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43 min ago | CBS Local
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North signal crews have installed new safety protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, the site of last Sunday's derailment in the Bronx that killed four people.
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Thirty people were apparently injured early Monday morning in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers that involved more than two dozen cars, Lohud is reporting.
A teacher at Leake & Watts residential center for troubled youth in Yonkers who was accused Wednesday of raping a 16-year-old male student in Mount Vernon is being investigated for allegedly having intercourse with the boy in a New Rochelle park, police said Friday.
Teachers unions will lead a series of rallies across the country Monday -- including ones in Nyack and Yonkers -- to decry an overemphasis on testing and demand more investment in public education.
A higher court ruling this week could make it more difficult for Westchester County prosecutors seeking criminal charges in the 2012 death of a severely disabled 8-year-old Yonkers girl.
Westchester officials released a study Friday they said backs up their plan to abandon a $100 million project to bring ultraviolet-treated water to part of the county and replace it with a simpler, cheaper alternative.
YONKERS, NY, Friday, December 6, 2013--Yonkers Raceway's Friday night $37,000 co-featured Open Handicaps--Pace for the ladies and Trot who all who passed initiation--were won by front-end Let's Go Higher by a half-length in 1:55.2. Third went to Cocoa Beach, with Sir Jillian Z Tam and "Miriam" rounding out the payees.
In the days after the deadly Metro-North train derailment in Spuyten Duyvil, transit officials offered few answers to questions posed by residents.
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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.
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.
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.