The news of Diego Puma’s arrest by ICE officers has gone national. The story of the prom-night arrest of a hard-working high school senior weeks before graduation is only one of thousands of similar stories that are tearing families and this nation apart. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says simply “This is federal law.” Which… Continue reading Astorino, Free Diego
In 1928, Playland opened. It was a grand day. There’s a video of the festivities here. Take a few minutes to go back 89 years. It’s worth the watch. Of course a lot has changed in from the early 20th century to the early 21st century, but the core idea, a place where working families… Continue reading Astorino: Playland is not Your Plaything
WARNING: We’re going on a brief tour of the dark side of the American character, and Astorino’s Chief of Staff, Phil Oliva, is at the wheel. Links in this post could possibly result in the overwhelming desire to take a shower. The video of Oliva speaking at a meeting in December, 2016 has raised more… Continue reading Astorino’s Chief of Staff and the Conspiracy to “Erase America”
Do you know about Rob Astorino’s team? In addition to his work as President of Gipper Communications, Phil Oliva is Chief of Staff for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. An Astorino Watch reader watched Oliva speak in this presentation and offered us their thoughts. Read on to get a glimpse of the kind of team member Rob Astorino… Continue reading Know Astorino’s Team: Phil Oliva
This week’s Astorino Watch piece is a submission from another vigilant reader. Westchester County residents may want to be equally vigilant when it comes to the 2017 election for County Executive, because back in 2013, Rob Astorino was taken to court over dirty tricks. According to Dhyalma Vazquez and Federal Court Judge Cathy Seibel, there’s still… Continue reading Did Astorino Play Dirty Tricks in Westchester?
The following post is a submission for Earth Day from one of Astorino Watch’s readers. No Happy Earth Day for Mr. Astorino As communities throughout Westchester gather to honor and protect our planet on Earth Day, April 22, they should pause to consider our County Executive Rob Astorino’s scorecard on the environment. Indian Point Environmental… Continue reading Earth to Astorino
On April 20, 2017, Rob Astorino sounded forth on the State of the County. It wasn’t an Ed Koch “How am I doing?” but more of a matter-of-fact “Here’s how I’m doing.” If We the People are going to demand he answer our questions regarding Westchester County, making things a wee bit awkward for the… Continue reading #TriedtoAskAstorino Redux: State of the County