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1 hr ago | The Journal News
Nearly 200 new troopers were feted earlier Tuesday at graduation ceremonies at the Empire State Plaza.
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5 hrs ago | CBS News
This photo provided by the Yonkers Police Department shows vehicles early Monday morning, Dec 9, 2013, after they were involved in an accident in Yonkers, N.Y. Michael Palmisano pulls his 2-year-old son, Blake, in a wagon as a light snow falls in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
9 hrs ago | HarnesRacing
The Standardbred Owners Association of New York and Yonkers Raceway are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a new three-year contract.
11 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com
YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, December 10, 2013--An early taste of winter in the greater New York area has forced Yonkers Raceway to cancel its live racing program and all simulcasting for today/tonight .
Westchester legislators have reached a compromise on the 2014 budget that will add $900,000 to open up a frozen day-care program for working families and fund eviction prevention, domestic violence services, housing groups and others.
Teachers unions slammed the state's educational leadership Monday, trying to build a case for legislative action to halt the Common Core roll-out and a growing emphasis on standardized tests.
The season's first winter storm led to a 20-car pile-up on the Bronx River Parkway and school closings and delays throughout the lower Hudson Valley.
Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps President Mike Collins, a longtime emergency responder and town resident, looks out toward Main Street from the company's headquarters.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North signal crews have installed new safety protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, the site of last Sunday's derailment in the Bronx that killed four people.
Thirty people were apparently injured early Monday morning in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers that involved more than two dozen cars, Lohud is reporting.
A teacher at Leake & Watts residential center for troubled youth in Yonkers who was accused Wednesday of raping a 16-year-old male student in Mount Vernon is being investigated for allegedly having intercourse with the boy in a New Rochelle park, police said Friday.
Teachers unions will lead a series of rallies across the country Monday -- including ones in Nyack and Yonkers -- to decry an overemphasis on testing and demand more investment in public education.
A higher court ruling this week could make it more difficult for Westchester County prosecutors seeking criminal charges in the 2012 death of a severely disabled 8-year-old Yonkers girl.
Westchester officials released a study Friday they said backs up their plan to abandon a $100 million project to bring ultraviolet-treated water to part of the county and replace it with a simpler, cheaper alternative.
YONKERS, NY, Friday, December 6, 2013--Yonkers Raceway's Friday night $37,000 co-featured Open Handicaps--Pace for the ladies and Trot who all who passed initiation--were won by front-end Let's Go Higher by a half-length in 1:55.2. Third went to Cocoa Beach, with Sir Jillian Z Tam and "Miriam" rounding out the payees.