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Bill Harrington, chairman of the Westchester County Association, said Westchester's healthcare system said could a "potential tsunami" for employers, employees, retirees, hospitals, doctors, nurses and everyone in the community in coming years.
Bill Harrington, chairman of the Westchester County Association, said Westchester's healthcare system said could a "potential tsunami" for employers, employees, retirees, hospitals, doctors, nurses and everyone in the community in coming years. Photo Credit: Brian Donnelly

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – In case you weren't able to check in with The White Plains Daily Voice every day, here are a few of the top stories from this week.

The White Plains school board adopted the 2013-14 proposed $192.95 million budget at its meeting Monday night. The now-adopted budget would increase spending by 2.19 percent and the tax rate by $17.71 to $583.21 per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The public will vote on the budget and candidates for the Board of Education from noon to 9 p.m. May 21 at their designated polling locations.

A White Plains uniform store owner, John Holmes, was arraigned Tuesday on felony charges of falsifying warranty information to qualify for a uniform contract out for bid in Rye City. He was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filling and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, both felonies. He was given $1,500 bail and is due in court May 7. He faces a maximum sentence of four years in state prison.

Westchester's health-care system is "unsustainable," medical leaders said Wednesday, saying that some of the county's 10 acute-care facilities may have to close in coming years to deal with huge revenue cuts and increased expenses. The Westchester County Association created a Healthcare Consortium to address the problem and find efficiencies to respond to changes in the market, including an aging population.

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