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1 hr ago | The Journal News
A Westchester County lawyer who once served as Yonkers' deputy mayor has been accused of secretly videotaping an "intimate encounter" with a woman, according to Clarkstown police.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
3 hrs ago | The Riverdale Press
Local commuters who regularly pass through the Van Cortlandt Park-242nd Street subway stop are making room for an influx of passengers taking the 1 Line into Manhattan while Metro-North service is suspended due to Sunday's deadly train accident.
7 hrs ago | The Bedford Daily Voice
When the rights became available for "Les Miserables" earlier this year, director Jeremy Quinn knew the White Plains Performing Art Center had to do it.
Property-tax fairness is on the way for about one-third of Westchester property owners, as plans are moving forward to conduct revaluation of real estate in Yonkers, Greenburgh and Ossining.
The plan for the Hudson River Greenway in the Bronx: Improvements for the next three years are in blue, the next decade in purple, and the years beyond in red.
Archbishop Stepinac High School will hold its annual Christmas Craft Fair Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is held in the school's cafeteria.
Source: www.kbtx.com --- Wednesday, December 04, 2013A rail Union official says a commuter Train engineer caught himself nodding at the controls before the Train started to veer off its tracks and derailed in New York City, killing four people.
Of all of New York's public buildings, the one I have spent the most time in by far is connected to bridges and tunnels to the north, from the Bronx all the way to the rural Harlem Valley in the east and Franklin Roosevelt's Dutchess County duchy to the west.
It was James Lang earning recognition in Tuesday night's third round of the free online handicapping contest, sponsored by Yonkers Raceway and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York.
Associated Press 12/4/13 YONKERS, N.Y. - The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is blasting a New York railroad following a derailment that killed four people and injured more than 60. Joseph Szabo says in a letter that his administration and the U.S. Transportation Department "have serious concerns" following by Sunday's Bronx train ... (more)
YONKERS, N.Y. - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before suddenly realizing something was wrong and hitting the brakes, a lawyer said.
There is a spot in Yonkers near a curve on Palmer Road, just up from the intersection of Mile Square Road, high on the hill above the Dunwoodie Golf Course, where on a relatively clear day you can peer from the red Chevrolet station wagon and glimpse the towers of midtown Manhattan about 16 miles to the south.
A federal judge in New Orleans said he expected to seat a jury on Tuesday to hear the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina.
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Three masked gunmen broke into a Central Park Avenue home Monday night, pistol-whipped two men and robbed them and four others of cash and electronic equipment, police say.