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Latimer wins Democratic primary for county executive

By an unofficial tally, state Sen. George Latimer defeated Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins by capturing 63 percent of the vote.

Food Bank for Westchester launches hunger awareness campaign

County businesses will host a series of events for the Food Bank for Westchester's 'Go Orange to End Hunger' campaign.

Astorino vetoes Immigrant Protection Act

In his veto, Astorino said the act would designate Westchester as a “sanctuary county,” which he said could cost taxpayers nearly $13 million in federal funding.

Macquarie makes bid to operate Westchester County Airport

The New York City-based infrastructure company responded to an RFP from the county for a 40-year lease to manage the airport.

Westchester affordable housing analysis clears HUD review

Department of Housing and Urban Development notified the county on July 14 that its eleventh analysis of local zoning impediments to housing has been “deemed acceptable.”

County executives say look to schools, not local governments, for big...

“If you’re going to go whale watching, you have to go where the whales are,” Astorino said. “The schools are the whales.”

Astorino to offer his priorities for county at Westchester County Association...

The event will also feature a "Westchester Growth Strategy" panel on regional trends, the association's gigabit internet initiative and housing for millennials and the county's workforce.

Westchester County proposes $140M plan to lease airport to Oaktree Capital

The county expects the 40-year, revenue-sharing deal to improve passenger experience, energize the local economy and strengthen environmental protections without increasing the airport’s footprint.

Harbor Square opens in Ossining after 18 years in the works

Developer Martin Ginsburg and Ginsburg Development Cos. on June 23 unveiled a $65 million mixed-use luxury rental apartment complex on the Ossining waterfront, a...

Business Council of Westchester to honor 2016 ‘Rising Stars’

The Business Council of Westchester will honor forty Westchester County professionals with the 2016 “Rising Stars” Award on Thursday, June 16. The 40-under-40 awards will...

Astorino talks Indian Point, minimum wage at economic roundtable

Westchester County executive Robert Astorino questioned the motives of critics of Indian Point Energy Center and maintained his criticism for a statewide minimum wage...

CSEA files labor complaint over rejected WCC contract

A labor union representing 300 Westchester Community College employees has filed a complaint with the state that claims the county did not negotiate in...

County backed $842M in private investment in 2015

Westchester County's Industrial Development Agency and Local Development Corp. supported 14 construction projects by companies and nonprofits this year.

2016 county budget cuts spell uncertain future for nonprofits

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's proposed $1.8 billion 2016 county capital and operating budget, due to be approved no later than Dec. 27 by legislators, calls for a 20 percent cut in funding to Westchester's nonprofits.

Astorino proposes retirement incentive for county workers

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino has announced a financial incentive plan for county government employees who plan to resign or retire by the end...