In the June 21, 2014 issue of Soundview Rising
On Memorial Day we honor men and women in the armed forces who have given their lives to keep our great country free. One conflict in World War II in which many lives were lost marked its seventieth anniversary on June 6.Read more
New Rochelle City Finance Commissioner Howard Ratner provided the following information describing the available property tax exemptions for veterans in New Rochelle and a table comparing the City's policy with municipalities throughout Westchester County as well as the County government itself:Read more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education will be among the first school districts in New York State to consider offering school property tax exemptions to veterans under a new law signedRead more
WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Unemployment is particularly high among veterans – about 6.3 percent compared to 7.3 percent nationwide. For those returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, unemployment is even higher – at about 10 percent.
County Executives Robert P. Astorino and Mary Ellen Odell hope some targeted job training for the veterans and their spouses will help.Read more
TARRYTOWN, NY -- Rock guitarists Earl Slick and Gene Cornish have joined the star-studded lineup appearing at The Westchester All Stars Christmas Concert for Wounded Veterans, Friday, December 6th at 7:30 pm on the Tarrytown Music Hall stage (13 MRead more
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- All hands are on deck on November 11th when Andersen Windows, Murphy Brothers Contracting, ING, Interstate+Lakeland Lumber and Goldman Sachs join Habitat for Humanity of Westchester (HFHWC) during the Veterans blitz build-a-thon. They will add the finishing touches on the first two homes constructed for the HFHWC Veterans’ Initiative.Read more