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  1. Arthur W. Mahoney: Former Brewster ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    He was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, to William and Muriel Mahoney Aug. 4, 1933. While in Mt.

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  2. These children rely on us'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    On Sunday, in Baton Rouge while filming a remake of "The Magnificent Seven" nearby, the now-famous actor said friends and counselors at his local Boys Club in Mount Vernon, New York, taught him lessons that led him to where he is today. Baton Rouge is the largest American city without a standalone Boys and Girls Club facility, Washington told club supporters at the De La Ronde Hall downtown.

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  3. Denzel Washington to Boys & Girls Club: Be smart, give thanks, do work, get educatedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... saddle." Washington joined what was then simply called the Boys Club when he was 6 years old and growing up in Mount Vernon, N.Y. He joined after seeing the building on his way to his elementary school in the mornings and learned that he could play ...

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  4. Local trainer foiled again in Adios Pace at MeadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... Bounty edged Lost For Words by a neck for second, finishing in 1:49.1. Okusko, who said she trains 22 or 23 horses in Vernon, N.Y., with her husband Howard, had never had a horse compete in the Adios Pace. This year's event was the first time she ...

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  5. Dudea s The Man rallies to win 49th AdiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O-R Online

    ... won last year's race. “It's our first time on the track,” said Okusko, who stables about 20 horses in Vernon, N.Y. “It was just awesome. I didn't watch the race until the half because I was a little nervous. I never watch the ...

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  6. Mount Vernon Woman Was Sick Hours Before Holding Cell DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon woman who died on Monday after two days in a police holding cell complained of being sick and threw up while in custody, lohud.com reported.

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  7. John M. Lalli Has Been Recognized by Americaa s Registry of...Read the original story

    Saturday | BroadcastNewsroom

    John M. Lalli was born in Mt. Vernon, New York. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A., Cum Laude, in Economics and Management Sciences.

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  8. Friends, family remember Kane Buss with tree planting ceremoniesRead the original story

    Friday | WKTV

    ... sugar maples because they are strong like Kane, who protected his girlfriend, then 18-year-old Amanda Pawlikowski of Vernon, during the crash. "He was the person that would lead you to your class, if you didn't know where you were going on your ...

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  9. Express Jet soars in distaff featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HarnessLink.com

    Vernon, N.Y. -- After taking charge off the clubhouse turn, Express Jet controlled the terms and held off a late charge from Love You Bye to take Friday evening's $7000 harness racing upper-level conditioned distaff pace at secured the pocket with Express Jet in the early stages of the race, tightening in behind Aritzia Hanover through a :27 first quarter. Soon after, the 6-year-old mare took charge, pulling the tempo back through a :59.4 middle half.

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  10. Funeral Arrangements Made For Raynette Turner In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Funeral arrangements have been made for Raynette Turner, the Mount Vernon mother of eight who was found dead in her holding cell while in police custody on Monday. Turner, 42, was arrested on Friday for shoplifting, narrowly missing the cutoff to see a judge before the weekend, where she would have likely been released on her own recognizance.

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  11. Sandra Bland not the only Black woman found dead in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Examiner.com

    ... died July 2015 in Waller County, Texas. Raynetta Turner died July 2015, was allegedly found dead in a cell in Mt. Vernon, New York after being arrested and imprisoned for two days waiting arraignment. Kindra Chapman died July 2015, was allegedly ...

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  12. NY woman Raynette Turner found dead in Mt. Vernon holding cell; AG investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Post-Standard

    Raynette Turner, a 42-year-old mother of eight, was found dead in a holding-cell in Mount Vernon, N.Y. on Monday, becoming the fifth black woman to die in custody this month. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent investigators to Mount Vernon to find out why Turner was held for two days before she died, and who made the decision to keep her there, CBS New York reported.

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  13. Mount Vernon Public Library Continues Documentary SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon Public Library will continue its ongoing documentary series by screening 'Stripped' on Friday. The film looks at the genesis of comic strips through the eyes of creators like Bill Waterson, Jim Davis, Mort Walker, Cathy Guisewite and more than 60 others.

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  14. Initial Autopsy Results Inconclusive In Mount Vernon PD Holding Cell DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Questions remain abound as authorities continue their investigation into the death of a woman in a Mount Vernon Police Department holding cell earlier this week. Officials from the New York State Attorney General's office and Westchester County District Attorney's office have joined Mount Vernon detectives as they investigate how Raynette Turner , a mother of eight, died while awaiting arraignment in her cell.

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  15. NOW Calls for Overhaul of Criminal Justice System in Light of Police Brutality CrisisRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Common Dreams

    ... women of color have been found dead inside correctional facilities? Raynetta Turner, 43 years old. Arrested in Mt. Vernon, NY for shoplifting. Found dead in her cell within 48 hours after being arrested. Kindra Chapman, 18 years old. Arrested in ...

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  16. NY Attorney General Schneiderman Looking Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CBS Local

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Questions continue to swirl around the death of a woman in a Westchester County jail cell. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent investigators to Mount Vernon, as part of a recent order by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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  17. Fifth black woman in a month found dead in jail: New York mother...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Daily Mail

    ... and was taken to hospital. Found dead: Raynette Turner, 42, was found lifeless underneath the City Court in Mount Vernon, New York, on Monday. She is pictured right in an old photograph and left more recently Police said she was only diagnosed with ...

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  18. Attorney General Joins Investigation Into Mount Vernon Holding Cell DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Harrison Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The New York State Attorney General's Office has joined the investigation in Mount Vernon, as authorities seek answers about how a woman died while in a holding cell at the police department. Raynette Turner, 42 and a mother of 8, was found dead in her cell on Monday afternoon after being arrested over the weekend on misdemeanor shoplifting charges for the third time in several weeks.

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  19. 5 Black Women Have Died in Jail This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | New York Magazine

    On Monday, police in Mount Vernon, New York, found Raynetta Turner dead in her holding cell . According to Mayor Ernest Davis, Turner, who was 44, had been arrested for shoplifting on Saturday.

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  20. At Least 5 Black Women Found Dead In Jail Since Mid-JulyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Memeorandum

    At Least 5 Black Women Found Dead In Jail Since Mid-July - On Monday morning, police in Mount Vernon, New York discovered a 44-year-old woman dead in her cell. She is the fifth black woman, at least, to die behind bars this month.

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