Month: June 2017

County Executive Rob Astorino marked the official opening of county pools at the Tibbets Brook Pool in Yonkers
on June 23. Contributed photo
Community

Astorino opens county pools for the season

 County Executive Robert Astorino kicked-off the county’s summer pool and beach season with a splash at Tibbets Brook Pool in Yonkers on Friday, June 23. Astorino was joined by Parks Commissioner Kathleen O’Connor and Health Commissioner Sherlita Amler, M.D., to share safety tips that help residents and their families make […]

Summertime events and achievements
Opinion

Summertime events and achievements

As a reminder, holiday events are quickly approaching. On July 3, in downtown Harrison, The Wanderers, a ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s rock n’ roll, rhythm and blues band, will be the entertainment for the evening’s festivities, beginning at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin promptly at 9:15 p.m. at Wilding Park […]

Uber Policy Director Josh Gold discusses bringing the company’s services to Westchester County. Photo/Corey Stockton
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Uber, Lyft become legal in Westchester County

Westchester County won’t be able to regulate ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft beyond the state law, which goes into effect this week. But that won’t stop county lawmakers from trying. The county has decided not to opt-out of the New York state law regulating ride-hailing companies outside of New […]

Local sailors reach Bermuda
Sports

Local sailors reach Bermuda

A local sailor got his first taste of open-water competition last week, as Harrison resident Eli Lapkin completed the biannual Marion-Bermuda Race aboard a 47-foot yacht named Scarlet. The five-day journey, which saw Lapkin chart a course from Massachusetts to Bermuda, was a true family affair, as the rising Harrison […]