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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Firehouse Expansion - Candidates' Nights - Thanksgiving Desserts Fundraiser


On October 25, 2016, New Castle residents in Fire District #1 will be asked to vote on a $15.37 million bond referendum to expand the existing Bedford Road Firehouse. Information can be found on our Fire District page. If you are not available to vote on October 25, 2016 during the hours of 6-9 pm, you might still be able to request an Absentee Ballot from the Fire District. Complete this APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT and call the Fire District Office at 914-238-6287 to see if alternative arrangements can be made.

Voting hours are 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Bedford Road Firehouse.


The League of Women VotersŪ of New Castle is sponsoring two Candidates' Nights:

NYS Senate District #40 - October 26th at 7 p.m.


Alison Boak (D)

Terrence Murphy (R, incumbent)

Location: New Castle Town Hall, 200 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua

Information about the NYS Senate District #40 candidates is available in our 2016 Special Edition Voters Guide.

Westchester County District Attorney - October 27th at 7 p.m.


Bruce Bendish (R)

Anthony A. Scarpino (D)

Location: Chappaqua Library Theater, 195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, Co-sponsored with the League of Women Voters of Westchester

The League will provide coffee and light refreshments.


The League of Women Voters of New Castle has teamed up with Pat Yost of Babe's Delectables to offer you a delicious selection of Thanksgiving pies and cheesecakes to serve to your guests or bring to your host.

Proceeds go to support the work of LWVNC, including producing Candidates' Night and the Voters Guide.

Place your order by November 15, 2016 online or by mailing the Dessert Order Form with a check.

Pick up your order between 5:30 and 7:30 pm, Tuesday, November 22 at 110 Marcourt Drive, Chappaqua.

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