Here’s what’s happening Today in 914, according to Westchester Woman:
1.) Congratulations to Mount Vernon native Deajah Stevens for winning second place in the women’s 200-meter final on Sunday in the U.S. Olympic Trails securing her spot on the U.S. Olympic Team.
Thank you Deajah for inspiring Westchester women and girls, and proving we can make our dreams come true!
2.) A Unity Rally will be held today in the City of Mount Vernon to strength ties between the public and its police departments. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas and local clergy will gather at Hartley Park, at the corner of East Lincoln and Gramatan avenues, at 10 a.m.
Mount Vernon had adopted the Stop & Shake program, where police departments make and effort to stop and shake hands and meet with people in their communities. Here’s a video from ABC 7NY of some Mount Vernon police officers getting down at a local block party:
3.) Protestors rallied outside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s house in Mount Kisco demanding he help stop the construction of the Spectra’s Algonquin Pipeline expansion and cease operations at the Indian Point Nuclear Facility.
While Cuomo has pushed to have the construction process halted, protestors want him to bring the issue to the President. Read more in MidHudson News.
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