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  1. Metro-North Suspends Employees For Cheating

    Metro-North Suspends Employees For Cheating

    Up to 10 Metro-North conductors and engineers were suspended from work last week amid an MTA Inspector General probe into safety test cheating, according to lohud.com.A member of the Metro-North training department that administers the tests is said to have leaked the test to others, according to lohud.com.The suspensions grew out of the indictments of 13 current and former MTA workers ...

  2. Car Crash Fatalities Soar, With Driver Behavior Cited As Cause

    Car Crash Fatalities Soar, With Driver Behavior Cited As Cause

    Roadway fatalities are soaring at a rate not seen in 50 years, resulting from crashes, collisions and other incidents caused by drivers, according to The New York Times.A growing number of safety advocates, including grass-roots groups, federal officials and state and local leaders across the country are campaigning to change a 100-year-old mentality that they say trivializes the single ...

  3. Owners Seek Dog Missing In Mohegan Lake Area

    Owners Seek Dog Missing In Mohegan Lake Area

    MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. -- A dog named Kelly is missing in the vicinity of 3059 Lexington Ave. in Mohegan Lake. She is an extremely shy dog, so residents are warned that if she is spotted, they should not chase or try to catch her; instead, call Lisa at 914-224-8335 immediately. She has tags and a microchip.

  4. Cosmetology Students Pamper Putnam Teachers In Yorktown

    Cosmetology Students Pamper Putnam Teachers In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Cosmetology students at The Tech Center showed both their appreciation and their skill to teachers and mentors from their home school districts by providing them with manicures, pedicures, and new hair styles at the Cosmo Spring Event held on the PNW BOCES campus recently. Senior Mary Avanzato gave her Carmel High School guidance counselor Juliet Powers a new ...

  5. IBM Announces Job Openings While Reports Of Layoffs Abound

    IBM Announces Job Openings While Reports Of Layoffs Abound

    As reports of layoffs throughout IBM come in, the company said Monday it has more than 25,000 openings as a part of major changes to refocus their business to cloud and analytics departments, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.It is unknown how much this will be felt in Poughkeepsie though the Wall Street Journal reported Poughkeepsie was among the locations involved in layoffs but ...

  6. SPCA Hosting Casino Night In White Plains

    SPCA Hosting Casino Night In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The SPCA of Westchester is hosting a Casino Night on Friday, June 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kitchen and Bath Source.Tickets will be $45 and in the form of a donation to SPCA. Walk-ins are welcome with advance ticket purchase available at this link. Kitchen and Bath Source is located at 50 Virginia Rd. in White Plains.

  7. Sports Authority To Shut Down All Remaining Stores

    Sports Authority To Shut Down All Remaining Stores

    Sports Authority will close its remaining stores after failing to find a prospective buyer, according to multiple reports.A group of buyers will take assets like furniture and fixtures, and going-out-of-business sales will be conducted, according to CNN Money. Sports Authority filed for bankruptcy protection in March but failed to reach a deal with creditors and lenders, according to ...

  8. BOCES Honors Graphic Arts Students

    BOCES Honors Graphic Arts Students

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Carmel’s Caitlyn O’Rourke, a graphic arts student at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, took first place in an Art Contest sponsored by eSchoolData with an image that combined a photo of a waterfall, a scientific formula and a blueprint. O’Rourke was one of four BOCES students to be honored in the contest. Alden Viens of Putnam Valley placed second while Croton Harmon ...

  9. Yorktown Man Arrested On DWI Charge In Mahopac

    Yorktown Man Arrested On DWI Charge In Mahopac

    A Yorktown man was arrested on a drunk driving charge after a traffic stop in Mahopac on Saturday, May 14.Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Irwin pulled over a car on Route 6 at 2:22 a.m.During the stop, Irwin determined that the driver, Patrik Bores, 32, of 1916 Baldwin Road in Yorktown was intoxicated. Bores was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after he failed a series of ...

  10. Businesses Partner With Life Skills Program To Help Yorktown Students

    Businesses Partner With Life Skills Program To Help Yorktown Students

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Students participating in Yorktown Central School District’s Life Skills program are getting hands-on work experience with the help of local Yorktown-area businesses. These high school students with developmental disabilities are learning academics that include social studies, computers, art and math, but also getting a good dose of real life job experience. One goal ...

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