With Attendance Up And A New Ride About To Be Unveiled, Rye Playland Is Making A ComebackThe cloud of anxiety that hovered over the opening of Playland Park this season seems to have lifted. Attendance at New York's only government-owned amusement park is soaring.
Westchester County Moving Forward With New Family Court Construction In New RochelleThere are 62 counties in New York state -- 61 of them have just one Family Court. But Westchester residents pay for three, and the county is about to spend $50 million over 30 years to keep it that way.
Westchester County Sales Tax Hike To Kick In On Aug. 1In high-taxed Westchester County, they raised the sales tax, and patted themselves on the back for doing it. Elected officials say the hike is the best way to stabilize finances.
Westchester County Executive Latimer Proposes Raising Sales Tax To Counter Property Tax FreezeWestchester County Executive George Latimer says high property taxes have homeowners at their breaking point. He wants to freeze the county portion for two years. But there's a catch.
New Biotech Campus Expected To Come To WestchesterSome are calling it a bipartisan no-brainer. Westchester County is set to take a major step forward with a plan to build a biotech campus, creating 8,000 jobs.
'Humbled By Mother Nature': Westchester Exec Defends County's Snow ResponseGeorge Latimer spent the rest of his time with the media on the defensive for the county’s lack of preparation for the underestimated November storm.
New Westchester Budget Could Mean Paying More For Ride Shares, AirbnbNew York State’s comptroller says Westchester is facing "significant fiscal stress."
Some New Rochelle Residents Screaming NIMBY Over Potential Relocation Of Family CourtThe Westchester County executive is pushing back against critics of a proposal to relocate a Family Court facility.
Call For Action To Stop Trucks Striking Westchester Parkway OverpassesThe Westchester County executive met with transportation and trucking officials Friday to find a way to keep commercial trucks off the Hutchinson River Parkway.
Yonkers Residents Outraged After Officials Close Popular Swimming Pool For The SeasonTemperatures are expected to be in the 80s this weekend, but one part of Westchester County will be without its popular local pool.
Westchester County Executive Says Enough With So-Called Bridge Strikes On The HutchThey have been happening despite increased warning signs and the addition of infrared detection systems. But are those systems working?
Cuomo Swears In George Latimer As Westchester County Executive, Vows To Fight New Tax PolicyDemocrat George Latimer was sworn in Sunday as Westchester County Executive with remarks and encouragement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
New Executive Bans Gun Shows At Westchester County CenterLegislators applauded as new Executive George Latimer signed an order banning gun shows at the Westchester County Center.
Executive-Elect Latimer Looks Toward Future For Westchester CountyThere was a stunning upset in the race for Westchester County executive Tuesday night, as incumbent Rob Astorino lost to Democratic state Sen. George Latimer in a race that wasn’t even close.
Astorino Concedes To Latimer In Race For Westchester County ExecutiveWith 81 percent of precincts reporting, Democrat George Latimer won 57 percent of the vote compared to 43 percent for Republican Astorino, who conceded shortly before midnight Tuesday.