YONKERS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers last week:
Two Yonkers men and 14 others were arrested Thursday, May 8, after a major multiagency investigation took down a drug ring that stretched from New York City north through Westchester and the Hudson Valley to the Newburgh area and seized large amounts of cocaine and marijuana, according to the Westchester District Attorney's Office.
Two Yonkers men, Brian Espita, 22, and William Aguilar, 23, have been arrested and charged in connection with last week's shooting death of a 23-year-old male Yonkers resident, police said.
Yonkers' Gina Callender recently received Con Edison's "Living Our Values" award.
Yonkers investigators discovered four large barrels of chemicals in an alley off Morris Street that may have been meant for a methamphetamine lab, according to News 12.
Mayor Mike Spano named Curtis Kendrick and Pasquale Mondesando as his newest appointments to the Yonkers Board of Education in a statement on Wednesday, May 7.