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  1. Police Issue 50 Tickets In Taconic State Parkway Speed Detail

    Police Issue 50 Tickets In Taconic State Parkway Speed Detail

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The New York State Police in Hawthorne issued 50 tickets during a six-hour speed enforcement initiative Thursday, according to officials. The focus of the initiative was on the Taconic State Parkway. A majority of the tickets issued were for speeding, police said.

  2. Best Gas Prices In And Around Yorktown

    Best Gas Prices In And Around Yorktown

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. –  Before the weekend begins, find out where the best gas prices are in the Cortlandt, Yorktown and Peekskill areas. The gas prices have been found courtesy of gasbuddy.com. Mobil in Croton on South Riverside Avenue and Maple Street has gas for $2.69. Citgo in Croton on South Riverside  Avenue and Benedict Boulevard has gas for $2.69. Coastal in Peekskill ...

  3. One-Act Plays Feature Yorktown Residents

    One-Act Plays Feature Yorktown Residents

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Three Yorktown residents are set to appear in a series of original one-act plays Friday to Sunday as part of “What Love Needs,” 10 original short works performed and written by members of Howard Meyer’s Acting Program, an affiliate of Axial Theatre. In “Small Talk,” by Evelyn Mertens, of Briarcliff Manor, Bruce Apar plays Ted, a recent widower who shows up at a ...

  4. CEO Of Westchester Business Association Named To Greater Hudson Bank Board

    CEO Of Westchester Business Association Named To Greater Hudson Bank Board

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Greater Hudson Bank, a local community bank servicing the Hudson Valley region, announced the appointment of William M. Mooney, Jr., of White Plains, to its board of directors. Mooney has been a prominent force in the Hudson Valley region’s business and banking community. He currently serves as chief executive officer of The Westchester County Association. The ...

  5. Yorktown Golfer Praises Putnam Course

    Yorktown Golfer Praises Putnam Course

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Daily Voice accepts signed letters to the editor. Submit letters to yorktown@dailyvoice.com. To the editor: I have been playing golf at Putnam Golf Course for the past 40 years and this year surpassed and exceeded all others. I had been a member of Branton Woods but then opted for a public course because my friends were not able to afford a private ...

  6. Legislators Approve Annual WCC Budget With No Tuition Increase

    Legislators Approve Annual WCC Budget With No Tuition Increase

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) unanimously approved the annual budget for Westchester Community College (WCC) on Monday, Aug. 10. The college’s total budget for fiscal year 2015/2016 is $166,669,694. The college employs about 600 people. As the sponsor government for the college, Westchester County will contribute $29,329,234. The budget ...

  7. Assemblyman Katz: Opt-Outs Show Support For Ending Common Core

    Assemblyman Katz: Opt-Outs Show Support For Ending Common Core

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Assemblyman Steve Katz (R, C-Yorktown) has issued a statement on the current education curriculum and policies. “The numbers released yesterday by the State Education Department show that the people of New York have had enough of their children being forced into high-stakes testing on a curriculum they don’t believe is working. Education is more than the few hours ...

  8. Yorktown Man Accused Of Punching, Choking Woman

    Yorktown Man Accused Of Punching, Choking Woman

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- William O. Williams, a 47-year-old Yorktown resident, was arrested on assault charges on Monday, according to the Yorkown Police Department. Williams was charged with assault in the third degree and criminal obstruction of breathing, both misdemeanors. Police said they were notified of a previous incident with Williams and after investigation, had found that ...

  9. Hundreds Honor Westchester's First Probation Officer William Mounteney

    Hundreds Honor Westchester's First Probation Officer William Mounteney

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- William E. Mounteney, appointed 100 years ago, helped establish best practices in probation, but sadly died a pauper and was buried in a Kensico Cemetery grave that remained unmarked until Thursday. In a morning ceremony, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Commissioner of Probation Rocco Pozzi, unveiled a monument that was placed on Mounteney’s ...

  10. Only One-Third Of Students Pass Common Core Tests

    Only One-Third Of Students Pass Common Core Tests

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Results released by the New York State Department of Education showed approximately one-third of the students in grades 3-8 passed the English and math exams, according to bizjournals.com. About 30 percent passed the English language arts test and 38 percent passed the math exam. About 20 percent of the students eligible to take the test did not participate, ...

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