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  1. Yonkers Animal Shelter Seeks Shoe Donations To Benefit Animals

    Yonkers Animal Shelter Seeks Shoe Donations To Benefit Animals

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers Animal Shelter is asking the public for donations of used shoes, sneakers and boots to help benefit finding animals new homes.The shelter has found a company that is willing to pay them by the pound for these items, and the money will be used to help spay, neuter and train the animals for their future adopting homes.The old shoes will be donated to charities ...

  2. New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Project Hits Halfway Point

    New Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Project Hits Halfway Point

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- A new Tappan Zee bridge is almost halfway finished, according to News 12 Westchester.Work on steel girders and concrete supports continues and the main towers are also beginning to be worked on, reported News 12 Westchester.Weather permitting, work on the bridge will continue into December, reported News 12 Westchester.To read the full story, click here.

  3. Dorothy H. Picken, Former Science Teacher In Yonkers, 69

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- Dorothy H. Picken, a lifelong resident of Yonkers, died on Sunday, Aug. 30, of cancer. She was 69.She was a school teacher for many years and retired as the head of the science department at Roosevelt High School in Yonkers.Picken is survived by her sister Betty (Paul) Neglia and Susan (Gordon) Hunger. .Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society ...

  4. New York Roads Rank Among Worst For Traffic In Nation

    New York Roads Rank Among Worst For Traffic In Nation

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Drivers throughout the nation are seeing more traffic on the roads, but New York traffic rates as the third worst in the coutnry, according to NBC News.Studies show drivers are now spending approximately 42 hours stuck in traffic every year. The increase of jobs, as well as the decrease in the price of gas can be attributed to the addition of more cars on the ...

  5. Walmart Launches Holiday Season In August

    Walmart Launches Holiday Season In August

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Christmas is still four months away, but that isn't stopping Walmart from launching its holiday layaway plan now, reported ABC News.The retail giant will begin the layaway option Friday, hoping to get customers into the holiday spirit early. Layaway plans allow customers to pay for their items in a 90-day time frame, but items must cost a minimum of $10 and a ...

  6. Car Dealership Could Replace Saw Mill Multiplex Cinemas

    Car Dealership Could Replace Saw Mill Multiplex Cinemas

    HAWTHORNE, N.Y. -- A new Audi car dealership may be taking the place of the All Westchester Saw Mill Multiplex Cinemas in Hawthorne, according to theexaminernews.com.National Amusements, the owner of the theater, has proposed the idea and requested approval from the Mount Pleasant Planning Board, reported theexaminernews.com.More than 67,000 square feet would be available for the ...

  7. Empire City Casino Donates 300 Bags To Yonkers' 'Backpack To School' Drive

    Empire City Casino Donates 300 Bags To Yonkers' 'Backpack To School' Drive

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- The City of Yonkers hosts its fourth annual "Backpack to School" drive to collect school supplies for elementary students in need, and received a much-needed boost with a donation of 300 backpacks from Empire City Casino.Getting new clothes, shoe and school supplies is a necessity for students, but for many, it can be a financial burden.According to statistics ...

  8. Corporations Beautify Parks Through Westchester's Adopt-A-Park

    Corporations Beautify Parks Through Westchester's Adopt-A-Park

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Friends of Westchester County Parks announced that L.L. Bean and Fujifilm Holdings America Corp. have adopted county parks as part of their commitment to enhance and maintain parkland in the community. Westchester County’s Adopt-a-Park program promotes public involvement in the maintenance, improvement and support of the nearly 18,000-acre Westchester County Park ...

  9. Yonkers' Abreu Calls For Inspection Of Cooling Towers In County

    Yonkers' Abreu Calls For Inspection Of Cooling Towers In County

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- County legisator candidate Piedad Abreu called on the Astorino administration to inspect for the Legionella bacteria. all county-owned facilities in Yonkers and around Westchester, as well as buildings that the county rents for various services and programs, “Westchester residents and county employees deserve immediate action by appropriate County departments to ensure ...

  10. Southern Westchester BOCES Center Offers New 'Career Starter' Classes

    Southern Westchester BOCES Center Offers New 'Career Starter' Classes

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Southern Westchester BOCES Center for Adult and Community Services is offering a wide range of “career starter” courses this fall.These classes are ideal for professionals seeking advancement and up-to-date certification in their careers and those who may be seeking new occupations, as well as new immigrants looking to perfect their English language capabilities or ...

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