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3 hrs ago | The Harrison Daily Voice

West Harrison's Cara Lopil Named To Dean's List At Salve Regina University

Four Westchester County residents were named to the Dean's List for the spring 2014 semester at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. Elizabeth Aloia and Victoria Travis from Pleasantville, Hayley Maxwell from Pound Ridge and Cara Lopilato from West Harrison earned the distinction.


Related Topix: Salve Regina University, West Harrison, NY, Pound Ridge, NY, Harrison, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Pleasantville Daily Voice

Pleasantville May See Thunderstorms Friday

The threat of isolated thunderstorms will return to Westchester County on Friday before giving way to a warm, sunny weekend, according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: Weather

New Rochelle Talk

Mount Vernon Career Criminal Indicted For Assaulting A Police Officer

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Leroi Bouche of 42 Sheridan Avenue, Mount Vernon, New York was arraigned today on a 10 count indictment charging him with: a one count of Leaving the Scene of an Incident Without Reporting and Personal Injury, a class "E" Felony under the NYS VTL, a one count of Aggravated Unlicensed ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Vernon, NY, Mount Vernon, NY

Greenburgh Town Board considers legislation to prohibit shooting ranges near homes and schools

Greenburgh has been home to the Westchester County Police Revolver and Rifle League's outdoor range since the 1940s.


New Rochelle Talk

Westchester County Health Department Offers Back to School Shots

Summer is a great time for parents to prepare for their children's next school year without feeling pressured.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Health Insurance

The Rye Daily Voice

Rye Roadhouse's Gator Nuggets Are A Big Hit

RYE, N.Y. A New York eatery with a Southern kick has made a lasting impression to residents of Rye according to Westchester County Business Journal .


Related Topix: Rye, NY

Ending Common Core Has Actually Prompted a New Political Party in One State

The candidate will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, who established "Stop Common Core" hoping to tap into the frustrations of parents and educators over the controversial school standards.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, White Plains, NY, US Politics, US News

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

New Rochelle Chooses New Developer For Echo Bay

The City Council brought new life to the Echo Bay development project Tuesday, July 8, when it selected a new developer for the mixed-use proposal, according to the Westchester County Business Journal.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY

The White Plains Daily Voice

White Plains' Doctor On NY Magazine's Best Doctors List

Dr. David Cziner of Armonk is one of six WESTMED Medical Group Physicians named as best in their specialty in New York Magazine's "Best Doctors in New York" issue.


Related Topix: Armonk, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Albany Times Union

Possible sale stirs concern over

The sale of IBM's microelectronics business to GlobalFoundries is a real possibility, but it's unclear what the fallout would be in the Hudson Valley, where IBM employs thousands of workers.


Related Topix: Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fishkill, NY

The Lewisboro Daily Voice

Thunderstorms, Large Hail Could Hit Westchester Wednesday Night

WESTCHSETER COUNTY, N.Y. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Westchester County until 6:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather

New Rochelle Talk

Homeless Veterans, Corrupt Shelter Programming, And The Park After Dark in New Rochelle

As you know last month the New Rochelle city council reversed their vote to have an open proposal on the issue of extra funding for Oasis shelter and decided to give the money to Oasis and Hope neither of which have the effective experience to run a housing program if the poor conditions at the shelter are to be any indication.

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Yonkers, NY

WSJ/WNBC/Marist Poll: Cuomo Continues Strong Lead Over Astorino

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to hold a strong, 35-point lead over Republican gubernatorial challenger Rob Astorino, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal .


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Marist College, Howie Hawkins

The Tarrytown Daily Voice

Less Humidity, Thunderstorm Chance For Tarrytown On Wednesday

The oppressive humidity will begin to break in Westchester County on Wednesday, but warmer temperatures and the threat of an isolated thunderstorm will remain, according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: Tarrytown, NY, Weather

The Greenburgh Daily Voice

Hartsdale Residents Raise Money To Fight Crohn's Disease

Thirty-five Westchester County residents and Fairfield County, Conn., residents have raised more than $125,000 to date to help find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.


Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Hartsdale, NY, Ulcerative Colitis, Medicine, Colitis, Amawalk, NY

FASNY in White Plains: Business Council of Westchester Voices Support

The following is a press release from the Business Council of Westchester in support of the French American School of New York's White Plains development project.


Related Topix: White Plains, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Mt Kisco Daily Voice

Discussion Continues Over Mount Kisco-County Police Consolidation

Opinions differed on the proposed police consolidation between Mount Kisco and Westchester County at a recent Village Board of Trustees meeting, the second with detailed public comment in less than a month.


Related Topix: Mount Kisco, NY

The Peekskill Daily Voice

Air Quality Alert Issued For Peekskill

With temperatures soaring toward the 90-degree mark Tuesday and high humidity, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Alert for much of the region, including all of Westchester County.


Related Topix: Peekskill, NY


Guard at NY prison accused of sex with inmate

An officer at a women's prison in New York has been charged with rape for allegedly having sex with an inmate.


Related Topix: Prison, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, State Prisons, Bedford Hills Correctional Facility

The Somers Daily Voice

Former Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Officer Charged With Rape

New York State Police and the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced the arrest of Richard Rodriguez, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Prison