Former Westchester County executive dies

Andrew O'Rourke led the county from 1983-1997.

Andrew O'Rourke led the county from 1983-1997. (January 4, 2013 10:13 PM)

Government officials say former Westchester County Executive Andrew O'Rourke passed away Thursday night at the age of 79 following a long illness. The Republican served on the Yonkers City Council and the Westchester County Board during his lengthy political career. He was the County Board chair before serving as county executive from 1983 through 1997. He was also the Republican candidate for...

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