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2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Man drives Camaro off bridge; drag race tie probed

Police in New York are investigating whether a man was drag racing when he drove his Camaro off a bridge and died.

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Related Topix: Dobbs Ferry, NY

3 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

Mount Vernon Suspect To Be Arraigned In Death Of Emma Gruber

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A Mount Vernon man will be arraigned Wednesday on a murder charge in the slaying of his elderly neighbor in February.

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

7 hrs ago | The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

Aspiring Music Techs Get Professional Tips In Dobbs Ferry Program

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. Dobbs Ferry's Standing Ovation Music Technology Institute is now halfway through the five-week introductory summer program taught by producer, songwriter and engineer Matt Noble.

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Related Topix: Dobbs Ferry, NY

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

Car Crashes Into Trader Joe's In Westchester County

No one was seriously injured Tuesday evening when a car slammed into a Trader Joe's grocery store in Westchester County.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cuomo's office meets with medical-marijuana advocates

Members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration met this week with about a dozen advocates for medical marijuana as some lawmakers call on him to speed up the state's issuance of the drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North Salem, NY

The White Plains Daily Voice

Legislators Push For More Eco-friendly Vehicles In Westchester

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators have set a meeting regarding the Green Vehicles Sustainable Savings Act, which would strengthen the county law which aims to ensure that high mileage, electric hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles are purchased for use by county officials and employees.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Yonkers, NY, White Plains, NY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism

Gov. Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism Cuomo responds to Moreland Commission criticism Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mXmiKM Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Buffalo, NY, Onondaga County, NY, Syracuse, NY

New Rochelle Talk

Anthony Galletta Is Confused About My Comment

The media buying company Buying Time was the most prominently featured campaign-related company in the New York Times story this week detailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's apparent meddling with the Moreland Commission...New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson also used the company extensively when he ran for Westchester County Executive against Rob Astorino last ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY

The White Plains Daily Voice

White Plains Business Owners Will Share Success Tips

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino invites business owners to attend a free seminar titled "A Bridge to Success: How to Secure Customers, Contracts and Capital" on Tuesday, July 29. The event, part of a regular series sponsored by Astorino, is geared toward minority and women entrepreneurs who are looking to contract with government, gain ... (more)

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Mamaroneck, NY

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Cuomo endorses Klein's re-election

Klein, D-Bronx, who represents parts of lower Westchester County, faces a Sept. 9 primary from former New York City Councilman Oliver Koppell.

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Related Topix: Country, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Bridges Of Westchester County Are In Need Of Repair, Renovation

The well-traveled Ashford Avenue Bridge from Ardsley to Dobbs Ferry will be under construction over the next year or more.

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Related Topix: Ardsley, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Nyack, NY, Tarrytown, NY, Scarsdale, NY

The Rye Daily Voice

Rye Playland's Future Plans Tops News Last Week

Although it's been a local staple for nearly a century, the Westchester County Country Club is one of several county locations that can't call one place home .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Traffic Delays Due To Scarsdale Street Paving Tops Week's News

The Westchester County police officer who was struck by a motorist in Scarsdale over the weekend remains hospitalized and is facing a lengthy recovery before he can return to active duty.

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Related Topix: Scarsdale, NY

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Overnight Storms Expected In New Rochelle Could Be Severe

Showers and thunderstorms bringing wind, rain and hail are expected overnight Sunday into Monday in Westchester County, according to the National Weather Services.

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Related Topix: Weather, New Rochelle, NY, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Astorino Slugging It Out On His ...

So, I asked a co-worker if he could name the candidate running against Governor Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming gubernatorial election.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Chris Christie

13WHAM

Niche issues are political parties in NY

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for all of WNY from 10PM Sunday through 5PM Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The North Salem Daily Voice

North Salem Student's Victory At Dare Stock Race Tops Week's

Trace Beyer, a North Salem High School sophomore, won his first Dare Stock race at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: North Salem, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

Approval Of Paratransit Bus For Dobbs Ferry Tops Week's News

RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Dobbs Ferry, Hastings and Ardsley last week: Westchester County approved the transfer of ownership of a county-owned shuttle-type bus to the village of Dobbs Ferry.

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Related Topix: Dobbs Ferry, NY, Ardsley, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The White Plains Daily Voice

Westchester Elected Officials Take Bucket Of Ice Water For ALS Awareness

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. Several elected officials came together, "accepted the challenge" and took a bucket of ice cold water on their heads in Pelham on Friday to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Pelham, NY

Lowell Sun

Daily dish

When asked by a fan during a Comic-Con panel which member of the sewer-dwelling, pizza-loving superhero team was their favorite, Megan Fox and Will Arnett both picked the nunchaku-wielding member of the Ninja Turtles.

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Related Topix: Armonk, NY, Entertainment

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