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  1. Nearly All Contact Lens Wearers Do It Wrong, Says CDC

    Nearly All Contact Lens Wearers Do It Wrong, Says CDC

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Nearly every contact lens wearer in a recent poll admitted to engaging in behavior that increases the chance of an eye infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). According to the poll, 99 percent of wearers engage in risky behavior with their contact lens. A third of those polled admitted going to doctors due to red or painful ...

  2. America's Biggest Movie Theater Chain Begins Searching Bags

    America's Biggest Movie Theater Chain Begins Searching Bags

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – In the wake of two high-profile shooting incidents at movie theaters, America's largest theater chain will now search bags as patrons enter the theater lobby, according to the Christian Science Monitor.Regal Cinemas quietly changed their policy in light of recent shootings in Louisiana and Tennessee. Regal's move is part of a larger push to increase safety ...

  3. Statewide End Of Summer DWI Crackdown Is Announced

    Statewide End Of Summer DWI Crackdown Is Announced

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State Police will take part in a national program intended to crackdown on impaired drivers as the summer ends with the Labor Day holiday.. The state's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign was launched this week and runs until Monday, Sep. 7, Labor Day. "Driving drunk is both reckless and selfish, and we ...

  4. Yorktown Residents Get Tips To Fight West Nile Virus

    Yorktown Residents Get Tips To Fight West Nile Virus

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester County Department of Health is issuing a reminder to dump out standing water after four mosquito batches out of 150 tested were found to be carriers for the West Nile virus. Last year, six batches and two human cases of West Nile virus were discovered. “While finding mosquitoes with the virus in Westchester is to be expected, their presence ...

  5. Yorktown Could See Afternoon, Evening Storms Sunday

    Yorktown Could See Afternoon, Evening Storms Sunday

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Westchester County might be dealing with wet weather on Sunday, as the National Weather Service is predicting storms could hit the area. The storms could be coming after noon time, as the forecast sets the chances of precipitation at 30 percent. Rain is in the county's forecast straight through Tuesday night according to the National Weather Service ...

  6. Hurricane Danny Is Heading West Toward Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Danny Is Heading West Toward Puerto Rico

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – The first hurricane of the season has fully formed, and is now headed towards Puerto Rico, reports CNN. Hurricane Danny was upgraded from a tropical storm on Thursday morning, averaging 80 miles per hour. This hurricane season has been unusually quiet, with only three named storms and none turning into a hurricane until now due to the El Nino effect, noted ...

  7. Hillary Clinton Could Get  20 Years In Prison For Email Scandal, Says Trump

    Hillary Clinton Could Get 20 Years In Prison For Email Scandal, Says Trump

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who owns an estate in Bedford, said that Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton could get "20 years in prison" for her email scandal in an interview given to the MSNBC, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Trump uses the example of Gen. David Petraeus, who resigned as CIA director after emails came to light of an affair ...

  8. Rosie O'Donnell's Daughter Was At Heroin Dealer's Home, Says Report

    Rosie O'Donnell's Daughter Was At Heroin Dealer's Home, Says Report

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Chelsea O'Donnell was staying at a heroin dealer's house when she was found on Tuesday night, her mother, actress/comedian Rosie O'Donnell, announced on Twitter. Chelsea, 17, had been missing from their home in Nyack, just over the Tappan Zee Bridge in Rockland County, for a week. The Jersey Shore location she was found in belonged to Steve Sheerer, a 25-year-old who ...

  9. Ex-Peekskill Mayor George Pataki Looks To Rekindle Voters' Memories In Run

    Ex-Peekskill Mayor George Pataki Looks To Rekindle Voters' Memories In Run

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Former Peekskill Mayor George Pataki's biggest challenge in his presidential run is to remind potential voters of his political record, according to The New York Times. The Garrison resident, who served as New York governor from 1995 to 2006, has been having trouble drumming up popular support for his bid to secure the Republican nomination in next year's ...

  10. Yorktown Could See Round Of Thunderstorms

    Yorktown Could See Round Of Thunderstorms

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Westchester County will be dealing with thunderstorms over the next few days. While the National Weather Service forecast for rain ranges between 20 and 30 percent Wednesday and Thursday, with a much higher chance on Friday. The odds for rain on Friday are 70 percent, with thunderstorms likely. Forecasts are predicting anywhere between one-half to ...

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