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  1. Racing begins Friday night at Vernon Downs Casino and HotelRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WKTV

    The 62nd year of live harness racing opens at Vernon Downs on Friday. Officials said this season will feature world class stake races and a variety of fun promotions for fans.

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  2. Racing begins tonight at Vernon Downs Casino and HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WKTV

    The 62nd year of racing opens at Vernon Downs tonight. Officials say this season will feature world class stake races and a variety of fun promotions for fans.

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  3. Mount Vernon Officials To Host Public Schools Budget HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 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 week, as it continues to tinker and refine the schools budget for the upcoming academic year. Since taking over for Judith Johnson last year, Superintendent Kenneth Hamilton has teamed with the board 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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  4. Early Files 4-17-15Read the original story

    Yesterday | Barnstable Patriot

    ... and that they will soon feel the gay caress of oar and keel. 1915 Clarence Bearse of Hyannis was arrested in Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Bearse is a deaf mute and was arrested as a harmless vagrant. He confessed to Chief of Police Foley of Mt. Vernon, who he ...

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  5. Mount Vernon Firefighters Save Infant BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon firefighters saved a 9-month-old boy Sunday after responding to a call about an unresponsive child who had no pulse, reports lohud .

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  6. The Pelham College Fund: Important During the Great DepressionRead the original story

    Thursday | Historic Pelham

    ... College Fund seems to been prompted, at least in part, by the success of "The Students' College Fund of the Mount Vernon High School" created in May, 1923. The goal of the fund was to raise $15,000 to allow interest earned on the fund to be gifted ...

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  7. Mount Vernon Continues Discussing Housing PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. After weeks of conferring and discussion with the community, Mount Vernon city officials continue developing a five-year consolidated plan so they can remain eligible for funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Officials held a public forum at the Mount Vernon Public Library on Tuesday night as they continue to put together a plan that will keep the city in line for necessary funding with several projects many of which include affordable housing units that have recently, or will soon break ground.

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  8. The Secor Estate in the Village of Pelham ManorRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Historic Pelham

    ... interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery." Source: OBITUARY. . . . James Francis Secor , The Daily Argus [Mount Vernon, NY], Dec. 28, 1904, p. 5, col. 6. " MISS ANNA SECOR, OLD RESIDENT, DIED ON FRIDAY ----- Miss Anna A. Secor, 87, member of one ...

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  9. 'Luxury Workforce' Housing Coming to New York SuburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. A rendering of 203 Gramatan Ave., in Mount Vernon, N.Y. Developers are marketing the property as "luxury workforce" housing.

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  10. Mount Vernon Mayoral Race To Be Hotly ContestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. It's going to be a crowded ballot when Mount Vernon voters head to the polls on Election Day, as several prominent, longtime politicians have thrown their hat into the ring and plan to challenge much-maligned Mayor Ernest Davis in the upcoming race. Just months after being sentenced to probation and a fine after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges last year, Davis got less fortuitous news last week, as Mount Vernon Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson and City Council member Deborah Reynolds have announced their intention to run for the mayor's seat.

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  11. Louis PantusoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Times Herald-Record

    ... he was born on July 13, 1921 in Spezzano Grande, Calabria, Italy. He married Mary Turturro in February 2, 1947 in Mt. Vernon, NY. Louis proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was trained as a machinist and worked for M.L.A. in ...

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  12. Mount Vernon Family Displaced Following FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A Mount Vernon family lost their home Sunday morning in a fire on Darwood Place, reports News 12 Westchester .

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  13. Mount Vernon City School District Presents 'The Wiz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The Mount Vernon City School District is presenting "The Wiz" Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19 at the Mount Vernon High School auditorium. Under the direction of Evelyn Collins, Mount Vernon City School District's director of the arts and featuring students from Thornton, Mandela/Zollicofer and Mount Vernon High Schools, "The Wiz" is the first stage production in Mount Vernon in nearly five years.

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  14. Police Investigating Mount Vernon Avenue ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. The search continues for an unidentified assailant who fired off several rounds in a Mount Vernon residence. Police officials confirmed that shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday night, officers responded to a two-story building at 60 Mount Vernon Ave. after neighbors reported shots fired in a stairwell in the domicile.

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  15. Pretlow Pledges $1M For Mount Vernon Memorial Field RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Just days after members of the Mount Vernon community rallied together to protest the lack of progress at the long-dormant Memorial Field, Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow has pledged money to expedite construction at the once vibrant field. On Thursday, Pretlow announced $1 million has been pledged toward construction at the field, with an additional $250,000 for repairs of the municipal parking lot that hasn't been improved in more than a decade.

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  16. Anonymous Mount Vernon Gun Buyback Set For SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. After weeks of stressing the importance of cleaning up the streets of Mount Vernon, officials with the city police department and Westchester County Crime Stoppers are set for their big gun buyback program. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Doles Community Center, local residents can turn in any firearms to officials no questions asked and will be rewarded with up to $500 in gifts in exchange.

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  17. Vista Murrieta's Michael Norman is ready to show his skills at ArcadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Los Angeles Times

    ... at 5:30 p.m. Norman will focus on the 400, where he'll receive stiff competition from UCLA-bound Rai Benjamin of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. Benjamin has run the 400 in 46.19 seconds this year. The Arcadia Invitational, with its large, vocal fan base and ...

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  18. Mount Vernon Educators Go To 'Future Ready Summit' In AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Members of the Mount Vernon City School District attended the third Future Ready Regional Summit in Atlanta, Ga., March 25 and 26. Twelve summits are planned nationwide by the U.S. Department of Education to help local administrators improve their use of modern technology as a teaching tool inside and outside the classroom. Deputy Superintendent Jeff Gorman, Standards Administrator for Technology Joseph McGrath, Davis Middle School Principal Joshua Whitham and Eric Sheninger, technology pioneer educational leader.

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  19. Mount Vernon Edcuators Go To 'Future Ready Summit' In AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Members of the Mount Vernon City School District attended the third Future Ready Regional Summit in Atlanta, Ga., March 25 and 26. Twelve summits are planned nationwide by the U.S. Department of Education to help local administrators improve their use of modern technology as a teaching tool inside and outside the classroom. Deputy Superintendent Jeff Gorman, Standards Administrator for Technology Joseph McGrath, Davis Middle School Principal Joshua Whitham and Eric Sheninger, technology pioneer educational leader.

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  20. Con Ed Continues Working On Gas Pipes In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Contracting crews from Con Edison are once again set to populate the streets of Mount Vernon as they continue upgrading gas mains and selected buried gas services in the city. Dating back to 2014, crews have been periodically frequenting the city to make improvements, upgrading the antiquated pipeline in carefully determined parts of Mount Vernon.

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