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1 hr ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Klein says "no political deals" with Senate Democrats

Sen. Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, reiterated today that he no plans to try to rejoin with the Senate Democratic conference.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Yonkers, NY

5 hrs ago |

Westchester sets May 1 deadline for Sustainable Playland to decide on future of Playland project

Westchester has set a deadline for May 1 for nonprofit Sustainable Playland to make a decision on the future of its project with the amusement park.


6 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

We Are Not Ourselves

In his powerful and significant debut novel, Thomas masterfully evokes one woman's life in the context of a brilliantly observed Irish working-class milieu.


Related Topix: Jackson-Heights, NY, Bronxville, NY

10 hrs ago |

April Arrest in March Theft from St. Lawrence O'Toole Church

William Skeeth of Yorktown faces felony charges of grand larceny in connection with the theft of chalices and other religious objects from St. Lawrence O'Toole Roman Catholic Church in Brewster.


Related Topix: Brewster, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | The North Salem Daily Voice

Spring Temperatures Will Finally Return To North Salem This Weekend

The wintry burst that brought frost and freeze warnings to the area will finally break as seasonable spring temperatures return to Westchester County this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: North Salem, NY, Weather

17 hrs ago | The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

Real Estate Sales, Prices Climb In Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry

Westchester County real estate saw another quarter of double-digit sales growth and median price increases, but that may not last for the rest of the year.


Related Topix: Ardsley, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Putnam County, NY, White Plains, NY, Ossining, NY

21 hrs ago | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

President Of New Rochelle Library Meets With Gov. Cuomo

New Rochelle Library President Haina Just-Michael met with Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this month regarding the library's budget.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New Rochelle, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice

Davis Appreciation Set At Tarrytown's RiverWalk Park

Residents of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow will meet at RiverWalk Park on Saturday, April 19, for the villages' Appreciation Day presented by Friends of RiverWalk-Tarrytown.


Related Topix: Tarrytown, NY, Sleepy Hollow, NY

The Peekskill Daily Voice

Parolee Convicted In Murder Of Peekskill Cabdriver

John Murray was convicted of first-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore said.


Related Topix: Peekskill, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Croton Daily Voice

Popular Farmer & The Fish Restaurant Reopens After Fire

The Farmer & the Fish, a farm-to-table restaurant in North Salem, reopened for lunch Thursday after a chimney fire Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Fire, North Salem, NY, Croton Falls, NY

The North Salem Daily Voice

North Salem Will See More Law Enforcement Patrols Around Easter, Passover

Westchester County residents may notice an increase in the presence of law enforcement personnel over the holiday weekend, as counter-terrorism efforts are stepped up around Passover and Easter, according to a release from Irvington Police Chief and Chair of Counter Terrorism Zone 3, Michael Cerone.


Related Topix: North Salem, NY, Irvington, NY

The Greenburgh Daily Voice

Elmsford Student Gets Career Advice At Westchester Youth Summit

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Joshua Mercado of Yonkers walked away from the 2014 Westchester County Youth Workforce Summit Tuesday with a job at Robinson Oil.


Related Topix: White Plains, NY, Elmsford, NY, Yonkers, NY

Korea Herald

Everything to Lose' for a good cause

Everything to Lose By Andrew Gross Who hasn't thought that a bag of money could solve a lot of problems? But it's also prudent to remember that money can be the root of evil, as the adage goes.


Empire State News

Crime-fighting grants go to 31 law enforcement agencies

Nearly $1 Million in grants to reduce, solve and prevent crime will go to 31 law enforcement agencies across New York State.


Related Topix: Prison, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Dutchess County, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Borrowing for pension costs soar in N.Y.

Local governments and the state increased borrowing off the state pension fund to pay yearly retirement costs by 22 percent between 2013 and this year, state records show.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Monroe County, NY, Yonkers, NY

The Rye Daily Voice

Stepinac High School Hosts Career Day With Alumni

Archbishop Stepinac High School recently held a career day for its students, and alumni returned to represent various career paths.


WPPAC Conservatory Theatre Presents RENT School Edition, 4/25-27

The region's premiere theatrical training organization, the WPPAC Conservatory Theatre, presents RENT School Edition on stage at the White Plains Performing Arts Center, April 25- 27. Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, RENT School Edition follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and ... (more)


Westchester County Jeweler Teams with Pets Alive for Fundraiser

The following release is from D'Errico Jewelry: SCARSDALE, NY - D'Errico Jewelry is mobilizing Southern Westchester in support of pet rescue in an event that will start with a free gala reception April 24, 6-9 pm and feature a trunk show featuring the world's leading pet charm manufacturer running April 24-27 at its landmark log cabin store at 509 ... (more)


Related Topix: Scarsdale, NY, Elmsford, NY

The Cortlandt Daily Voice

Another Cold Night In Cortlandt Could Bring Frost

The sudden cold snap that descended upon Westchester County on Tuesday night will stick around on Wednesday night, too, threatening sensitive plants and flowers, according to the National Weather Service.


Related Topix: Weather

Newburgh Man Convicted in White Plains Identity Theft Cases

Justin Sutton, 26, of Newburgh was convicted this week of several counts of fraud, identity theft and grand larceny in connection with the theft of about $9,000 worth of merchandise from stores in White Plains and Westchester County, according to Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore.


Related Topix: Newburgh, NY, White Plains, NY