Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Aims To Clean Up Mount VernonIn a city that is often only noted for crime and poverty, it's hard to see the beauty of Mount Vernon, with the trash and abandoned lots around the city.
Use Your Smartphone To Park In White PlainsMore multi-space meters have been installed, making all city-run garages equipped with the high-tech meters.
Rockland Business Association Backs Hotel Occupancy TaxYou don't usually hear of a business group supporting a new tax.
Westchester County Executive Meets With HUD Secretary In WashingtonWestchester County Executive Rob Astorino says he came to no agreement with Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about Westchester's housing desegregation settlement.
Rockland County Executive Considers Drastic Cuts To Balance BudgetScott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.
Democratic District Leader Charged In Harrison Pizza PrankHarrison Democratic district leader Maria Polera has been charged with sending unauthorized pizzas to the home of the town's mayor Joan Walsh for about a year.
Ground Broken For Expansion Of Empire City CasinoAs patrons streamed into the Empire City casino at Yonkers Raceway, golden shovels went into the dirt, breaking ground on a new $40 million expansion on Tuesday.
What Makes A Farm? Debate In Cortlandt Over Whether Property Can Be Classified As A FarmIn a unanimous vote, the Cortlandt town board passed a resolution asking the Westchester County board not to allow a six-acre piece of property on Croton Avenue to be classified as a farm.
Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open SoonNew York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.
Federal Suit Alleges Westchester School District Discriminated Against Pregnant WorkerThe U.S. Attorney for Southern District of New York has filed a civil rights against the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District.
Newark Hits Record-High 102; Excessive Heat Warning Until Late FridayTeterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.
NY Lawmaker Tries To Help Homeowners Save Money By Going GreenSt. Sen. David Carlucci is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Power New York Act of 2011.
Attorney Advises Caution For Gay And Lesbian Couples And MarriageWith same sex marriage becoming a reality in New York State this Sunday, an attorney has some advice.
Lawmakers Come To Consensus: Tappan Zee Bridge Has Got To GoOn Tuesday, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino took State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Sen. Charles Fuschillo, the chairman of the transportation committee, on a tour of the aging Tappan Zee Bridge.
Westchester County Executive Fuming Over Housing SettlementRob Astorino says he won't work with a gun to his head.