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Fatal Train Accident; Outdoor Patio Debated; Affordable Housing

There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. Contribute your own content to Patch by signing up for an account and clicking the "Post on Patch" button at the top right of the site. The MTA is i

PATCH - 2017-11-19 22:00:00

New federal funding announced for Long Island Sound

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday $1.2 million in new funding for environmental projects in Connecticut through the Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF). The announcement event was held on Stratford Point in St

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:49:15

Officials In Stratford Seek Cause Of Fire Where Man Was Found Dead

Fire officials in Stratford said they are investigating the cause of a fire on Melville Street late Saturday afternoon where a man was found dead. Firefighters responded to the fire at 25 Melville St. just before 5 p.m. Saturday and discovered the body of man on the second floor of the home, Assista

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-19 23:00:00

Work planned on Route 1 in Stratford

STRATFORD - Work began Monday on a stretch of Route 1, between Frederick Street and Mary Avenue The project consists of the milling and paving a portion of U.S. Route 1 (Barnum Avenue), along with revisions to the existing lane designations/striping. The work includes curb relocation, minor widening

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-11-20 11:09:02

Man killed in Stratford fire that destroyed his home

Stratford Fire Marshal Brian Lampart says James Boss was alone at the residence that caught fire Saturday evening. The Connecticut Post reports fire crews found Boss dead in his second floor bedroom after the flames were extinguished. Investigators are working to determine whether he died from smoke

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-20 16:45:30

Police bust drinking party with 70 youths

Police arrested the alleged host of an underage drinking party with up to 70 young people in attendance early on November 19. According to police, officers received an anonymous tip via the internet shortly after midnight. Police went to a White Plains Road home and confirmed a large gathering of pe

TRUMBULLTIMES.COM - 2017-11-20 13:10:59

Bridgeport's acting police chief faces criticism in his role

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Acting Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez's week began with the release of a video showing a female cop repeatedly punching the head of a teenager held down by her colleagues in blue. That officer - Christina Arroyo - is among a handful of Bridgeport's Finest who since spring

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-20 21:08:30

Harding wrestling program saved through donations

BRIDGEPORT -For the second consecutive year, the wrestling program at Warren Harding High School has been saved through donations. Faced with budget cuts, the school district elimintated funding for the program in 2016. So team coaches turned to fundraising, attracting $18,829.41 in donations to hel

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:28:43

Teen indicted in fatal shooting of Yonkers boy, 16, as they showed off gun

A Bronx teenager has been indicted in what police have described as a reckless shooting death of a Yonkers teenager in September as the two were showing off a gun. Horace Allen, 17, is set to be arraigned in Westchester County Court on Wednesday, accused of killing 16-year-old Joseph Kuaffo. Yonkers

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 12:36:32

United Way to host Celebration of Women in Philanthropy event

The United Way Women's Leadership Council, part of the United Way of Westchester and Putnam, will host its fifth annual Celebration of Women in Philanthropy on Dec. 5.McGee The breakfast event, which will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown, aims to recogn

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 13:42:48

Jets to fly over Verrazano on Tuesday

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If you see a military flyover Tuesday morning, don't be alarmed. At approximately 11 a.m., three U.S. Navy F/A-18 aircraft will fly over the Hudson River, north to the Tappan Zee Bridge and then reverse course, and depart in the vicinity of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, accord

SILIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:17:14

For some in Rockland, Thanksgiving's a day for giving service

Richie Jarco, director of the Veterans Angels Association in Sloatsburg, talks about their Thanksgiving program for veterans at the Sloatsburg Village offices, Nov. 18, 2017. Mark Vergari/lohud For many, Thanksgiving is a holiday meant to be spent with those closest to us. For others, it's about re

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 19:09:45

High winds cause power outages in Rockland

Strong winds on Sunday downed trees and power lines in several communities in Rockland. About 40 Orange & Rockland customers in West Nyack lost power Sunday afternoon, and O&R crews have worked throughout the evening to repair the damage. The estimated time of power restoration in West Nyack was lis

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 01:58:47

Chase ordered to pay law firm $2.5M for tardy filing of mortgage satisfactions

A White Plains law firm - Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber - has been awarded up to $2.5 million in a class action lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase Bank over filing mortgage satisfaction papers slowly. Based on the law firm's fee of 26.3 percent on all potential claims, the case could

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:10:28

2nd DWI In 10 Years For 28-Year-Old

YONKERS, NY - State Police stopped a vehicle on Tuckahoe Road for an equipment violation at 2 a.m. Nov. 18. The driver of the vehicle, Edward G. Amaya, 28, of Yonkers, NY, was found to be intoxicated. He was transported and processed at the state police headquarters Tarrytown, where his blood alcoh

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:01:03

Looking for a last-minute holiday job?

Need some extra cash for holiday shopping budgets? A seasonal job might be a solution. Many employers do their holiday hiring in September and October, but there are still employers with last-minute help-wanted signs hanging. The quickest way to reach large employers' human resources departments is

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 11:00:03

PD: 2 men arrested near Surprise high school with drugs, weapons

SURPRISE, AZ - Two men were arrested after bringing drugs and weapons, including knives and a golf club, near a high school campus in Surprise. Surprise police report that on November 14, the school resource officer at Willow Canyon High School received information saying two men were walking near

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-20 19:57:30

PD: Mother shoots daughter's ex-boyfriend in Glendale

A mother shot her daughter's ex-boyfriend after he attacked her in Glendale on Sunday night, according to police. It happened near 57th and Peoria avenues just after 8 p.m. Police said the adult daughter's ex-boyfriend arrived at the house, "causing a disturbance." The mother tried to get him to le

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-20 07:21:00

Arizona Coyotes take 2-game winning streak to Toronto against Maple Leafs

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST ARIZONA COYOTES VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Morin's plus-minus from Coyotes' 4-1 loss to Jets | 1:19 Coyotes insider Richard Morin discusses where Arizona succeeded and failed in Saturday's home loss to the Jets. 1 of 44 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-19 22:55:23

Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald dodges questions about his plans for 2018

Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTS Arians: 'I cost our team the game' | 0:48 Bruce Arians laments fourth-down decision, inability to run the ball Kent Somers/azcentral sports 1 of 37 Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND N

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-20 00:43:29