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Recent articles by David:

Trump lawsuit: These Hudson Valley properties are at the center of AG accusations

NY Attorney General Leticia James focused on three Trump properties in the Hudson Valley in her civil fraud lawsuit against the family and companies. → Read More

What to know about the Democratic primary in NY's 16 District

Rep. Jamaal Bowman, who ousted Rep. Eliot Engel in 2020, faces two Westchester county legislators in his bid in the Aug. 23 Democratic primary. → Read More

Who's running in NY's 17th District primaries? What to know

U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney faces state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi in a Democratic primary while five Republicans vie for the GOP line. → Read More

David McKay Wilson's Tax Watch newsletter for subscribers debuts this month

Columnist David McKay Wilson's Tax Watch newsletter will come each Thursday to your email inbox. → Read More

Chappaqua preservation group makes $1.2 million bid for Buttonhook land

A grassroots preservation group wants to buy the Chappaqua school district's property on Buttonhook Lane for $1.25 million but not to build houses. → Read More

Critic says Scarsdale Schools report on IRS tax scandal cover-up is 'a white wash'

Former Scarsdale schools chief Thomas Hagerman learned of the district's IRS problems nine months after a business official knew of it, a report says. → Read More

Scarsdale reprimands two for keeping school board in dark about $1.7 million in IRS fines

The Scarsdale schools treasurer said there was widespread knowledge of its IRS problems in the central office. → Read More

What to watch for in Assembly primaries in the Hudson Valley

Two of the four Assembly primaries taking place in the Hudson Valley on Tuesday feature longtime Democratic members facing challenges for their seats. → Read More

How much some municipal workers get in COVID payouts depends on where you live

Mount Vernon city workers qualified for up to $5,000 in COVID hazard pay while frontline New Rochelle employees could receive up to $3,000. → Read More

Scarsdale schools superintendent resigns as district probe of IRS fines continues

In the seperation agreement, Thomas Hagerman will receive about $48,000 in severance pay. → Read More

Bard historian Sean McMeekin to speak on Russia-Ukraine war in Staatsburg

Prize-winning historian Sean McMeekin will delve into the long history of conflict in Ukraine on Wednesday, May 11. → Read More

Kathy Boudin's death reignites debate over 1981 Brink's robbery, parole after crime

Boudin's death rekindled memories of the deadly Brink's robbery in 1981, and Boudin's dedication to criminal justice reform after 22 years in prison. → Read More

Lake Isle dam funding and fixes get greenlight to safeguard against collapse, flooding

Eastchester, New Rochelle and Westchester County will join together to repair the Lake Isle dam, sparing lake homeowners from costly repairs. → Read More

Rockland County Exec Ed Day says he won't accept wedding gifts from county contractors

Day's statement followed a Tax Watch column on how wedding gifts from county contractors would violate Rockland County ethics rules. → Read More

Latimer backs down from Yorktown affordable housing in $10 million sewer grant dispute

George Latimer dropped the requirement that Yorktown make zoning changes to favor affordable housing to win a $10 million sewer grant. → Read More

Tax Watch: Beware of pandemic tax relief and childcare credit payments when filing

Tax Watch will host its 10th annual Tax Hotline with volunteers from the New York State Association of CPAs. → Read More

Tax Watch tax-filing hotline set for Saturday with volunteer CPAs answering your calls

Call in to the Tax Watch Tax Hotline on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to noon to receive answers to questions about your 2021 tax filing. → Read More

AG James finds Trump's valuations suspect at Trump National and Seven Springs in Westchester

As Letitia James seeks testimony from Donald Trump and two of his children, she detailed inflated valuations of his Westchester properties. → Read More

Hochul wants to send $2.2 billion in property-tax rebate checks in fall of election year

Gov. Kathy Hochul's budget would send property-tax rebate checks averaging almost $1,000 to two million homeowners in the fall. → Read More

White Plains schools, FASNY developer clash over quality of city schools remarks

White Plains school officials responded swiftly to remarks made by a Long Island developer who wants to build homes at the former Ridgeway County Club → Read More