CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Theresa Knickerbocker is running for the Cortlandt Town Board. She is registered as Independent. We asked her about her experience in Cortlandt.
Why are you running for office?
As an independent trustee and deputy mayor in Buchanan, I have learned much about government and have been able to make a difference in the village. I can use this experience and knowledge to benefit the entire town.
How long have you lived in Cortlandt?
I am a lifelong Buchanan and Town of Cortlandt resident .
What do you love about Cortlandt? What makes it the best place to live in Westchester?
Cortlandt is a great place to live. I chose to remain in this area because my family and friends live here. It is a beautiful community in the Hudson River valley, affordable relative to surrounding areas, not over built, great services and most importantly great people.
What makes you want to represent Cortlandt?
I want to keep Cortlandt affordable, build and expand on the great services we have and plan for the future. I am on the Cortlandt Master Plan Committee.
Do you have favorite restaurants or favorite places to shop in Corltandt?
We have a great assortment of places to shop and dine. I try to shop locally to support our local businesses.
Who is on your slate?
John Lentini is my running mate .
I am a registered Independence Party member. I have been endorsed by the Republicans and Conservatives. I also won the Independence Party Line in the primaries . I am on Row B, C and E.