County Executive Robert P. Astorino today presented Westchester’s plan to protect residents from the potential threat of Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases. “Westchester County has a comprehensive plan in place to protect residents from Zika,” Astorino said. “There have been no locally acquired cases of Zika in Westchester. Nevertheless, I want to assure you that Westchester County is working diligently to address Zika. The County’s action plan includes education, surveillance and mosquito control.”Read more...
Spring is in full swing, and even though student thoughts are already turning to summer, they are still managing to accomplish and experience some amazing things. This month’s Educational Roundup includes a new high school principal, a truly carbon-free mode of transportation, and a very “Grimm” encounter.
Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino’s plan to ensure the financial future of Playland through a public-private partnership with Standard Amusements was approved recently by the Board of Legislators (BOL). The approval means that New York-based Standard Amusements will make a $30- million private investment in return for the right to operate the iconic park in Rye.Read more...
Last night I saw something on social media posted by a friend of mine. His dog was very sick and was rushed to the animal ER. My friend was beside himself with worry and terrified of what might happen. As of this morning, it was clear that the poor dog is bleeding internally and needs life-saving surgery that my friend can’t afford. He brought his dog, “Reese,” back home facing the reality that he would die if he couldn’t figure out how to get him the treatment he needed, and that he still might not survive, depending on what the surgery reveals.Read more...
More Dramatic Than a Hollywood Movie!
Phelps Hospital was the destination of a dramatic event that unfolded last Friday morning, when a tractor trailer carrying scrap metal flipped over on the Tappan Zee Bridge, resulting in the bridge’s closure in both directions. Among those stuck in the bridge traffic was a pregnant Rockland woman who was in labor and trying to get to Phelps.
Weekend Events In Westchester County Parks: Memorial Day Weekend
Read on for a full listing of special events and happenings for the weekend of May 27 - 30, across a wide range of Westchester County Parks: