Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino

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Three counties in the Hudson Valley will stay in Republican hands.

Campaign Mailing Draws Criticism from U.S. Senator

Nov 4, 2013

A closely-watched county executive race in the Hudson Valley has one of New York’s U.S. Senators reacting to what Democrats say is a misleading campaign mailing.

Courtesy of the Office of the Westchester County Executive

Two neighboring county executives in New York’s Hudson Valley have unveiled a Web portal to connect college students with internships.

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An event kicking off a number of volunteer activities in Westchester County to commemorate the victims and heroes of September 11 took place Tuesday at Pace University.

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After losing an appeal, a county executive in New York is taking his case to appear on a write-in line for an Independence Party primary to a higher court.

The incumbent Republican in the race for Westchester County executive tried for a write-in bid to force a September primary for the Independence Party line. A party member sued, and now the county executive has appealed the decision. 

In New York, Westchester County legislators have approved legislation as part of a federal 2009 fair and affordable housing settlement.

A newly-formed coalition in New York’s Hudson Valley is seeking relief from unfunded mandates.

Legislators in Westchester County will hold a public hearing next week. It’s part of a process to meet federal demands regarding a 2009 fair and affordable housing settlement. A spokesman for the county executive has said it is the county’s position that it is in compliance with the settlement.

Westchester Launches Food Rescue Program

Apr 30, 2013
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A county executive in the Hudson Valley is kicking off an initiative this afternoon announced during his recent state of the county address – food rescue.