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County lawmakers scrutinize Algonquin gas pipeline expansion

Westchester lawmakers want a stricter review of Spectra Energy's plans to increase the capacity of its natural gas pipeline through the Hudson Valley region.

Westchester County, SPI scrap Playland plan

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's plan to hand over management of county-owned Playland to a nonprofit has been mutually abandoned.

Astorino reaches agreement with Sustainable Playland

County Executive Astorino said he has reached an agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc., though legislators remain skeptical.

Astorino reaches agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc.

County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that he had reached a 10-year agreement with Sustainable Playland Inc. (SPI) to run Rye Playland and take it off the county’s hands.

Workers support job security bill

A March 11 public hearing to discuss the Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act was attended by more than 150 workers.

Attorney’s opinion continues Playland process

County Attorney Robert Meehan issued a legal opinion last week that said that any material improvements made to Playland must be approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators.

Playland’s future faces new hurdle

Legislators are hearing presentations from bidders who want to run Playland, four months after County Executive Robert Astorino signed a Letter of Intent for Sustainable Playland to take over the park.

Legislators ban hydrofracking waste

County legislators unanimously approved legislation that bans the sale, application and disposal of waste from hydrofracking.

Legislators tout accomplishments at WCA meeting

Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ken Jenkins, Minority Leader James Maisano and Majority Leader Peter Harckham addressed Westchester County Association members and guests in Tarrytown March 2.