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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / photo: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

School Safety Symposium Held To Bring Westchester School Officials, Law Enforcement Together

Astorino said the aim is to create stronger bonds between the two sides since they would need to work together in the event of an active shooter situation at a school. But much of the focus was also on balancing efforts in mental health care with school violence prevention efforts.

02/27/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester Launches Safety Initiative Bringing Law Enforcement, Educators Together

The Safer Communities initiative will formally kick off on Feb. 27 at a school safety symposium at SUNY Purchase to bring the two sides together.

02/20/2013

Twenty seven wooden angles are viewed in a yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Westchester County Not Renewing Contract For Annual Gun & Knife Show

After a Westchester County town supervisor called for the annual gun show to be canceled following the Newtown, Conn. school shooting that left 26 teachers and students dead, the county announced it would not be renewing the show’s contract.

12/17/2012