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  1. Westchester Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Briarcliff Daily Voice

    ... not a politician, a man who worked with grace and grit." Born in Jamaica, Blackwood was elected mayor of Mount Vernon in 1985, according to Thomas, who said that he worked constantly to promote job opportunities, affordable housing and ...

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  2. Cuomo promotes tax proposal for counties to share some gov't servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News12.com

    ... Executive Ed Day, a Republican, shared the stage with the governor and endorsed the proposal. The mayor of Mount Vernon also said sharing would help eliminate duplication of basic services. A spokesman for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, ...

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  3. Ray Rice discusses 'second chances' at Mount Vernon youth conferenceRead the original story

    Thursday | News12.com

    Former NFL running back Ray Rice spoke Thursday at a Mount Vernon youth conference with the theme of "second chances." The conference was held at Faith Christian Assembly Church, and the main speaker was former NFL player Ray Rice.

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  4. Have You Seen Them? Three Westchester Teens MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Somers Daily Voice

    ... 126 pounds, with brown hair and eyes. He is considered a runaway and may have traveled to the Bronx or Mount Vernon. Jenica Singh has been missing since Jan. 27. Singh, 17, is described as white female, 5-foot-2, 115 pounds with light brown hair and ...

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  5. The Mansion Reportedly Loses Liquor License Following Mount Vernon ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    The Mount Vernon night club where owner O'Neil Bandoo was shot and killed on Christmas Day has reportedly lost its liquor license. According to a lohud report , the New York State Liquor Authority has revoked the liquor license at The Mansion on North Third Avenue in the wake of a fatal holiday shooting that left several others injured.

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  6. Mount Vernon Man Arraigned On Manslaughter Charges For Fatal StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The Mount Vernon man accused of the fatal stabbing a 24-year-old Yonkers resident last year has been arraigned on manslaughter and weapons charges. According to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Donte Pace, 22, has been arraigned in Westchester County Court on Wednesday, where he was formally charged with manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon following the assault of his victim last October.

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  7. Mount Vernon man pleads not guilty in stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | News12.com

    Prosecutors say Donte Pace, 22, stabbed James Puryear, 24, in the chest last October on Elm Street in Yonkers. Puryear later died from the wounds.

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  8. Indiana Ports set quarterly tonnage recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Marine News

    ... next month, adding 100,000 square feet to its steel processing facility. On the Ohio River, the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon handled nearly 2.5 million tons of cargo during the fourth quarter shattering its previous quarterly record by 44 percent. ...

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  9. Why George Washington Kept Pursuing a Runaway SlaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WNYC-AM New York

    Mount Vernon, the home of America's first president, Gen. George Washington, is seen in Mt.

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  10. Trial of N.Y. woman charged with executing ex-boyfriend in Jersey City set to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | NJ.com

    Vernon, New York inside his car on Aug. 5, 2014. After he was shot, Ashbourne's car cruised through the intersection of Waverly Street and Palisade Avenue in the Heights section of Jersey City, smashing into a parked vehicle.

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  11. Westchester Man Accused Of Fatal Stabbing Due Back In Court This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    The Mount Vernon man accused of the fatal stabbing a 24-year-old Yonkers man last year is due back in court this week. Donte Pace, 22, is scheduled to appear in Westchester County Court later this week, where he will be arraigned on charges that include manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon following the assault of his victim last October.

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  12. Brief Account of Damage in Pelham During the Earthquake of August 10, 1884Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Historic Pelham

    ... nothing of it, until they read about it in Monday's papers. . . ." Source: LOCAL NEWS , The Chronicle [Mount Vernon, NY], Aug. 15, 1884, Vol. XV, No. 778, p. 3, cols. 1-2 . Learn More About Earthquakes in Pelham and Future Risks Below are a number ...

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  13. Favorite foods of each U.S. president: An illustrated guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Plain Dealer

    ... McDonald's Filet-O-Fish sandwich? Expect farm-to-table favorites. Not a gourmet, but self-sufficient on his Mount Vernon, N.Y. property. Loved fish, sweet Madeira wine and bought hazelnuts by the barrel. And while he didn't necessarily chop down the ...

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  14. Deadly Christmas shooting suspect arraigned on 12-count indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | News12.com

    The man accused in the deadly Christmas shooting at a Mount Vernon nightclub was arraigned on a 12-count indictment Thursday. According to police, 39-year-old Errol Hillary was thrown out of a late night party at The Mansion nightclub on North Third Avenue on Christmas Eve.

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  15. City clerk collapses at Mount Vernon meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | News12.com

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas threw the city clerk out of a meeting at Mount Vernon City Hall Tuesday -- and when the clerk left, it was on a stretcher. City Council President Roberta Apuzzo says she'd never seen anything like it before.

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  16. Mount Vernon Artists Receive $55K In Grant MoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    ArtsWestchester was joined by New York State and Westchester County elected officials on Friday, Feb. 3, for a ceremony to present $55,440 in Arts Alive grants to 29 local arts projects throughout Westchester County, including those in Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Public Library and PJS Jazz Society. Arts Alive grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program , a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, according to a release.

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  17. Man Indicted For Murder In Mount Vernon NightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Pelham Daily Voice

    Errol Hillary, the man accused of gunning down a popular Mount Vernon nightclub owner on Christmas Day and wounding five other men, pleaded not guilty Thursday, according to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. The Bronx resident, 41, who did not speak during the arraignment before Judge Barry Warhit in Westchester County Court, is accused of killing O'Neil Bandoo and injuring five others following an argument around 4:30 a.m., Dec. 25, 2016, inside the Mansion at 4 N. Third Ave. He is charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, five counts of second-degree attempted murder, four counts of assault and one count of second-degree assault, all felonies, Scarpino said.

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  18. Man, 24, Faces Numerous Charges After Chase On Hutch Injures Three OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Pelham Daily Voice

    ... flagged down Westchester County Police Officer Jerome Schulman III on the eastbound Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon to report that a white sedan had rear-ended her car and fled the scene, according to O'Leary. Schulman began a canvass of the ...

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  19. NY Mom Pleads Guilty in Case of Dead Baby in FridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NBC New York

    ... say. She faces up to 25 years in prison when she's sentenced March 21. Samia Rose's body was found at their Mount Vernon apartment on Aug. 5, 2016 , when police responded to a 911 call for a report of a child who died in her sleep, authorities said. ...

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  20. Mount Vernon Nightclub Shooter Expected Back In Court This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Pelham Daily Voice

    The man accused of shooting and killing a popular Mount Vernon nightclub owner on Christmas Day is due back in court this week to face murder charges. On Thursday, 40-year-old "career" criminal Errol Hillary is expected back in court after being indicted earlier this month on murder charges after being accused of killing club owner O'Neil Bandoo and injuring several others in a holiday shooting spree at The Mansion on Third Avenue.

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