YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yorktown this week:
- Nero, a 10-year old Newfoundland who played a key role in the rescue of two of Eliseo family members before perishing in a Nov. 24 fire on Wildwood Street along with three other dogs, was laid to rest at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church in Shrub Oak.
- Yorktown Police are searching for suspects connected to a string of home burglaries that took place on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Thursday, Dec. 12.
- The Mount Kisco Police Department is investigating reports of a man who has allegedly visited businesses in Northern Westchester on Thursday, falsely claiming he is involved in a program that could benefit Northern Westchester Hospital employees.
- SafeWise, a home and community security company, has ranked Yorktown among top 50 safest towns in New York.
- A Cortlandt resident and former youth basketball coach pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual assault of a child on Tuesday, Dec. 17.