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Playland Opens Saturday, May 11; Legislators Join County Executive, Administration Officials for Tour

Playland Opens Saturday, May 11; Legislators Join County Executive, Administration Officials for Tour

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Members of the Board of Legislators were happy to join County Executive George Latimer, members of his executive team, and staff of the Parks Department and Health Department for a pre-opening, behind-the-scenes tour of Playland on Thursday, May 9. Playland opens for the season on Saturday, May 11, and we're looking forward to a great summer.  Come out and enjoy. L to R: Majority Leader Catherine Parker, Leg.... Read more

Released:05-10-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Board Celebrates Jewish History & Heritage Month

Board Celebrates Jewish History & Heritage Month

White Plains, NY — On Monday night, the Westchester County Board of Legislators celebrated Jewish History and Heritage Month with a special ceremony honoring the Anti-Defamation League of New York/New Jersey; John B. Harris, former Chair of ADL NY/NJ and currently a member of the ADL National Executive Committe, and Evan Bernstein, ADL New York/New Jersey Regional Director; as well as J-Teen Leadership, a program of the UJA-Federation of New... Read more

Released:05-07-2019 | See More _Newsroom

County Approves $1M in Funding for Youth Shelter Program

County Approves $1M in Funding for Youth Shelter Program

White Plains, NY — Westchester County has approved nearly $1 million of County funding for 2019 to support the Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, located in Mount Vernon. Read more

Released:05-03-2019 | See More _Newsroom

At Special Meeting, Board Questions County Executive, Begins Examination of Playland Contract Situation

At Special Meeting, Board Questions County Executive, Begins Examination of Playland Contract Situation

White Plains, NY — On Wednesday, Westchester County Board of Legislators held a Committee of the Whole meeting to hear from County Executive George Latimer and members of his senior team to begin examination of the administration’s decision to terminate the County’s agreement with Standard Amusements for the management of Playland. Read more

Released:05-02-2019 | See More _Newsroom

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County Legislature Honors Science Fair Winners

6/18/2007 4:13:00 AM

 

 

Before the start of its May 21 meeting, the Board of Legislators honored high school students from around the County who won awards at WESEF and represented Westchester County at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).

 

WESEF is the local Westchester County science fair affiliated with the INTEL ISEF/ Science Service. Since its inception in 2000, Westchester Science & Engineering Fair (WESEF) has grown tremendously. Last year, over 150 students entered projects from a total of 23 different schools across Westchester and Putnam Counties.The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is the world’s largest pre-college science fair. It brings together more than 1,200 of the most curious and capable young science pioneers from more than 40 countries to share ideas, showcase cutting-edge science and compete for more than $2 million in awards and scholarships.Categories included: behavioral and social sciences, biochemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine and health among others.

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Legislator Tom Abinanti, legislator Lois Bronz and Janet Longo-Abinanti (Sleepy Hollow High School).

 

 

Paul Maddon, CEO of Progenics Pharmaceuticals and the largest sponsor of the Westchester Science + Engineering Fair (WESEF) has been extremely supportive of the science research students and programs since the inception of WESEF 7 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

District 2 - Legislator Ursula LaMotte with Robert Tenreiro

 

 

 

 


District 4 - Legislator Mike Kaplowitz with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Martin Mata, George Guo and Thomas Lipscomb

 

 

 

 

 District 9 - Legislator Bill Burton with Nathalie Tadena, Supriya Mishra, Tina Liu, Jessica Palmer (1st row) Rachel Sitts, Marc Egerman and Aman Sarup (2nd row)
 

 

 

 

 

 District 15 - Legislator Tom Abinanti with Melanie Chow