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.
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.
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.
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.
The race for governor of New York has barely begun and it’s already testy.
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.
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.
The Siena College poll shows the Democrat leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino 58 percent to 28 percent.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is hopeful county legislatures will vote on his proposed makeover that’s been dubbed a reinvention.
A nonprofit group that has proposed revamping the historic Rye Playland amusement park says it’s bowing out of the process at least temporarily.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.