Mount Vernon, NYYonkers Tribune.

Mount Vernon Forward Celebrates Victory in City Council Race, Calls for ‘Commitment to Unity” in Moving City Forward

MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 31, 2021 — The Board of Elections has completed its historic hand recount of the closest election in Mount Vernon history and confirmed Cathlin Gleason’s victory by three votes – completing the Mount Vernon Forward team’s overall victory in the race for three City Council seats in a primary election that will help define our city’s future.
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Stratford, CTConnecticut Post

Stratford inches closer to selling two properties

STRATFORD — As the process for the town to sell one long-owned piece of municipal property nears its conclusion, officials are finalizing plans to offer up another one to developers. The two properties are the former Center School off Sutton Avenue and East Broadway and the former Contract Plating off...
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Westchester County, NYwhiteplainscnr.com

FRIDAY’S WESTCHESTER NEW PERSONS WITH CORONA VIRUS POSITIVE CASES GO UP 11%–INSURGENT INFECTION INFECTS at STEADY 2.5% of COUNTY-TESTED, 2.6% on Friday. OVER A HUNDRED A DAY NEW POSITIVES SADLY SUSTAINED.

WPCNR COVID TODAY. From the NY State Covid Tracker Commentary by John F. BaileyAugust 1, 2021:. The third wave of coronavirus continues to sustain its growth in Westchester. Westchester officials should be nervously watching for the state Saturday Corona Virus testing in Westchester due out his afternoon. New cases of...
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Fairfield, CTMiddletown Press

Fairfield gathering feedback on masks, cohorts and quarantining in schools

FAIRFIELD — School and health officials are seeking community feedback following the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that masks be worn by everyone in school settings. Fairfield Public Schools and the Fairfield Health Department are holding a webinar from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday to...
Yonkers, NYYonkers Tribune.

Vaccinated Assemblyman Sayegh in Quarantine After Testing Positive for COVID-19

YONKERS, NY – July 31, 2021 — New York State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (D-Yonkers-AD-90) says he is in good spirits while under a seven-day quarantine after he tested positive for COVID-19. “I was surprised. I was really shocked. Here I am, I am vaccinated, and I got COVID-19,” Sayegh said. Sayegh received the Moderna vaccine in February but said he is regularly tested as a precaution to protect his family and friends, Assembly staff, and constituents he meets. He was tested for COVID after feeling a little under the weather and received a result he was not expecting, he tested positive. “This is something that for me was a wakeup call that you can never feel there are enough safeguards,” Sayegh said.
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New York Post

NY state Health Dept. retains outside counsel for Cuomo COVID-19 probes

The state Department of Health is lawyering up amid multiple investigations into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s alleged mishandling of New York’s nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. DOH retained lawyers from the firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson with a $1.5 million contract to “[respond] to multiple inquiries related to...
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Special event: Spy Stories on the Three Village Historical Society’s porch

Join the Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket for a special event – Spy Stories on the Porch – with TVHS Historian Bev Tyler and TVHS Education Director Donna Smith on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. (rescheduled from July 29). Stories include Benjamin Tallmadge and Nathan Hale at Yale at 6 p.m.; Selah Strong and Caleb Brewster on Strong’s Neck cliff at 6:30 p.m.; Benjamin Floyd, Loyalist and friend of Abraham Woodhull at 7 p.m.; and Austin Roe Rides to meet President George Washington at 7:30 p.m. Free. Bring seating. This event will be live streamed on the TVHS Facebook page as well. For more information, call 631-751-3730 or visit www.tvhs.org.
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New Canaan, CTnewcanaanite.com

DPW: One-Way Traffic on Elm Street Between Park and Grove Starting Monday

Town officials are calling for understanding from New Canaan residents and downtown visitors as the long-discussed replacement of a water main on Elm Street gets underway. The installation on Elm between Park and Grove Streets will start Monday, with work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for about two weeks, according to Public Works Director Tiger Mann.