YONKERS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- A Yonkers man pleaded guilty to several charges including two counts of vehicular manslaughter in connection to an August car accident that killed his girlfriend.
- A man who was subject of a narcotics investigation took a fatal fall from his third-floor apartment window in an attempt to flee from Yonkers police Friday night.
- Students at Yonkers Middle High School were evacuated for a brief time on Tuesday morning, March 25, after gasoline was spilled in a garage near the school.
- In order to increase financial transparency in the shadow of its hulking multi-million dollar deficit, the Yonkers Board of Education is planning to draft preventative changes to its fiscal management policies.
- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano recently attended the ceremonial ground breaking of a project to unearth a portion of the Saw Mill River and develop nearly 20,000 square feet of open public courtyard space.