SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the top stories from last week around Southern Westchester County.
- The debate over students opting out of state standardized testing continued last week.
- A White Plains doctor says allergy sufferers could be facing some tough days this year.
- Scarsdale officials pledged more than $1 million to patch up roads that were damaged over the winter.
- County Executive Rob Astorino outlined a $25 million deal with the new manager of Rye Playland .
- A Port Chester man was charged in a DWI c rackdown.
- Single-family home sales fell 35 percent in Pelham .
- A New Rochelle native honored her mother during the Pediatric Cancer Research Walk .
- Mount Vernon's mayoral race is beginning to heat up .
- Jill Parry, a visual artist from Mamaroneck, is among 50 outstanding artists and two art patrons who will be honored at the 2015 Arts Awards .
- Robert DelTorto of Harrison was honored as "Best Volunteer Friend" of Westchester County Parks .
- The Eastchester Board of Education adopted a nearly $80 million budget that will be put to vote.
- Construction on the Parkway Road Bridge in Bronxville is nearing completion .
- Two men were hospitalized following a shooting in Yonkers.
- A tick-borne virus can prove deadly in some cases.
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