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3 hrs ago | The Peekskill Daily Voice
The New York Observer recently sat down with Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in advance of his Wednesday announcement that he will be seeking the Republican nomination in the 2014 election against incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo.
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7 hrs ago | MyFoxNY
The NYPD apparently is on a major crackdown on double parking called Operation Move Along.
11 hrs ago | WIVB
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a strong lead over potential challengers despite a sharp drop in his job approval rating among voters feeling tough economic times, according to a new poll released Thursday.
13 hrs ago | The Post-Standard
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino will be in Syracuse on Friday, two days after he announced his campaign to run for governor.
17 hrs ago | Ad Operations Online
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Ernesto Salazar , Juan Carlos Rivera, Efrain Tovar and Omar Pineda, who work at city carwashes owned or operated by John Lage or his associates, cheer word that Lage will have to pay $3.9M to settle labor violations uncovered by the New York Attorney General.
The Westchester County executive says he will reveal his decision in a video news release.
Astorino's Running for Governor. Attacks Cuomo on Common Core, Raising Taxes, Calls for More Charter Schools Not Less; Says He'll Junk Common Core Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino announced in a strong 6 minute video today he would run for Governor against Andrew Cuomo.
Astorino , who was re-elected as county executive last year, revealed his decision Wednesday morning in a video posted on his website and on Twitter.
After years of futility in his first six NHL seasons with the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers, the star goaltender found a home - and the playoffs - in Vancouver.
Mary Beth Murphy, who ran the Somers town government for 16 years, started work for Westchester County Feb. 18 as head of the Tax Commission, the Westchester Business Journal reported.
Patricio Guartan-Jimenez of Spring Valley got in a violent fight with another man in Peekskill March 2-a fight so violent that he bit off most of the other man's nose, the Mid-Hudson News Network reported in the Daily Freeman.
Mark Franzoso, president of Franzoso Contracting, frequently attends events in a 1950 pickup truck.
Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO The NY1 Wiseguys, with former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato and two guests, former candidate for mayor John Catsimatidis and former Manhattan borough president C. Virginia Fields, discussed the fight over schools ... (more)
Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez is reportedly considering running as an Independent Democrat in a primary against State Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins , according to a LoHud.com report.
One October day on the campaign trail last year, Rob Astorino was heading to a street festival in Mount Vernon, a heavily African-American city just across the border from the Bronx.
POUND RIDGE, N.Y. A Pound Ridge man is expected to face additional weapons charges Tuesday, one week after police say they found heroin, 125 hypodermic needles, weapons and more than $25,000 in stolen jewelry in his home.