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Posted on: May 21, 2018

New White Plains Happenings Calendar Feature Added to Burbio, Community Calendar App

In January, the City announced its partnership with Burbio, a free online calendar app. Now, 4 months into that partnership, we are excited to announce a new feature for users: The White Plains Business Improvement District (WP BID) Happenings Calendar.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

City of White Plains Memorial Day Parade

The City's annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 28th. The parade will begin on Church St, between Main St & Hamilton Ave and proceed to the Rural Cemetery on No. Bway. Parade steps off at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

White Plains Recognizes Veterans with 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.  White Plains will commemorate Memorial Day on Monday, May 28 with a parade and ceremony beginning at 10:00 a...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Due to Expected Inclement Weather, all rec activities scheduled for after 4:30 PM today are canceled

Due to the threat of severe thunderstorms for our area, all recreation activities scheduled after 4:30 p.m. have been canceled. This includes: Little League, T-Ball, Softball, Swim and Track Programs. White Plains City School District

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Arts Westchester & City of White Plains Unveil Street Art Mural

White Plains Mayor Tom Roach and ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam today joined the community to celebrate the completion of a new street mural on Mamaroneck and Martine Avenues. The public art project, created by well-known street artist Wayne &ldquo...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

White Plains Public Library Announces Grand Opening of Everyday Healthy Café

Plenty of libraries offer coffee and snacks. But few public libraries have full-blown cafes, with extensive food and beverage selections. But the White Plains Public Library’s new café—a partnership between the Library and t...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: May 4, 2018

BIG Truck Day, Saturday, May 12th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m

The City of White Plains Department of Public Works is excited to announce the details of their super popular, hands-on annual Truck Fair for children.  This interactive, fun, free and informative day will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

WP Dept of Public Works Launches Garbage, Recycling & Brush Collection App

The White Plains Dept of Public Works has launched a new app to help keep White Plains residents informed about garbage, recycling & brush collection. Called ‘White Plains DPW at Your Service,’ this new app will provide residents w...Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Programs for People with Differing Abilities

The White Plains Recreation & Parks Department is committed to ensuring that its programs are available to all resident youth and to help all young people to realize their full potential through age appropriate recreation activity.Read on...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

New Spring Story Is Now Up At The Bryant - Mamaroneck Park Story Walk

My Spring Day: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, written by Ally Nathaniel and illustrated by Milena Radeva. Gabi and her siblings Adam and Abigail, wake up to a beautiful spring day and have fun exploring the many simple things one can do outside with ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Due to Expected Inclement Weather, the Farmers' Market Opening Has Been Postponed to Wed, May 2

Sorry folks, tomorrow looks to be a soaker. Definitely not the day to come out to a farmers' market. The opening is postponed for one week. We look forward to seeing you on WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd, 8 AM-4 PM on Court Street.

Posted on: April 23, 2018

White Plains Take It or Leave It Shed Opens for Season, Saturday, April 28th

The TILI Shed it sponsored by Eco Neighbors in cooperation with White Plains Department of Public Works.

White Plains 
Take It or Leave It 
(TILI) Shed
Opening Day:SAT, APRIL 28TH 

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

USE OF LEAF BLOWERS

USE OF LEAF BLOWERS

The City of White Plains leaf blower ordinance is geared toward reducing loud, unnecessary and unwanted noise in our neighborhoods.

The ordinance states:

ü  The use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers is allowed ONLY during...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

White Plains Farmers Markets Opens on Wednesday, April 25th for the 2018 Season

The City of White Plains’ very own Outdoor Farmers’ Market will reopen for the season next week on Wednesday, April 25th in downtown White Plains!

Starting on the 25th, the outdoor Farmers’ Market will be open weekly on Wednes...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

WP BID Purchases Additional Solar-Powered Garbage Receptacle For Use In Downtown

The City of White Plains began piloting Big Belly Solar garbage receptacles in the downtown area in the spring of 2016. These big boys are capable of holding five times the amount of garbage as standard trash receptacles by compacting the garbage deposite...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

White Plans Youth Bureau 2nd Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math (STEAM) Fair

The fair will include a judged competition of student projects in all STEAM areas, with prizes awarded in different age categories.  It will also include an exciting interactive exhibition hall with exhibits and demonstrations from many of the Fa...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

The White Plains My Brother’s Keeper program will host Hugh B. Price, April 16th

The White Plains My Brother’s Keeper program will host Hugh B. Price, former President of the National Urban League, on Monday, April 16th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the White Plains Library Auditorium.  Max Rodriguez, Publisher of ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Notice of Special Rehabilitation Funding Availability

The City of White Plains (“the City”) Department of Planning is soliciting applications for loan funding requests for Special Rehabilitation funding available through the Community Development Block Grant Program. Funds are available t...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

NYS Public Service Commission to Hold Public Hearings on March Storms & Power Outages

The New York State Public Service Commission is sponsoring a series of public statement hearings regarding the March 2018 winter storms and resulting power outages. 

A public hearing will be held in White Plains on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:00 PM...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Westchester Open House For Lower Hudson Transit Link Has Been Rescheduled for April 11, 2018

The New York State Department of Transportation has rescheduled its Lower Hudson Transit Link (LHTL) program Open House in Westchester that was originally planned for Wednesday, March 21, in White Plains.

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

MTA Metro-North Announces Renewal Project to Bring State of the Art Improvements to White Plains

MTA Metro-North Railroad has announced that a full-scale renewal project that will bring state of the art improvements to the White Plains station is underway.  

The project will give Metro-North customers a reimagined station, one that&a...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Special Meetings of the Common Council to Discuss the Proposed 2018-2019 Budget

The meetings will be held in the Mayor's Conference Room (unless otherwise noted), Municipal Building, 255 Main Street.  




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Posted on: April 2, 2018

City of White Plains Celebrates National Community Development Week April 2 - 6, 2018

The City of White Plains was designated as a CDBG Entitlement Community in 1974 by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. CDBG remains one of the most important federal resources available for devising flexible solutions to meet ...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Community Gun Buy-Back, Friday, April 13, 2018

The Community Gun Buy Back program is scheduled for Friday, April 13, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 PM at Mount Hope AME Zion Church 65 Lake Street, White Plains, New York.   Payment will be made by Debit Card at the site: $25.00 for non...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Notice of Public Comment and Public Hearing on HUD and CDBG 2018-2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of White Plains Community Development Draft 2018-19 Annual Action Plan will be available for a 30-day public review period beginning March 29, 2018. The proposed plan will be available on the City’s website at www.whiteplainsn...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Theater Lovers Club

The White Plains Theater Lovers Club will meet on Wednesday, April 4th at 1:00 PM and on Thursday, May 24th at 6:00 PM to decide which Broadway shows they will attend.  The meetings takes place at the White Plains Community Center, locat...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

The City of White Plains Rec and Parks Department Plainsmen Ice Hockey travel program try-out dates

The City of White Plains Recreation and Parks Department will hold Plainsmen Ice Hockey travel program try-outs on the following dates:  Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Mites/U8: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Squirts/U10: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. PeeWee/U12: 8:30 - 9:30 p.m...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Go Green White Plains - 6th Annual Citywide Earth Day Shoe Recycling Initiative

Dig out those old dusty shoes and donate them to our 6th Annual Citywide Shoe Recycling effort. Donating shoes couldn’t be easier. There is a dedicated Soles for Souls Bin located at the Gedney Recycling Facility on Gedney Way and drop off boxes...Read on...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

2018 TECH BOOTCAMPS at The White Plains Education & Training Center

Visit wpetcitbootcamp.com for Course Information & Admissions Criteria APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30th, 2018 

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

White Plains Rec & Parks, Library and Youth Bureau programs canceled today due to inclement weather

All Youth Bureau programs and activities are canceled today. All Rec programs and activities are canceled and all Library programs scheduled for 3/21 - including the AARP Tax Aide - have been canceled - check the Library's website for more information.

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents for March 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm warning for our area for Wednesday, March 21st. The storm is expected to bring with it wind gusts and heavy snow, indicating the potential for power outages.

Con Ed customers can report a power outage...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

White Plains Recreation & Parks –Accepting Applications for Summer Camp Staff

Candidates must be able to fulfill the following requirements: Be at least 16 years old as of June 15, 2018 (Teen Camp candidates must be at least 18 years of age by June 15, 2018); be available to work typically from 8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. daily;...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

ArtsWestchester White Plains Street Art

ArtsWestchester today announced that twenty artists from throughout the Hudson Valley have submitted proposals for a public art opportunity in the City of White Plains.  ArtsWestchester, in partnership with the City of White Plains, White Plains ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Con Ed Announces it will Provide Food & Medicine Reimbursement to Customers

Con Ed has announced that it will reimburse customers who lost power for 3 consecutive days or more for food & medicines as a result of the two Nor'Easters that hit our area. Customers may receive reimbursements fro up to $225 or up to $515 with recei...Read on...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Weather-Related Update for White Plains Residents for March 12, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm warning for our area for Tuesday, March 13th

The City’s Department of Public Works crews will be working through the storm to clear roads as quickly and completely as possible. In...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

White Plains Jump In and Swim

2018 Jump In and Swim activities include:

  • Presentations at all White Plains Elementary Schools by USA Olympian, Maritza McClendon, who will speak with the children about the importance of water safety.

  • Friday, March 23rd, 7:00 p.m. - Family Swim Game Night ...
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Posted on: March 8, 2018

City of White Plains Spring/Summer Guide to Program & Services

Highlights for Spring/Summer 2018 include:  The City’s 21st Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 10th. The Parade steps off at Noon on Mamaroneck Avenue.  Answer to Cancer White Plains Hospital 5K Road...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Weather-Related Cancellations for Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for tonight has been re-scheduled to Wednesday, March 14th at 7 PM at City Hall.

Posted on: March 7, 2018

Weather Related Cancellations for Wednesday, March 7th - 11:30 AM

The White Plains Public Library will closee at Noon today.

Posted on: March 7, 2018

Weather-Related Cancellations for Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 9:00 AM

All Youth Bureau & Rec & Parks programs/activities, inc all senior programs, are canceled for Wednesday, March 7th. All classes are canceled at the White Plains Education & Training Center are canceled for today. The Library will open at 10:00...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2018

Weather-Related Update for White Plains Residents & Businesses for March 6, 2018 - 3:00 PM

There are still several areas of the city without power. Con Ed’s response has been sorely lacking countywide. We are in constant contact with them and are facilitating the crews that do come, but they have a serious lack of resources throughout...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Warming Center Available for White Plains Residents

The City's warming center, located at the White Plains Education & Training Center, 303 Quarropas Street, will be open again this evening starting at 6:00 PM.

Posted on: March 5, 2018

What to do about Fallen Trees on Private Property

For fallen trees on private property, residents can have the tree cut in 2 ft lengths. Place at curb for City to pick up until 3/23. Bagged yard debris pick up is suspended until the wk of 3/26 while City picks up the large trees that have been downed.

Posted on: March 4, 2018

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents & Businesses for March 4, 2018 - 8:00 PM

White Plains saw extensive damage as a result of the Nor’Easter that hit our area on Friday. City Department of Public Works crews were out during the storm and have been working tirelessly since then clearing fallen trees and tree limbs. By Sat...

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Posted on: March 3, 2018

White Plains Library Open on Sunday

The White Plains Public Library will be open on Sunday, March 4th from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Free WiFi and charging are available -- along with all the other wonderful things our library has to offer.

Posted on: March 3, 2018

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents & Businesses for March 3, 2018 - 12:45 PM

Due to storm conditions we had numerous trees fall in the city resulting in power loss and street closures.  The City of White Plains has had its forestry crews out working since last night to clear downed trees and tree limbs. Our crews...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Weather - Related Information for March 2, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Unstable weather conditions will continue through this evening as a result of the Nor'easter that is hitting our area. Con Ed is reporting scattered power outages in White Plains. There are also significant power outages throughout the County. To report a...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns To White Plains - March 8, 2018

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS), one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious collections of works (paintings, photographs, books, and sculptures) by African-American artists, both established and emerging, will return to the City of White ...
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Posted on: February 22, 2018

White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade & Installation Ceremony Celebrates the Irish

Mary Broderick Ryan, a lifetime resident of White Plains, will be this year’s Grand Marshal and will lead the parade along with her Aides: Lorraine Walsh Bruschi, Liz Clark, Dr. Catherine McGovern, Cormac Daly, Kevin D’Arcy, an...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

White Plains Rec & Parks Summer Day Camp Registration Now Open - Scholarships Available!

Camp operates from July 2nd through August 10th, 2018.   Campers can expect a full schedule of fun and interesting activities, including art, sports, dance, swimming, trips, special events and more at Camp Panawok, Camp Quarropas and Te...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Ebersole Ice Rink is the ideal location to enjoy outdoor recreation this winter season!

Public skate sessions at Ebersole: 

Thursdays 12:00 - 2:00 PM p.m.

Fridays 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. ad 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Saturdays  1:45 - 4:15 p.m. 

Sundays 8:30 -10:15 a.m. (adults only) and 1:15 - 3:45 p.m.- 3:45 p.m.

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

White Plains Recreation & Parks Summer Day Camp Early Registration Now - April 16, 2018

Save money with the early payment plan and financial aid programming. Early drop off and extended day services are also available. Specialty Camps  include Cheer-Hip Hop Camp, Creative Arts Exploration Camp, Mad Science Inventi...Read on...
Posted on: February 6, 2018

2018 Tech Bootcamps at the WPETC

Our brand new courses include: NETWORK SECURITY TECHNICIAN (15 weeks starting June 4th | 2 Certifications) and IT SUPPORT SPECIALIST (11 weeks starting September 24th | 1 Certification). Both courses will be held at the WPETC which is convenientl...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

White Plains Youth Bureau Hosts 13th Annual Performing Arts Benefit, Sat, Feb 24th at 7pm

The 2018 show is entitled, Follow My Lead, and will recognize Joe Cavise, the director of Dance Cavise Studios and Off Center Dance Theatre, as the Artistic Honoree and will feature performances by three Off Center Dance Theatre Companies as well...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

City of White Plains FEBRUARY 2018 Newsletter

Read the City of White Plains February 2018 Newsletter.  Read on...
Posted on: January 23, 2018

City of White Plains to Partner with BURBIO - Innovative Calendar-Synching Tool

Do you ever feel like it’s hard to keep track of the many interesting events happening in our White Plains community?  Now there’s a solution.  The City of White Plains is excited to announce that it is partnering wit...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

White Plains Recreation and Parks Summer Camp Fair - Saturday, February 3, 2018

Bring the kids, while you meet and talk to our camp directors and staff, the kids can enjoy  a magician show at 11:00 a.m., popcorn and crafts.  Learn about the exciting day camp programs offered for children, grades K...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: January 16, 2018

White Plains Youth Bureau Receives Cockpit Flight Simulator, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Wed, Jan 17

The Flight Simulator program will be open to White Plains children and youth first grade through high school.  Students will learn a variety of skills including Science, Meteorology, Computer Instruction, Map Reading, N...Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Alert for Drivers & Pedestrians: Water Main Repair Work

There will be lane closures on Main Street & No. Lexington Avenue due to water main repairs for the next two weeks. Work is scheduled Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:30 AM and 3:30 PM. Expect delays in the area. Please consider using alterna...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2018

1/5/18 Weather Related Cancellations

Ebersole Ice Rink is closed today. The Friday free swim program at WPHS pool is canceled.
All Friday evening and Saturday programs and activities at the Youth Bureau are canceled.

Posted on: January 4, 2018

Updated 12:30 PM: Weather related cancellations

All Youth Bureau and Recreation and Parks programs and activities are cancelled for today due to the weather. The library will close at 1:00 p.m. today.

Posted on: January 3, 2018

Water Main Break on North Street

There is a water main break on North St. just North of Bryant Ave. Dept. of Public Works crew is working on it now. If you notice that your water is discolored run the cold water and it should clear. Water is safe to drink.

Posted on: December 30, 2017

Join Us Downtown to Celebrate the New Year!

New Year's Eve Revelers - Arrive early to avoid delays entering through security gates.
More Info: http://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=567

Posted on: December 29, 2017

Special Paper Pick Up This Saturday

REMINDER for White Plains residents: Special Paper Pick Up this Saturday, 12/30! Get rid of all that holiday paper, boxes, etc.

Posted on: December 28, 2017

City of White Plains JANUARY 2018 Newsletter

Read the City of White Plains January 2018 E-Newsletter Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2017

Information for Residents Regarding Payment of 2018 City, School District and County Taxes

Information for Residents Regarding Payment of 2018 City, School District and County Taxes

Property tax bills for the 2nd half 2017-18 city and school district taxes have already been issued and residents can pay those bills now.  Payments are due...

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Posted on: December 23, 2017

Water Main Break - Update 12/23/17

Repairs to the road as a result of yesterday's water main break at North Lexington and Main Street are ongoing. North Lexington between Hamilton Ave. & Main St. remains closed, as do the 2 left lanes of Main Street between Bank St. & So. Lexington...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Water Main Break - Update

Crews have isolated the break & the system is now re-pressurizing. It should be within normal range within an hour.  Similar to when the City flushes hydrants, if you experience discolored water, simply run cold water until it runs clear. The...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Water Main Break - Update

Water main break at No. Lexington & Main St resulting in pressure drop. Crews working to isolate break, which will restore presure. WP PD has closed No Lexington btwn Hamilton & Main St and the two left lanes of Main St btwn Bank St & So. Lexington.

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Attention Residents: Water Main Break

There is a water main break currently affecting houses in elevated locations throughout the city. The Dept. of Public Works is aware of the problem and is actively working to remediate it. We will continue to post updates as we get them. Thank you.

Posted on: December 21, 2017

Ring in the New Year in White Plains!

The White Plains New Year’s Eve Spectacular promises to be a fun, family-friendly event. All are encouraged to come downtown and ring in the New Year close to home with us in White Plains. The City and the BID are pleased to announce White Plai...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Important Information for City of White Plains Taxpayers

The City of White Plains accepts payments any time after the bill is issued.  The City makes no representation regarding the impact of payment in December on Federal Tax liability. Property owners are advised to contact their tax advisors should...Read on...
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Skate with Frosty the Snowman -Sunday, December 17 at Ebersole Ice Rink

The Holiday schedule for Ebersole is as follows:

Sunday, December 24 - Public Skate, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, December 25, Christmas Day – Ebersole Ice Rink will be closed

Tuesday, December 26 thru Thursday, December 28 - Public Skate, 1:00 - 3:4...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

WinterFest Entertainment Schedule

WinterFest kicks off Wed, December 20th and runs through Sun, December 24th on Court Street and is open Wed & Thurs 11:00am - 7:00pm, Fri & Sat 11:00am - 9:00pm, Sun 10:00am - 2:00pm Admission to WinterFest and all entertainment and cooking demos ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

New Year's Eve Vendor Permits Available

A limited number of permits will be issued upon receipt of a completed application and applicable permit fee.

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

City of White Plains to Celebrate 1st Anniversary of My Brother's Keeper Initiative

The Anniversary Celebration will also honor four White Plains leaders for changing the trajectory of White Plains Youth: Lieutenant James Spencer and Sergeant Louis Muniz, White Plains Public Safety; Raymond Tribble Supervisor White Youth Bureau and Micha...Read on...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Cityof White Plains Recognizes 25, 30, 35 & 40 Year Employees

25 Year Service Awards

Assessor’s Office

Gloria Cusano, Assessor’s Aide

Building Department

Gaetano Magnotta, Senior Building/Housing Code Enforcement Officer 

Parking Department

John Larson, Commissioner

Joanne Delanoy, Senior Parki...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

City of White Plains DECEMBER 2017 Newsletter

Read the City of White Plains December E-Newsletter.Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2017

WINTERFEST DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY MARKET 5-Day Outdoor Market Offers Unique Holiday Shopping Experience

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

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

City Lights, Bright Holiday Nights - Sunday, December 3rd at Renaissance Plaza

All are invited to attend and take in the sights and sounds of the season.  We promise an evening filled with fun family entertainment in the heart of White Plains.  Guests will enjoy music provided by the White Plains Youth Bureau Choru...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Santa's Mailbox has arrived on the front steps of City Hall

We are honored that Santa has once again chosen White Plains for this important purpose.  White Plains resident children may drop their letters in the mailbox any time between now and Friday, December 15, 2017.  Children should remember ...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2017

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

The following individuals, families and/or businesses proudly sponsored a flag in honor of a veteran who has served or is presently serving our country:

SPONSOR                &nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

White Plains Honors Veterans In Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony

The annual event, which is organized by the Mayor’s Veterans Committee, will feature recollections and insights by a keynote speaker. This year the Mayor’s Veterans Committee will honor US Navy, Vietnam Veteran Peter Stone.  ...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: October 30, 2017

City of White Plains NOVEMBER Newsletter

Read the City of White Plains November E-Newsletter.Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2017

CITY OF WHITE PLAINS FLAGS OF HONOR

In time for Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11, we are accepting a donation of $50.00 for the sponsorship of a flag. Your honoree and sponsor name will be: printed in a press release to media outlets, displayed on signage at City Hall, located...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

POSTPONED: Frightfully Fun Halloween Festival. New Date: Nov. 5th

The weather forecast for Sunday looks terrible, so we are postponing the Frightfully Fun Festival until next Sunday, November 5th. Noon - 4:00 PM on Court Street (between Martine & Main Streets). Don't pack up those Halloween costumes!

Posted on: October 24, 2017

Help for At Risk Homeowners

WRO is a U.S. Housing and Urban Development approved Housing Counseling Agency conveniently located in the City of White Plains. WRO specializes in providing education and counseling to homeowners at risk of losing their homes. There are special programs ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of White Plains Frightfully Fun Festival, Sunday, October 29 on Court Street

The pumpkins are carved. The candy has been purchased. The costumes are begging to be worn. The anticipation is building and the kids are getting...EXCITED!  When Halloween arrives, youngsters around White Plains will be out trick-or-treating. Th...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Star Gazers welcome tonight at Delfino Park

The Orionid meteor shower is 1 of 2 meteor showers created by debris from Comet Halley. It's called Orionids because the meteors seem to emerge or radiate from the constellation Orion. A First Quarter Moon will make this meteor shower easy to see in both...Read on...
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Milling Existing Asphalt and Paving - Bank Street from Martine Avenue to Fisher Avenue

Preparation work consisting of, but not, limited to minor roadway milling and casting adjustments will begin on or about October 19th (weather permitting).

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

The City of White Plains Youth Bureau Awarded 5-Year Grant to Launch Free After-School Programs

The White Plains Youth Bureau will launch its 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLCs) at five elementary schools (Church Street School; Ridgeway Elementary; Mamaroneck Avenue School; Post Road School; George Washington Elementary) and two com...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

City of White Plains Youth Bureau After School Program Celebrates Lights on After School Oct. 26th

Lights On After School is a nationwide celebration of after-school programs that attracts over 1 million Americans to 8,000 events across the country and U.S military bases around the world. On October 26th people across the country will be joining togethe...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

French American School of New York (FASNY) Special Meeting October 23rd

The White Plains Common Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Common Council Chamber, City Hall, 255 Main Street, to discuss the application submitted on behalf of the French-American School of New York...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

New Halloween Story Up Now at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park StoryWalk

The season of witches and goblins is upon us and it’s time to roll out a new story on the Bryant-Mamaroneck Park StoryWalk.   Our Halloween story is “Room on the Broom” written by Julia Donaldson and illustr...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Mark Your Calendar! White Plains WinterFest Holiday Market will be here before you know it.

WinterFest offers a unique holiday shopping experience by showcasing artisan crafts and food vendors. Now in its third year, WinterFest has been modeled after the outdoor holiday markets that occur in many European cities during the holi...
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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Water Main Flushing/Hydrant and Valve Maintenance

During the month of October, 2017 the following areas will be flushed: * Fisher Hill * Central Business District * Westminster - Woodcrest The water is safe for human consumption. To avoid inconvenience, check the water before doing laundry and keep wa...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: September 29, 2017

The White Plains Recreation & Parks “Legends Doubles Tennis Tournament

The Legends Doubles Tournament is designed to promote recreational tennis for players of all levels. It also provides the opportunity for many to experience tournament tennis play for the first time.  The tournament is open to all White Plains re...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

City of White Plains OCTOBER 2017 Newsletter

Read the City of White Plains October E-Newsletter.

Posted on: September 28, 2017

White Plains Fire Department to Donate Used Fired Hose to Hose2Habitat

As with any equipment, Fire hose has a life span.  The White Plains Fire Department recently purchased a large amount of hose for replacement, which leaves them with a few thousand lengths of hose to discard.

 

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

The City of White Plains Youth Bureau Announces Youth of the Year Award Nominations

The White Plains Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for its Annual 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 ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Assistance for Mexico & Puerto Rico

El Centro Hispano, in conjunction with their Boy Scout troop, is spearheading the collection of needed articles for those impacted by the earthquake in Mexico. For a list of needed items click "Additional Info" below. The collection will take pl...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

City of White Plains Flags of Honor

In time for Veteran’s Day, Saturday, November 11th, individuals, families and/or businesses can sponsor a flag in honor of a veteran who has served or is presently serving our country. The White Plains Recreation & Parks Department is accept...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

City of White Plains 5th Annual Day of Wellness, Saturday September 16th

The White Plains Youth Bureau, in cooperation with the Coalition for Living Wellness, will host the 5th Annual Day of Wellness with a Family Fun Festival on Saturday, September 16, Noon – 4:00 p.m. in Tibbits Park on North Broadway.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

White Plains Dads Take Your Child To School Day - Tuesday, September 19th

The City of White Plains anticipates that nearly 2,000 dads and male caregivers will participate in White Plains’ 8th Annual Dads Take Your Child to School Day program on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.  White Plains Youth Bureau and White...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

New Fall Story Up Now At The Bryant-Mamaroneck Park Story Walk

The StoryWalk, a partnership between the City of White Plains Recreation and Parks Department and the White Plains Public Library, combines a children's story with a popular walking route.  Children's books are selected, the pages separated, lami...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

The Edge Launches New Community Service Group For Teens At White Plains Public Library

“Do Gooders” follows the announcement that The Allstate Foundation awarded the White Plains Public Library a $25,000 grant for teen programs through “Good Starts in the Edge.” The volunteer interest meeting will be...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Milling Existing Asphalt and Paving - Hillair Circle

The Department of Public Works has awarded a contract to PCI Industries Corp., for the above captioned work. Preparation work consisting of but not limited to minor roadway milling and casting adjustments will begin September 18th (weather permitting). &...Read on...
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Draft 2016 Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Notice is hereby given that the City of White Plains has released a Draft 2016 Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant/US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The report will b...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

The ORIGINAL 1966 "BATMAN" is coming to White Plains! Saturday, September 9th at 8PM

Holy Feature Film, Batman!
See the original Dynamic Duo Adam West and Burt Ward.
FREE showing on Church Street between Main Street and Hamilton Avenue.
Costume showcase starts at 6:30 PM. Prizes.
Bring your own lawn chair or blanket.

Posted on: September 5, 2017

The Great White Plains Camp-out, Saturday, September 16 thru Sunday, September 17

The fee for participating families is $60.00 and includes: campsite (maximum 6 people of same family), Kayaking, games, science shows, craft workshops, outdoor movie, campfire, Transformation story faces around the campfire and leisure fun under the stars...Read on...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Dog Days at Kittrell Pool, Thursday, September 7th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Kittrell Pool on Fisher Avenue will host an event designed for man’s best friend.   On Thursday, September 7th, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. the pool will be open for our furry companions to enjoy the water.  All licensed dogs with owners...Read on...
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Back to School Dance

Dance to the music of DJ Rocks and navigate our obstacle course on Friday, September 15, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. at Ebersole Ice Rink, Delfino Park.  The concession stand will be open! admission fee $10.00.  School ID required.  Resi...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Gedney Way Paving - Preparation Work to begin the week of September 5th, 2017

Gedney Way Paving from Gedney Terrace to Mamaroneck Avenue and from Pleasant Avenue to Old Mamaroneck Road. Paving shall be be performed approx between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with the street remaining open to vehicular traffic.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

City of White Plains Department of Public Safety Citizen’s Academy Next Class Oct 10th - Dec. 12

The White Plains Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the continuation of the Public Safety Citizen’s Academy. This special and exciting eight-week program is intended for the residents of the City of White Plains who want to learn...

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Posted on: August 27, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey has had a devastating effect on parts of Texas and has impacted thousands. The Red Cross is taking donations to assist those in need. To donate to Red Cross relief efforts read on.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Court Street Improvement Project

About the Court Street Project:

This project will allow the City of White Plains to make capital improvements to Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street.

This one block stretch of Court Street has become the City’s “go to&...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Road Milling and Paving Work

Please click "additional info" for information on paving work going on in the City.  In addition to the streets noted, residents should also be aware that the paving work on Mamaroneck Avenue is ongoing. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: August 18, 2017

200 White Plains Kids to Get Free Hair Cuts Thanks to White Plains’ My Brother’s Keeper Initiative

Haircuts will be provided Monday, August 28th through September 2nd. Haircuts are available to elementary and middle school age youth To receive a free haircut at one of the participating barbershops, please contact Laura Montoya, White Plains ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

The Farmer's Market Moves to Temporary Location Starting Wednesday, August 23rd

The Farmer’s Market will move to a temporary location starting on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 while improvements are made to Court Street. The temporary location will be the Court Street parking lot (located on Court Street between Quarropas Stre...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Car Free Day - Hudson Valley

Join hundreds of commuters across the Hudson Valley pledging to leave their cars home or drive them less on the 1st Annual Car Free Day in the region on Friday, September 22, 2017! Go car free or car-lite by using sustainable modes of transportation, suc...Read on...
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Mamaroneck Avenue Road Resurfacing

The Department of Public Works has awarded a contract to PCI Industries Inc., for the Mamaroneck Avenue Road Resurfacing. Once the preparation work is complete the road surface will be milled and a new final top course of asphaltic concrete pavement wil...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: August 1, 2017

City of White Plains Reaffirms Goal of Using Clean Energy and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

White Plains Mayor Tom Roach today announced support for a goal of powering White Plains entirely with clean and renewable energy by 2035. Mayor Roach joins a growing coalition of more than 120 Mayors for 100% Clean Energy who have similarly announced sup...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Statement from White Plains Dept of Public Safety

In consideration of comments made recently regarding police interactions with alleged offenders, the City of White Plains Department of Public Safety - Police Bureau echoes the International Association of Chiefs of Police statement of July 28, 2017.

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

City of White Plains Department of Public Safety 2017 Youth Summer Activity Program at Gardella Park

Join in the Fun!  This is a week long Summer Day Program geared to those young people who are interested in the Public Safety Sector.  Each Day will include a Pubic Safety Demonstration by Police, Fire or EMS Personnel.  The pro...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

New Summer Story at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park StoryWalk

Giant the Lion, The Lion Who Could Swim” is a touching tale of a lion cub named Giant who wants nothing more than to swim. Giant is going to learn to swim, but he is a little nervous. With good friends to cheer him on, however, Giant bravely wad...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Tonight's Shakespeare in the Park Performance Moved to Rain Location: Eastview Middle School

Tonight's performance of Romeo & Juliet by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will be moved to the rain location, Eastview Middle School on Main Street, due to the forecast of strong to severe thunderstorms in our area this afternoon and evening. In...Read on...
Posted on: July 6, 2017

The Sounds of Summer 2017

See what's happening in White Plains this summer!

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Outdoor Shakespeare at Turnure Park - Romeo & Juliet on July 13 at 7pm

This event has been made possible in part by our primary sponsor ArtsWestchester. Additional sponsors of Shakespeare in the Park include: Peckham Industries, Webster Bank and the White Plains Public Library Foundation. 

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

City of White Plains July 2017 Newsletter

News you can use from the City of White Plains.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

City of White Plains Independence Day Celebration

White Plains will host its Annual Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 30, from 6:00-10:00 PM at White Plains High School. Come early, bring blankets & chairs, enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, games, entertainers, food and of course, firew...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Get On Your Mat For Mental Health - Mega Yoga Event Returns Wednesday, June 21st begins at 5:30 PM

The Mental Health Association of Westchester is pleased to announce the return of Get On Your Mat For Mental Health, an outdoor mega-yoga event to be held on Wednesday, June 21st at Turnure Park in White Plains. Celebrating the International Day of Yoga a...Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2017

The White Plains Education & Training Center Offers IT Support and Network Security Course

This course prepares interested individuals for entry-level careers in IT. This free training comes with industry-recognized CompTIA certifications, professional development and job placement assistance.  Technology has endless opportunities. Pre...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

White Plains Outdoor Arts Festival, June 3rd and 4th

The festival will feature approximately 61 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 scho...Read on...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

City of White Plains Newsletter - June, 2017

Enjoy June - festivals, concerts, races, fireworks, swimming and more

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

City of White Plains Budget Adoption

The Common Council will meet on Tuesday, May 30th at 5:30 PM to vote on the FY 2017-18 City Budget. For additional information on recommended changes to the proposed budget, click to read on.

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Sounds of Summer 2017

Your Guide to Summer Events in the Parks.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Teen Volunteers Needed for Summer Programming at the White Plains Public Library

Responsible teens are needed during June, July and August.

To qualify, teens must:

  • Fill out and return an application form to the Trove in the Library
  • Live in White Plains
  • Be entering grades 7-12 in fall 2017
  • Attend one of the training sessions: Monday, Jun...
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Posted on: May 23, 2017

White Plains Youth Bureau To Sponsor 2ND Annual STEM Awards Thursday, May 25, 2017

The program is designed to honor and recognize educators, health professionals, scientists, engineers, technologists and teachers  who impact the lives of children and youth through STEM.  The White Plains Youth Bureau has prioritized ST...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

City of White Plains Inaugural America the Beautiful - Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk on Mon, May 29

The 5K is open to all.  Participants can pre-register at wpbid.com/5krunwalk or sign up on-site on the day of the event at City Hall Parking Lot, 255 Main Street, White Plains.  5K race fees are $30.00 by May 24th or $40.00 on-site the d...Read on...

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