A huge crowd spilled out into the lobby of White Plains City Hall last night for a hearing on a proposal to turn a former country club into a $60 million private school campus.
Parents complained the administrators of Central Elementary School in Mamaroneck concentrated minority students in one of four kindergarten classes last year and the year before.
It’s star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won’t back down.
Authorities are trying to determine whether a 91-year-old man fell or jumped onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train in Westchester County. Officials said the man was hit by a New York City-bound train at the Metro-North Mamaroneck station on Saturday morning.
The summer of 2012 is turning out to be a bonanza for lobster lovers. Record catches north of the Tri-State Area are bringing prices down to unheard-of levels.
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.
Police in Westchester County have stepped up patrols around train stations, as they search for a gunman who has been robbing commuters.
The latest robbery happened on a street in Mamaroneck, where a 59-year-old man was victimized walking home from the train.
Recent storms have devastated parts of Westchester County and now some money is being spent to actually prevent that flooding.
Students were dismissed early following the evacuation. There are no reports of injuries.
Monday marked the last full day of campaigning in New Hampshire. Mitt Romney is still ahead in the polls, but the other Republican presidential candidates were not ready to concede anything in advance of the nation’s first primary.
It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.
Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.
From Westchester County to Dutchess County and beyond, New York City’s northern suburbs are still cleaning up from the torrential rains of Hurricane Irene.
Save our school sports! That’s the cry from some moms and dads in Westchester County.