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Hutchinson River Parkway in Rye Brook, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Westchester, State Officials Work To Prevent Truck Accidents At Overpasses

The latest incident involving a truck hitting a parkway overpass has officials taking another look at how to stop this from happening again, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

07/22/2014

Boy doing homework (file/credit: CBS 2)

Parents Complain Common Core Curriculum Assignments Are Too Challenging

There’s growing criticism about what’s being taught in New York State public schools under the controversial new Common Core curriculum.

10/21/2013

Tractor-Trailer After Collision On Hutch Dec. 3, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Tractor-Trailer Hits Overpass On Hutch; Lawmaker Calls For Better Safety Measures

The incident is believed to be the first since ‘Low Bridge – No Truck’ warnings were painted on the roadway surface, reigniting the debate over whether more needs to be done to keep trucks off of parkways.

12/03/2012

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

S&P Downgrades NY Thruway, Warns Of Higher Tolls

Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.

06/13/2012