YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yorktown this week:
- Thomas A. Panek is taking the reins as the new president and CEO of Yorktown-based Guiding Eyes For The Blind.
- Westchester County Executive, Thornwood native and Mount Pleasant resident Rob Astorino officially announced his candidacy for governor.
- New York State Police charged a Yorktown man with fourth-degree grand larceny in connection with an attempt to steal televisions from a Wal-Mart in Cortlandt, police officials said.
- Peekskill Police arrested two people Jennifer Muniz, 28, and Malaka Garrett, 49, Peekskill residents in connection with heroin sales.
- A man reportedly bit off another man's nose during a fight in Peekskill on Sunday, according to LoHud.
- Office supply giant Staples plans to close up to 225 of its North American stores by the end of the year and its 10 Westchester locations could be among those that shutter its operations, according to NBC News.
- 1 Fiery Head-On Collision Leads To DWI Charges For Two Yorktown Residents
- 2 Cousin Charged In Death Of 5-Year-Old Subject Of Amber Alert
- 3 Mohegan Lake Man Breaks Nose Of Former Employee, Police Say
- 4 Christmas Week Storm May Impact Travel In Yorktown
- 5 Knife-Wielding Mohegan Lake Man Threatens Good Samaritan, Say Police