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  • Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

    Trump to test waters for achieving Middle East peace

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-05-22 11:31:58 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 8:51 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:51:22 GMT
    President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, an early visit by a president to a longtime Middle East ally and one aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the region's dormant peace process.President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, an early visit by a president to a longtime Middle East ally and one aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the region's dormant peace process.

    President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

    President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-05-20 19:58:58 GMT

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

  • Trump's first foreign trip has high stakes at each stop

    Trump's first foreign trip has high stakes at each stop

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-05-19 11:27:50 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:00:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.President Donald Trump's maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.

    President Donald Trump is setting out on his first international trip, a five-stop journey across the Middle East and Europe.

    President Donald Trump is setting out on his first international trip, a five-stop journey across the Middle East and Europe.

  • Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:05:21 GMT
    Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

  • Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:41:01 GMT

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

  • Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

    Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:36 AM EDT2017-05-18 13:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:13:13 GMT
    Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, an acknowledgment of growing public demands to place the politically charged inquiry into the hands of an outside investigator with bipartiRobert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, an acknowledgment of growing public demands to place the politically charged inquiry into the hands of an outside investigator with biparti

    Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

    Robert Mueller has been given sweeping power to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

  • Comey firing coming back to haunt Trump

    Comey firing coming back to haunt Trump

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 7:20 AM EDT2017-05-17 11:20:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 17 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-05-17 12:54:31 GMT
    On Tuesday, an associate revealed that Comey had written a memo in which he described Trump asking him to shut down an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.On Tuesday, an associate revealed that Comey had written a memo in which he described Trump asking him to shut down an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

    Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump.

    Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump.

  • Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-16 23:23:39 GMT

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

  • Hillary Clinton launching new political group

    Hillary Clinton launching new political group

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-05-16 11:40:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:51:34 GMT
    Stepping deeper into the Democratic resistance, Hillary Clinton launched a new political organization on Monday designed to push back against President Donald Trump's agenda.Stepping deeper into the Democratic resistance, Hillary Clinton launched a new political organization on Monday designed to push back against President Donald Trump's agenda.

    Hillary Clinton is launching a new political organization.

    Hillary Clinton is launching a new political organization.

  • Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-05-16 12:10:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:49:59 GMT
    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

  • Search for new FBI director continues after Comey's firing

    Search for new FBI director continues after Comey's firing

    Sunday, May 14 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-05-14 20:40:51 GMT
    The controversial move made by President Donald Trump on May 9 prompted accusations that Comey was fired to impede an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.The controversial move made by President Donald Trump on May 9 prompted accusations that Comey was fired to impede an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

    The search is on for a new director of the FBI after the abrupt firing of James Comey.

    The search is on for a new director of the FBI after the abrupt firing of James Comey.

  • Edgemont village proponents to sue Greenburgh town

    Edgemont village proponents to sue Greenburgh town

    Friday, May 12 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-05-12 21:02:08 GMT
    Greenburgh residents who want to incorporate the Village of Edgemont say they plan to sue the town supervisor for denying their petition to hold a referendum on the issue.Greenburgh residents who want to incorporate the Village of Edgemont say they plan to sue the town supervisor for denying their petition to hold a referendum on the issue.

    Greenburgh residents who want to incorporate the Village of Edgemont say they plan to sue the town supervisor for denying their petition to hold a referendum on the issue. 

    Greenburgh residents who want to incorporate the Village of Edgemont say they plan to sue the town supervisor for denying their petition to hold a referendum on the issue. 

  • Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing

    Acting FBI director undercuts White House on Comey firing

    Friday, May 12 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-05-12 12:33:11 GMT
    Friday, May 12 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-05-12 13:16:46 GMT
    Acting FBI director tells a different story than White House on significance of Russia investigation, agents' views of Comey.Acting FBI director tells a different story than White House on significance of Russia investigation, agents' views of Comey.

    Acting FBI director tells a different story than White House on significance of Russia investigation, agents' views of Comey.

    Acting FBI director tells a different story than White House on significance of Russia investigation, agents' views of Comey.

  • Secret recordings played at Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Secret recordings played at Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:19:04 GMT

    Potentially explosive secret recordings were played for jurors Thursday in the Ramapo town supervisor's federal corruption trial. 

    Potentially explosive secret recordings were played for jurors Thursday in the Ramapo town supervisor's federal corruption trial. 

  • WC Democrats await results of county executive nominations

    WC Democrats await results of county executive nominations

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:17:32 GMT

    Westchester Democrats spent much of Wednesday night at the Westchester County Center voting to nominate the candidate who will take on County Executive Rob Astorino the November 2017 election. 

    Westchester Democrats spent much of Wednesday night at the Westchester County Center voting to nominate the candidate who will take on County Executive Rob Astorino the November 2017 election. 

  • Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:19:03 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

  • Lawmakers, medical officials discuss health care bill

    Lawmakers, medical officials discuss health care bill

    Monday, May 8 2017 6:30 PM EDT2017-05-08 22:30:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:11:39 GMT
    Mooney led a roundtable of health care professionals and lawmakers Monday and vowed to do all he can to defeat the bill before it becomes law.Mooney led a roundtable of health care professionals and lawmakers Monday and vowed to do all he can to defeat the bill before it becomes law.

    Bill Mooney led a roundtable of health care professionals and lawmakers Monday and vowed to do all he can to defeat the bill before it becomes law.

    Bill Mooney led a roundtable of health care professionals and lawmakers Monday and vowed to do all he can to defeat the bill before it becomes law.

  • WC Democrats to choose nominee to run against Astorino

    WC Democrats to choose nominee to run against Astorino

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:03:29 GMT

    Westchester Democrats will decide Wednesday evening who will run against County Executive Rob Astorino in November. 

    Westchester Democrats will decide Wednesday evening who will run against County Executive Rob Astorino in November. 

  • “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

  • Health care debate shifting over to Senate

    Health care debate shifting over to Senate

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:52:36 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:54:03 GMT
    The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, says the Senate will not take up the House bill and will instead start from scratch.The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, says the Senate will not take up the House bill and will instead start from scratch.

    The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, says the Senate will not take up the House bill and will instead start...

    The contentious debate over overhauling the health care system shifts to the Senate and a moderate Republican, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, says the Senate will not take up the House bill and will instead start from scratch.

  • Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

    Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:48:13 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:50:16 GMT
    Trump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's electionTrump praises Macron for 'big win' in France's election

    President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who has been elected as France's youngest president ever.

    President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who has been elected as France's youngest president ever.

  • Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT
    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

  • GOP health bill passage in House leaves questions about pre-existing conditions

    GOP health bill leaves questions about pre-existing conditions

    Friday, May 5 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:48:32 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:48:32 GMT

    Residents across Westchester and Hudson Valley are wondering what the passage of the Republican health care bill in the House may mean for them if the bill becomes a law – especially those with pre-existing conditions.

    Residents across Westchester and Hudson Valley are wondering what the passage of the Republican health care bill in the House may mean for them if the bill becomes a law – especially those with pre-existing conditions.

  • Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

  • Maureen Porette announces run for Rockland County exec

    Maureen Porette announces run for Rockland County exec

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-05-04 02:41:08 GMT
    Maureen Porette announced her bid Wednesday to become the next Rockland County executive.Maureen Porette announced her bid Wednesday to become the next Rockland County executive.

    Maureen Porette announced her bid Wednesday to become the next Rockland County executive.

    Maureen Porette announced her bid Wednesday to become the next Rockland County executive.

  • Trump blasts Clinton in late-night tweets

    Trump blasts Clinton in late-night tweets

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:40:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:40:37 GMT
    President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to blast Hillary Clinton's earlier comments in which she blamed misogyny, the FBI, Russia and herself for her 2016 election loss.President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to blast Hillary Clinton's earlier comments in which she blamed misogyny, the FBI, Russia and herself for her 2016 election loss.

    President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to blast Hillary Clinton's earlier comments in which she blamed misogyny, the FBI, Russia and herself for her 2016 election loss. 

    President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to blast Hillary Clinton's earlier comments in which she blamed misogyny, the FBI, Russia and herself for her 2016 election loss. 

  • Bill aims to prevent employers from asking about salary history

    Bill aims to prevent employers from asking about salary history

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:35:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-05-02 23:54:53 GMT

    Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef are introducing a measure that would prevent employers from asking potential employees how much they were paid at previous jobs. 

    Sen. David Carlucci and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef are introducing a measure that would prevent employers from asking potential employees how much they were paid at previous jobs. 

  • Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

  • Trump: Would be "honored" to meet with Kim Jong Un

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:25:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:26:56 GMT
    Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

  • Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

  • Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

  • NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

    NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

    New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name. 

    New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name. 

  • Bill could give officers tool to detect role of texting in crashes

    Bill could give officers tool to detect role of texting in crashes

    A bill before the state Senate would give officers a new tool to help determine if distracted driving was the cause of an accident. 

    A bill before the state Senate would give officers a new tool to help determine if distracted driving was the cause of an accident. 

  • Copy-US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its...

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

  • Copy-Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Friday, April 28 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-04-28 13:58:51 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

  • County legislator alleges opponent got physical with her

    County legislator alleges opponent got physical with her

    A Westchester County legislator alleges that another candidate vying for her position got physical with her on Wednesday, and she is considering placing an order of protection against him. 

    A Westchester County legislator alleges that another candidate vying for her position got physical with her on Wednesday, and she is considering placing an order of protection against him. 

  • CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it. 

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it.

  • Clarkstown official accused of spying for boss at disciplinary hearing

    Clarkstown official accused of spying for boss at disciplinary hearing

    The chief of staff for Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann is accused of spying for his boss at a disciplinary hearing for suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan.  

    The chief of staff for Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann is accused of spying for his boss at a disciplinary hearing for suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan.  

  • Copy-Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:27:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:29:32 GMT
    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

  • Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

  • Cuomo begins laying groundwork for re-election bid

    Cuomo lays groundwork for re-election

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

  • Suspended police chief to run for office

    Suspended police chief to run for office

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-04-18 13:17:55 GMT
    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

  • Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:51:20 GMT

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

  • GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:26:33 GMT
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    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:55:37 GMT

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

  • Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:38:03 GMT

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

  • Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:02:01 GMT

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

  • Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:55:44 GMT

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

  • Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:19:23 GMT

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

  • Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Thursday, March 16 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-03-16 18:21:21 GMT
    Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

  • Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:44 PM EST2017-03-10 17:44:47 GMT
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
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