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  1. Westchester Board Of Elections Seeking Workers For Primary

    Westchester Board Of Elections Seeking Workers For Primary

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Board of Elections is looking for qualified individuals to work as election inspectors for the upcoming presidential primary on Tuesday, April 19. Participants must be registered voters and residents of Westchester County. Attendance at two training classes is also required. For more information, contact Ericka Sterling at 914-995-8568, or ...

  2. Average Port Authority Pay Surpasses $100K

    Average Port Authority Pay Surpasses $100K

    The average Port Authority of New York and New Jersey employee was paid $100,253 during 2015, up from $97,673 in 2014, according to the latest data accumulated by a non-partisan, Albany-based think tank. According to data at SeeThroughNY, the Empire Center’s transparency website, 36 employees at the PANYNJ were paid more than $250,000 last year, including 25 who worked for its police ...

  3. Westchester For Hillary Hosting Organizational Meeting In White Plains

    Westchester For Hillary Hosting Organizational Meeting In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- With the New York primary on April 19 fast approaching, local supporters of Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton are pooling their resources to help her. Westchester for Hillary is holding an organizational meeting today at 6 p.m. at the Vintage Lounge and Restaurant, 171 Main St. The event, spearheaded by campaign organizers Hannah Fine and Izzy Bugatti, along ...

  4. Police Dish Out 50 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

    Police Dish Out 50 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- New York State Police doled out 50 tickets during a traffic safety and speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway Tuesday. During the detail, 35 motorists were issued traffic tickets for violating the posted 55 miles-per-hour speed limit. Another 15 were cited for offenses such as failing to move over for an emergency vehicle, hazardous lane changes ...

  5. New 'Fabricated Scenarios' Being Used In Phone Scams, Warn State Police

    New 'Fabricated Scenarios' Being Used In Phone Scams, Warn State Police

    The New York State Police are currently investigating several telephone scams in which the callers are utilizing fabricated scenarios in their efforts to defraud their victims. Common fraud scenarios include: the caller pretending to be from the IRS and claiming that a lawsuit has been filed against the victim for failure to pay taxes; the caller claiming to be from a local utility ...

  6. Police Dish Out 100-Plus Tickets In Westchester Speed Enforcement Detail

    Police Dish Out 100-Plus Tickets In Westchester Speed Enforcement Detail

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- New York State Police doled out more than 100 tickets during a speed enforcement detail Monday. The detail took place on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Westchester County over a six-hour period, according to officials. Police issued 108 tickets for traffic offenses, 99 of which were for speeding violations, officials report.

  7. NYC Sues Over Ex-Officer Who Joined Westchester Police

    NYC Sues Over Ex-Officer Who Joined Westchester Police

    New York City is suing Westchester County for allegedly hiring police officer Jerome Schulman less than two years after he completed the NYPD's police academy, according to lohud.com. The lawsuit contends that Schulman joined the Westchester County Police Department the day he resigned from the NYPD, reports lohud.com. The city wants recompense of more than $20,000 for training ...

  8. Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton's Coughing, Eyeglasses Spark Health Questions

    Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton's Coughing, Eyeglasses Spark Health Questions

    A series of coughing attacks and the use of eyeglasses with Fresnel prisms has led to questions about the state of Chappaqua resident Hillary Clinton's health, according to WND.Speculation about the presidential contender's well-being was fueled by another coughing attack at a public event this past week. She was later spotted with the prescription glasses, WND reports.Clinton has been ...

  9. Former Westchester Resident Jake Page, Prolific Author, Editor, 80

    Former Westchester Resident Jake Page, Prolific Author, Editor, 80

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Smithsonian magazine science content editor and prolific author Jake Page, who grew up in Chappaqua, has died of vascular disease at the age of 80 in his home in Lyons, Colo., according to The New York Times.In addition to his science writings, Page is known for several works focusing on the culture of the American Indian, according to the Times.He is survived by his ...

  10. Cuomo Launches Effort To Stop Use Of Conversion Therapy On Gay Children

    Cuomo Launches Effort To Stop Use Of Conversion Therapy On Gay Children

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced his intention Saturday to stop the use of conversion therapy on children, according to The New York Times.Cuomo will attempt to curb the use of the therapy through a series of economic measures, including preventing insurance providers in the state from covering the treatments for minors, The Times reports.Cuomo expects his efforts will ultimately put an ...

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