Category: News

Serafina Mastro receives 2016 John Hand Person of the Year Award

YORKTOWN, NY – Residents of all political stripes gathered at Little Sorrento in Crompond this week to fete Serafina Mastro, one of the most powerful political figures in Yorktown over the last eight years. There, she was honored with the

Republicans sweep Board races, take super-majority

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY – In politics, defeating incumbents is never easy, particularly in an area where Democrats outnumber Republicans, yet the Yorktown GOP has defied the odds to pick-up a super majority on the Yorktown Town Board. Although it was

At debate, pro-business candidates win the night

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY – Republican candidates in this years’ local election are declaring victory in last night’s debate, after having challenged their opponents to the debate in the first place. Observers agree this was the first time in several years

Lakeland finally passes veterans tax exemption

CORTLANDT MANOR, NY – It took almost two years, but the two hundred veterans who packed the cafeteria at Lakeland High School last night will finally receive the 458-a veterans school tax exemption, closing the “school tax add back” loophole.

GOP proposes business investment tax cut, lease sales tax exemption

YORKTOWN, NY – Candidates of calling themselves “the new pro-business majority” had big news to share on what’s in store for downtown Yorktown Heights today. Three big developments were unveiled at a press conference this Thursday outside of the old

Missing campaign finance forms referred to BOE enforcement counsel

YORKTOWN, NY – The Yorktown GOP today that the chairman of the Westchester Republican County Committee Law Committee today filed a formal complaint alleging that Yorktown Democratic Supervisor candidate failed Vishnu Patel to comply with New York State campaign finance

Yorktown GOP calls for unanimous approval of new town e-mail policy

YORKTOWN, NY – For the past week Yorktown residents have been calling foul on Democratic Supervisor Candidate Vishnu Patel’s improper use of town resources for his campaign. It became apparent that the sitting councilman used email lists, which were obtained

Data privacy breach in Yorktown, town gov’t email lists compromised by Dems

YORKTOWN, NY – When you sign up for e-alerts at the Town of Yorktown’s website like town board agenda or property tax e-bills, you probably aren’t expecting to have your e-mail address given out to a political campaign for

Republicans challenge opponents to debate

YORKTOWN, NY – The Republican slate in Yorktown are challenging their Democratic opponents to a series of debates. For several weeks now, the candidates, Supervisor Michael Grace, Judge Gary Raniolo, Councilman Tom Diana and his running mate Ed Lachterman, and

Yorktown law enforcement backs GOP slate

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY – The Affiliated Police Association of Westchester County (APA) represents more than 10,000 members in 53 law enforcement unions and PBAs in Westchester. This week, they have made their decision unanimous for the local election in Yorktown