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On June 23, registered Democrats went to the polls to cast votes in the primary for state Assembly in the 93rd District. Three and a half weeks passed after election day until the Westchester County Board of Elections completed its count of absentee ballots and announced the final results, d…

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Indians. Wolfpack. Redskins. Braves. Whether you’re running a northern Westchester high school or a professional sports franchise with a billion-dollar market value, running away from the mascot issue is no longer an option. Words and symbols always have had the power to conjure strong emoti…

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A year ago, who could have imagined the once-routine opening of town pools and day camps would merit a front-page news story? That’s how far from normal our daily lives have veered because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Things were looking so good. New York’s active virus caseload was trending strongly downward. The number of confirmed cases in our immediate communities hovered around a dozen — in total. The reopening phases around the state and in the Hudson Valley were progressing smoothly through each stage.

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Go ahead. Grab a mitt and head out to a baseball field for a few innings of softball with your buddies.  

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By any measure, the turnout at Saturday’s Bedford Rally for Black Lives Matter was extraordinary. Following tens of thousands of Americans who gathered in peaceful protest over the tragic killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, our communities refused to stand by idly in the…

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Two holidays provide punctuation points in this pandemic. Or maybe they’re more like incidental bookends. Remember St. Patrick’s Day and the fuss we made over groups that celebrated irresponsibly during the very week the country declared a national health emergency? Now Memorial Day is here …

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We’re not sure if anyone else has observed this trend, but over the past week there has been a discernible increase in car traffic on some main streets. Maybe it’s a harbinger of a pickup in activity that could be arriving in the next weeks and months as our state slowly begins to lift some …

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This week began with two small but wonderful events. We received separate emails, a few days apart, from community members asking if there is anything they could do to help family members and colleagues during the stay-at-home restriction due to coronavirus.

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The global economy is shrinking now, as everyone knows, reeling from the emergency health orders placed all over the world. Fewer drivers are on the roads, traveling far less miles. International commerce and transportation are crawling at their lowest levels in decades. Total oil consumptio…

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Our team at The Record-Review is working day and night to bring you accurate and meaningful local coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on our communities. It’s not an easy task — logistically or financially — as we cover a constantly moving target with in-depth, original content on the…

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One of the remarkable features of the community’s response to the coronavirus surge is how people and organizations are adapting to fill in the gaps.

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The incidents reported in our police blotters every week are mirrors of community life at a particular point in time. The picture they’re painting right now is showing unmistakable signs of our collective angst.

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There’s only one story now, the coronavirus. True, in a sense. But when you think about it, it’s really not one story at all. Coronavirus is many stories, hundreds of stories, or, in our communities, even thousands. In fact, it is an amalgam of every one of our individual stories.

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Emergency planning in our communities for the likely spread of the coronavirus is speeding ahead. The question isn’t whether it will prevent cases from appearing here. That’s basically a given. Rather, the question is how severe the disruptions will need to be in order to slow the trajectory…