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Poll: Should County Center Be Renamed For O'Rourke?

Andrew P. O'Rourke served as county executive in Westchester from 1983 to 1997.
Andrew P. O'Rourke served as county executive in Westchester from 1983 to 1997. Photo Credit: Westchestergov.com

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A Facebook page has been created in hopes of getting the Westchester County Center renamed for former County Executive Andrew P. O'Rourke.

O'Rourke died Jan. 3 at the age of 79. He was appointed county executive in 1983 and was elected to full terms in 1985, 1989 and 1993. As county executive, he pushed through a multimillion-dollar project to rebuild the Westchester County Center.

The " Name the Westchester County Center for Andrew P. O'Rourke " page was created Jan. 11.