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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Det. Christopher Ridley Memorial

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Det. Christopher Ridley Memorial

Friday, January 25, 2019 marked the 11th anniversary of the death of Mount Vernon Police Detective Christopher Ridley, who lost his life after intervening in an altercation outside a County office building at 85 Court Street in White Plains.  Legislators proudly joined the County Executive, Det. Ridley's parents, and other elected officials and friends and family of Det. Ridley in finally breaking ground on a permanent memorial at the plaza... Read more

Released:01-28-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Chairman Ben Boykin Establishes Working Group to Examine State Election Law Changes

Chairman Ben Boykin Establishes Working Group to Examine State Election Law Changes

White Plains, NY — In response to voting reform legislation passed by the New York State legislature and expected to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ben Boykin (D - White Plains, Scarsdale, Harrison) has established a Voting Reform Working Group at the County Board of Legislators. Read more

Released:01-18-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Legislators Hail Signing of Historic Lease for $1.2 Billion Biotech Center in Valhalla

Legislators Hail Signing of Historic Lease for $1.2 Billion Biotech Center in Valhalla

White Plains, NY — Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators are hailing the decision by County Executive George Latimer to sign a lease that will create a $1.2 billion biotech center on 60 acres of land in Valhalla (known as “the North 60”), spurring economic growth in the county for years. Read more

Released:01-11-2019 | See More _Newsroom

Board Chair Announces Changes to Legislation Committee --- Leg. Covill to Become Chair; Leg. Perez Resigns as Chair

Board Chair Announces Changes to Legislation Committee --- Leg. Covill to Become Chair; Leg. Perez Resigns as Chair

White Plains, NY — Westchester County Board of Legislators Chair Ben Boykin (D – White Plains, Scarsdale, Harrison), on Tuesday announced that Legislator Kitley Covill (D - Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) will become Chair of the Committee on Legislation succeeding Legislator Virginia Perez (D - Yonkers) who has resigned as Chair and as a member of the committee. Legislator Covill will continue to serve as... Read more

Released:01-02-2019 | 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