Guest Column

April 29, 2021

Electric vehicles, or EVs, are quickly becoming more common on Westchester roads, but that is only one-half of the equation. Charging stations for electric vehicles are a key component that make electric car usage more convenient and reliable for their users. However, not all charging stations are ...

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… April is a big birthday month for the Jeffers family. My wife, daughter, sister, and many dear friends all celebrate, so right after I take out a loan for gift buying, I will write this week’s “Birthday ...

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New York State Senator Peter Harckham is a co-sponsor of legislation that shifts the responsibility and costs of recycling from municipalities to the producers of packaging and paper products.  The legislation is called the Extended Producer Responsibility Act, and in other countries around the ...

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New York State’s 2021-22 budget negotiations took a bleak turn last week, when both houses of the legislature announced their plans for over $7 billion in tax increases and a 22.6 percent increase in spending. If enacted, New York will be the top-spending state in the country, with a budget ...

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… Let’s start off with some thoughts on the marvelous month of March. I hope we all get through the Ides of March with no ill effects; we remember to spring ahead on March 14 at 2 a.m.; and survive the green ...

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For much of history, we have burned things to heat our homes: wood, oil, and gas. Now we know that burning fossil fuels contributes significantly to global warming as well as creating other forms of pollution. So, what options do we have? If I were building a new home, I would choose a passive ...

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