Omayra Andino sworn in as first woman and person of color as mayor of Tuckahoe
History was made in Tuckahoe Monday. For the first time, its mayor is a woman and a person of color.
Omayra Andino won her election last month and was sworn in Monday evening.
Mayor Andino told News 12 when she won last month that she felt like she was standing on the shoulders of Susan B. Anthony.
Before she was first elected to the board in 2018, it was made up of all white men.
The mayor talked about how she knows a lot of work lies ahead and is calling for unity, telling constituents she has an open door.
COVID-19 remains priority No. 1 for the new mayor.