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Woodlawn Cemetery Visit

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

Board members from the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns visited Elizabeth Cady Stanton's grave in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on August 26, 2020 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.

Woodlawn Cemetery Visit

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

Board members from the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns visited Elizabeth Cady Stanton's grave in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on August 26, 2020 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.

Day of Action at Atria

Day of Action at Atria Retirement Community

Members of the LWV of the Rivertowns visited Atria in Briarcliff to read Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Declaration of Sentiments to about 30 residents. A discussion followed about the history of suffrage and the importance of voting.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of New York State

Toasting the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters of New York State

The Rivertowns Board toasted the 100th anniversary of the NYSLWV on November 19th, 2019 with a glass of champagne. In the foreground is our founder Carrie Chapman Catt. The state League was selling these dolls 25 years ago when the League celebrated its 75th anniversary. 

Voter Registration

Voter Registration at the Pleasantville Music Festival

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns registered voters at the Pleasantville Music Festival in July 2018.

League of Women Voters of the United States 2018 Convention

League of Women Voters of the United States Convention

The League of Women Voters of New York State delegates attended the 2018 national convention held in Chicago from June 28-July 1, 2018. The Rivertowns League sent two delegates this year.

Students Inside Albany

Students Inside Albany

The two high school students representing the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns for Students Inside Albany met with New York State Assemblymember Tom Abinanti as part of the 2018 program.

Spring Voter Registration

Spring Voter Registration

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns spent a beautiful Saturday registering new voters before the spring 2018 special elections.

Panelists speak at the "Insider's Look at a Political Campaign" Hot Topics Breakfast

Panelists speak at the "Insider's Look at a Political Campaign" Hot Topics Breakfast

Panelists who ran for Westchester County Board of Legislators speak at a 2019 Hot Topics Breakfast. Pictured from left: Nicole Benjamin (I), Past Candidate, District 16; David J. Tubiolo (R), Legislator, District 14; Ruth Walter (D), Past Candidate, District 15.

Hot Topics Breakfast about Disaster Management

Hot Topics Breakfast: Disaster Management in Westchester County

Jennifer M. Wacha, Deputy Commisioner, Westchester County Department of Emergency Services speaks to the audience at a Hot Topics breakfast on Disaster Management in 2019.

County Executive George Latimer

County Executive George Latimer at a LWV-Rivertowns Meeting

County Executive George Latimer made a surprise visit to the February 2019 LWV-Rivertowns Board Meeting to answer questions and listen to our concerns.

Steve Feiman registering voters at the Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market in 2017.

Voter Registration

Members of the League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns spent the fall of 2017 registering voters and various Farmers Markets and events around the Rivertowns.

The Rivertowns

 

VOTING INFORMATION

General Election Day
November 3, 2020

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Candidate forum
Event Date: 
Oct 19 2020 - 7:00pm

New York Senate District 37 includes Bronxville and parts of Yonkers (and other points east and north.)

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Candidate forum
Event Date: 
Oct 21 2020 - 7:00pm

New York Senate District 40 includes Sleepy Hollow, Briarcliff Manor, and Croton-on-Hudson (and other parts of Westchester and Dutchess Counties.)

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Candidate Forum NYSD38
Event Date: 
Oct 20 2020 - 7:00pm

New York Senate District 38 includes a small part of Ossining (and most of Rockland County.)

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Open book
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Dear Rivertowns Members,

Several members have suggested that we form a Rivertowns League book club.

National Convention 2020
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The Rivertowns League “sent” three delegates to the 54th (and 1st virtual) National Convention of LWVUS at the end of June.