Tarrytown House Estate's General Manager Joseph Santore, who was hosting last week's press conference on the launch of the Summer Jobs Initiative, got nostalgic about his first summer gig: washing dishes as part of a similar program for youth on Long Island.
For more on the Summer Jobs Initiative and how to sign up your business to hire at least one youth this summer, or to sign up as a youth looking for work click here.
County Executive Robert Astorino said he worked in New Castle one summer as a referee for basketball and umpire for baseball, where he got used to parents screaming at him, "You suck, Astorino."
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