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  • Jim on the Bi-Partisan SAM Party Announcement

    Team New Castle is proud to announce that New York’s newest political party, the SAM Party, has just announced that we will be their candidates on the ballot for the November election. We are proud to be amongst the very first candidates in New York State that SAM has announced for their party line. See…

  • Sean Maraynes in the Spotlight

    Sean Maraynes in the only community he has ever called home Although we have many substantive issues to discuss, we think who we are as humans is substantive too. Here is some background and thoughts by Sean Maraynes, Candidate for Town Board. Also see Sean’s bio here. In my admittedly biased opinion, New Castle is…

  • Vibrant Hamlets, Vibrant Community

    The question on everyone’s mind (besides “When will the construction be completed?”) is what happens next? Join us for a community meeting where we will discuss what matters to you.

  • Team New Castle Honors

    Please join us on October 2, 2019 as we celebrate the non-partisan approach to local government and solving local issues that has defined Team New Castle.  Over the past six years Team New Castle elected officials have represented the Town and we want to highlight what they have accomplished. As the political pendulum swings wildly,…

  • Inside Chappaqua & Millwood Magazine

    We love The Inside Press and in particular the Inside Chappaqua & Millwood magazine (although you should check out their other area publications for more great content. A recent cover story about the Break the Hold Foundation by New Castle resident Sabra Staudenmaier in Inside Pleasantville is a great example). Simply put, The Inside Press…

  • Community Meetings Announced

    We look forward to these discussions with you this Fall! First up, a topic on everyone’s mind: “Vibrant Hamlets, Vibrant Community” on September 18th. What’s next after construction finishes?

  • An Independent Party to be proud of

    After meeting the signature requirement (which appears to have been higher than any candidates in the history of the Town of New Castle) we successfully created the Independent Party, TEAM NEW CASTLE. It’s a rebuke of partisan politics and we hope that eventually elections in our Town will be without party labels similar to the…

  • Supreme Court Rules Independent Party “TEAM NEW CASTLE” Will Appear on November Ballot

    N.Y. Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Challenge Filed by Opponent Pool, Saland and Lichtenthal Surrogates and Attorney Kristen Browde Board of Elections Determination of Validity Stands Can you believe our opponents did this? Following a rare ballot access challenge by surrogates of our opponents and attorney Kristen Browde, New York Supreme Court Justice Janet Malone ruled…

  • Don’t Lose Power with Community Preparedness

    by Jim Smith While waiting at Town Hall Monday night (fully prepared for the scheduled Community Preparedness Committee meeting that must have been cancelled without notice) I decided to use the time to write about preparedness, a favorite topic. I’ve spent significant professional and personal time over the past 20 years in this arena; from…

  • Board of Elections Rules in Favor of “TEAM NEW CASTLE” Ballot Line; Opponents Pool, Saland & Lichtenthal Surrogates hire Kristen Browde to Challenge BOE decision in court.

    On Friday, June 14 the bi-partisan Board of Elections (BOE) ruled in favor of Team New Castle and declared that “…the names of James A. Smith, Lauren L. Levin and Sean B. Maraynes will appear on the Independent Party “TEAM NEW CASTLE” ballot…” in November’s election.   That decision of the bi-partisan BOE was not…