2, 2014. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rob Astorino To Cuomo: Reveal Agreement With Working Families Party

Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “reveal the deal” that secured him the support of the Working Families Party, Cuomo’s Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, said Monday.

06/02/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo, State Comptroller DiNapoli Win Dem’s Nominations For Re-Election

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli won the state Democratic Party’s nominations for re-election at the state’s convention on Long Island Wednesday.

05/21/2014

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

David Paterson To Be New Chairman Of New York Democratic Party

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his predecessor in New York’s highest office, David Paterson, will be the new chairman of the New York State Democratic Party.

05/21/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Upset-Minded Astorino Depicts Gov. Cuomo As Dictatorial In Campaign Film

The race for governor of New York has barely begun and it’s already testy.

05/15/2014

Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss has been selected as Rob Astorino's running mate in the NYS gubernatorial race. (credit: chemungsheriff.net)

Astorino Picks NYS Sheriffs’ Association President As GOP Running Mate

Rob Astorino announced Tuesday in a video that Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss is his pick to run for lieutenant governor. Moss is an outspoken critic of the tougher gun laws championed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

05/13/2014

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Westchester County In Hot Water Over Affordable Housing Settlement

Federal authorities are turning up the heat on the county, threatening to once again withhold additional millions in grant money for allegedly not complying with a 2009 housing settlement.

04/24/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Siena Poll Shows Cuomo Holding Lead Over Astorino

The Siena College poll shows the Democrat leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino 58 percent to 28 percent.

04/22/2014

Westchester County exec, other officials on hand for reopening of Rye Playland boardwalk, April 10, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Questions About Rye Playland’s Future Persist At Boardwalk Grand Reopening

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is hopeful county legislatures will vote on his proposed makeover that’s been dubbed a reinvention.

04/10/2014

Rye Playland's Dragon Coaster (Photo courtesy Kid Trotters blog)

Rye Playland Future Uncertain After Company Picked To Reimagine Park Backs Out Of Review Process

A nonprofit group that has proposed revamping the historic Rye Playland amusement park says it’s bowing out of the process at least temporarily.

04/01/2014

FILE - Students in a classroom (credit: CBS 2)

NY Students Begin 3-Day Common Core English Assessments

Students in grades 3 through 8 started on the tests on Tuesday. They’ll begin with the English language arts assessments and spend a little under 1 1/2 hours a day for three consecutive days, finishing Thursday.

04/01/2014

Uptown parents announce their kids are opting out of upcoming Common Core tests (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

New York State Students Set To Begin Common Core Testing

Elementary and middle school students in New York state will begin taking the controversial Common Core exams Tuesday, but some parents — including Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino — are having their children opt out.

03/31/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Rob Astorino Attacks Gov. Andrew Cuomo On Religion, Abortion

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino told evangelicals Tuesday that the political left wants to take away their freedoms and attacked Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo over abortion policy.

03/18/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Admits To Past Pot Use: ‘It’s Not Like I Was Cheech & Chong’

Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.

03/07/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Launches Statewide Campaign Tour For Governor

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.

03/06/2014

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