Disgraced Mount Vernon Mayor Asks Court To Not Allow Anyone Else To Act As Mayor Until He LeavesRichard Thomas is calling for New York’s Supreme Court to stop councilman Andre Wallace from calling himself the "acting mayor" and also stop Wallace from signing checks and contracts
Mount Vernon Dysfunction: Newest Police Commissioner Arrested Just Hours After Taking Oath Of OfficeThe man sworn in as Mount Vernon police commissioner on Monday was arrested on Tuesday when he showed up for work.
Who's In Charge? Mount Vernon Mayor Refusing To Leave Office After Resigning Over Campaign Finance CrimesThe five members of city council say under the city charter, the plea deal means he's forfeited office. They voted Wednesday night to give Thomas 24 hours to vacate his position.
Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Pleads Guilty To Corruption, Will Step DownA local mayor facing a litany of corruption charges issued a guilty plea on Monday.
Small Towns Put On Big Celebrations For Fourth Of JulyOn the most patriotic day of the year, there are few places more American than Main Street in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Mount Vernon Couple Missing, Presumed Dead, Police SayOrlando Moore, 40, and Portia Denise Ravenelle, 52, were supposed to return to Mount Vernon on March 27, following a four-day vacation. Police believe they were headed to the airport when their car crashed into the Caribbean Sea.
Legal Sports Betting Is Likely Coming To New York, But Not To Residents' SmartphonesThe New York State Gaming Commission is expected to allow legal sports betting before the start of summer. But it won't be like New Jersey.
Mount Vernon Official: Current School Spending Formula Shortchanges Communities Like Ours"The current school funding formula does a huge disservice to communities like Mount Vernon," said Mount Vernon School Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Hamilton.
More Trouble In Mount Vernon: Recycling, Garbage Pickup Halted After Sanitation Trucks Fail InspectionRecycling and garbage collection was canceled in a Westchester County city after every sanitation truck failed inspection. Residents were left with a mess.
Garbage Truck Smashes Into Car, Damages Home In Mount VernonOfficials say three workers were behind the truck when it rolled away and smashed into a parked card and a home.
Mount Vernon Mayor's Chief Rival Not Buying Snow Plow Sabotage Directed Against The AdministrationOfficials are trying to get to the bottom of an alleged case of snow plow sabotage. Someone stuffed Latex gloves into the fuel tanks of more than two dozen Mount Vernon trucks.