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Purchase Planned Church

Westchester Residents Fight Plans For Huge New Church On Busy Road

Residents of the Westchester County hamlet of Purchase have taken on a church’s big plans to build a new sanctuary on several acres of land in the heart of a residential neighborhood.

02/25/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough

Hundreds of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, who apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon.

02/17/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Harrison, N.J. Mayor Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Town Hall

The lifelong Harrison resident had served on the Town Council for 17 years before becoming mayor in 1995. He was credited with spearheading the redevelopment of the 1.2-square-mile Hudson County town on the Passaic River.

02/12/2014

A traffic stop turned into a wild police chase in Harrison. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Hunting For Suspect After Wild Chase In Harrison

The incident was captured on a police cruiser’s dashboard cam and began during an attempted traffic stop, CBS 2 reported.

11/14/2013

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It’s County Vs. State Over Fallen Highway Sign In Harrison

A large road sign came down like a guillotine on Tuesday in Harrison and it’s amazing that it didn’t slice into a car and hurt someone.

04/10/2013

A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Motorcyclist Dead, 2 Others Injured In Harrison, N.J., Crash

A motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured early Sunday, in a crash on a highway in Harrison, N.J.

03/31/2013

Smoke pours out of a building in Harrison, New Jersey on March 10, 2013. Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten.

5 Firefighters Hurt In Massive Blaze In Harrison

Five firefighters were hurt in a terrifying explosion and extra-alarm blaze in Harrison, N.J., Sunday afternoon.

03/10/2013

Harrison, N.J. Fire

Fire Rips Through Apartment Building In Harrison, N.J.

An extra-alarm fire sent residents fleeing in Harrison, N.J., Monday evening.

02/25/2013

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Democratic N.J. Mayor Endorses Christie For Reelection

The race for governor in New Jersey was officially underway this weekend, with Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono kicking off her campaign, and incumbent Republican Gov. Chris Christie out meeting voters and collecting endorsements.

02/02/2013

Rye High School (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Anti-Semitic Vandalism Rattles Rye High School

Rye High School’s stately stone facade evokes images of the Ivy League and people usually feel safe and protected in the upscale corner of Westchester County.

01/24/2013

Journal Square PATH Station

More Service To Resume On PATH, LIRR Train Lines

Nearly four weeks after Superstorm Sandy, PATH train service from New Jersey to Lower Manhattan will resume on Monday morning.

11/24/2012

Harrison High School players celebrate following a win over Rye High School. Credit CBS 2

Friday Night Fights: Westchester High School Football Games Marred By Over-The-Top Fan Behavior

An American tradition has turned violent in Westchester County, where high school football games have ended recently with injuries caused by celebrations gone wild.

10/22/2012

Passengers wait as a Metro-North passenger train approaches the platform. (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Mugged At Gunpoint At Metro-North Station In Harrison

It was the eighth such attack at a station along the New Haven line this year. In most of the incidents the victims were taken completely by surprise, approached from behind by a man who then sticks a gun in their face.

04/10/2012

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Dozens Of Animal Carcasses Found By Hutchinson River Parkway

Police theorized the animals may have been legitimately euthanized at an area shelter or shelters, and given to a contractor to cremate or bury them.

04/05/2012

Metro-North Railroad Station - Mamaroneck, NY (file / credit: MTA)

Reward Offered, Patrols Stepped Up Amid Westchester Commuter Robberies

Police in Westchester County have stepped up patrols around train stations, as they search for a gunman who has been robbing commuters.

02/14/2012

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