New York State PTA Offers 'Reading Checkup' Program To Parents With Young Children Who May Have Fallen BehindBetween remote learning and many libraries being closed until recently, concerns about a summer slide in children's reading skills are high.
Wild Bear With Large Social Media Following Euthanized After Getting Hit By Vehicle In Easton, ConnecticutThousands tracked Bear 211's travels and exploits on Facebook as he roamed wooded areas of Westchester County and Connecticut.
Gov. Cuomo Casts Doubt On Independent Investigators Hired To Probe Misconduct Allegations; 'New Yorkers Will Be Shocked'Investigators working for Attorney General Letitia James may be close to wrapping up their probe and could issue a report soon.
Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers StoreAs the car slammed through a storefront, the mother and her 8-month-old girl were violently pushed from the street and into the shop.
Mayor De Blasio Sounds Off On Those Not Taking Delta Variant Seriously: 'I Mean, This Is Crazy. Get Vaccinated'The highly contagious Delta variant has driven New York City's COVID-19 cases to its highest total since May. And health experts say those most vulnerable are the unvaccinated.
Friends, Family Mourning Loss Of Michael Pereira, Killed In Yonkers Hit-And-Run; Police Arrest Cesar Zapata RamirezA driver of a black SUV allegedly lurched across multiple lanes of traffic to reach the exit, and the motorcycle slammed into the rear of the SUV.
De Blasio Blasts MTA Over Congestion Pricing DelaysThe mayor presented the MTA with a fake $15 billion check Tuesday, saying that implementing congestion pricing would effectively invest that same amount into the city's mass transit. 
Confusing Construction At I-95, I-287 Junction Causing Numerous Illegal U-Turns By Drivers Accidentally On Exit RampEvery hour, dozens of drivers make illegal U-turns at the bottom of the exit ramp - sometimes two at a time! Navigation apps seem to be compounding the problem.
Westchester DA: Carting Company Contractor Filed False Claims To Hide $135,000 Strip Club BillChristopher Oxer left court without comment. The 35-year-old works for City Carting of Westchester, which has a multi-million dollar county contract to handle waste and recyclables.
Westchester County Determined To Restore Nearly 150-Year-Old Lighthouse On Hudson RiverIt's dwarfed by the new bridge just to the south. The so-called "Sparkplug" lighthouse, completed in 1883. It's made mostly of cast iron. It's now in need of serious help.
Highland Falls The Latest New York Village To Attempt To Give Up Independence, Have Local Town Government Run ThingsResidents are petitioning to dissolve their village, eliminating an entire layer of local government.