Tag Archives: Westchester County

Democrat Leader Delays Important Vote To Set Special Election, Republican Caucus Urges Colleagues to Follow the Law

  At the regular meeting of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) on Monday June, 20, 2016, Democrat Majority Leader Catherine Borgia blocked a vote on the Legislation which would set the date for a special election to fill … Continue reading

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GOP Leaders Stunned by Democrats Vote to Block Affordable Housing

On Monday, June 13, 2016 Democrats on the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted against funding for 10 units of affordable housing  in Mamaroneck.  The ten units represented a significant step toward reaching the 750 units which the county is … Continue reading

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Read John’s 2014-15 Winter Newsletter

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Lincoln Depot Museum Grand Opening

Museum Created and Opening Exhibit Installed The Only Museum Of Its Kind in NY State The Lincoln Depot Foundation is pleased to announce the Official Public Grand Opening of the Lincoln Depot Museum at 10 S. Water Street, Peekskill, NY. … Continue reading

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Republican Legislators Take Issue with HUD and HUD’s Monitor on the Most Recent Report

Call Upon Federal Representatives to Take Action Call On HUD to Release CDBG Funds to Westchester Communities Republican Minority Leader of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, John G. Testa (Cortlandt, Peekskill, Yorktown) today called upon his Legislative colleagues to … Continue reading

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Legislator Testa, BOL, Deliver $2.8 Million for Peekskill Roads

Minority Leader Legislator John Testa (Peekskill/Cortlandt/Yorktown) was joined by his Board of Legislators (BOL) colleagues in passing Bond Acts that authorize up to $2.8 million in funding to rehabilitate critical sections of North and South Division Street and Crompond Road … Continue reading

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Chauncey Depew Statue Dedication 1918

On September 24, 1918 the statue of Chauncey M. Depew was unveiled in Depew Park, Peekskill, NY. Chauncey himself, who was 84 years old, was on hand to assist in the ceremony. The park was originally purchased from Native Americans … Continue reading

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Watch the latest OnTopic with John Testa show

Topics on this show include: New Mobile Command Vehicle for Peekskill and Northern Westchester, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley opens N. Westchester office, Anti-drug/heroin initiative established with Westchester County Police with Cortlandt, Peekskill and Yorktown, NY Knicks move D-League … Continue reading

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Republican Legislators Call on Democrats to Stop Partisan Political Games, Refocus on Legislative Tasks

Today, several Republican Legislators are calling on their Democrat counterparts to stop shilling for Governor Cuomo and do their jobs. The majority of Democrat Legislators were ‘no shows’ at the State of the County Address on Thursday evening, many of … Continue reading

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NY Knicks Development League Team to Call Westchester Home

On March 10, 2014 the NBA Development League and The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) joined Westchester County officials to announce that the Knicks D-League Team will make Westchester County Center in White Plains their home. The agreement is for … Continue reading

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