April 2023

Latimer said: “We are so lucky in this County to have talent of all ages and in all fields. Poetry provides those who enjoy it an outlet to express themselves and better understand the experiences of others through their own expression. Alexa and Harmony embody that spirit, and it was a pleasure to hear their stories and spoken word.”

County Executive George Latimer Appoints Two New Youth Poet Laureates

County Executive George Latimer Appoints Two New Youth Poet Laureates At the weekly Westchester Update briefing, Westchester County Commissioner George Latimer proudly introduced the county’s two young poet laureates. Alexa Murphy, grade 11, of Sleepy Hollow and Harmony Hopwood, grade 9, of New Rochelle were selected after a survey conducted by the Westchester County Youth […]

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The law states that: No food service establishment shall provide single-use foodware or condiment packets to any dine-in or take-away customer unless specifically requested; Any single-use plastic beverage stirrers or single-use plastic beverage “splash sticks” are no longer permitted. Retail food stores may sell packages or boxes of single-use plastic beverage stirrers or single-use plastic beverage splash sticks to their customers; Lastly, when requested, single-use foodware items or condiment packets must be provided individually and not in a package containing multiple items.

County Executive George Latimer signs bill making single-use plastic utensils available only upon request

County Executive George Latimer signs bill making single-use plastic utensils available only upon request Westchester County Executive George Latimer will enact a new measure aimed at reducing the amount of plastics in the county’s waste stream. The measure was unanimously approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on Monday, March 6. The law states

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