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  1. Big Chocolate, veteran pacers share spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    ... Paquet), now with 117 wins between them, throw down late in a $4,000 claiming pace. Veal Marsala narrowly prevailed. Vernon, N.Y. -- While Richard Keys's Big Chocolate overcame a loss of cover on the far turn to take Friday (October 2) evening's ...


  2. MacDonald scores 3,000th driving winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    John MacDonald is acknowledged in the winner's enclosure following his 3,000th career driving win, which came in the sixth race at Vernon Downs aboard I Saw Red. Vernon, N.Y. -- Having won earlier on the harness racing card with Make It Kate and HMS Firecracker , driver mare up the pegs to secure the lead, forcing Shelby Lu in the pocket and setting sectionals of :28.2, :57.2, and 1:25.4 while uncontested.


  3. Hearing On Senior Issues Hosted By Westchester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    ... ose Pasquale at the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, 9 S. First Ave., 10th Floor, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 or by e-mail to [email protected]


  4. Denzel Washington spotted near Capitol having lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Washington Post

    ... Clubs of America National Youth of the Year Gala. The 60-year-old actor grew up going to his local club in Mount Vernon, N.Y. and has been a national spokesman for years. According to our spies, the Oscar-winner caused quite a stir in the resto ...


  5. Services Set For Timothy Patterson, Brick Stars Hockey CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 |

    ... Ed Yasser wrote on Facebook. "Thank you, every Star is better for it. We'll miss you." Patterson was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and lived in Toms River for 30 years before moving to Manchester two years ago. Surviving is his wife of 33 years, ...


  6. Hold On Tightly narrowly prevailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 |

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Taking advantage of a pocket trip off a pressured third quarter, Hold On Tightly slid through an opening at the pegs to just take Friday evening's harness racing featured $7,000 upper-level conditioned trot at gelding and was able to duck into the pocket to track pacesetter Keystone Thomas through a :28.1 initial quarter. On the backstretch, Keystone Thomas faced pressure from the first-over Yankee Manny , and the latter would go on to force a :28.3 third quarter while gaining to within half a length.


  7. Nancy Jean Schwarz of East Rutherford dies at age 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 |

    Ms. Schwarz was born on April 1, 1955 in Mount Vernon, N.Y. She lived on Walnut Street in Rutherford a majority of her life. Ms. Schwarz graduated from FDU and had multiple master's degrees.


  8. Malcolm X's daughter keynotes Saunders Library galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... and his smile." Much of what Shabazz knows about him she learned from her mother, Betty Shabazz. Inside their Mount Vernon, N.Y., home, Betty, a professor and university administrator, kept many of Malcolm's personal affects including his coat, hat, ...


  9. The Montfort Academy is Ranked Among the 20 'Best Private High...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | PRWeb

    ... a share in the wisdom of the ages." The Montfort Academy is an award winning classical Catholic high school in Mt. Vernon, NY. Ranked among the best 50 Catholic high schools in America and among the best 20 private high schools in New York State, ...


  10. Barn Girl makes good in Excelsior finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 |

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Employing a first-over bid through the far turn, Barn Girl delivered as the prohibitive harness racing favourite in her $45,000 New York Excelsior Series final, one of four to headline Saturday evening's program at and Turquoise Sweetie earned her 14th career win in the first Excelsior event of the evening, angling first-over just as Miss B'ville J took the lead through a :57.3 half. Barn Girl progressed steadily through the far turn, making ground in the second flight through a :28.2 third quarter before collaring Miss B'ville J in deep stretch for a 1:54.2 triumph.


  11. Vernon business owner traps burglar with Chevy pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | WKTV

    ... law enforcement arrived. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says they found Robert Halwig, 43, of Simmons Road in Vernon, inside the store and arrested him. Simmons says he's doesn't see himself as a hero, he simply did what he needed to do. "I ...


  12. Time Warner Cable holding Open House to recruit Technicians in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 |

    ... appointments. TWC's New York City service area includes Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn, Mt. Vernon,NY, as well as Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey. All applicants must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug ...


  13. Dayson remains undefeated in Vernon NYSSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 |

    Reve Royale battles stoutly to prevail in the New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Vernon Downs. Vernon, N.Y. -- After rating a soft 1:00 middle half, Dayson kicked clear at will in upper stretch, keeping a career-long winning harness racing streak alive in Friday evening's Twelve 2-year-old trotters, split into two equal divisions of six, vied for $107,000 in combined purses in the evening's co-featured events.


  14. The First series, by Kipjo EwersRead the original story

    Friday Sep 18 | Publishers Marketplace

    ... who hated everyone in the world except for him. When Kipjo attended our Lady of Victory Elementary school in Mount Vernon, NY he continued writing and reading stories to his classmates. His teacher, Mrs. Green, told him the children would laugh. ...


  15. Mount Vernon Man Faces Gun Charges In New Rochelle ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    A Mount Vernon man faces weapons charges after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with a shooting in New Rochelle, according to Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Raheem Jones, 26, was charged Wednesday, with felony possession of a gun, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 10 years, Bharara said. 1 comment

  16. William E. Kelly, 94, Longtime Westchester Scouting LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 |

    Bill first became involved in scouting in 1930 as a cub scout, eventually joining Troop 16 in Mount Vernon, New York, where he rose through the ranks from Tenderfoot to Life scout and Sr. Patrol Leader. He helped to establish Troop 37 at St. Ursula's Church when he was just 18 years old.


  17. Oneida County man charged after crashing into telephone pole, tree and buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | The Post-Standard

    A Waterville man has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and several other charges after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a telephone pole and a building in the town of Vernon, police said. Jacob T. Mosher, 23, of Waterville was charged after the Monday night accident on Youngs Road in Vernon, according to Oneida County sheriff's deputies.


  18. Rus Ny Fair Series caps off successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Hoof Beats

    ... $5,000 as initial purse money. The winner also received a championship cooler donated by Peterson's Harness Shop in Vernon, N.Y. and a lead line donated by Divine Equine Custom Equipment. Michelle Miller, of Milford, N.Y., earned this year's High ...


  19. David Bruce Muller, 54, of Bethel, Passed Away Sept. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 |

    David Bruce Muller of Bethel, CT died on September 6 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in Manhattan. David was born on January 27, 1962 in Mount Vernon, NY but lived most of his life in Bethel.


  20. No Monkeys Allowed kicks cover in top paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 |

    Vernon, N.Y. -- Following the live cover of Oh My Joepa off the far turn, No Monkeys Allowed vaulted to a two-length harness racing victory in Saturday evening's featured $7,000 top-level conditioned pace at gelding into midfield, 5-1/4 lengths off pacesetter Lilys Real Boy through a :26 initial quarter. Upon exiting the far turn, No Monkeys Allowed advanced nearer the front flight while tracking the cover of Oh My Joepa , kicking to the fore in upper stretch.


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