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  1. Six Charged With Heroin Distribution In Westchester, Hudson ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Joon Kim, the acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced the arrests and drug charges of six people, who were brought into custody on Thursday. Five people were brought to federal court in White Plains on Thursday for arraignment.


  2. Suspect Nabbed In Westchester Robbery SpreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    A 20-year-old man is facing charges in multiple Westchester County municipalities for his role in this week's armed robbery spree, police said on Thursday. On Wednesday, John Oquendo from the Bronx was charged with a felony count of first-degree robbery in Yonkers after allegedly being involved in an armed robbery at Break to the Border on McLean Avenue early on Monday morning, police said.


  3. Police In Westchester Use Technology To 'Ping' Stolen Phone, Track RobbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Police in Westchester County were able to "ping" a stolen cellphone to track down a group of reported robbers over the weekend. Shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Monday morning, members of the Mount Vernon Police Department were dispatched to South 10th Avenue when they received reports of a stolen cell phone that was being used in the city.


  4. Scarsdale Doctor Admits Taking $400,000 In Test-Referral BribesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    A Scarsdale internist who practiced in Yonkers admitted taking $400,000 in payoffs for lab test referrals as part of what federal authorities said is the nation's largest-ever bribery case of its kind. Ricky J. Sayegh, 44, pleaded guilty to violating the Federal Trade Act before a U.S. District Court judge in Newark on Thursday.


  5. Four Injured In Cement Truck Accident On Central AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Motorists may see delays on Central Avenue after four construction workers were hospitalized in Yonkers after an incident with a cement pumper while working on a bridge surface. Shortly after 12:15 p.m., members of the Yonkers Police Emergency Service Unit and 2nd Precinct were dispatched to Central Park Avenue north, near the Midland Avenue overpass, where there was a report of injuries, Sgt.


  6. Police Dish Out 100 Tickets In Separate Sprain Brook Parkway DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    New York State Police conducted a special speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway this week, citing dozens of drivers for various violations, including one motorist driving faster than 100 mph. On Wednesday, April 12, the state police conducted a six-hour detail on the parkway, issuing 28 tickets for speeding violations, one ticket for a motorist who failed to move over for an emergency vehicle and 11 more citations for other vehicle and traffic law violations.


  7. 3 Charged In Irvington Home Invasion Linked To Westchester RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Three people who police say were involved in an Irvington home invasion and robbery were arrested by an FBI Task Force Thursday. Dennis Brown, 35, a Yonkers resident, Nicholas Kolmer, 24, a Yonkers resident and Elbio Espaillat, 32, a resident of the Bronx, are all facing charges.


  8. Parts Of Southern Westchester Experiencing Water Pressure IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    "Residents in Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Scarsdale, Larchmont and the Town and Village of Mamaroneck may have experienced low or no water pressure this morning," Caren Halbfinger, the Director of Public Affairs for the Westchester County Health Department said in a statement. "The issue has now been resolved and the water remains safe to use.


  9. Two Men Arrested In Westchester When Police Interrupt Stabbing In ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Two men were arrested on Thursday in Yonkers after police interrupted a stabbing in progress while investigating reports of a shooting on Porach Street. At approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, officers from the 3rd Precinct that were on patrol reportedly observed several men running into a bodega on Yonkers Avenue, and upon entering the location, interrupted a stabbing in progress.


  10. Westchester Man Had BAC Nearly Triple Legal Limit On I-87, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    A traffic stop on I-87 led to a DWI charge for a New Rochelle man, who was operating his vehicle with a blood alcohol content nearly triple the legal limit, according to state police. Shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, March 27, police stopped 35-year-old Robert Matthews on I-87 in Yonkers for a traffic violation.


  11. Community Rallies Around Westchester Family Affected By Fatal FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Firefighters from New Rochelle are offering an assist to crews battling a four-alarm blaze at a Yonkers apartment building. WESTCHESTER COUNTY N.Y. - Concerned friends of a Westchester family that lost their home to this week's fatal four-alarm fire have set up a fundraising campaign to help them offset costs as they expect their second child.


  12. One Confirmed Dead, Dozens Displaced In Four-Alarm Fire In YonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    One person was killed and nearly 100 residents were forced out in the cold as a four-alarm fire that tore through a Yonkers apartment building on early Wednesday morning. The IAFF Local 628 Yonkers Firefighters stated that one civilian fatality had been reported, which has been confirmed.


  13. Astorino Unveils Westchester's African American History, Heritage GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino last month joined Barbara Edwards, Esq., Chair of the Westchester County African American Advisory Board at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye, to unveil the new Westchester County Guide to African American History and Heritage and to announce this year's Trailblazer Award winners. "Black History Month is a time to celebrate and reflect on the many contributions African Americans have made throughout the United States," said Astorino.


  14. Lin-Manuel Miranda Gives Oscar Shout Out To Westchester Tuxedo ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    In a New York Times article , the "Hamilton" star gives a shout out to San Marko in Yonkers for the outfit he wore on Sunday, Feb. 26 to the 89th Academy Awards. Miranda had been nominated for Best Original Song for "How Far I'll Go" from the movie, "Moana."


  15. Male Stabbed, Female Assaulted Overnight In Westchester, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Friday morning, Yonkers police were dispatched to the hospital, where a 32-year-old male was treated for a stab wound to his abdomen, Sgt. Dean Politopoulos said.


  16. Hudson Valley Girl Scouts Offer More Than Just CookiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    When many people think of Girl Scouts, cookies, badges, campfires and friendship bracelets often come to mind. However, the 104 year-old youth organization offers young women the opportunity to experience so much more.


  17. Open For Business: The Westchester Bank Announces Rye Brook BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    The Westchester Bank, coming off another year of growth and expansion, recently announced the opening of its newest branch located at 800 Westchester Avenue in Rye Brook. The Westchester Bank is one of the leading community banks in Westchester and one of the fastest growing in the nation.


  18. SUV Crashes Near Consumer Reports Building In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    An SUV spun out of control around 8 a.m. Monday and crashed in Yonkers, according to the Yonkers Police Department.


  19. Several Westchester Families Displaced In High-Rise FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    Officials are investigating the cause of a fire that sparked in a high-rise building on Nepperhan Avenue in Yonkers overnight. Multiple apartments were damaged and several families were displaced after a three-alarm fire sparked at approximately 10 p.m. on Wednesday in the top floor of a 12-story apartment building at 354 Nepperhan Ave. According to officials, firefighters were able to contain the blaze to a single apartment, but multiple others suffered sizable smoke and water damage.


  20. DA: Elmsford Man Who Shot Ex-Greenburgh Police Officer Gets Prison TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    An Elmsford man has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for his role in the shooting of a retired Greenburgh police officer. On Wednesday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced that Taqiy Walton, 35, had been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple felony charges in the 2015 shooting.


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