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  1. Joint upsets in distaff featureRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Both aided by live cover through the far turn, Asset Management and Table Games charged past 8-5 favourite The Filly Princess in the final yards of Friday evening's $7,000 top-level conditioned distaff pace at As The Filly Princess mounted a first-over rally into a soft :57.2 half mile, Table Games chased second-over from the back of the pack, and Asset Management angled third-over on approach to the far turn after she was briefly shuffled to last. With clear sailing on the far turn and the live cover of The Filly Princess cutting into Purity's lead through a 1:25.4 three-quarter sectional, the eventual joint winners kicked cover at head-stretch, both storming home to a dead-heat 1:53.2 win.

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  2. 2 shot by NYPD in Mount Vernon in undercover gun saleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    NYPD cops shot and wounded at least two people in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Friday evening, police sources said.

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  3. Sources: Suspect, Bystander Struck By NYPD Gunfire In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... the country. Got a nose for [] A suspect and a bystander were wounded in a shooting involving NYPD officers in Mount Vernon on Friday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS2) MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A suspect and a bystander were wounded Friday afternoon ...

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  4. 2 shot by NYPD in Mount Vernon in undercover investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    NYPD cops shot and wounded at least two people in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Friday when an apparent undercover operation in the Bronx brought them to Westchester County, police sources said.

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  5. PBS features Wartburg's Creative Aging Program in documentary this seasonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    PBS's documentary series, Visionaries, has featured Wartburg's award-winning, internationally recognized Council Creative Aging & Lifelong Learning, an innovative arts-based program for its senior population, in its 20th season. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Aug. 28, 2015 - PRLog -- Wartburg to Appear in The Visionaries Series on PBS Mt.

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  6. Wartburg Hosts 2015 AANAC Three-Day CertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... for the 2015 AANAC Resident Assessment Coordinator Certification program at Wartburg's Gatz Conference Center. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Aug. 28, 2015 - PRLog -- Wartburg Hosts 2015 AANAC Resident Assessment Coordinator - Certified (RAC-CT) Three-Day ...

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  7. Wartburg to Host Free Community Event, the Historic Fall Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    Aug. 28, 2015 - PRLog -- Wartburg to Kick off 150th Anniversary Celebration at Fall Festival 2015 Mount Vernon, NY-Wartburg will once again be hosting its historic Fall Festival on Saturday, October 3rd from 11 am to 5 pm on Wartburg's Mt. Vernon campus.

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  8. Bridge Church Celebrates Community Weekend In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The event will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. There will be activities including facepainting, a double dutch/straight rope competition, basketball, a three-point contest and Mount Vernon Basketball League finals, music, games, prizes and more.

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  9. How to Vet the Best School for Your ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Black Enterprise

    ... good at languages and music. We talked about this over dinner with my cousin, who founded the Milestone School in Mt. Vernon, New York. Her young students put on plays by Shakespeare, learn foreign languages, and play chess. Her curriculum seemed ...

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  10. Members of Mount Vernon's 'Boss Playa Family' Gang Charged with Murder, RacketeeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Seven members and associates of the Mount Vernon-based street gang, "Boss Playa Family" or "BPF," were indicted on murder, racketeering, illegal firearms and narcotics charges this week, announced United States Attorney Preet Bharara, Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore and FBI New York Assistant Director-in-Charge Diego Rodriguez. "Members of the BPF gang allegedly unleashed a terrifying wave of violence on the streets of Mount Vernon," said Bharara in a statement.

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  11. Racing Under Saddle New York Fair SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | HarnessLink.com

    ... as initial purse money. The winner will also receive a championship cooler donated by Peterson's Harness Shop in Vernon, N.Y. and a lead line donated by Divine Equine Custom Equipment. A High Point Rider Award will once again be presented at the ...

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  12. Mary Elizabeth Wells StottRead the original story

    Thursday | The Indianapolis Star

    Vernon, NY, passed away August 11, 2015. Mary was born September 21, 1942 in Indianapolis, IN, the only child of Ralph Wells (deceased) and Della Beach Wells Jewell. Mary is survived by her mother Della ...

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  13. UCF defensive tackle Lance McDowdell eager for a breakout senior seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    He dreams about getting his family out of its rough neighborhood back home in Mount Vernon, N.Y. He imagines helping his parents send his 10-year-old sister Tasia and 13-year-old brother Keshawn to Iona Preparatory School about 20 minutes away from home and a lifetime away for a better education. And once that vision settles in his mind, he lurches his 310-pound body, full force, into anyone who steps into his path.

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  14. Hape grabs her second Grassroots trophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | HarnessLink.com

    ... sail under the wire three and one-half lengths ahead of Desis Dream and Summers Jewel in 1:56.1. Howard Okukso Jr. of Vernon, NY conditions Allerage Star for Little E LLC of New York, NY, Arthur Geiger of Livingston, NJ, David Stolz of Columbus, OH ...

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  15. Samuel and LaTanya R. Jackson endorse Mount Vernon, NY mayoral candidate Clinton YoungRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | PR Log

    All-time box-office king Samuel L. Jackson, in a joint statement with his wife LaTanya, has endorsed Clinton Young for mayor in the September 10 Mount Vernon Democratic primary. MT VERNON, N.Y. - Aug. 24, 2015 - PRLog -- All-time box-office king Samuel L. Jackson, in a joint statement with his wife LaTanya, has endorsed Clinton Young for mayor in the September 10 Mount Vernon Democratic primary.

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  16. Mount Vernon mayoral candidate Clinton Young pens open letter to city's oldest Black churchRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | PR Log

    Mount Vernon Democratic mayoral candidate Clinton Young has sent an open letter to the members of Greater Centennial A.M.E. Zion Church, the city's oldest African-American church, seeking the congregation's support. MT VERNON, N.Y. - Aug. 23, 2015 - PRLog -- Mount Vernon Democratic mayoral candidate Clinton Young has sent an open letter to the members of Greater Centennial A.M.E. Zion Church, the city's oldest African-American church, seeking the congregation' s letter to the historic church cited the city's rising tax and crime rates, and its crumbling bridges and roads.

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  17. D'One closes furiously, upends 'Bee' in Muscle HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Finding a seam off the far turn, D'One stormed home to collar 3-5 harness racing favourite Bee a Magician in the $177,000 and Giant Diablo, floated into a close stalking spot, just off pacesetters Bee a Magician and Shake It Cerry through initial fractions of :26.3 and :56.3. As Handover Belle began the outer flow just one spot farther back, elected to save ground with D'One, locked in through the far turn but able to wedge off the pegs as Handover Belle faded off the corner. After Bee a Magician accelerated to a clearer lead through three-quarters in 1:25, D'One found ample room to commence her rally.

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  18. Family Seeking Answers In Raynette Turner Death In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Raynette Turner's sister-in-law Elizabeth Turner-Parles stressing that her family is still looking for answers in her death while she was in a Mount Vernon Police Department holding cell. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Weeks after she was found dead while in a Mount Vernon Police Department holding cell, questions remain for Raynette Turner 's family as they continue to seek answers for how the mother of eight died while in custody.

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  19. Mount Vernon's Future Society Organizes 3rd Annual Globe Awards DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    ... RNN-TV/Verizon FIOS News Channel. The Future Society, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, corporation established in Mount Vernon to provide mentoring activities for disadvantaged inner city youth and support mechanisms for their parents. Tickets are $99 ...

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  20. Mount Vernon's Y-COP Throws Back-To-School BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON N.Y. The Youth Community Outreach Program Inc. of Mount Vernon will host the Back to School Bash on Friday from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. to celebrate the last day of camp. The event will take place at First United Methodist Church at 227 E. Lincoln Ave., off Summit Avenue.

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