Murphy, Team New Castle, launch grocery store challenge: Chappaqua

Ever since D’Agostino closed its doors in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Chappaqua has been without a local grocery store. While its imminent closure was rumored for months, little action was taken by County and New Castle officials, to the chagrin of hundreds of “Save our Grocery Store” petition signers in the hamlet. Today, Dr. […]

DEP says Kaplowitz plan “dead” wrong on sewers, ‘Diversion or Upgrade’ a false choice

GRANITE SPRINGS, NY – When County Legislator Mike Kaplowitz (D, WF – Katonah) was elected in 1997, he promised that approximately 1,000 homeowners without sewers would be able hookup to Yorktown’s Hallocks Mill Sewage Treatment facility, or, opt-out of paying taxes to the sewer district. Fourteen years later, these homeowners are still waiting, even though […]

Murphy rolls out healthy lake plan, questions Kaplowitz raid of EPF

SHENOROCK, NY – Westchester County legislator candidate Dr. Terrence Murphy (R, I, C – Yorktown) says that northern Westchester was once home to some of the states’s most vibrant lake hamlets: Junior Lake, Sparkle Lake, Lake Shenorock, and Lake Lincondale, to name a few, whose water quality conditions, sadly, have fallen heavily in recent years […]

Kaplowitz continues “environmental racism,” rehashes sewer tax hike to fund Ag program

CHAPPAQUA, NY – Westchester County Legislator Michael Kaplowitz continues to show disregard for Westchester’s underprivileged communities, says his opponent, after Kaplowitz resurrected his call to fund the County’s operation at Hilltop Hanover Farm, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension, which Kaplowitz has previously said should be done through a new sewer tax. Kaplowitz’s opponent, Dr. Terrence […]

Murphy touts Millwood sewer petition, says, Kaplowitz vs. environment a ‘diversion’

MILLWOOD, NY – Last month Dr. Terrence Murphy (R, I, C – Yorktown), a candidate for county legislator in the 4th legislative district, lent his support to the Town of New Castle’s application to expand the Saw Mill Sewer District. Soon after, his opponent, Legislator Mike Kaplowitz, seemingly in the eleventh hour of election season, […]