YONKERS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is calling for a national search for the next superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools.
- Yonkers' Lincoln High School Science Research students are headed to a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) symposium at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. in June.
- A female driver has been pronounced dead following a minor car accident on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Hastings-on-Hudson on Monday morning, according to News 12 Westchester.
- A man was the victim of a fatal shotgun blast in broad daylight in a Sheridan Avenue parking lot in Mount Vernon.
- The children of County Executive and New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino are among thousands of students boycotting the New York State Common Core English Language Arts exam, Astorino announced in a video released Monday, March 31.