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  1. Hundreds Of Westchester Registered Nurses Protest Staffing LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. Westchester registered nurses joined with thousands of registered nurses from New York City hospitals recently in a daylong downstate regional informational picket to push for increased staffing levels. Hundreds of members of the New York State Nurses Association gathered on April 16 at Montefiore Medical Center's New Rochelle and Mount Vernon hospitals holding signs and handing out literature to underscore the staffing crisis in their units.

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  2. Mount Vernon's American Christmas Earns Business Council AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    It's always Christmas in Mount Vernon, At least it is at American Christmas, one of the nation's top holiday decorating firms. The business will be one of six individuals and companies to be honored on Tuesday, April 21, at The Business Council of Westchester's Hall of Fame Awards at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.

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  3. White Plains Is Among Area Towns Honoring Holocaust Rembrance DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Holocaust Remembrance Day, also known as Yom Hashoah, is Thursday, April 16 but there are already a host of events going on. A sampling follows: Now through Friday, April 17, JCC of Harrison: Ever since Carla Ifrah's son studied the Holocaust for his bar mitzvah three years ago, the family has put together a comprehensive exhibit that is free and open to the public .

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  4. President Of MacQuesten In Pelham Learned From The Ground UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Now, 32 years after she joined the business, Fogliano has overseen the growth of Pelham-based MacQuesten Development as one of the leading property development companies in New York. Fogliano will be one of six individuals and companies to be honored on Tuesday, April 21, at The Business Council of Westchester's Hall of Fame Awards at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.

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  5. Food Network Win Tops Week's News In Southern WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Maurice "Mo" Major, chef at Bartaco's in Port Chester and a New Rochelle resident, won $10,000 in a contest on the Food Network. With the Mount Vernon gun buyback less than a month away, officials with the Westchester County Crime Stoppers are teaming with Best Buy to raise awareness of the program.

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  6. Resident Of The Bristal At White Plains Celebrates 102nd BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    "Ben's wit is as sharp as ever," said Mayor Thomas Roach of White Plains resident -- and birthday guest of honor -- Benjamin Vinokur. "He told me upon my arrival, 'The big cheese is here.'

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  7. Southern Westchester Goes Green For St. Patrick's Day With Music, FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    It's been said we're all a little bit Irish come St. Paddy's Day. It's also been said March 17 is a great excuse to eat, drink, and enjoy that famous Emerald Isle cheer.

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  8. Former White Plains Resident Stars In Schoolhouse Theater's ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Perri Gaffney, a former White Plains and Mount Vernon resident, will play the role of Beatrice, the domineering and abusive matriarch in the Schoolhouse Theater's production of "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds," on stage from Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 29. "Gamma Rays," written by Paul Zindel, was considered one of Off-Broadway's greatest successes, presenting a powerful and moving study of a shy, quiet, intelligent girl who somehow finds the strength to survive inside a disturbed family. In addition to winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1971, the drama also won the Obie Award and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play of the season.

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  9. Sex Offenders Live Near White Plains Pre-K's, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Sex offenders live near prekindergarten schools in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New Rochelle and White Plains, according to a report by the New York State Senate Coalition. A story from Gannett's Albany bureau said six sex offenders were found to be living near prekindergartens in Mount Vernon, three in Yonkers, two in New Rochelle and one in White Plains.

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  10. FBI Arrests Mount Vernon Man In Threat To PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A Mount Vernon man was arrested by the FBI agents on Tuesday and accused of social media threats to harm police officers. With the nation struggling with tension between the African-American community and law enforcement, Jeremy Mott, 24, was accused of posting a series of messages on Instagram and Facebook threatening officers just days after a pair of NYPD officers were gunned down in cold blood in Brooklyn last month.

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  11. White Plains-Based Westchester Children's Association Makes Staff MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. The Westchester Children's Association recently hired one new staff member and promoted two of its current employees. Maureen Natkin, of Irvington, recently joined the children's advocacy organization as its development and administrative assistant.

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  12. County Offers Free Home Inspection For Lead In Parts Of White PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    During National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Sunday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 25, the Westchester County Department of Health encourages parents and caregivers to eliminate hazards at home that can cause lead poisoning in children and to ensure their young children are tested for lead exposure. The Health Department offers a free home inspection and risk assessment for lead paint hazards to protect children from lead poisoning.

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  13. Mount Vernon Reverend Will Deliver Keynote At Senior Caregiving ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The White Plains Daily Voice

    Reverend Viviana DeCohen will be the be the keynote speaker at The Journey of Caregiving Conference at Dobbs Ferry High School on Thursday, Nov. 6. DeCohen, who fell into her role as a caregiver for senior citizens 20 years, now realizes it's the job that was meant for her all along. "I was rooted and grounded in it from the very start,'' said Viviana, a Mount Vernon resident.

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