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Fresh off of being appointed Westchester County Board of Legislators chairman, Democrat Ben Boykin has assigned legislators to a number of county committees for the 2018-2019 legislative term. File photo
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Boykin announces BOL committee chair assignments

Newly elected Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin has assigned committee chairmanship positions to members on board. On Jan. 17, Boykin, a White Plains Democrat, announced the leadership positions for each committee for the 2018-2019 legislative term. “In order for a legislative body to be robust and effective, […]

Boykin elected new chair of BOL
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Boykin elected new chair of BOL

With bipartisan support, the Westchester County Board of Legislators has chosen Legislator Ben Boykin, a White Plains Democrat. Boykin was voted the new chairman of the Board of Legislators by a vote of 13-3 on Jan. 8. “Tonight starts the dawning of a new era in Westchester County,” said Boykin […]

Democrats nominate Mayer for Senate seat
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Democrats nominate Mayer for Senate seat

State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer, a Democrat, was nominated unanimously on Jan. 9 as the successor to former state Sen. George Latimer’s Senate seat.  Latimer, a fellow Democrat, vacated the seat when he was elected as Westchester County executive and subsequently took office on Jan. 1. Mayer took the nomination over […]

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2 GOP candidates vie for Latimer’s Senate seat

Westchester County Republicans are expecting to choose from a pool of two candidates to run in a special election to fill County Executive George Latimer’s recently vacated state Senate seat. Sarmad Khojasteh, a commercial litigation attorney from the town of Bedford, is bidding for the Republican nomination to face-off against […]

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Tax receiver candidate’s residency called into question

A candidate running for the locally elected receiver of taxes position may not actually live in Harrison, the Review has learned. According to property records obtained by this newspaper, Michael Giordano owns homes in Westchester and Putnam counties; he owns a home in West Harrison on Woodside Avenue and a […]