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  1. Violent Westchester Gang Member Admits To Attempted Murder, ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Tarrytown Daily Voice

    A member of a prominent gang in Westchester has admitted to his roles in several attempted murders and violent incidents in an effort to assert his control in a Yonkers neighborhood. Samuel "Benji" Mapp, an alleged member of the Blood Stones Army, has pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, all felonies, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., announced on Friday.

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  2. Tim Tetrick talks on Night Of Champions drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Harness racing driver Tim Tetrick talks about his drives in the $1.8 million Night of Champions finals at Yonkers Raceway YONKERS, N.Y. Yonkers Raceway will host eight finals of the New York Sire Stakes Saturday night worth a combined $1.8 million. Tim Tetrick will drive seven of the 64 statebreds who seek championship titles, and the 36-year-old is confident in his horses.

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  3. The Ancient Art of Marble Painting Gets a 21st-Century UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New York Times

    ... fine-art prints using handmade dyes extracted from the herbs and flowers she grows in her quarter-acre garden in Yonkers, N.Y. Practicing a more pronounced interpretation of the suminagashi aesthetic is the 31-year-old Parisian artist Julia G., who ...

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  4. ID Released Of Westchester Man, 32, Who Committed Suicide At County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Eastchester Daily Voice

    Gregory Fernandez, 32, of Yonkers, attempted suicide on Aug. 28 and died on Sept. 1, from his injuries, said Justin Pruyne, a spokesman for the Department of Correction.

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  5. Violent Yonkers Gang Member Admits To Attempted Murders, ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    A member of a prominent gang in Westchester has admitted to his roles in several attempted murders and violent incidents in an effort to assert his control in a Yonkers neighborhood. Samuel "Benji" Mapp, an alleged member of the Blood Stones Army, has pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, all felonies, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., announced on Friday.

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  6. Off-Duty Police Officer From Yonkers Seriously Injured In NYC ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    A 43-year-old off-duty Yonkers police officer is in surgery after being shot at least once and injured twice in the back during a New York City domestic dispute that ended with two dead. The incident took place around 6:52 a.m. Friday in a second-floor apartment on 77th Street in Queens, said New York City Police Department Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea.

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  7. Latimer Urges Westchester Residents To Go Car Free On FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Port Chester Daily Voice

    ... and Edible Arrangements, both of Mount Vernon, will be providing free samples throughout the event, and Lowe's of Yonkers has graciously donated turf to prove that there are "greener" ways to use your parking spot. The MetroCard van will be making a ...

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  8. New Arrest In Westchester Gang Bust AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Chappaqua Daily Voice

    The investigation previously led to the execution of multiple search warrants, during which investigators seized a pair of .45 caliber semi-automatic pistols, a .380 caliber semi automatic pistol, a military style bulletproof vest, dozens of rounds o The eighth and final gang member has been brought into custody as a nearly yearlong investigation into the 150 Clain, which operates in Westchester, is wrapping up. Earlier this month, seven members of the gang were taken off the streets of Yonkers following an eight-month investigation dubbed "Operation: 150 Clan," which was run by the local police department and investigators from the Westchester County District Attorney's Office Gang, Firearms and Narcotics Bureau.

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  9. Can "Larry Bird" become a champion at Yonkers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Friday, September 21, 2018-For years in Boston Celtic green, Larry Bird taunted, tortured and tormented New York. Saturday night , his 'nicknamesake' tries to take it.

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  10. U.S. Open Cup: Former champions begin this weekend in 2019 qualifying routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Soccer America

    ... the first qualifying round for the 2019 competition. The three-time champion New York Pancyprian Freedoms travel to Yonkers on Saturday to face the Lansdowne Bhoys in a battle of Cosmopolitan League teams. The Queens-based Pancyprian Freedoms were ...

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  11. Filly and Mare Open at Yonkers goes to VorstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | HarnessLink.com

    YONKERS, NY, Thursday, September 20, 2018-With Yonkers Raceway dark Friday night in preparation for the New York Night of Champions, the leading overnight ladies had their weekly close-up an evening early. Hence, it was a Thursday night $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.

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  12. 'Sexually Violent' Offender In Westchester Sent To County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

    A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of forcibly touching his victim without consent and a previous rape conviction has been remanded to the Westchester County Department of Corrections. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 57-year-old Jack Williams, who had lived on Livingston Avenue in Yonkers, but has been remanded back into custody for an undisclosed offense.

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  13. Car Free Day in Westchester. Take Bus and Leave the Driving to Us....Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | White Plains CitizeNetReporter

    ... and Edible Arrangements, both of Mount Vernon, will be providing free samples throughout the event, and Lowe's of Yonkers has graciously donated turf to prove that there are "greener" ways to use your parking spot. The MetroCard van will be making a ...

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  14. 'Bel Canto': Hostage drama hits a passionless noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Seattle Times

    ... of its running time, as its multinational characters wander sedately around an ornate mansion (played by a house in Yonkers, New York) belonging to the vice president of an unnamed South American country. The glamorous crowd has gathered for a ...

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  15. Seven Churches Awarded the 2018 Flourishing Churches GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Church Herald

    ... and grow their ministries. Seven churches were chosen for the grant this year. Chour Thai Reformed Church in Yonkers, New York, needs to repair and update aging restrooms, reseal outside walls to stop water seepage, and fix broken front doors. By ...

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  16. See this rising star on AVA's tiny Philly stage, and in Julianne Moore's new movie 'Bel Canto'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Philly.com

    ... videos, and resumes later, his charisma and rich voice won the role. He spent six weeks shooting interior scenes in Yonkers, N.Y., before migrating to Mexico City for exterior shots, where this formerly fierce Cesar is so embarrassed by his own ...

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  17. Know Him? Police Seek To Track Down Wanted Westchester ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The Yonkers Police Department issued an alert on Wednesday regarding 29-year-old Ronald Herrera, who is wanted on a charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police described Herrera as a 6-foot Hispanic man weighing approximately 200 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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  18. Convicted Felon Admits To Using Forged ID At Four Westchester Banks In One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Somers Daily Voice

    A 55-year-old convicted felon who attempted to steal a Connecticut man's identity at multiple Westchester County banks has admitted to his crimes. Jose Cabrera has pleaded guilty to one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony, after he went to banks in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Ossining and Thornwood with a forged Connecticut driver's license and attempted to take out cash over the course of a single afternoon.

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  19. How This Teacher Left The Classroom And Built A Million Dollar Education BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Forbes.com

    ... ventures. I have been an elementary classroom teacher for 23 years. I started my teaching career teaching in the Yonkers Public Schools in New York. After I had a few years under my belt, I secured a second-grade teaching position in the Briarcliff ...

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  20. Rooney named one of Westchester's (N.Y.) most influential peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Hoof Beats

    ... so many leaders in their field who always ensure that Westchester and its residents remain a priority." In 2006, Yonkers Raceway underwent a $250 million renovation to refurbish and revitalize the property, making way for Empire City Casino. After ...

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