Join the WESPAC Community for a Vigil for George Floyd today, Friday, May 29th at noon at the Fountain in downtown White Plains (Main and Mamaroneck) George Floyd's Life Mattered. Dress in black. Wear a face mask. Keep ten feet apart. We vigil to offer Mr. Floyd the dignity that he was not afforded at the time of his death. George Floyd's Life Mattered. Black Lives Matter. #GeorgeFloyd #Justice4Floyd #LetUsBreathe We have a few signs but please feel free to bring your own
Voting in Person
• Early voting for the June 23 primary elections will take place from Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 21, throughout the county. (Polling sites to be determined.)
• Primary Election Day - June 23, 2020, polling sites will be open throughout the county for in-person voting from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Polling sites to be determined.)
If you wish to vote by absentee ballot here is what you need to know:
Requesting an Absentee Ballot Applicatio
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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- (5/25/2020 -- Results of the 2020 Census will impact how much federal money New York receives for its roads. Transit agencies like the New York State Department of Transportation and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are encouraging people to complete the Census because its results affect how more than $675 billion in federal funding is spent on transportation.
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As the nation’s Center for Disease Control (CDC) tracks the spread of COVID-19, by mid-May, at least 1.6 million infections and over 92,000 deaths occurred. This data includes all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S Virgin Islands.
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WHITE PLAINS, NY -- As a part of the Westchester County Youth Bureau’s Professional Development series, Director of Training with ACT for Youth Center for Community Action at Cornell University Jutta Dotterweich will present, “Putting on a Positive Youth Development Lens.”
The virtual event is FREE and will take place on Wednesday, May 27 at 10a.m. utilizing the Webex video conferencing service. This offering is designed for program staff and youth allies who are interested
TARRYTOWN, NY -- The League of Women Voters of Westchester County Education Foundation announced today that it will sponsor a virtual Candidates Forum for candidates in the Democratic Party Primary Election for Westchester District Attorney.
The virtual forum is scheduled for Thursday May 28, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The two candidates in the primary are Mimi Rocah and Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.
As it is neither practical nor prudent for participants to be co-located