Hi everyone! My name is Mythri Galpotthawela. I was born and raised in northern Westchester and am a rising junior at Bucknell University. I am majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in Children’s Studies while on the pre-health track because I … Read More & Comment
(See our Voter Participation Map below!) Last week’s school district elections on May 18 were marked by a particular event that didn’t even happen in Westchester County: a fire under the Metro North tracks which effectively brought train service in … Read More & Comment
Well, the school district elections certainly happened yesterday in New York State, but in Westchester County, voter turnout continued to be low, much as it has in past years. (Some) Voters Turn Out to Override Tax Caps A tax cap … Read More & Comment
We can’t put it plainly enough. Please vote tomorrow at the School Board/Budget elections. We’ve articulated three reasons why you should. 1) Your vote can influence your district’s educational priorities. Very often, the School Budget Vote is your ONE CHANCE … Read More & Comment
Many schools are on spring break, and 2015 school district elections are more than a month away (May 19), so a school budget may be the last thing on anybody’s mind. However, the school budget represents an opportunity for the … Read More & Comment
On Tuesday, December 9th, the County Board of Legislators adopted a County Budget for 2015. County Exec Astorino is expected to sign the Budget, which by all accounts represents a compromise that all the players were willing to live with. … Read More & Comment
Now that the 2014 elections are over, we are turning our attention to the 2015 Westchester County budget and how it will affect kids. The Westchester County Budget allocates financial resources to programs that positively affect the well-being of our children. … Read More & Comment
Westchester County just posted the proposed County Budget today on their website. You can view the proposed budget, as well as County Executive Robert Astorino’s presentation on the proposed budget right here.