Flying High Over Peace Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — AUGUST 16, 2020 — The truth is, I saw something coming this week, but not this. I never expected that “it” would be peace with another Arab country. “It” was the subject of speculation on a webinar I hosted this week about what was going on.  But I thought “it” was something military, that would involve Israeli F35s …

Jonathan FeldsteinFlying High Over Peace Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Senator Todd Kaminsky Denounces NYC Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Questionaire Advocating for Israel Travel Boycott

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ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY — August 15, 2020 — Yesterday, in the wake of the news that the New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (“DSA”) had released a questionnaire for 2021 City Council candidates requesting an on-the-record pledge to not travel to Israel, Senator Kaminsky offered the following comment: “I’ve visited Israel multiple times. It was a …

TribuneSenator Todd Kaminsky Denounces NYC Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Questionaire Advocating for Israel Travel Boycott

Apropos Restaurant Begins Indoor Meal Service

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PEEKSKILL, NY – August 15, 2020 — Apropos, a contemporary American restaurant in a renovated convent with spectacular views of the Hudson River, has begun indoor dining. Having direct access to the Hudson Valley, the menu features a variety of seasonal produce that allows the menu’s options to regularly change. Summer options currently include corn, peaches, multiple varieties of local …

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Westchester County Executive George Latimer Announces Summer Service Changes for the Bee-Line Bus System

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — June 23, 2020 — Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced that the following service changes are now in effect on the Bee-Line Bus System. In order to improve operating efficiencies and accommodate the needs of riders, there will be schedule changes on the following routes.  Most of these adjustments involve changes to scheduled running time to …

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Mayor’s Column for the Week of May 18, 2020
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — May 19, 2020 —I belong to a Westchester business group that gathers experts to discuss the economic health, business atmosphere and future of our County. We convened via Zoom last week and listened to professionals in all business sectors of the County give their assessment of the COVID19 effect on their industry and their forecasts for the …

Mary MarvinMayor’s Column for the Week of May 18, 2020
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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $30.2 Million for the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation COVID-19 Response in Westchester County, New York

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — May 19, 2020 — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced a $30.2 million grant award to the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation (Bee-Line), in Westchester, New York, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020. …

eHeziU.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $30.2 Million for the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation COVID-19 Response in Westchester County, New York

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Bauhaus – 100 Years of Delightful Design
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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  The famous Bauhaus Art School opened in Weimar, Germany in 1919; there students studied not only architecture but created everything from buildings to art and furniture. Throughout this year Germany is celebrating its centenary, and I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity recently to visit all the design’s hotspots and explore exhibits and events marking the birthplace of Modernism. Form Follows …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Bauhaus – 100 Years of Delightful Design
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Bee-Line Buses to Use Rear Door Entrance and Exit
By DAN MURPHY

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No Charge-Free Fares YONKERS, NY — March 29, 2020 — Recognizing the vital service the Bee-Line Bus system provides to Westchester County, and the imperative needed to protect the drivers of these buses, Westchester County Executive George Latimer is directing that all passengers must now enter and exit buses from the rear door. The new policy is the latest action …

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By DAN MURPHY

The Coronavirus is a Catalyst of Bigotry Impacting Chinese-Americans Residing in Greenburgh
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER

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The Feiner Report GREENBURGH, NY — A large Chinese-American population live in Greenburgh. Some have expressed worry regarding bias against the Chinese community. We must not tolerate any racial discrimination. If any resident is victimized – please advise so we can forward the complaints to the Human Rights Committee and to other authorities. As far as I know, no  Greenburgh …

Paul FeinerThe Coronavirus is a Catalyst of Bigotry Impacting Chinese-Americans Residing in Greenburgh
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, New York
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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“There’s a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.” — Washington Irving Over the River and Through the Woods The charming village of Lake Placid is near the lake of the same name in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains.  It’s known as a Winter Olympics venue …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: The Whiteface Lodge, Lake Placid, New York
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE