Here’s a glance at today’s opinion content: Astorino and the election: Editorial In our Westchester-Putnam edition, we carried an editorial that analyzed the still-unclear results of Tuesday’s election. The Democratic “supermajority” on Westchester County Board of Legislators is in play and we look at the implications for Republican County Executive… Read More →
Good Monday morning. Here’s a digest of opinion content published over the weekend in The Journal News: Saturday, Aug. 20 We carried two essays that assessed the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, which mandates that the manufacture of 100-watt incandescent light bulbs cease on Jan. 1, 2012. By 2014,… Read More →
Good Thursday morning. Here’s a glance at opinion content published today: Gloria Nartey and Mount Vernon: Editorial We comment on the Monday shooting of Gloria Nartey, a 27-year-old Mount Vernon woman who was shot and killed as she walked around South 12th Avenue. Nartey, a PepsiCo employee, was simply walking… Read More →
The Editorial Board will host two Editorial Spotlight interviews this week: • Union leaders and municipal leaders discuss binding arbitration, the Taylor Law, and what they mean to taxpayers and relations between public employees and management, in an Editorial Spotlight interview 2 p.m. Wednesday on LoHud.com. Municipal officials and local… Read More →
Good Tuesday morning. Here’s a look at opinion content published today in The Journal News: State championships: Editorial We laud three Lower Hudson Valley state championship teams: Mount Vernon’s boys basketball team captured the Class AA title on Sunday while Irvington’s girls basketball team secured the Class B title and… Read More →
Good morning. Here’s a look at opinion content published in The Journal News today, Tuesday, Jan. 25: Civil commitment: Editorial We comment on New York’s four-year-old civil commitment program, which monitors high-risk sex offenders and has its roots in a White Plains tragedy. The program has been the focus of… Read More →
The Fulton Avenue Drawbridge between Secor Lane and Edison Avenue at the Pelham Manor and Mount Vernon border was expected to reopen Wednesday around 7 p.m. The bridge was closed due to emergency repairs, according to the Westchester County Department of Public Works.