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  1. Newest Bridgeport school board member looking to fix broken systemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... for," she said. "I want them to know I am her for a genuine purpose." Coates was born in Jamaica and grew up in Mount Vernon, N.Y. She moved to Bridgeport more than 15 years ago and has held a variety of jobs, ranging from Internet technician to ...


  2. Pizarro: San Jose Stage aims to broaden its audience with Spanish performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Milpitas Post

    ... 3 p.m. anniversary program featuring the Rev. Dr. Stephen W. Pogue of the Greater Centennial AME Zion Church of Mount Vernon, N.Y. as guest speaker. An anniversary march is planned between those two services, with marchers meeting at 2 p.m. at the ...


  3. Wartburg Earns Second LEED Distinction In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. After reaching its first year benefiting senior citizens in Mount Vernon last month , the Wartburg's Rehabilitation and Adult Day Services Center of Excellence has earned yet another distinction for its commitment to the community and environment. The $31 million building becomes the first health care facility in the city to earn a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification.


  4. Mobile Shredder Set To Return To Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon residents worried about becoming the victim of identity theft will have the opportunity to safely destroy unwanted documents when the Westchester County Mobile Shredder comes to the parking lot at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Second Street. Westchester County will make the shredder available for residents who need to destroy documents that contain personal information from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22. Old documents and bills offer identity thieves the information needed to commit fraud.


  5. Hearing To Continue On Mount Vernon's 42 W. Broad Street DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon officials will once again listen to the public next week regarding a much-maligned $85 million luxury apartment development at 42 W. Broad St. According to Mount Vernon City Clerk George Brown, , the public hearing regarding the building will be continued at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at City Hall, with members of the Alexander Development Group, who have headed the project with their partners at the Bluestone Organization. The proposal from the developers includes renovating a single-story retail building and parking garage into nearly 250 market rate residential units, approximately 20,000-square-feet of commercial development and includes a $2 million refurbishment of the parking structure.


  6. Richard Greco, Jr. Announces the Richard and Barbara Naclerio...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Business Wire

    ... in and dedicated to many charities and organizations including Sound Shore Medical Health Systems, Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital, the Bronx Chamber of Commerce, and the Rotary Club of the Bronx. Mr. and Mrs. Naclerio are especially dedicated to ...


  7. Basketball: NSU freshman Banner honored by MEACRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Virginian-Pilot

    DeAndrew Haywood of Delaware State was named Player of the Week, and teammate Kendall Gray was named Defensive Player of the Week. The 6-1 Banner, a Mount Vernon, N.Y., native, totaled 12 points, three rebounds, six assists and two steals in a pair of non-conference games against Pfeiffer and Virginia.


  8. Letter: The star shines brilliantlyRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... scape from slavery and it is the only hope for Vincentians to escape the darkness of the NDP. Helena R. Edwards Mount Vernon, New York


  9. Season Slam-Dunked School cancels basketball over transcript scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Fox News

    ... had scholarships stripped at Florida A&M over allegations of transcript fraud. One of those players is former Mount Vernon, N.Y., high school standout Jamell Walker. "If they didn't earn the grades I don't think it was right for them to go to those ...


  10. Two Remain Displaced Following Mount Vernon FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | The Port Chester Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Two Mount Vernon residents remain displaced after a quick moving, three-alarm fire tore through a mixed-use building on Friday night. Fire broke out in the three-story North Bond Street building shortly after 5 p.m., where it quickly spread, prompting response from the Yonkers, Mount Vernon, White Plains and Pelham Fire Departments.


  11. Mount Vernon Track Superstar Rai Benjamin Heading To UCLARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. As he prepares to round out his star crossed Mount Vernon track career, Rai Benjamin has announced that he will take his immense talents to UCLA when he graduates next spring. Surrounded by friends, family, teammates and Mount Vernon school officials at the high school, Benjamin made his long-awaited announcement that he'll don the baby blue and gold of the Bruins next year.


  12. Body found hanging from N.Y. building ruled a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | USA Today

    Body found hanging from N.Y. building ruled a suicide The body was in view of students on their way to school Thursday morning, officials said. Check out this story on Mount Vernon, N.Y., police and firefighters stand outside a building where a 74-year-old man hanged himself from a fourth-floor window on Thursday.


  13. Police Identify Mount Vernon Hanging Victim, Ruled SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon residents traveling down Fifth Avenue encountered a harrowing sight, a dead man hanging outside of an apartment building. Police confirmed that Azariah Kerr, 74, of Mount Vernon was recovered from the South Fifth Avenue senior housing facility shortly after 7 a.m. on Thursday.


  14. DeLaSalle's Jarvis Johnson joins Gophers '15 classRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Marshall Independent

    ... -4 Dupree McBrayer of Jamaica, New York, are the other guards. The 6-foot-10, Nigerian-born Jonathan Nwankwo of Mount Vernon, New York, is the other member of the class.


  15. Mount Vernon Dedicates Fire HQ To Commissioner GleasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon came together as one on Wednesday, Nov. 12, to celebrate one of the city's finest and bravest, with the dedication of Fire Headquarters Station 1, which will now forever be known as James. D. Gleason Memorial Fire Headquarters.


  16. Mount Vernon Schools Host Meeting On Gifted, Talented ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon City School District will host a series of informational sessions about the Elementary School Gifted and Talented programs for students in grades K three, as well as the Performing Arts Magnet Program designed for kids entering the sixth-grade. Sessions will take place at the Lincoln Elementary School at 170 East Lincoln Ave., on Nov. 13 from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.; and at the Longfellow Elementary School at 624 Fourth Ave. on Friday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Admission to the Elementary School Gifted and Talented programs will require an assessment and will grow to enroll students in grades K-6.


  17. Water Pressure Restored In Mamaroneck Following BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Larchmont Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Water pressure is returning to most southern Westchester municipalities notably Mount Vernon and Yonkers after a valve on a major water main near the Kensico Dam was shut down. According to Mount Vernon officials, a break on the 48-inch Kensico line that supplies water to Mount Vernon and northeast Yonkers led to the incident shortly before noon.


  18. New Committee Members Appointed To Mount Vernon City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo recently appointed new members to the council's standard committees. Finance and Planning: City Council Acting President Pro Tem Marcus A. Griffith, chair, and Councilwoman J. Yuhanna Edwards, co-chair.


  19. A Medal Presentation For An Oxford Man Was 70 Years In The MakingRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Groong

    ... he voluntarily enlisted in the U.S. Army as soon as he turned 18 following his graduation from high school, in Mount Vernon, NY. His mother, sister and younger brother were supportive yet uneasy as the oldest son was already serving overseas. After ...


  20. Iona Prep Alumni Ice Hockey Game Dec. 27Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | New Rochelle Talk

    ... Ice Hockey Game is coming with it. Players will lace'em up Saturday, Dec. 27 at 10:20 a.m. at The Ice Hutch in Mount Vernon, N.Y. All alumni interested in playing should email Coach Berger .


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