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Mahopac School District outlines actions taken after incidents...
The head of Mahopac's Board of Education has outlined the actions taken in the wake of what he calls a very painful episode in the district's history.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
The White Plains Daily Voice
White Plains Mayor Meets With Women's Council Of Realtors
The Westchester Chapter of the national Women's Council of Realtors hosted six Westchester County mayors and their representatives Monday at the group's March meeting.
Book Review: 'The Founders at Home'
Occasionally, an author has such an inspired notion for a book that it is well worth the read even though there is disappointment in its execution.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
New York Daily News
Teen found sleeping on subway tracks - taken to Bellevue Hospital
A teen was arrested for sleeping in subway track bed at 34 st. and causing an hour delay on 1 and 2 trains.
Three men used Craigslist sale to lure, rob victim near Onondaga Community College, police say
Police charged three men Friday in connection with the robbery and assault of a victim who was lured to Onondaga Community College off-campus apartments to purchase items advertised on Craigslist.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Ossining Daily Voice
Briarcliff's Club Fit Hosts Zumba Class With Famous Instructor
Club Fit Briarcliff is hosting a special advanced Zumba fitness class with famous instructor and choreographer Francesca Maria for her "Dale- Dale" tour on Sunday, March 23 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Maria is touring the United States and is in New York through March.
Suburban NYC students suspended for racial tweets
Three students at a suburban New York City high school have been suspended for allegedly posting racial tweets following a recent game against a rival school.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
VIDEO: Relive 'The Shot': Newburgh Free Academy vs. Mount Vernon tonight
Tonight is Newburgh Free Academy's Class AA state tournament first round game against Mount Vernon High School.
Trolleys Come to Pelham in the 1890s
The time seems ripe to undertake an effort that, admittedly, I have avoided for years because of the difficulties and complexities of the issue.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The New York Observer
Rockin' the Suburbs: Rob Astorino Hopes Westchester Wins Translate Statewide
One October day on the campaign trail last year, Rob Astorino was heading to a street festival in Mount Vernon, a heavily African-American city just across the border from the Bronx.
New Rochelle Talk
Lesson Number Two: Why Did New Rochelle Schools Pay $5,792 to Move...
I told you last week that I would use the $5,000 "Trinity flag pole" job to highlight some examples of, shall we say, "questionable" transactions that have occurred under Schools Superintendent Richard Organisciak, Assistant Superintendent John Quinn and Aramark Consultant John "Coffee Cup" Gallagher.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Hastings Daily Voice
Former DPW Employee Convicted Of Attempted Murder
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A former Mount Vernon Department of Public Works employee was convicted of attempted murder after an incident at OK Freddy's last year.
Three Minutes on a Park Bench with: Janet Palazzolo
Coffee, quiet time and a constant reminder from that inner voice about not sweating the small stuff: Janet Palazzolo has worked out a routine that would be a winning formula for anyone in a high-powered job.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
November 30, 1962: The International Communications Fair's Spy Van
This mobile communications laboratory designed for demonstrating, checking and testing equipment, is demonstrated by Peter Robins, president of electronics communications, Inc., Mount Vernon, N.Y., which developed the traveling lab, at the International Communications Fair in New York on Nov. 30, 1962, displays of all new electronics communication ... (more)
Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
Scott on LaTourneau University Dean's List
Colby Scott was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the LeTourneau University Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Journal News
The Short List: Everything you need to know today
Funds raised this year will benefit Danny van Schaik, of Suffern Middle School, who has been fighting leukemia, and Sangeetha John, a Tappan Zee High School senior with an inoperable brain tumor.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Greenburgh Daily Voice
Hutchinson River Parkway Closed After Accident
The southbound Hutchinson River Parkway north of East Lincoln Avenue in Mount Vernon has reopened just before 2 p.m. HARTSDALE, N.Y. -- Partial power has now been been restored to 100 East Hartsdale Avenue after Thursday's underground transformer explosion in ...
The Mount Vernon Daily Voice
Mount Vernon School Board President Whiteside Abruptly Resigns
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Gerald Whiteside, the Mount Vernon School Board President, has resigned from his position although his term doesn't expire until the end of the school year.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Mount Vernon Daily Voice
Mount Vernon Woman Rescued By Yonkers Firefighters
Several Yonkers firefighters were credited with saving a woman during a Mount Vernon house fire on Tuesday, Feb. 25, according to fire officials.