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Posted on: February 10, 2017

New at the WPETC: 10 Things Employers Expect You to Know

Ten Things Employers Expect You to Know about the Work Place is the latest offering at the White Plains Education & Training Center. The presentation takes place on March 7th & features Chris Copeland, Corporate Support Manager at the NY Power Authority,

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

52 North Broadway (Former Good Counsel Site) Redevelopment

52 North Broadway DEIS Scope Draft

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

UPDATE: Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents

The City of White Plains is extending its offer of free parking to White Plains residents for vehicles registered to addresses within the City of White Plains in the Hamilton-Main, Chester-Maple, and Lexington-Grove (Galleria) parking garages  t...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents

All Youth Bureau and Recreation & Parks programs are cancelled for today. The library is open as of 10 am.

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Important Weather-Related Information For White Plains Residents

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area for Thursday, February 9th.  Snow is expected to start in the early morning hours and continue through most of the day on Thursday. We  urge anyone who does not ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

White Plains ALERTS - Communication Notification System

To ensure you receive timely, factual information from City officials, notification of available resources or be advised of the need to take emergency actions, please take the time to register your mob...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Free Income Tax Preparation at the Library

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, an AARP Foundation program, helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers have more discretionary income for everyday essentials, such as food and housing, by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax cr...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2017

Statement from Mayor Roach on the President's Executive Order

The City of White Plains is a diverse, vibrant and welcoming community. As Mayor, protecting the rights of all those who live, work, and visit here is paramount.

In White Plains we recognize that immigration is part of our national story.  It was ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2017

Weather-Related Information for Con Ed Customers

Con Ed Customers can report downed power lines, outages and check service restoration status at www.conEd.com or by calling 1-800-75-CONED (1-800-752-6633)When reporting an outage, customers should have their Con Edison account ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

White Plains Recreation & Parks Summer Day Camp Fair

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It may be winter outside, but we are already making plans for summer.  The City of White Plains is ready to offer some serious summer fun!  Come to the White Plains Recreation & Parks Camp Fair, Saturday, February 4th, 10:00 a.m. &...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Proposed Community Residence

The public hearing currently scheduled for January 18th on the proposed IAHD community residence at 22 New York South Avenue will be tentatively adjourned to February 15th. That date will be confirmed here. Check back for updates.

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Diabetes Prevention Classes To Be Offered by County Health Dept.

The Westchester County Department of Health will launch classes this month in Yonkers and Peekskill to help participants reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Classes start Jan. 26 at the Department of Health at 20 South Broadway in Yonkers an...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

If You Require More Information Regarding Con Edision Solutions Purchase by Constellation Energy

Per Dan Welsh, Program Director of Westchester Power Customers in the Westchester Power program that White Plains participates in have received a letter notifying of a change in the corporate ownership of the electricity supplier, ConEd Solutions. Please...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

The City of White Plains Announces A Partnership With 511NY Rideshare

As part of White Plains' ongoing commitment to reduce its carbon footprint and increase energy efficiency, Mayor Tom Roach has announced a partnership with 511NY Rideshare and introduced the City's new Rideshare Portal https://511nyrideshare.org...Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2017

The City of White Plains Launches Go Green Web Page

White Plains Mayor Tom Roach today launched a new web page which details the City’s environmental and sustainability initiatives. The page, called GO GREEN White Plains, can be accessed from the City’s website, www.cityofwhiteplains.com under ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Holiday Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule

The garbage and recycling collection schedule for the week of December 25th is UNCHANGED. There will be regular paper pick-up on Wednesday, December 28th, so feel free to get rid of all that used holiday wrapping paper.

Please Note, however, there wil...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Ebersole Ice Rink Skate Schedule

Ebersole Ice Rink, located at Delfino Park on Lake Street, is open for the season and is already bustling with activity. A great winter activity that's fun and affordable.

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Ring in the New Year in White Plains!

The City of White Plains and the White Plains BID are once again preparing to ring in the New Year at our downtown New Year's Eve Spectacular. The event is held at the intersection of Main and Court Streets and includes a DJ as well as a live band, a crow...Read on...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

DOWNTOWN WHITE PLAINS TRANSIT DISTRICT PUBLIC MEETING

Join us on Monday, December 12th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. for a presentation of the new Strategic Plan for the Downtown White Plains Transit District. The meeting will be held at the Reckson Building, 360 Hamilton Avenue. Public parking is available in the Hamil...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: December 7, 2016

White Plains New Year's Eve Celebration Vendor Permits

The City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Department is now accepting applications from Vendors to sell Novelty Dry Good Items at the City’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular.  This free New Year’s Eve Celebration will begin at 10:00...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Community Development Block Grant, Notice of Funding Availability

 Community Development Block Grant, Notice of Funding Availability

The City of White Plains ("the City") Department of Planning, Community Development ("CD") Program, is soliciting public input on the development of the 2017-18 An...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

2015-2016 CAFR Available Online

 

Posted on: December 6, 2016

White Plains WinterFest Downtown Holiday Market

It’s time to check your holiday shopping list and head over to White Plains WinterFest Downtown Holiday Market. Enjoy some holiday cheer and a special shopping experience. Pick up unique gifts for all the important people on your list.

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Lunchtime Meditation @ White Plains Library Continues

Everyone knows that this time of year can be stressful. Why not think about doing something good for yourself by attending the weekly meditation session offered at White Plains Library? Begun earlier this year, Lunchtime Meditation has become a popular re...Read on...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Santa's Mailbox at City Hall

We are honored that Santa has chosen White Plains for this very important purpose (and we thank the elves for their very efficient work!). Santa has invited all City of White Plains resident children to write to him this Holiday Season using...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2016

My Brother's Keeper Summit, Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Highlands Middle School.

The My Brother’s Keeper initiative was started by President Obama with the goal of improving the life outcomes of boys and young men of color. The Summit will focus on developing concrete, actionable steps that can be taken here in White Plains ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Applications Now Being Accepted for the City of White Plains Youth of the Year Award

The Award is given annually to a graduating high school senior, from either a public or private school.  The award recognizes outstanding volunteer service and contributions to making a difference in the City of White Plains.  The award ...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

City of White Plains Recognizes Veterans with Personalized Flags of Honor Along Main Street

As a tribute to our veterans past and present, the City of White Plains has created an assemblage of American Flags along Main Street.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

White Plains to Honor Veterans at Veteran's Day Ceremony

Mayor Roach extended his thanks the American Legion Post 135 for hosting the event and the Mayor’s Veterans Committee for their work on behalf of the veterans. All residents and visitors are invited to come pay tribute to our veterans who have s...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

City of White Plains Accepting Applications for City Court Judge

The City of White Plains is accepting applications for two (2) City Court Judge positions. The City Court Judge position requires an attorney who is a resident of the City of White Plains and has been admitted to practice law in the State of New York for ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

City of White Plains Community Development Block Grant Special Rehabilitation Funding Availability

Funds are available to support rehabilitation of special needs housing and community facilities that serve the low/moderate income resident population of the City of White Plains. For 2016-17, approximately $150,000 is available through the CDBG Special R...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

City of White Plains To Recognize Veterans With Flags of Honor Along Main Street

As a tribute to our veterans, the City of White Plains will display "A Row of Honor" along Main Street. Flag sponsorship is $50.00. To reserve a flag contact Deputy Commissioner Fran Croughan at Fcroughan@whiteplainsny.gov or 914.422.1339. Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

White Plains Fire Dept. Launches Video On The Dangers Of Carbon Monoxide

The Quiet Killer” explains the dangers posed by Carbon Monoxide (CO), as well as how residents can protect themselves and avoid exposure. In addition to the video, the Fire Department will be distributing an educational brochure about Carbon Monoxide to h...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

White Plains Transit District Study Launches Web Application

Following up on last week's Transit District public meeting, the City of White Plains has launched a web application which focuses on potential long-term development scenarios for city-owned parcels in the Transit District.

The web application can be ...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

City of White Plains Announces Fire Fighter Exam

The City of White Plains is actively seeking a diverse pool of candidates for the March 18, 2017 Fire Fighter Civil Service Exam. The exam is open to Westchester County residents; however White Plains residents will be given preference in appointment. The...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Ebersole Ice Rink Skate School Programs

Register in person at The Recreation Office on:
Wednesday, October 5th, 3-7 pmThursday, October 6th, 3-7 pm
Saturday, October 8th, 10 am - 12 noon

Session 1 begins October 14th. Group classes run in 6 week sessions. Classes are offered Friday aft...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

New Story Now Being Featured at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park's StoryWalk: "The Kissing Hand"

There's a new story up at the Bryant-Mamaroneck Park StoryWalk! Enjoy a walk in the crisp fall air while reading "The Kissing Hand" by Audrey Penn. A heart-warming story about a mother and son raccoon and the importance of family and love. Thru Nov. 14th.

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

City of White Plains Using Goats at Baldwin Farms

Goats have been successfully used in clearing and maintenance projects by the NY / NJ Port Authority, National Park Service, New York City Parks Department, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and cemeteries and colleges. The cost of ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

White Plains Transit District Public Meeting

Please join us on Wed, Sept. 28th at 6:30 PM at ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, to see how your comments have formed the development of near- and long-term opportunities that will guide the future of the Downtown White Plains Transit District.

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Applications Now Being Accepted for the White Plains Mayor’s Youth Council

The Youth Council is open to any high school student who lives in the City of White Plains. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Wednesday evenings at the White Plains Youth Bureau.

The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 7:00 – 8:...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Con Edison Announces White Plains Area Growth Program Conversion to Natural Gas

If you own any building – homes, multi-family or commercial properties – within the city limits, this is the time to get connected with natural gas.

Con Edison is expanding its natural gas infrastructure in the City of White Plains and your building m...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

City Of White Plains Travel Basketball Program Try-Outs

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The Travel Basketball Programs competitive teams consists of White Plains Residents ONLY. The teams compete in league play against AAU, Travel, CYO, and Recreation teams throughout the tri-state area.

Try-outs are offered for the following grades: 5th ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Mayor’s Advisory Comm for People with Disabilities & White Plains Community Media Create PSA

The PSA serves as both a reminder and an educational and awareness tool for the public about the do’s and don’ts of accessible parking. The PSA runs approximately 3 ½ minutes and is currently available on the Advisory Committee webpage and through White P...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

September 11 Tribute

On Sunday, September 11, six American flags will fly from City Hall as homage to the residents of White Plains who gave their lives. A Remembrance service will be held at 9:00 a.m. at Liberty Park on Lake Street, the permanent memorial site for these res...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Comprehensive Annual Performance & Evaluation Report Public Hearing

The report will be available for public comment during a 15-day period, September 9 - 23, 2016. A public hearing will be held on September 21, 2016, at 7 pm, in Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 Main Street, White Plains, NY. All interested citizens will...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

White Plains Rec & Parks Fall Soccer 2016 Registration Deadline Extended

To register, visit the White Plains Recreation and Parks Department at 85 Gedney Way, White Plains, NY during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Monday – Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.. For more information call (914) 422-1336.Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

City of White Plains 4th Annual Day Of Wellness Family Fun Festival Saturday, September 17th

This free outdoor event will be held 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street. The Festival will feature musical performances, health and wellness vendors, games, food, giveaways, and more! Visit select vendor booths and be...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

White Plains Reaches First Milestone In Phasing Out The Use Of The Dirtiest Fuel Oils

With the passage of this legislation, White Plains became the first municipality in Westchester County to take this proactive approach.

Fuel oils # 6 and # 4 pose a health risk to those who live in and immediately around the buildings where they are bu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Comes to Court Street on Saturday, September 10th

Get ready…Light saber battles, the Jedi and the Dark Side will all be projected larger than life on Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue.

All are welcome -- adults, children and families -- to join us for the movie and the pre-movie cost...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Dog Days At Kittrell Pool, Thursday, September 8, from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

The pool will be open for our furry companions to enjoy the water. All licensed dogs with owners 16 and older are welcome. Dogs must be under owner control at all times. This event is free to White Plains residents. Owners should be prepared to show pro...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Improve your Chances of Getting a Small Business Loan, September 7th at 10:00 am

This upcoming event is designed for individuals who want to have their own business and would like to learn how to gain capital as well as for individuals who want to grow or expand their current business. Topics include sources of capital, compiling a w...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Save the Date - White Plains Dads Take Your Child to School Day - Tuesday, September 20th

Accompany a child to school on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

White Plains Education Training Center Now Offering Phlebotomy Training Classes

Phlebotomy Training is now offered at the White Plains Education & Training Center - 303 Quarropas Street, White Plains. The program begins September 14th, 2016. Sign up as soon as possible to ensure your place or call 914 422-8200 for additional info.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Battle Avenue Road Resurfacing

Battle Avenue between Tarrytown Road and Chatterton Parkway will be closed in both directions for approximately 3 weeks beginning August 11th for extensive road work. While it's closed, residents of the area will be able to access Tarrytown Road via Chatt...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

The City of White Plains Launches My Brother's Keeper Program

The My Brother’s Keeper initiative was launched by President Obama in February 2014 to respond to the challenges faced by boys and young men of color, specifically the persistent opportunity gaps that hinder them in reaching their full potential. The ini...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Adult Fall Softball Leagues 2016

There will be an A & B level in each league and each league is open to residents and non-residents.

Weather permitting, the season will start the end of September and games will be played through the beginning of November. The leagues will play o...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Youth Bureau After School Connection Program Announce Online Registration

We invite parents to register for after school services for the 2016-2017 school year at: https://www.ezchildtrack.com/parent2/ParentLogin.aspx?c=whiteplainsny

The After School Connection Team will also accept registration forms during our normal busi...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Update: Shakespeare in the Park

Due to the unsettled weather forecast, tonight's performance of Shakespeare's "As You Like it" will be moved to the rain location: White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place. Showtime is at 7:00 PM. Admission: Free.Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

There will be temporary road closures on Thursday, July 14th from 6-9PM due to a community event

The area affected will include portions of West Post Rd, South Lexington Ave, Main St. and Court St. Expect delays in the area.

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Health Department Issues Heat Advisory

Municipal buildings offering a cool respite are:

The White Plains Senior Center, located at 65 Mitchell Place, is open to White Plains senior citizens from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The White Plains Public Library, located at 10...Read on...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Grand Opening for New Fitness Area and Playground at Kittrell Park, Friday, July 8, 2016 at 1:00 PM

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The playground features a colorful array of play structures, including slides, ramps, wiggle ladder, lollipop climbers, play panels, a wobble pod and a poured-in-place rubberized safety-surface.

One of the primary attributes of the playground is that i...Read on...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

“As You Like It” Outdoor Shakespeare at Turnure Park July 13th and July 14th

A White Plains summertime tradition: Shakespeare in the Park is back for its third year and the Shakespeare in the Park’s community following has grown by leaps and bounds.

Picnicking is encouraged! So gather your friends and family, bring your blank...Read on...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

UPDATE: Independence Day Fireworks Postponed to July 6th

As a result of the weather forecast for tomorrow, the City of White Plains Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks will be postponed to Wednesday, July 6th, 6:00 - 10:00 PM, at White Plains High School. While we are disappointed to have to postpone, ...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Sounds of Summer 2016

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The Sounds of Summer 2016 brochure lists events coming this summer in your local parks including: Free concerts, the Independence Day celebration, Noon Day Concerts, Neighborhood Nights, Dancing Under the Stars, the Outdoor Yoga Event, Shakespeare in the...Read on...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

City of White Plains Independence Day Celebration Friday, July 1st from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m

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Residents are encouraged to come early, bring blankets and chairs for this cherished White Plains tradition and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, games, entertainers, food and fireworks.

This year’s celebration will feature a wide variety of enterta...Read on...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Reminder! PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING TONIGHT!

Thank you for sharing your ideas and visions for the future of the Downtown White Plains Transit District.

Please join us for a hands-on session to review and discuss the work in progress.

Learn more at www.wptransitdistrict.com

*The Jaguar Room ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Noon Day Concerts On The Plaza

June 16 Linc Carnival – Island Tunes

June 23 Magic Touch – Acapella

June 30 Brian Carter Quartet - Jazz

July 7 JTonez Music – Top 40

July 14 Gunsmoke – Co...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

City Of White Plains Youth Bureau Seeking Women To Mentor Girls

The Real G.I.R.L.S. Academy program is designed to provide African American and Latino girls with vocational training, college and career readiness, SAT PREP, college tours, mentoring, field trips experiences, project based and environmental learning with...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

Going Beyond Your Comfort Zone’ Motivational Workshop featuring Jeremiah Taylor: June 23rd 8:30 a.m

This motivational workshop is designed for professionals in the field of sales, marketing, entrepreneurship and community engagement.

Jeremiah Taylor is a successful corporate sales executive and entrepreneur. At the age of 53 years old, Jeremiah was...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Downtown White Plains Transit District Study: Project Update Meeting

The next Public Engagement Session for the Downtown White Plains transit District Study will be held on Wednesday, June 15th at 6:30 p.m., in the NY Power Authority building, located at 123 Main Street, 1st floor Jaguar Room.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Summer Solstice Concert, Tuesday, June 21st beginning at 5:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. on Court Street

The White Plains Summer Solstice Concert on June 21 ushers in the latest sunset of the year with free live music from two can’t miss, breakout bands. Rain or shine, a slice of downtown White Plains will transform into a block-rockin' outdoor venue, comple...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

New Summer Story at the Bryant-Mamatoneck Park StoryWalk

The StoryWalk combines a children's story with a popular walking route. Children's books are selected, the pages separated, laminated, and placed along a walking path at regular intervals so readers can follow the story as they walk the route. The Story...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Walking History Hike in The Hills - Saturday, June 11th at 10 A.M.

White Plains resident, Bice Wilson will lead a guided hike of the historic "Hills," a historic black settlement now part of the Silver Lake Preserve. The hike begins at 10:00 A.M. at Liberty Park on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival, June 4th & 5th

The festival will feature approximately 60 artists displaying paintings, photography, ceramics, leather work, textiles, jewelry and many other handcrafted items. The attractions will also include children's art activities, an exhibit of the scholarship w...Read on...

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Posted on: May 29, 2016

UPDATE: Memorial Day Parade

The City of White Plains Memorial Day Parade has been canceled due to the poor weather forecast for Monday, May 30th. Instead, a Memorial Day ceremony will be held in the Common Council Chamber in City Hall at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Free Outdoor Yoga On Court Street, Wednesday June 22nd

The benefits of yoga for mind, body and spirit have been well established. Whether you have been thinking about starting a yoga practice and want to find out what it’s all about, or are an experienced yogi looking to practice with a dynamic and unique tea...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

White Plains Education Training Center Open House June 2nd at 6pm and June 9th at 11:30 am

Attend our Open House with family, friends and co-workers to learn more about what we have to offer. The Open House will be held on THURSDAY, JUNE 2nd, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm and THURSDAY, JUNE 9th, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. The WPETC is located at 303 Quarropas ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 20, 2016

City of White Plains Memorial Day Parade

White Plains' Annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30th at 10:00 a.m. The parade will begin on Church St between Main St and Hamilton Ave and proceed to the Rural Cemetery on North Broadway, followed by a ceremony at the cemetery.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

Explore White Plains' Many Parks with 'Passport to Parks'

Looking for something fun and adventurous to do this summer with the kids? The WP Rec & Parks Dept has the solution: Passport to Parks. It's a safe, fun way to travel, explore & discover White Plains parks. Pick-up your Passport this Sat @ Truck Day!

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

New! Summer Swim Team

The City of White Plains & the WP YMCA are joining forces to provide residents 6-18 yrs the opportunity to join the Citywide White Plains Summer Competitive Swim Team.The team will compete in the prestigious Westchester County Assoc Summer League.

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

New Kayak Boat Launch at Liberty Park Beginning May 14 through October 16th

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Kayaking is available for daily or seasonal use. Classes for families, adults and kids will be provided by Mountain Valley Guides. Kayak rentals are also available through Mountain Valley Guides.

Liberty Park is a two acre park located on Lake Street ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Outdoor Adventure Night! for Grades 5 - 8 -- This Friday!

Students in Grades 5 - 8, here's your chance to let loose at our “Outdoor Adventure Night” this Friday, May 13th, 7:00 - 10:00 PM at Delfino Park.

The event will feature laser tag, a rock climbing wall, obstacle course, and of course a DJ Dance Party....Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Bocce, Anyone?

The game of bocce is a sophisticated spin on outdoor bowling and is easy to play and fun to watch. Players must bring their own bocce balls (available at most local sporting goods stores). The Recreation and Parks Department also has a set to lend to re...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Champions for Youth Summer Jobs Press Conference - Wednesday, May 11

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White Plains Mayor Tom Roach will launch the 2016 City of White Plains Champions of Youth Summer Jobs Program with a Press Conference on Wednesday, May 11th at 10:00 a.m. at the White Plains Education and Training Center, located at 303 Quarropas Avenue i...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

White Plains Youth Bureau’s 4th Annual Father of the Year Awards Applications Wanted

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The awards will be announced at the 4th Annual Father of the Year Awards Breakfast to be held Saturday, June 11th 8:30 a.m. at Eastview Middle School.

Donnie Simmons, the Coordinator of the Youth Bureau’s Fatherhood Programs is excited and eager to wor...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach Elected President of the Conference of Mayors

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The Conference of Mayors represents 580 cities and villages in New York State, ranging from the smallest village to the City of New York. NYCOM has been in existence since 1910.

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

WHITE PLAINS BICYCLE SAFETY DAY, SATURDAY, MAY 7TH AT DELFINO PARK 10 AM - NOON

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Activities planned for the day include: Helmet fitting, bike inspections, bicycle safety rodeo, giveaways, music, and refreshments. There will be a Learn to Ride Program for children. You must bring your bike to participate.

For additional informatio...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Zika Information from Westchester County

Education: Attached is a new flyer “Keep Healthy and Get the Facts” that provides information on Zika and includes a link to a new brochure “Keep Healthy and Bug Off”. These materials offer personal protective measures that can be taken to avoid mosquito...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Cherry Blossom Festival moved to Ebersole Ice Rink

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Due to Sunday's forecast of inclement weather, the Cherry Blossom Festival venue has been moved to Delfino Park, Ebersole Ice Rink.

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Attention White Plains Motorists Planning to Travel Towards the Tappan Zee Bridge This Weekend

Attention White Plains Motorists Planning to Travel Towards the Tappan Zee Bridge for the April 29th weekend:
A message from the NYS Thruway Authority -- Northbound traffic towards Rockland County will be reduced to 1 lane from 9:00 PM Friday, April 29th...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

White Plains Cherry Blossom Festival, Sunday, May 1st at Turnure Park

The cherry tree and its blossoms, known as sakura, hold great significance for the Japanese people and are an important part of their rich history. In Japanese culture the cherry blossom represents the end of the winter season and the beginning of new lif...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Let's Get Ready SAT Prep in Partnership with the Youth Bureau, WP High School & Berkeley College

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Students who participate in the program have seen an average increase in their SAT Scores of 115 points. Of the students who have enrolled in the SAT Prep program, 92% go on to enroll in college. Applications are available to students who will be senior...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

StoryWalk at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park Opens for Season

The weather is warming up and White Plains is blooming with daffodils and tulips. It's finally spring and we have the perfect spring afternoon family activity for you: StoryWalk at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park. The StoryWalk combines a children's story with a p...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2016

White Plains Public Library Calendar of Events - May, 2016

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CONTACT INFORMATION (Children), CALL: 914-422-1476
Rosemary Rasmussen rrasmuss@whiteplainslibrary.org

CALENDAR OF EVENTS -- May 2016FOR ADULTS
Mondays / 2, 9, 16, 23 & Thursdays/ 5, 12, 19, 26 / 2:00 PM English Conversation Group Librarian and ...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

White Plains Announces Expansion of ParkWhitePlains, City's Mobile Parking App

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The City sought to expand the availability of the service and has just completed a testing period for implementation of ParkWhitePlains to the on-street meter spaces. Expansion to the entire on-street meter system is now underway. ParkWhitePlains stickers...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

White Plains History Roundtable on World War II, The Holocaust and White Plains May 18 at the WPPL

We will be joined by Peter Somogyi, from the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center's speakers' bureau. We will also have scrapbooks, photographs, and documents from the White Plains Collection that tell the story of White Plains during World War ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

The White Plains Youth Bureau's 8th Annual Father-Daughter Dance, April 29th

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The White Plains Youth Bureau's Eighth Annual Father-Daughter Dance will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Friday, April 29, 2016 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The evening will feature dinner, dancing and prizes.

The dance is open to couples of all ages a...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Notice of Public Comment and Public Meeting on U.S. Dept of HUD Comm. Dev. Block Grant 2015-19

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CITY OF WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK

Notice of Public Comment and Public Meeting
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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Summer Youth Employment Applications Available Online

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Summer youth employment applications for year round White Plains residents, 14-21 years of age, are now available. Applications can be accessed online at www.whiteplainsteens.com.
Completed applications can be submitted to the Youth Bureau’s Youth Emplo...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Downtown White Plains Transit District Study: Community Open House

Downtown White Plains Transit District Community Open House Monday, April 18th @ 6:30 PM, New York Power Authority building, Jaguar Room (1st floor), 123 Main Street. www.wptransitdistrict.com.

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

Downtown White Plains Transit District Study: Community Open House

Downtown White Plains Transit District Community Open House Monday, April 11th @ 6:30 PM, Church Street School Cafeteria. www.wptransitdistrict.com.

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Special Meeting Dates of the Common Council to Discuss the Proposed 2016-17 City Budget

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Listed below are the dates for Special Meetings of the Common Council of the City of White Plains for the purpose of discussing the Proposed 2016-2017 City Budget.

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

White Plains Common Council Passes Overhaul of City's Taxi Ordinance

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The White Plains Common Council approved an overhaul of the City's Taxi Ordinance at their April meeting yesterday evening. The changes had been sought by Mayor Roach. The ordinance authorized: five additional White Plains taxicab medallions to be assi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Attention Residents: You Will Be Receiving a Letter from Sustainable Westchester

All White Plains residents who do not purchase power from an Energy Services Company (ESCO) will be receiving a letter from Sustainable Westchester about Community Choice Aggregation / Westchester Power, a community-based bulk energy purchasing program in...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2016

Weekend Weather - High Winds Expected

Gusting winds of up to 60 mph expected on Sunday. Be sure to call ConEd at 1-800-75ConED if you see downed wires or lose power. April is coming in like a LION!!! Stay safe, White Plains!

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Downtown White Plains Transit District Study Launches "Question of the Week"

White Plains Mayor Tom Roach announced a new component of the public engagement plan for the Downtown White Plains Transit District Study. "Starting this week, we will be reaching out directly to the public with a Question of the Week," said May...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Draft Community Development 2016-17 Annual Action Plan

CITY OF WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK

Notice of Public Comment and Public Hearing on U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2016-17 Annual Action Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of White P...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

Last Week to Skate at Ebersole for the Season

Looking for something to do with the kids this week? Take advantage of the last few days of the Ebersole Ice Rink season. The rink is open for public skating 1-3 PM, Monday, 3/21 - Thursday, 3/24.

Posted on: March 17, 2016

Fifth Annual Harlem Fine Arts Show Comes to White Plains Tuesday, March 29th

This year's Special Recognition Honorees include the acclaimed R&B and Pop singing group Atlantic Starr and youth phenome Julius Rodriguez. Featured authors include: Flo Anthony, David Banks, Dr. Martia Goodson, Monica Michelle and Carol Hill Mackey.Read on...

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

White Plains Youth Bureau to Attend Civil Rights Journey

Youth from White Plains Youth Bureau, along with their parents, will participate in a four day Civil Rights journey with parents and teens from Westchester Reform Temple. The Bridging Cultures program was established six years ago to develop and build pa...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Go Green from St. Patrick's Day Until Earth Day!

Donate your old shoes to a City wide shoe recycling effort as part of the City's celebration of Earth Day. This month-long effort is underway and will culminate the weekend of April 23-24 at Ebersole Ice Rink. Donation collection boxes are conveniently ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

4th Annual "Jump In and Swim" White Plains! Begins March 16 through April 2, 2016

The 4th Annual City-wide "Jump In and Swim" Month will feature events such as free swim classes and water-based activities to residents of all ages. Additional activities include: a Swim Jamboree for families at the White Plains YMCA, Learn to ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

City Zoning Changes Lead to Redevelopment of Westmoreland Avenue Site

In August of 2015, the Common Council approved a forward thinking rezoning of the Westmoreland Avenue corridor from LI Light Industrial to LI-M Light Industrial Mixed Use. The new LI-M District was specifically created to encourage the transformation of t...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

White Plains Library Calendar of Events - April 2016

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The White Plains Library offers programming for all ages and interests.

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

White Plains Trivia Night - Wednesday, March 30th at the White Plains Library

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Join us for a night of history, food, prizes and fun! Come together with a team of 4-6 people or come solo and you'll be added to a team. White Plains Trivia Night is the March edition of the White Plains History Roundtable. For more info call 422 1400

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

White Plains Education & Training Center Opens for Business

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The Prelude - First Phase of Winbrook Redevelopment - Now Complete. Located in downtown White Plains, the recently completed Phase One project includes 103 affordable housing units and the White Plains Education and Training Center.

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

All Youth Bureau After School Programs at Highlands Middle School Canceled Today

Due to an earlier power outage at Highlands Middle School, all Youth Bureau after-school programs held at Highlands are canceled today.

Posted on: February 24, 2016

White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade Celebrates the Irish and the Wearing of the Green

Lt. William Bertram, W.P.P.D., Ret. is the 2016 Grand Marshal. Bill will lead the parade with his aides, Colleen Iodice, Doris Mady, Gerri Molloy, Deputy Chief Tim Ryan, W.P.F.D., Kevin Slattery and Pat Walsh.

The installation of the Grand Marshal a...Read on...

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Posted on: February 22, 2016

White Plains Recreation & Parks Camp Fair This Saturday, Feb 27th, 10 A.M. to 1 P.M

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Learn about exciting camp programs. Meet the Camp Directors and staff and hear about our half and full day camps with activities, entertainment, special events, trips, swimming and early drop off and extended day services.

Hear about our specialty cam...Read on...

Posted on: February 22, 2016

White Plains Public Library Calendar of Events - March, 2016

The White Plains Public Library offers programming for White Plains residents of all ages and interests.

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Computer Courses Starting January 10th!

  All offerings require Registration    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER NOW! Free of Charge - Space is Limited

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