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    Seen him? New York State Police investigators in the Hudson Valley are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a wanted man who was arrested for a domestic incident in Northern Westchester. Police said that Ronnell Redding, 40, was arrested following a physical domestic dispute in the Town of Cortlandt with a...
    One person was killed in a three-vehicle crash that caused the closure of a busy roadway in Westchester. It happened just after 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway near Lincoln Avenue in Mount Vernon. A motorcyclist involved in the crash was thrown from the vehicle into the southbound lanes. Two...
    Westchester County is one of the safest communities in the United States, according to a new study. U.S. News & World Report says it used data such as violent crime rate, public safety capacity, car crash fatalities, emergency services and spending on police and fire protection and healthcare in making the determination. Westchester wound up...
    A 29-year-old woman targeted a Northern Westchester BJ’s Wholesale Club on multiple occasions to steal nearly $5,000 worth of merchandise, police said. The Yorktown Police Department received a complaint of a previous robbery on Thursday, May 14 from BJ’s employees at the Crompond Road location in Yorktown Heights, prompting an investigation by the Yorktown Police...
    There were 53 newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester, bringing to the total to more than 38,000 according to the latest data provided by the county's Department of Health. Since the pandemic began spreading out of New Rochelle more than six months ago, there have now been 38,001 confirmed COVID cases in Westchester out of...
    BEDFORD, N.Y. — A property at 550 Guard Hill Road in Bedford is listed at $5,250,000. Check out the details of this listing: Type: Property MLS ID: H6070276 7234 Square Feet 12.00 acres Built in 2007 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 2 Half Baths Estimated Taxes: $58,949 School District: Bedford Copyright 2020...
    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — Two young men and a 16-year-old girl were killed early Friday when the car they were riding in rolled over on a Westchester County highway. The car rolled in the center lane of the Cross County Parkway at about 2:30 a.m. The two men, aged 22 and 24, and the...
    One person was killed in a fiery crash when a Jeep struck a Mercedes-Benz that wound up striking a pole, catching fire, and killing the driver in Westchester, police said. Two vehicles were traveling towards each other on Central Park Avenue in Yonkers at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, when they collided near...
    A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged with committing sexual misconduct in Northern Westchester, according to authorities. An investigation determined Brandon Carlos, of Croton-on-Hudson, "engaged in a course of sexual misconduct against a victim in November of 2019," state police said. State Police from the Cortlandt barracks arrested Carlo on Wednesday, Sept. 23, and charged...
    A Westchester school district is reporting that Legionella bacteria, the cause of Legionnaires’ disease has been discovered in two of its schools. The Scarsdale School District alerted parents that legionella was found at the Scarsdale Middle School and the Quaker Ridge School, possibly caused by the extended school closures due to COVID-19, which left pipes...
    Three people were killed in an overnight crash in Westchester. It happened on a stretch of the Cross County Parkway. Two men in their early 20s and a 16-year-old girl died when the car they were passengers in rolled over shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 in Mount Vernon, police said.  Their 21-year-old...
    A man and woman from Westchester will spend time behind bars after being busted in an elaborate identity theft scheme that involved forged passport cards and fraudulently obtained credit cards to steal from popular retailers. Mount Vernon residents Hassan Miller and Dawn Anderson have been sentenced to a term of between one and a half...
    Four Westchester schools earned top marks in 2020 and have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. In Westchester, Byram Hills High School in Armonk, Dobbs Ferry High...
    Four Westchester schools earned top marks in 2020 and have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. In Westchester, Byram Hills High School in Armonk, Dobbs Ferry High...
    Seen her? An alert has been issued by police in Westchester for a missing teenager. The Mount Vernon Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Candy Bramble-Lewis, who was reported missing by family and hasn’t been seen since Wednesday, Sept. 23. Police described Bramble-Lewis as being 5-foot-5, weighing approximately 120...
    A Northern Westchester high school will be closed through the rest of the week after there was COVID-19 exposure. Somers Schools Superintendent Raymond Blanch issued a letter to parents on Thursday, Sept. 24 advising of the positive COVID-19 test in the high school, and that the district will be transitioning to remote learning for the...
    A dozen Westchester County playgrounds will reopen to the public, and will be sanitized twice daily due to COVID-19. Each of the playgrounds, which will open on Saturday, Sept. 26, will be open from 8 a.m. until dusk each day. The 12 parks are: Blue Mountain in Peekskill Croton Gorge in Cortlandt Croton Point...
    The former owner and operator of an upscale Northern Westchester restaurant has been sentenced for committing wire fraud in connection with her multi-year scheme to defraud the restaurant’s lenders, mortgagee, bankruptcy creditors, and customers, authorities announced. Fairfield County resident Barbara Meyzen, also known as “Bobbie," 57, of Redding,  owned and operated the La Crémaillère Restaurant in...
    Seen him? An alert has been issued by the Yonkers Police Department as they search for a man wanted on drug charges following his arrest in January.  Specifically, Abdul Jefferson is wanted in Yonkers on charges that include third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. Jefferson...
    There were less than four dozen newly reported COVID-19 cases in Westchester in the latest data provided by the state's Department of Health. Since the pandemic began spreading in New Rochelle more than six months ago, there have now been 37,903 (37 new) confirmed COVID-19 cases in Westchester out of 633,818 tested, according to the...
    The family of a 57-year-old woman was present in court as the drunk driver who killed her last year was sentenced to prison time for vehicular manslaughter. Elmsford resident Glen Robinson, 26, has been sentenced to a term of between two and six years in prison for hitting and killing Susan Benjamin-Bailey outside of the...
    A warrant was put out for the arrest of a man who allegedly harassed and contacted a woman excessively since June of 2020; after he was taken into custody by police in Northern Westchester, he was then brought to Fairfield County for arraignment and sentencing.  Police responded to a parking lot of a Westport business...
    Eric Trump and several area elected officials held a GOP fundraising event in the Hudson Valley, according to the Times Union.  A Westchester County resident, Trump joined NY-19 Congressional candidate Kyle Van De Water, NY-18 Congressional candidate Chele Farley, NY-3 Congressional candidate George Santos, former New York State Republican Committee Chair Ed Cox, Dutchess County Sheriff Butch...
    A school bus driver in Northern Westchester admitted to driving drunk with dozens of children on board. Somers resident William Mendez, 62, who was working for Royal Coach Lines, which was employed by the Somers Central School District, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 22 to driving while intoxicated with young children on his bus last...
    A Westchester County man has been sentenced after admitting to possessing and promoting child pornography earlier this year. Pelham resident Danny Manich, 62, has been sentenced to 10 years of sex offender probation after he pleaded guilty in Westchester County Court to one count of promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child and two...
    A New Canaan woman bested 15 other equestrians in the regional Maclay Regional Championships in North Salem, and will go on to attend the national competition in Lexington, Kentucky. Kathryn McCarthy, 18, had the "most consistent round of all riders," according to event judge Jeffrey Ayers.  “I went in the ring pretty nervous today because...
    PELHAM, N.Y. — A property at 23 The Hamlet in Pelham is listed at $635,000. Check out the details of this listing: Type: Property MLS ID: H6050942 1692 Square Feet 0.03 acres Built in 1979 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 1 Half Bath Estimated Taxes: $14,996 School District: Pelham Copyright 2020 Hudson...
    In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, officials in a Westchester County municipality voted to ban gas-powered leaf blowers effective January 2022, becoming the first community in the Northeast to take such action.  The Monday, Sept. 21 decision, according to the Village of Larchmont's Board of Trustees, was driven by environmental concerns.  “Larchmont is proud to...
    In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, officials in a Westchester County municipality voted to ban gas-powered leaf blowers effective January 2022, becoming the first community in the United States to take such action.  The Monday, Sept. 21 decision, according to the Village of Larchmont's Board of Trustees, was driven by environmental concerns.  “Larchmont is proud...
    A popular Northern Westchester movie theater has been forced to call "cut" and will be shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With movie theaters still not permitted to reopen in New York due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Mount Kisco Movie Theatre on East Main Street has been listed for lease or sale following...
    Three police officers suffered injuries as they helped rescue residents when a fire broke out in a Westchester apartment building. New Rochelle Police Officer Timothy Childs was on patrol shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 on Pelham Road when he saw smoke coming from a six-unit Franklin Avenue apartment building, prompting him to...
    Citing the economic impact of COVID-19, a Westchester County location of a popular pizza chain announced its closure this September.  "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related lease challenges with our landlords, we regret to inform you that we have closed this CPK restaurant," the Scarsdale California Pizza Kitchen announced on their website. The...
    Citing the economic impact of COVID-19, a Westchester County location of a popular pizzeria chain announced their closure this September.  "Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and related lease challenges with our landlords, we regret to inform you that we have closed this CPK restaurant," the Scarsdale California Pizza Kitchen announced on their website. The...
    A Westchester burger joint that sold "elevated comfort food" just couldn't cut it in the uncertain dining climate of COVID-19, according to a post announcing its closure on its Facebook page.  "Dexter’s Den has been forced to close and though it was a passionate venture for me personally, it is the right thing to do...
    A missing youth advisory has been issued by police in Westchester as they attempt to locate a teenager who could be in danger. Orlando Valdez, 14, was reported missing in Yonkers on Thursday, Sept. 17, prompting the police department to issue an alert to the community as they attempt to locate him. Police said that...
    PELHAM, N.Y. — A property at 914 Wynnewood Road Unit: 4L in Pelham is listed at $250,000. Check out the details of this listing: Type: Property MLS ID: H6059506 750 Square Feet 0.01 acres Built in 1926 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Estimated Taxes: $2,860 School District: Pelham Copyright 2020 Hudson Gateway...
    A school board president in Westchester is in hot water after a racially charged social media post was made through his Facebook account. Port Chester Board of Education President Thomas Corbia said that the account was hacked during a lengthy virtual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Of the near two dozen speakers at the meeting,...
    A school board president in Westchester is in hot water after a racially charged social media post was made through his Facebook account. Port Chester Board of Education President Thomas Corbia said that the account was hacked during a lengthy virtual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17. Of the near two dozen speakers at the meeting,...
    A man who was busted in possession of a forged Connecticut driver’s license admitted to using a postal key to steal undelivered mail from a USPS mailbox in Westchester last year. Bronx resident James Rodriguez, 31, pleaded guilty on Thursday, Sept. 17 in Westchester County Court to a pair of felony charges after he was...
    A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of a murder suspect in Westchester. Police are attempting to locate Jerome Wilson, 26, who allegedly intentionally murdered Chazz Mitchell, 24, in front of a multi-family home in Yonkers on Oak Street on Tuesday, Aug. 25. In response, a $5,000 reward has been...
    There will be a new item added to the docket on a Board of Education meeting in Westchester County after “disturbing” social media posts involving members of the school district circulated online. Port Chester Schools Superintendent Edward Kliszus issued a statement on Thursday, Sept. 17, warning parents that there have been harassing and racially biased...
    The 37-year-old man killed in a crash on the Saw Mill River Parkway is being remembered as a longtime member of his hometown fire department in Northern Westchester and for his love of sprint car racing. Bedford Hills resident James Poli Jr. was driving on the Saw Mill River Parkway at approximately 7 p.m. on...
    SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. — A property at 1 Lake Shore Drive in South Salem is listed at $489,000. Check out the details of this listing: Type: Property MLS ID: H6066976 960 Square Feet 1.01 acres Built in 1958 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Estimated Taxes: $10,641 School District: Katonah Lewisboro Copyright 2020...
    A popular Westchester restaurant and bar has been closed for multiple COVID-19 complaints and other violations. The Blue Bar and Grill on North Broadway in Yonkers was shut down after repeatedly violating New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order regarding max occupancy at restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yonkers Police Department says it received...
    WACCABUC, N.Y. — A property at 38 Hunt Farm Road in Waccabuc is listed at $950,000. Check out the details of this listing: Type: Property MLS ID: H6066891 3000 Square Feet 0.47 acres Built in 1985 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Half Bath Estimated Taxes: $18,967 School District: Katonah Lewisboro Copyright...