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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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Posted on: May 19, 2017

City Of White Plains Recognizes Veterans With Personalized Flags Of Honor Along Main Street

For a complete list of individuals, families and/or businesses who have proudly sponsored a flag in honor of a veteran who has served or is presently serving our country please access the ADDITIONAL INFO feature of this article. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Kayak Classes And Rentals Return To Liberty Park

For those interested in launching their own kayak in Silver Lake, kayaking will be allowed by permit only. Permits are available for daily use from May 15 - October 15.  Permits for launching a Kayak into Silver Lake must be obtained from the Whi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

City of White Plains Centennial Photography Project

In 2016 White Plains celebrated the 100th anniversary of its incorporation as a city. We kicked off this special year by distributing 100th anniversary party hats and noise makers at our annual downtown New Year's Eve celebration. In the spring, Downtown ...Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2017

White Plains Offers Historic Walking Loops

The walking loops focus on Tibbits Park, the original Village Commons, Purdy Farm & Hill and Battle Hill. Each contains a map showing a walking route and provides descriptions of the historic sites along the route. The length and difficulty of the wal...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

White Plains Youth Bureau 1st Annual STEAM Fair, Sat. May 13th

The fair is an opportunity for students from 4th grade through high school to showcase a wide variety of STEAM projects they have developed over the past three to six months.   Projects will be judged and prizes awarded for the winners i...Read on...

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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: May 10, 2017

POW! ZAM! WOW! 3rd Annual White Plains ComicCon, Saturday May 20th from 11-5 at City Center

Come dressed as your favorite superhero and Cosplay with a chance to win cash and other prizes. 

Kids can have the thrill of participating in Light Saber Training with the Empire Saber Guild Padawan Training Institute and photo opps with the 501...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

May is Bike to Work Month

Hooray for spring! On May 10th White Plains school children will participate in Walk / Bike to School Day. The kids have the right idea! It’s a great time of year to consider biking or walking to work – even occasionally! Better health...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

NEW DATE: Get Ready for Big Truck Day MAY 21st!

The City of White Plains is excited to announce details of the Department of Public Works (DPW) hands on Truck Fair for children.  This interactive, fun, free and informative day will be held on Sunday, May 21st from 10:00 a.m. &ndas...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

City of White Plains Earns Clean Energy Community Designation

The City of White Plains received the designation for completing 4 of 10 high-impact clean energy actions identified by NYSERDA as part of the Clean Energy Communities initiative. In addition, the designation gives the City of White Plains an opportunity ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

White Plains Celebrates Spring with Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Sunday, May 7th 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 a...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

City of White Plains May, 2017 Newsletter

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

The White Plains Farmer's Market Opens for Season, Wednesday April 26, 2017

Our produce vendors are from local farms located in upstate New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  The farmers and other vendors offer a wide assortment of fresh produce, plants, home baked goods, breads, fish, olive oils, cheeses and prepared ...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

White Plains Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk, Monday, May 29, 2017

Join us as a walker, runner, marcher or spectator as we honor our Fallen Soldiers. A charitable donation will be made to the Veterans Administration Hudson Valley Health Care System-Montrose Campus on behalf of race participants. The day starts with a mom...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2017

Bring the Kids to the New Nature-inspired Playground at Turnure Park

The new playground provides a play space for children 2-5 years old as well as play apparatus for school-aged children.  Both are fully accessible and inclusive. The playground features a nature- themed array of play structures.  Turnure...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Steve Grant, to be Guest Speaker at My Brother's Keeper meeting Monday, April 24th

 Former NFL Indianapolis Colt’s Football Player Steve Grant will be the guest speaker at the White Plains My Brother’s Keeper meeting Monday, April 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Slater Center, One Fisher Court, White Plain...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Calling All Makers! Maker Corps at the Library this Summer

Are you a college student or recent graduate  who is a maker, a DIY enthusiast, an artist, or interested in new and emerging technologies? If you also enjoy working with teens, and are interested in the Maker movement, then consider becoming a Ma...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2017

City of White Plains April, 2017 Newsletter

What's Green, What's Coming Up & What's Going Up! News You Can Use From The City of White Plains.

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Use of Gasoline Powered Blowers for Property Clean-Up & Maintenance

The City of White Plains leaf blower ordinance is geared toward reducing loud, unnecessary and unwanted noise in our neighborhoods. The use of gasoline-powered blowers is allowed only during the Spring and Fall clean-up periods (March 15 - May 15 and Oct...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Special Meetings of the Common Council to Discuss the Proposed 2017-18 Tax Budget

Please see below for a complete listing of meeting dates.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Interviewing for Your Dream Job featuring Maria Bronzi

Are you looking for your dream job? Maria Bronzi will share her tips on finding the right job, preparing you for interviews and the research to be done beforehand. LIMITED SEATING, REGISTER NOW at www.cityofwhiteplains.com/WPETC (go to ‘Weekly...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

French American School of New York (FASNY) Public Hearing April 5, 2017

Public hearings in relation to 1) the application submitted by the French American School of New York (FASNY) for a Special Permit for a "private secondary school" at 336 Ridgeway, an environmentally sensitive site as defined by Chapter...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Notice of Public Comment & Public Hearing on HUD CDBG 2017-2018 Annual Action Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of White Plains Community Development Draft 2017-18 Annual Action Plan will be available for a 30-day public review period beginning March 24, 2017. The proposed plan will be available on the City’s website at www.whiteplains...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

WP Education & Training Center Seminar - "The Psychology of Surviving in Today's Workplace"

The WPETC is located at 303 Quarropas Street, White Plains, NY 10601.  LIMITED SEATING, REGISTER NOW at www.cityofwhiteplains.com/WPETC (go to ‘Weekly Newsletter’ link, then click ‘Register Now’ button.) Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Get Ready To Jump In & Swim, White Plains!

The 2017 Jump In and Swim Schedule includes: • Kick-off event featuring Olympian swimmer Roy Burch at White Plains High School Pool on Saturday, March 25 at 11:30 a.m. • Swim Jamboree for families at the White Plains YMCA on Friday, ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Roy Allan Burch, Olympian to kick off 5th Annual Jump In & Swim Program, March 25th

Come hear the inspirational story of Roy Burch, a tale of childhood dreams, aspirations, celebrity, disappointment, hope and courage. 

Roy was a celebrity in Bermuda. In the pool, he was the fastest. But against the world’s best, Bermu...Read on...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Adult Softball Leagues Spring/Summer 2017

Within each league there are different levels of play.  Registration is ongoing at the Recreation and Parks office. Registration forms can be picked up at the Recreation & Parks Department office, located at 85 Gedney Way, or via the city&...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2017

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents: Mass Transit

Westchester County Bee-Line bus service has been suspended until further notice. Metro-North Railroad will restore limited service at 6 PM.

Posted on: March 13, 2017

French American School of New York (FASNY) Special Meeting -- Postponed

The Special Meeting of the Common Council scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in relation to a resolution determining that the application submitted on behalf of FASNY involves an environmentally sensitive site has been postponed to Wednesday, March 15t...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents: Program Cancellations

All Recreation & Parks Department, Youth Bureau and Library programs scheduled for Tuesday, March 14th are cancelled. The Library is closed today.

Posted on: March 13, 2017

Weather-Related Information for White Plains Residents

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for our area for Tuesday, March 14th.  Snow is expected to start in the early morning hours and continue through most of the day on Tuesday. The City of White Plains urges anyone who does...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

French American School of New York (FASNY) Special Meeting

The White Plains Common Council will hold a Special Meeting March 14, 2017 @ 6:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall in relation to a resolution determining that the application submitted on behalf of FASNY involves an environmentally sensitive site.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Daylight Savings Time; Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery

Daylight Savings Time takes effect Sunday March 12th, this is the perfect opportunity to replace your smoke alarm batteries. A smoke alarm only works when it is properly installed and maintained.

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to White Plains - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 360 Hamilton Avenue

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 Pl...Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

White Plains St. Patrick's Day Parade Celebrates a Milestone: 20 Years of Parades

Parade Day will begin with 9 am Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 920 Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains.  The parade will step off at Noon on Mamaroneck Avenue and proceed to City Hall on Main Street.

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Update: Public Hearing on Proposed Community Residence Facility at 22 New York Avenue South

The public hearing in relation to the proposed establishment of a community residence facility at 22 New York Avenue South by the Institute of Applied Human Dynamics, Inc., pursuant to New York State Mental Hygiene Law Section 41.34, originally adjourned ...Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2017

5th Annual City of White Plains Earth Day Shoe Recycling Drive Partnering with Soles for Souls

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS: City Hall, Ebersole Ice Rink, White Plains Public Library, White Plains Youth Bureau, Gedney Recycling Yard - Tili shed, White Plains Public Schools, White Plains YMCA and The North Face at The Westchester Mall.

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

The City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Our season runs from July 3rd – August 11th.  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 Teen Camp.&am...Read on...

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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&...

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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 ta...Read on...

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...

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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 4...

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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://511nyrides...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.co...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.

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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 wil...

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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 2017-1...

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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 u...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

Find Your Polling Location

Not sure where your poll is located? Click here to find out.

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

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: May 1, 2017

DPW Flash . . .

Trucks and Kids!  Kids love trucks!  (Adults love trucks!)There's rain and then there's RAIN.  

Due to the impending heavy rain and high winds predicted for this Saturday, Public Works is  rescheduling BIG TRUCK DAY for Sunday, May 21st.

Rain or shi...Read on...