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  1. KCMO Appoints New Director of City Planning and DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... Mr. Williams has served as the Commissioner of Planning and Development for the cities of Yonkers, New York and Mount Vernon, New York. He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Pratt Institute and an American Institute of Certified Planners ...

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  2. How North Carolina stacks up in property tax comparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... and New Jersey at 2.01 percent. In Westchester County, New York, which includes Yonkers, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon, the average property tax rate was the most expensive in the country at $56,124 per year. The states with the cheapest tax rates ...

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  3. Mount Vernon gang member sentenced in fatal shootingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS One of the individuals who formed the core of Mount Vernon's most violent street gang, GMG, was sentenced Tuesday to 28 years in state prison on his guilty plea to manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon. Tyron McCallum gets 28years for his role in in the shooting deaths of three men who were shot and killed on Mount Vernon city streets within a space of six hours on March 11, 2012.

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  4. Police probe rash of gas station robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | News12.com

    ... e have been several similar robberies in Westchester over the past month. Five were reported in Yonkers, one in Mount Vernon...

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  5. Core Member Of Mount Vernon Street Gang Gets 28 Years In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A key member of a violent Mount Vernon street gang was sentenced to 28 years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter and weapons charges, according to Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore. Tyron McCallum, 27, is the first of four members of the GMG gang to be sentenced in connection to a series of three fatal shootings that took place within six hours of each other on March 11, 2012, the district attorney said.

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  6. Juror in boy's salt death trial: 'Evidence was there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... a juror said. "Nothing was done right away - we had that woman's life in our hands," said Michael Brown of Mount Vernon, N.Y., on Monday. "There was a lot of discussion. Nobody came in saying she's guilty. ... She was innocent to me until the end." ...

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  7. Rash of gas station robberies continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News12.com

    Police are investigating whether an gas station robbery in Greenburgh is connected to thefts in Yonkers and Mount Vernon. Cops say the Mobil station on Knollwood Road was hit last Wednesday.

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  8. Developers Break Ground On $60M Mount Vernon LaPorte DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. After years of delays, Mount Vernon officials have finally broken ground on the downtown LaPorte mixed-use development on Gramatan Avenue that will bring hundreds of jobs to the city. The $60 million development, which is scheduled to be completed by the fall of next year, will feature 159 units for rent, 19,500-square feet of retail space and a municipal parking garage.

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  9. Skinner, Kenneth a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Lakeland Ledger

    KENNETH A. SKINNER, 79 WINTER HAVEN - Kenneth A. Skinner of Winter Haven, Florida, passed away on Saturday, February 28, 2015, after a very long illness. He is survived by his wife Barbara.

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  10. Mount Vernon Police Seek Strip Club Shooting SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. City police are seeking help from the community as they search for a suspect who shot a Bronx native outside a strip club. Police confirmed an unidentified 20-year-old Bronx man is recovering from surgery after he was shot in his leg after leaving Sue's Rendezvous about 3 a.m. Monday.

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  11. Yemeni Store Owner Files Turn Up Odd Assortment of Phone NumbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New Rochelle Talk

    ... out to be the number for Peggy Godfrey. 914-667-3005 matched to Fauzi & Company at 416 South Fulton Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY which also matches to Top Country Farms, Fauzi Ibrahim Fauzi & Company, Inc., All American Shopping Bag Corp and All ...

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  12. Man shot outside Mount Vernon strip clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News12.com

    A 20 year-old man from the Bronx was shot in the leg while leaving Sue's Rendezvous on Gramatan Avenue. (March 2, 2015 5:33 PM) Police say a 20-year-old man from the Bronx was leaving Sue's Rendezvous on Gramatan Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. when he was shot in the left leg.

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  13. Mount Vernon Officials Break Ground On Workforce HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The city of Mount Vernon, Peter Fine of Atlantic Development Group LLC and Kenwood Equities LLC broke ground at the future site of a large-scale workforce housing development at 203 Gramatan Ave. on Friday. The project will not only provide much-needed workforce housing for the area but will also serve as the catalyst for the redevelopment of downtown Mount Vernon.

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  14. Sex Offenders Live Near Pre-K Programs, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Chappaqua Daily Voice

    Sex offenders live near prekindergarten schools in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New Rochelle and White Plains, according to a report by the New York State Senate Coalition. A story from Gannett's Albany bureau said six sex offenders were found to be living near prekindergartens in Mount Vernon, three in Yonkers, two in New Rochelle and one in White Plains.

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  15. Mt. Vernon Knights Win 31st Gold BallRead the original story

    Monday | Rivals.com

    On Sunday, the Mount Vernon Knights battled for the Championship title and dismantled the Clarkstown South Vikings late in the fourth quarter, 78-67 to take the Section 1 AA Championship title. Head coach Bob Cimmino was all smiles when asked about his 31st gold ball win, "Each win is special.

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  16. Sex-offenders live near Westchester, Rockland pre-k programs: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Albany Times Union

    The Independent Democratic Conference and Senate Republicans have released a report that showed 13 cases in Westchester and Rockland counties where sex offenders lived near pre-kindergarten schools, Gannett's Albany Bureau reported. The senators contended in the report that they found six sex offenders living near the schools in Mount Vernon, three in Yonkers, two in New Rochelle and one in White Plains.

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  17. Hofstra's Monroe H. Freedman dies; eminent legal scholar was 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Newsday

    ... Berkeley, among others, according to Hofstra. The book is in its fourth edition. Freedman was born in Mount Vernon and graduated from Harvard University in 1951. Three years later, he graduated from Harvard Law School, where he remained to teach for ...

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  18. Snow Likely At End Of Weekend In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. The next round of snow in Westchester County is likely on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday will be sunny, but cold, with a high near 20 and wind chill values as low as -5.

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  19. Mount Vernon's Lawrence Focuses On Importance Of Free Wi-FiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Derickson Lawrence, chairman of the Westchester County Homeowners' Coalition and the County Crimestoppers, chairman at the Fleetwood Neighborhood Association, former chairman of the Mount Vernon Housing Authority and Daily Voice community advisor, shares his opinion on the use of free Wi-Fi and its potential impact on the community. The reality of regional Wi-Fi and its irrevocable and profound impact on K-12 digital learning is within our grasp.

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  20. Mount Vernon Schools To Host Saturday Conference On Immigrant VotingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon Board of Education is set to continue its string of "Board President Saturday Conferences" this weekend with a discussion on a topic that causes strife nationwide: immigration. Since taking over for Judith Johnson last year, Superintendent Kenneth Hamilton has teamed with the Board of Education in an effort to regain the city's trust and begin building ties between the community and the much-maligned school district.

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