YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Here are the top stories from Yorktown this week.
- The state's math and English Language Arts scores were released Wednesday but Yorktown Central School District officials said it will take time to figure out what the scores mean for the district. The percentage of New York students considered proficient in math and English language arts for grades three to eight was significantly lower than last year's testing results, including the Yorktown Central School District schools. Yorktown Schools scored higher than the state average in a majority of categories.
- Yorktown teacher Jennifer Guiffre is not only receiving a national award recognizing her accomplishments in the classroom at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES , but she'll also receive cash to spend outside of it. Guiffre was one of two recipients of the James H. Maynard Excellence in Education Award and $5,000, according to a news release.
- A 20-year-old Somers man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday night crash and subsequent helicopter police chase near and around Yorktown Heights. Paul T. Masi, of Shenorock, was charged with third-degree attempted assault and fleeing the scene of an accident, according to State Police in Somers. Masi had been wanted since Monday night after his vehicle crashed into a property on Miller Avenue in the town of Somers and he fled, police said.
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