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9/11 Remembrance

No one alive on September 11th, 2001, will ever forget the tragedy that took place that morning. Here in Westchester County a mere 20 miles north of ground zero, we felt the effects of the attacks in a very real and challenging way.
However, on our worst day, we discovered the best in ourselves, and through the pain we found hope.
Today and every day, we remember those who lost their lives and the loved ones left behind.

 

 



Bake Sale

Please Join the Staff of Westchester County Clerk Tim Idoni
For a Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

“Go Pink for a Purpose”
Bake Sale & Raffle
To benefit the
“Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk”

Thursday, October 3, 2019
8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
3rd Floor of the Low Rise near the elevators

 Sample our variety of delicious home baked goods and take part in our raffle for some terrific prizes, including:

Lottery Scarecrow
Basket of Cheer
$100 Money Scarecrow
Wine Basket
Craft Basket
Starbucks Basket
AND MUCH MORE!

Proceeds benefit "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk" Sunday, October 20, 2019. Contact Susan Kiernan at 995-4499 for information.

 



Cooling Centers

Weather Advisory: Westchester County is expecting excessive heat and poor air quality all weekend. We ask that everyone take proper precautions for the safety of themselves and their loved ones. If you or anyone you know does not have access to air conditioning, please follow the link below to find a list of the many Cooling Centers in Westchester.

https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/weather/cooling/countycenters.htm#westchester

Have a great weekend, and be safe!

 



D-Day Remembered

On this date 75 years ago brave young men from the United States, England and Canada landed on beaches in France and swung the tide of World War II, the day ever since known as D-Day. It was the start of a momentous crusade, one that changed all of history and saved western civilization. Today we remember and thank those who did not return and are thankful to those who did. Their sacrifice was nothing short of saving our wonderful freedoms and way of life.


Beware of Grandson Scam

Scammer Using Westchester Clerk’s Office in Ripoff Attempt

WHITE PLAINS, NY: The Grandson Scam, this time using the Westchester County Clerk’s Office as the “collection agency”, has hit again in Minnesota. This scam, in which potential victims are called by a man pretending to be a grandson who has gotten into trouble with the law, claimed $ 9,000 was due in the Clerk's office for bail. The person posing as the grandson requested bail payment in the forms of thousands of dollars in gift cards or to have the money wired from the grandparent.  Once the gift cards are sent, or the money is wired, it is nearly impossible to get it back. The potential victim did not fall for it because his grandson had never been to Westchester but did report it to Clerk Legal Division chief Joseph Castellano. 

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In Memoriam

Former County Clerk Leonard N. Spano

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our friend and dedicated public servant Leonard N. Spano on February 10, 2019. Len was 88 at his passing.

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Westchester County Clerk Initiates Program To Alert Municipalities to Foreclosures

Idoni Seeks to Avoid Zombie Homes and Other Nuisances

County Clerk Tim Idoni has initiated a program to alert Westchester municipalities that a foreclosure proceeding has been commenced by a lending institution against a local property owner. Foreclosed properties are quite often abandoned or kept in disrepair during the process, harming the local neighborhood, or ignored by the bank or financial institution filing the foreclosure.

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Tutorials Available on County Clerk's YouTube Channel

Westchester County Clerk's YouTube Channel Features Tutorials on Using Our WRO and PREP Systems

The Westchester County Clerk’s YouTube Channel features eight tutorial videos on using Westchester Records Online (WRO) to search for land and legal records and using the Property Records Electronic Portal (PREP) to record land records in Westchester County.

Tutorials for WRO and PREP include:

WRO PREP
Searching Maps The Basics of Using PREP
Basics of Searching Land Records Entering a Deed in PREP
Basics of Searching Legal Records Entering a Mortgage in PREP
Viewing Images as a Registered User Entering a Satisfaction in PREP

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Search Documents on Westchester Records Online

Search thousands of Westchester County Clerk records right from your home or office through our online portal, Westchester Records Online (WRO), by clicking the "Records Online" button on the left. You can find records ranging from 18th century deeds to judgments entered in our Legal Division last week to subdivision maps and atlases spanning the entire history of Westchester County. There is a fee to view images of documents (to offset the cost of scanning these documents), but quite a bit of data about a document is available free of charge. Click on "Records Online" and follow the instructions on the screen to get started. Sensitive documents such as matrimonial judgments or other sealed documents are not available online and require you to visit our office in White Plains and show proper identification. For more information, call 914-995-3080.

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Richard J. Daronco Courthouse
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