Murphy Mulls an Assembly Run

With the state primary five months away, Somers Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy is contemplating throwing her hat into the mix of Republican candidates running for the 94th Assembly District. “I am considering it,” Murphy said. “People are aware of

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Katz Touts Funding Opportunity for Lake Improvements

Assemblyman Steve Katz announced that he has identified “outside of the box” funding opportunities for lake improvement projects and other proposals related to the municipal separate sewer stormwater systems (MS4) requirements for communities in the 99th Assembly District. Katz is

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Bolton and Raffo Force Republican Primaries in Somers

If any Somers incumbents thought that re-election would come this year without any effort, they were in for a bit of a surprise last week. Councilman Harry Bolton and business owner Bob Raffo Jr. had gathered enough signatures by the

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HUD Pulls CDBG Funds from Westchester

Housing and Urban Development has pulled more than $4 million of federal funding from approved community development block grant (CDBG) projects in Westchester after it rejected the county’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The analysis, submitted by the

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Legacy Fields a Possibility for Somers if Affordable Housing is Built

During the May regular meeting of the Somers Town Board, county legislators Michael Kaplowitz (D-Somers) and Peter Harckham (D-Bedford) suggested that building affordable housing could be a way for the town to get legacy funds to build ball fields. This

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