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The Hudson Valley Gateway Region: The Cradle of America

Thank you to the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce for asking me to submit this piece about the importance of local history in their 2018-19 Annual Member Booklet: Advertisements

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Legislator Testa Announces Rehabilitation of Washington Street in Peekskill

Minority Leader John Testa (Peekskill, Cortlandt, Yorktown) announced the passage of nearly $3 million in funding for the rehabilitation of Washington Street in Peekskill. The Westchester county Board of Legislators voted unanimously on Monday October 1. 2018 to approve the … Continue reading

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Legislator Testa, Colleagues Approve County Police School Resource Officers

Lakeland gets two elementary school officers in addition to the one in Panas HS. Hendrick Hudson High School gets one SRO, the first for the district. The Westchester County Department of Public Safety will be providing a total of four … Continue reading

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Independence Day!

Below is an article I was asked to write for the Cortlandt Living Magazine July 2018 edition. They wanted a short piece showing some of the important events associated with July 4th other than being Independence Day, especially local connections. … Continue reading

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Legislator Testa Announces $4 Million in Upgrades at George’s Island Park

Legislator John Testa (Cortlandt/Peekskill/Yorktown)) was joined by his Legislative colleagues on Monday, May 21, 2018 in unanimously passing a Bond Act in the amount of $3,940,000 for major rehabilitation work at George’s Island Park in Montrose. The Legislation was an … Continue reading

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Testa Joins Bipartisan Announcement of Additional Funding for Indian Point Closure

To my surprise and disappointment, when Governor Cuomo recently came out with the 2018 NYS Budget he did not include any new funding for the closing of Indian Point. The Cessation Mitigation Program is a mechanism in the budget that … Continue reading

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They Just Don’t Make ‘Em Like That Anymore

Appreciating and collecting items from the past was instilled in me mostly by my father. Growing up, he would always point out objects that were handed down in the family and explain what it was and how it was used. … Continue reading

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