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  1. DWI Yonkers Man Flees After Acura Slams Into Bus Stop On Westchester Avenue

    DWI Yonkers Man Flees After Acura Slams Into Bus Stop On Westchester Avenue

    A Westchester man was arrested at his home after fleeing the scene of a car crash that destroyed a bus stop and utility pole on Westchester Avenue in Harrison on Sunday.Harrison police said Jesus Cano, 27, of Yonkers was arrested and charged after the crash, which occurred along the eastbound side of the service road to I-287 about 5 p.m., said Detective Derka Abbate When Harrison and ...

  2. Police Nab 'Door To Door' Burglars In Westchester

    Police Nab 'Door To Door' Burglars In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Tarrytown police nabbed two men for burglary and larceny after they would go door to door asking if there were any houses for rent.The first incident took place on Tuesday, Oct. 10 when Tarrytown police responded to a residence on Wilson Park Drive for a report of a larceny of property that had occurred outside the home, said Lt. Greg Budnar. Shortly ...

  3. Mianus River Gorge In Westchester Becomes Black Bear Central

    Mianus River Gorge In Westchester Becomes Black Bear Central

    For residents who have black bears in their yards and neighborhoods, the news is --  get ready to see more in the future.  After years of dwindling numbers, the black bear is on the comeback, and that's good news for the environment in the way of reducing the number of problem deer and insects in the area, says Budd Veverka, preserve manager/staff biologist for the Mianus River Gorge in ...

  4. ID Released For Woman Killed In Westchester Fire

    ID Released For Woman Killed In Westchester Fire

    A 58-year-old Northern Westchester woman who died during an early morning fire on Friday has been identified.A lit cigarette likely caused the blaze that caused Ann Marie Carroll-McElligott to perish from smoke inhalation at the Waterview on the Hudson apartment complex in Ossining, according to Police Chief Kevin Sylvester.Carroll-McElligott, who suffered from a medical condition, may ...

  5. Here Are Safety Tips For Deer Vs. Car Collision Season, Yonkers

    Here Are Safety Tips For Deer Vs. Car Collision Season, Yonkers

    Hudson Valley residents should be on the lookout for deer when driving, especially at night as their breeding season is underway, making deer more active.According to the National Highway Safety Administration, deer collisions are most likely to occur during deer breeding season – from October through early January, at dawn and from dusk to late evening. A recent survey by the ...

  6. Banana Republic Manager Fired Over Employee Braid Incident In White Plains

    Banana Republic Manager Fired Over Employee Braid Incident In White Plains

    A Banana Republic manager who told a Westchester Mall employee that her hair braids violated the store's dress code, has been fired, according to WABC 7.Destiny Tompkins, 19, who worked at the store less than a month, says she was told her hair was "too urban" and "unkempt."Tompkins, a sophomore at SUNY Purchase, said in a Facebook post on Wednesday that the manager ...

  7. Ex-Westchester School Principal's Sentencing In Financial Probe Tops News

    Ex-Westchester School Principal's Sentencing In Financial Probe Tops News

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A former elementary school principal in Westchester has been sentenced to probation time following her resignation in New Rochelle last year amid financial misappropriations. Click here to read the story. Some others top stories of the week include (Click on the link to read the entire story):Westchester native Rony Marie Madry of Poughkeepsie died on Oct. 6. ...

  8. Former Westchester Resident Sophia Lillian Drucker Dies At 18

    Former Westchester Resident Sophia Lillian Drucker Dies At 18

    Sophia Lillian Drucker, formerly of Somers, died on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Albany Medical Center. She was 18.Drucker spent her days among the loving staff of St. Margaret’s Center in Albany. Nothing made her happier than to be spoken to and loved by her family and friends, her magical beads and her music.Sophia (aka BubbaRoo, Bubbalina, Sophie, Soph, Sofoofoo, and Snowphia) is survived by ...

  9. Yonkers Taxi Service Faces New Tax Fraud Charges

    Yonkers Taxi Service Faces New Tax Fraud Charges

    A Yonkers taxi service embroiled in a 2015 school transportation scandal, is facing new charges of tax fraud by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office, according to lohud.com.The DA's office alleges Bianca Rodriguez and Yonkers Union Car Service, aka F&B Car Service LLC, committed tax fraud between 2010 and 2014, including failure to file tax returns, reports ...

  10. Woman Killed In Westchester Fire

    Woman Killed In Westchester Fire

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Ossining firefighters are on the scene of an apartment fire that took the life of a woman early Friday morning, according to the Ossining Police Department.The fire, which started around 5:20 a.m., at 42 Cedar Lane, was contained to one apartment, officials said.Firefighters were able to douse the flames quickly but found the woman once inside.This is a ...

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