Government News

Second Annual Gather Against Hate Rally Held in White Plains

Westchester County and Westchester County Human Rights Commission in partnership with Westchester Jewish Council (WJC) and over 50 other organizations, held a rally, Gather Against Hate on Wednesday, June 15 at the Richard J. Daronco Courthouse Plaza, 111 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, White Plains.  

Walk Against Hate in Van Cortlandt Park

On Sunday, June 12, ADL New York/New Jersey held a gathering at the Parade Ground in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx and heard from guest speakers suggesting how to work toward a future without antisemitism, racism and hate.

County Executive George Latimer Reports Crime Trending Downward

In late June, County Executive George Latimer reported that all crime continues to be down in Westchester County.  Counting all four quarters of 2017-2021, crime in Westchester County has dropped significantly in all categories. Latimer said it all comes down to good police work and community connections. Latimer released the latest crime statistics in Ardsley, where crime has also dropped.

ADL Survey of Online Hate and Harrassment

The annual survey of hate and harassment online by the ADL Center for Technology and Society Social acknowledges that media platforms are vital online spaces where much public discourse takes place.