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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

Hutchinson River Parkway

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

SPRYE Board of Directors (credit: SPRYE)

Stories From Main Street: Senior-Friendly Living In Rye, NY

You’ve got a friend in Rye if you’re getting along in years at SPRYE – Staying Put in Rye and Environs.

09/19/2011

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Carlos Campos Charged With Murder In Triple Fatal Stabbing In N.J.

Hudson County prosecutor Edward DeFazio says Campos is accused of stabbing his parents, both Brazilian immigrants, and his sister’s child, after what may have been an argument with his father.

08/17/2011

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Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Father And 3-Year-Old Niece In Harrison, N.J.

Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said the man stabbed the three and then walked to the Harrison police station, where he was arrested.

08/16/2011

Joe Acocella, Jr. (credit: Harrison Town Clerk's Office)

Harrison Town Clerk Joe Acocella, Jr. Dies At 30

The flag is flying at half staff today outside Harrison town hall in honor of Joe Acocella, Jr., the town clerk, who died after a lifetime of health problems. He was 30.

08/09/2011

Pizza Boxes (file / credit: clipart.com)

Democratic District Leader Charged In Harrison Pizza Prank

Harrison Democratic district leader Maria Polera has been charged with sending unauthorized pizzas to the home of the town’s mayor Joan Walsh for about a year.

07/26/2011

Pizza Delivery (file / credit: clipart.com)

Harrison Mayor Joan Walsh Tired Of Pizza Pranksters

For the past year, pizzas keep showing up at her house on almost on a weekly basis – pizzas she never ordered.

06/29/2011

Harrison, NY (file / credit: Town/Village of Harrison)

Harrison Wants St. Vincent’s Property Sold So Taxes Can Be Collected

37 acres of land that used to be St. Vincent’s Hospital is now on the market, up for sale in Harrison. Right now, it is vacant and no taxes are being collected.

05/20/2011

Herbal incense

4 Students Disciplined In NY Over Synthetic Drugs

School officials in Harrison, N.Y. said they may integrate warnings about synthetic drugs that mimic marijuana into their health curriculum after four students were caught with the substance.

05/07/2011

US Airways Airbus A320 rests against a retaining wall after ditching into the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15, 2009. (credit: AP)

‘Miracle On The Hudson’ Jet Destined For NC Museum

The plane whose splash landing was called “The Miracle on the Hudson” is set for its final destination: a North Carolina aviation museum.

03/19/2011

Here are the six suspects in the case (credit: CBS 2)

Suspects In Food Pantry Theft Case Face New Charges

Ninety-year-old Florence D’Imperio appeared at Harrison Municipal Court Tuesday to answer charges she stole from a food pantry.

03/01/2011

Florence D'Imperio (L); Christina Rohatynski (R) (Photo/CBS 2)

County Food Bank Director Mystified By 90-Year-Old’s Alleged Theft

Christina Rohatynski, the director of the county-wide food bank, was mystified by the thefts of donated food.

02/22/2011

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