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  1. New Rochelle Students Clean Up Beach On Day Of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    In temperatures just above freezing, the 38 students spent a Saturday scouring Five Islands Park Beach, cleaning the shores of trash, according to a statement from the school. The cleanup was organized by the Pay It Forward Club as a day of service, the statement said, adding that the National Junior Honor Society also joined in the effort.

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  2. Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Cab Driver Outside Westchester HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Law enforcement officials in Yonkers have launched an investigation after a cab driver was robbed near a popular hotel on Tuckahoe Road. Police confirmed that at approximately 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a livery cab driver was robbed at gunpoint outside of a Ramada Inn, after two customers that were picked up in Manhattan threatened the man and went running off through a nearby wooded area.

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  3. Fifty Firefighters Battle Blaze At Yonkers Three-Story Wood Frame BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Fifty firefighters and 12 companies are battling a two-alarm blaze at a three-story wood frame building at 80 Ash St. in Yonkers early Friday evening, according to the Yonkers Fire Department. Ten people have been displaced as a result of the blaze, which ignited around 6 p.m. in the concealed areas behind the walls, the department said.

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  4. Multiple Agencies Battle Three-Alarm New Rochelle House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    At approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday night, crews responded to an Elm Street home, where flames could be seen tearing through the roof and windows of the property. As of 8 p.m., fire and smoke still engulfed the area, and the flames had not been knocked down.

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  5. Yonkers Elementary Student Caught With Gun On School GroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    A fourth-grade student in Yonkers is facing serious charges after he was caught with an unloaded handgun at school. Yonkers Police Det.

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  6. Man In Disabled Vehicle On Westchester I-87 Toll Plaza Charged With DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    A Yonkers man was arrested early on Sunday morning, when New York State Police troopers responded to a disabled vehicle on I-87 and found an intoxicated man in the driver's seat. On Monday, New York State Police announced that 32-year-old Omar Sheikh was facing felony charges after being arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated.

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  7. Westchester Roadway Remains Closed Following Four-Alarm FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Nepperhan Avenue and Saw Mill River Road have been reopened in both directions following Monday morning's massive four-alarm fire at the former Alexander Smith Carpet building. At approximately 4 a.m., a general alarm - meaning every on-duty firefighter from every company responded - was issued at the historic building on the corner of Nepperhan and Lake Avenues, which now houses local artists and businesses.

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  8. Final Suspect Sentenced In Yonkers Pro Baseball Prospect ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    The driver involved in the shooting death of 23-year-old Yonkers resident and Oakland Athletics baseball prospect Michael Nolan was sentenced in Westchester County Court on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Mount Vernon resident Garth O'Neil was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony charge of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in relation to the shooting that left Nolan with a bullet in his head outside of a Burger King on Central Park Avenue.

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  9. County Executive Astorino Eyes Re-Election With $2.5M War ChestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has increased his re-election war chest to more than $2.5 million, according to a statement from his campaign. When Astorino files his required fundraising reports at the end of January, he is expected to claim at least $1,035,564 raised in the past six months, according to a statement from his campaign, which said that The Friends of Astorino account has received 1,178 donations in total with a median of about $125.

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  10. Better Than An Apple: Eastchester Essay Contest Honors TeachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Carrie Martin, left, a second-grade teacher in Denton, Texas, was Barnes & Noble's National Teacher of the Year in 2015-2016. TiAnna Bridges-Reed, her former pupil, is the high-school student who wrote the winning essay, chosen from 10,000 entries.

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  11. Father Arrested In Beating Of 2-Year-Old Son, Yonkers PD SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Yonkers police have arrested a local man for the beating death of his two-year-old son on Christmas Eve. Blair Robinson, 25, was charged Wednesday with first-degree manslaughter after police responded at 9 p.m. Saturday to St. John's Hospital on a report of an unresponsive 2-year-old boy who was brought into the emergency room by a family member, said the Yonkers Police Department.

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  12. Pelham Film Program Helps Yonkers Students Find Voice, VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    From left: Laura deBuys, TPH's executive director; Brian Hinchcliffe, benefactor, Yonkers P.S. 17 Principal Rita Moorhead and Francile Albright, TPH director of education. PELHAM, N.Y. -- A baker's dozen of sixth-graders have been learning the basics of filmmaking - and perhaps discovering their own voices and visions - thanks to a partnership between a Pelham arts organization and a Yonkers school.

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  13. Westchester Board Of Legislators Calls For Showdown On Banning Gun ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    The Westchester County Board of Legislators plans to vote Jan. 9 to ban gun shows in public facilities after one was scheduled for Jan. 21-22 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, the weekend after Inaugural Day. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators vowed there will be a showdown on Jan. 9 over whether a gun and knife show can take place at the County Center in White Plains, as reported here earlier by Daily Voice.

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  14. New Rochelle Entrepreneur Organizes Businesses To Rally Behind Sick FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    A 34-year-old Westchester mom is fighting the fight of her life and to help, many area businesses are pitching in to help. It was two years ago that Hastings mompreneur, Christina Torpie , was treated for breast cancer.

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  15. Driver Crashes Into Nail Salon At Yonkers Strip MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Some ladies in Yonkers treating themselves to a day at the nail salon got quite a scare Friday morning when a driver accidentally drove into the facade of a Central Park Avenue shopping center. At approximately 10:30 a.m. on Friday, police confirmed a driver accidentally stepped on the gas instead of the brake of her car, accelerating into the front window of Central Nail, causing some damage to the glass and surrounding brick.

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  16. Tulip, 17-Year-Old Calico Cat, Goes Missing In LarchmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    The Yonkers Animal Shelter is asking the community to be on the lookout for an elderly cat that has gone missing in Larchmont. Tulip, a 17-year-old Calico cat has gone missing, and was last seen on Dundee Road in Larchmont.

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  17. Trump Giving Clinton Scare As Battleground States Too Close To CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    One of the most contentious and controversial presidential elections in history is to close to call as polls closed throughout the East Coast. Chappaqua's Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bedford estate owner Donald J. Trump are running neck-and-neck in the key battleground states of Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and New Hampshire as precinct results are coming in.

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  18. Westchester Man Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny, MisconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    William Ahern, an Armonk resident and owner of A Plus Transportation, has pleaded guilty to scamming Yonkers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by billing the city for non-existent bus services. Yonkers resident Anna Sollozzo, a former transportation supervisor for the city's Board of Education, is in prison after pleading guilty to grand larceny and tax fraud in a bus services scam.

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  19. Yonkers Firefighter, 53, Dies From 9/11-Related DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Lt. John Mario Rodriguez, "J-Rod," 53, of the Yonkers Fire Department died Wednesday, Oct. 19 from a 9/11-related disease. Rodriguez, a Yonkers resident who was born in Cuba, is survived by his wife, Jo-Ann Finning Rodriguez, and two sons, John and James Rodriguez.

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  20. ACME Markets Becoming New Norm For New Rochelle ShoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    Less than a year after ACME Markets took over nearly one dozen A&P supermarkets throughout Westchester, customers are finally settling in to their new neighborhood grocery store. Whether looking for some of Westchester's freshest produce, top shelf proteins, snacks or something quick to go, ACME has become a one-stop shop in the area that puts the super in supermarket.

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