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YDC Rally

The Yorktown Democrats’ Be the Change Campaign Rally was loads of fun! See some photos here.

Op Ed: Special Interests’ Grip on the NY State Legislature

by Larry Kilian and Mary Jane Kilian Co-chairs, Issues and Resolutions Committee Yorktown Democratic Committee Are we paying attention to how the New York State Senate works? All too often it represents special interests and not us. Case in point: using standardized test scores to evaluate teachers. In an attempt to improve our schools, New […]

Of Interest

Ask Lanny: We talk with Lanny Gilbert about his first three months in office

What have your first three months in office brought? They’ve brought many things I did expect: the dynamics of working with the department heads and the town board members, for example. But I didn’t expect that more than a full month would be devoted to storm prep, storm management, and storm cleanup. What exactly happened […]

Low Voter Turnout: What will you do about it?

By Larry Kilian and Mary Jane Kilian Low voter turnout, particularly among young people, has reached crisis proportions – and few people seem to notice. In terms of the percent of people voting, the United States ranks near the bottom among developed countries; New York ranks near the bottom among states. If we do nothing, […]