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In the ongoing turf struggle between geese and peeps, the humans in Westchester County are definitely letting the birds live.
After Mamaroneck officials met Monday with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, plans have been canceled for rounding up and gassing the geese. But the USDA, which is the only agency in the country allowed to cull the birds, will still be returning to the village in...Read more »
The election is more than eight months away, but Peekskill Mayor Mary Foster has already drawn her first challenger for the city's top job.
Frank Catalina, a Republican, lawyer in private practice and former Peekskill city attorney, filed paperwork last week with the New York state Board of Elections seeking his party's nomination to run for mayor in the November election.
Catalina,...Read more »
The New York Post kicked a hornet’s nest in the Hudson Valley’s political establishment on Monday when the tabloid published a story that included Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Rep. Chris Gibson (R-Kinderhook) among a list of possible Republican challengers to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in November 2014.
Both Astorino and Gibson have been floated before as potential gubernatorial...Read more »
With its cracked asphalt, crumbling sidewalks and stone walls, the gateway to Peekskill from Route 6 -- otherwise known as Main Street -- doesn't do much to instill civic pride. But city officials say they are hoping to change that blighted image and are considering a proposed face-lift along Main Street, from High Street to Hamilton Avenue. The project would add pedestrian-friendly amenities, including...Read more »