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52 min ago | Newsday

AG: Farmingdale State College among SUNY schools getting heroin antidote kits to treat overdoses

Farmingdale State College and 11 other State University of New York schools will be provided with kits to treat heroin overdoses, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.


Related Topix: New York, Purchase, NY, SUNY College at Purchase

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

1 hr ago | Newsday

Astorino offers to debate Cuomo rival

In Nassau construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 NB between Plainview Rd/Broadway/X9 and Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25/X14 In Nassau construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 NB between Plainview Rd/Broadway/X9 and Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25/X14 Construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/X7 and ... (more)


Related Topix: Oyster Bay, NY, Hempstead, NY, Fordham University, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

5 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

Westchester County Health Department Promotes Breastfeeding

To promote the important benefits of breastfeeding and to honor mothers who choose to breastfeed their babies, the Westchester County Health Department WIC program held breastfeeding celebrations for clients in its Yonkers, Port Chester and White Plains clinics this week during World Breastfeeding Week.


Related Topix: Yonkers, NY, Port Chester, NY, White Plains, NY, Medicine, Nutrition

8 hrs ago | The Port Chester Daily Voice

Missing Autistic Mount Vernon Boy Found After Caught Shoplifting, Cops Say

The autistic Mount Vernon teenager that went missing nearly two weeks ago has been recovered by police in East Harlem after he was caught trying to shoplift goods at Target on Monday.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hispanic Business

Castro-Blanco Joins Fifth Street Finance Board

Fifth Street Finance Corp. named attorney James Castro-Blanco to its board of directors, the finance company announced Monday.


The Yonkers Daily Voice

Bronx River Parkway Night Closures Tuesday From Yonkers To White Plains

SCARSDALE, N.Y. Motorists are advised there will be nighttime lane and ramp closures on Tuesday night, Aug. 19 on the Bronx River Parkway in the northbound direction from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center in White Plains.


Related Topix: Bronx River Parkway, White Plains, NY, Scarsdale, NY, Yonkers, NY, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY

CBS Local

Rob Astorino Unveils Jobs Plan In NY Governor Race

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New York's economy Tuesday that calls for lower taxes, less red tape, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and incentives for high-tech industries and agriculture.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

White Plains CitizeNetReporter

Westchestera s Choice of Public School Educations: One for White...

The White Plains Online Newspaper Since 2000 A.D. John F. Bailey, Editor 997-1607 Westchester's Choice of Public School Educations: One for White Majority Districts, one for Minority Majority Districts.


Related Topix: Education Etc.


Coming Up: Westchester Climate Summit

Pace University Law School's Center for Environmental Legal Studies and Federated Conservationists of Westchester County are teaming up on Friday, September 12 to host a conference on the impacts of climate change in Westchester County and the surrounding New York metropolitan region.


Related Topix: Pace University, White Plains, NY, Science / Technology, NASA

The Yonkers Daily Voice

Westchester Wrestler Turned Actor Stars In 'Jersey Shore' Spoof

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. The "Situation just got deadly" for Giovanni Roselli's character in a horror movie spoofing "Jersey Shore," but the White Plains actor, trainer and professional wrestler hopes it will open doors for his career.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Wrestler, White Plains, NY, Harrison, NY, West Harrison, NY, Ambient, The Heart Throbs

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Insurance

USI devotes month to community service

USI Insurance Services is in the midst of celebrating its 20th anniversary with "20 for 20: USI Gives Back," which the Valhalla, New York-based brokerage describes as "a nationwide event where each of the more than 140 USI offices across the United States invests their time, talent and treasure in local community service during the 20 week days ... (more)


Related Topix: Valhalla, NY, Elmsford, NY

The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Scarsdale Could See Polar Vortex In September Says Accuweather

Two of the most painful words could be returning to Westchester County early this fall, according to Accuweather: polar vortex.


Related Topix: Scarsdale, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New York voters could see crowded ballot

New York voters can expect new ballot lines this November next to the familiar Democratic and Republican parties as candidates seek to attract single-issue voters and get their names on the ballot two, three or even four times.


Related Topix: New York, Howie Hawkins, US Governors

Hispanic Business

Fifth Street Finance Corp. Appoints James Castro-Blanco to the Board of Directors

"We are pleased to add Jim to FSC's Board of Directors. With over 20 years of experience as an attorney in both the private and public sectors, we believe that he will provide a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors," stated FSC's Chief Executive Officer, serves as the Chief Deputy County Attorney for Westchester County, where he advises ... (more)


The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Westchester's Trailways Are Hotspots For Hikers

The county has 190 miles of established trails spread over 18,000 acres, according to Peter Tartaglia, Westchester County's deputy commissioner of parks.


Related Topix: Peekskill, NY, White Plains, NY, Valhalla, NY

Law Firm Newswire

Bernard A. Krooks Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2014

Best Lawyers in America has once again selected Bernard A. Krooks, JD, CPA, LLM, CELA, AEP to be included in its definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States in the field of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, White Plains, NY, Fishkill, NY, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Long Term Care, Health

New York Daily News

LOVETT: Zephyr Teachout could hurt Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

No one thinks Fordham Law School Prof . Zephyr Teachout will beat Gov. Cuomo in the Sept.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Wedding, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Residents' Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Tops Week's News

Yonkers residents are joining celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Matt Lauer, Martha Stewart and Kennedy family members who have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge that's helped raise $2.3 million for the national ALS Association since July 29. Five new businesses have leased space at the Ridge Hill shopping complex in Yonkers, reports the Westchester ... (more)


Related Topix: Yonkers, NY, Kennedy, NY, Bar Rescue, Entertainment, Television, Eastchester, NY

The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Health Department's Rabid-Bat Warning Tops Week's News In Scarsdale

Rabid bats may be in Westchester , and residents who see a bat in their home should catch it and bring it in for testing, according to the Westchester County health department.


Related Topix: Scarsdale, NY, Eastchester, NY


5 Ways to Tell if Someone Is Lying

A pair of flaming trousers isn't the only sign that a person is spewing falsehoods.