White Plains Passes Legislation to Crack Down on Drag Racing

The White Plains Common Council passed a package of legislation at its September 8th Council meeting to address the problem of drag racing on city streets. It is well known that the noise associated with unlawful speed contests creates a nuisance and diminishes the quality of life enjoyed by our residents.

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Back to School Safety

On August 17, the WPCSD Board of Education approved the adjustment of the start date of school, for students (initially remote learning), to September 10, 2020. The district will observe a phased in opening, with hybrid learning beginning Monday, September 21. We know families have a lot of questions and

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Traffic Alert: Road Closures and Restrictions

Please be aware there are several important road closures or restrictions in effect beginning Monday, August 24, 2020 as a result of various water main and sewer projects.  These include: Restricted lanes on Longview Avenue between Maple Avenue and Post Road. Lanes closed to through traffic on Main Street at

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Leaf Blower Ordinance In-Effect
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: The use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers will now be allowed during the Spring and Fall clean-up periods only: March 15 – May 15 and October 1 – December 1

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Deputy Fire Chief Edward J. Ciocca

It is with great sadness that the White Plains Fire Department announces the passing of Deputy Fire Chief Edward J. Ciocca on May 1, 2020. On Behalf of the Mayor of The City of White Plains, Thomas M. Roach, the Commissioner of Public Safety, David E. Chong, and Fire Chief

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Wuhan University Donation

Thank you to Jihua and Wuhan University for a donation of 2,000 surgical masks to the Department of Public Safety. The Department of Public Safety thanks everyone for your support, care, and partnership. Together, we will beat this vile disease. Please wear a mask while in public, stay home if

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Indoor Active Grease Recovery Unit (ARGU) Shut Down

NOTICE – **POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD**Re; Indoor Active Grease Recovery Unit (ARGU) SHUT DOWN Due to the unfortunate SHUT DOWN / SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS of many food preparation establishments across the State of New York due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of White Plains is reaching out to inform facilities

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Report COVID-19 Fraud

The Department of Justice is remaining vigilant in detecting, investigating, and prosecuting wrongdoing related to the crisis. In a memo to U.S. Attorneys, Attorney General Barr said, “The pandemic is dangerous enough without wrongdoers seeking to profit from public panic and this sort of conduct cannot be tolerated.” Be aware

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