Letter to the Editor: Alternative to Mail-In Ballots

Many voters complained during the June primary that they did not receive absentee ballots in a timely manner after they submitted the requests. And, other voters worry that the postal service may... Read more »

Harckham Helps Kick Off Pocantico River Restoration Project in Sleepy Hollow

Award-winning landscape architect Margie Ruddick set to design the project in Devries Park New York State Senator Pete Harckham helped kick off the long-awaited Pocantico River Restoration Project today at a news... Read more »

Mondaire Jones Declares Victory in Democratic Primary in  New York’s 17th Congressional District

After the AP called the race and after receiving at least 32,335 votes, comprising over 42 percent of ballots cast compared to his second-place competitor’s 16 percent, Mondaire Jones released the following... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Sandy Galef on Tobacco Legislation

To the Editor, While so many of our health efforts this year have been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to bring your attention to some important new health regulations related... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Why You Should Vote for Evelyn

I am writing to strongly urge the voters of the 17th District to make Evelyn Farkas their Congresswoman. When I met Evelyn I felt immediately that she was exactly what America needs... Read more »
Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins

New York Senate Passes New Police Reform Legislation

All ten of the bills passed by the Senate have now been signed by the governor We are at a moment of reckoning in this country.  And I am so glad that... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Mondaire Jones is the Breath of Fresh Air we Desperately Need in NY-17

To the Editor: Jamaal Bowman, who is running for congress in NY-16, has been receiving well-deserved media coverage. But there is another congressional candidate whose brilliance and potential to create necessary change... Read more »

Primary Candidates Focus on Voters’ Primary Issues  

As the June 23 primary approaches, candidates for New York’s 17th Congressional District seat are in the home stretch of a highly contested race.   For the past 32 years, Democrat stalwart Nita Lowey has had a lock on the United... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: I am giving my vote to David Carlucci for Congress

I am giving my vote to David Carlucci in the Democratic Primary for Congress this year without a doubt. He has done amazing work as a New York State Senator and has... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: In Support of Evelyn Farkas

Editor, River Journal: I support Evelyn Farkas for Congress in the June 23rd democratic primary. After carefully researching the seven candidates, it is Evelyn’s national congressional and executive experience that set her apart.... Read more »