Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino

County executives of Westchester and Rockland, Rob Astorino and Ed Day, announce idea for Tappan Zee Bridge funding. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Rockland, Westchester County Executives Offer Idea For Tappan Zee Bridge Funding

Rockland County Executive Ed Day is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to put a 50 percent down payment on the bridge utilizing the $5 billion settlement with two banks over economic and tax improprieties.


Mansions in Yonkers and other sites in Westchester County have become increasingly popular with film crews. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County Now On A-List Of Hollywood’s Sought-After Shooting Locations

Some really big movies have been filmed in Westchester over the last several years. Now, the county film office hopes to cash in on small-screen productions and lure more television shows to town.


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches Re-Election Bid At Democratic Convention On Long Island

Cuomo sounded a triumphant note in his party convention address that cited his successful efforts to pass gay marriage and gun control and his work to boost education investments and fix the economy of upstate New York.


Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo To Announce New Stance On Medical Marijuana This Week

The announcement is expected to be made in his State of the State address later this week, it has caught some people off guard and has some, including supporters of medical marijuana, worried.


Westchester County executive candidates Rob Astorino (left) and Noam Bramson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Race For Westchester County Executive Is Turning Into A Real Dogfight

The incumbent in the race is trying to keep voters focused on pocketbook issues. while the challenger is trying to broaden the argument into a reflection of national politics.


Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino cuts the ribbon for the new Rye Playland boardwalk on April 10, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rye Playland Boardwalk Reopens Ahead Of Schedule

Superstorm Sandy ripped parts of Rye Playland from shore, sending the famed boardwalk floating eerily in the Long Island Sound, with benches and lampposts still attached.


Repairs at hurricane-ravaged Rye Playland will not be completed by the amusement park's May 11 opening, officials said on March 21, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Officials: Repairs At Sandy-Damaged Rye Playland Will Not Be Completed By Opening

Spring has started with a dose of anxiety for a summer tradition. Repairs have now been delayed at storm-damaged Rye Playland in Westchester County only weeks from the season opening.


Rye Playland

Sandy Causes Millions Of Dollars In Damage To Historic Rye Playland

The jumble of floating lumber up against the seawall at Playland used to be a boardwalk. Part of it was floating eerily just off-shore Friday, complete with lamp posts and benches as if waiting for someone to take a seat.


Tappan Zee Bridge

Vote Set For New Tappan Zee Bridge Project; Environmental Group Calls Foul

The environmental group Riverkeeper has criticized officials for giving only three days’ notice for a vote on a plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge north of New York City.