Government News

AG James Requires Wegmans to Improve Data Storage Security Practices to Protect Consumers

New York Attorney General Letitia James secured $400,000 from grocery store chain, Wegmans, for exposing the personal information of more than three million consumers nationwide, including more than 830,000 New Yorkers. 

9/11 Related Illnesses Memorial Committee Soliciting Names

The Westchester County 9/11 Related Illnesses Memorial Committee is soliciting names of those who have died of 9/11 related illness for the 9/11 Related Illnesses Memorial at Kensico Dam.

State Has Secured Full Coverage of 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the successful implementation of 988 in New York State as the new three-digit number to call or text to be connected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. All 62 counties in New York State will be covered for the launch of the new 988 Lifeline, which will ensure that anyone with a New York area code contacting 988 will be connected to one of New York’s 988 crisis centers.

Renovations to Harrison Meadows Country Club Continue

On the Thursday, July 7th Harrison Town Board Village Board Agenda, renovations to the Harrison Meadows Country Club continue as Town Engineer Michael J. Amodeo requested an increase in Purchase Order #420637, issued for Mitchell Wilk Architecture PC to renovate the Country Club grill from $6,000 to $16,350.  This additional cost will cover completion of final design for construction. Funding source is HMCC Enterprise Account.

Senator Gillibrand Calls for Investigation into Potential Unfair Airline Business Practices

In the midst of record-breaking flight cancellations and chaos at airports, Senator Gillibrand held a press conference in July to highlight a letter she is leading with Senators Blumenthal (D-CT) and Padilla (D-CA) to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging the agencies to investigate whether airlines are engaging in unfair or deceptive business practices.

Harrison Planning Board Site Plan Approvals Presented

Harrison Planning Board Chairman Joseph Stout opened the Tuesday, July 26th meeting with the following approvals: