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A sign notifying drivers of the entrance ramp closure to northbound Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9. (credit: CBS 2)

Entrance Ramp To Tappan Zee Closes To Traffic Until 2018

The entrance ramp to the northbound Tappan Zee Bridge from Route 9 is closing Monday for four years to facilitate construction on the new bridge.

03/10/2014

Music of Justin Veatch (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Family Uses Teen’s Music To Teach Others About The Dangers Of Drugs

Jeffrey Veatch, of Yorktown Heights, has spoken to more than 12,000 young people about his son and the dangers of drugs.

03/10/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Launches Statewide Campaign Tour For Governor

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.

03/06/2014

Confederate flag tweet. (credit: Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis)

Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.

03/06/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Overnight Pothole Repair Coming To Rockland County Stretch Of NYS Thruway

Road crews will conduct overnight repairs over the next two weeks. As a result, there will be some lane closures from Nyack to Spring Valley between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

03/05/2014

Children hold signs to support charter schools during a protest against their closure in Albany on Mar. 4, 2014. (credit: Sam Stiers)

Thousand Brave Cold In Albany To Take Sides In Charter School Vs. Pre-K Debate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he’s committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.

03/04/2014

Palisades Parkway Potholes

Driver: Palisades Parkway Potholes Put Me In Hospital

Potholes have made for a frustrating and dangerous situation all along Tri-State Area roads, and one of the busiest roadways is so rough that has been sending people to the hospital.

03/03/2014

ReelAbilities film festival poster (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: ReelAbilities Film Festival

The sixth annual ReelAbilities Film Festival opens on March 6. Many of the films are personal stories, giving a voice to a community not always in the spotlight.

03/03/2014

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Veteran Firefighter Dies Battling Wallington, N.J. Restaurant Blaze

Capt. Gregory Barnas, a 25-year veteran firefighter, was found unconscious as the Wallington Fire Department was fighting a fire at the Akaska Japanese restaurant.

02/28/2014

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Suspect Held Without Bail In Shooting Of NYPD Officer In Brooklyn

Officer James Li is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital after police say he was shot in both legs by a man who tried to board a bus without paying.

02/27/2014

Electric meter (credit: clipart.com)

Westchester Residents Face Higher Gas, Electric Bills

The utilities have not increased the costs. Rather, natural gas is a commodity and in this frigid winter, the wholesale price of natural gas has hit record levels.

02/26/2014

Raymond Felton (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Raymond Felton Appears In Court On Gun Charges

The weapon had 17 armor-piercing rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa confirmed.

02/25/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: 12-Year-Old Brings Awareness About Congenital Heart Defects

Jennifer Reilly, 12, from Hartsdale was born with tricuspid atresia, meaning she does not have a tricuspid valve in her heart. Earlier this month, she spoke before the Greenburgh Town Board to petition for an awareness week.

02/24/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge toll plaza, Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Call For Tappan Zee Toll Break For Locals

This follows Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal earlier this month for Staten Island residents to pay reduced tolls on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

02/24/2014

Fordham University (Photo: CBS 2)

8 Students Contract Mumps At Fordham University

Eight students on the Bronx campus of Fordham University have contracted mumps.

02/19/2014

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