Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino

Hudson Valley News
3:49 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Amusement Park Plan Moves Forward, Though Still Needs Approvals

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

A county executive in New York’s Hudson Valley says he has reached an agreement with an organization to revitalize a county-owned amusement park, yet some county legislators are not yet convinced, and say the step forward is premature.

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Hudson Valley News
9:41 am
Thu April 4, 2013

County Amusement Park Revitalization Plan Moves Forward

In New York, plans have been afoot to revitalize an amusement park in the Hudson Valley, and an announcement about an agreement to get those plans in motion is expected today.

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Hudson Valley News
11:16 am
Sat March 9, 2013

Students Compete at Westchester Science Fair

Credit IntelFreePress, flickr

There’s an Intel-affiliated science and engineering fair today (Sat.) in New York’s Westchester County, during which students are competing for scholarships, and a chance to travel to even bigger science fairs.

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Hudson Valley News
7:21 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

County Executive Unveils "Safer Communities" Program

Credit Westchester County, Office of the County Executive

A county executive in the Hudson Valley is launching an initiative as a response to December’s Newtown, Connecticut mass school shooting. It’s called “Safer Communities”, and it kicks off next week with a symposium on school safety.

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Hudson Valley News
1:04 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

They Make a Plea for More Mandate Relief

NYS Senator Greg Ball (front left), Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (front right)
Credit Courtesy of Greg Ball

More than a dozen, local elected officials stood with New York State Senator Greg Ball Thursday, urging state lawmakers to pass a comprehensive mandate relief package. They say without mandate relief beyond what Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed in his 2013-2014 budget, municipalities, and school districts will go broke. They assembled at Yorktown Town Hall in Westchester. Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was there.

And here’s Republican Senator from Putnam County Greg Ball.

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