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2019-20 Bronxville Budget Stays Below Tax Cap: Mayor

After an extensive process ably led by our Village Treasurer Lori Voss and our Village Administrator James Palmer, with consultation from all department heads, the Trustees and I approved a budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. The entire budget is available for review on the Village website.


City Council 'Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,' Mount Vernon Mayor Says

Internal strife, bickering and finger-pointing inside Mount Vernon City Hall is back, with the mayor now vetoing a City Council transfer of funds, claiming that they are “robbing Peter to pay Paul.”


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


Babysitter screamed ‘I don’t work for free’ before stabbing Bronx mom in front of her children: sources

A babysitter cops say plunged a knife into a young Bronx mom during a fight over her childcare fees screamed ‘I don’t work for free!’ before stabbing her, police sources said Tuesday.


811 Palmer Road Unit: 3B, Bronxville, NY 10708 - $295,000

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. — A co-op at 811 Palmer Road Unit: 3B in Bronxville is listed at $295,000. Copyright 2019 Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service, Inc.


Chanel Lewis sentenced to life in prison for murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano

QUEENS — More than two and a half years after the murder of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, and after two trials and the postponement of the killer’s initial sentencing, Chanel Lewis learned his fate Tuesday.


Newly Launched BlueBamboo Offers West Indian Cuisine In Westchester

The newly opened Westchester restaurant known as BlueBamboo is off to a great start with its wide range of menu options. Located at 267 South 4th Avenue in Mount Vernon, BlueBamboo serves up traditional seafood options rich with Vietnamese, West Indian and Caribbean flavors.


HAWORTH POLICE: Yonkers Woman Had Handgun

HAWORTH, N.J.—On April 9 at 11:45 a.m., Officer Kevin McKeary conducted a motor vehicle stop on Durie Avenue. Investigation revealed the 23-year-old female driver from Yonkers was in possession of a handgun. She was arrested and transported to Haworth Police Headquarters for processing.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


[VIDEO] This Clever New York City Subway Commuter Can Sleep and (Probably) Not Miss His Stop

Commuting long distances on the New York City subway can be rough, and we have all felt the urge to catch a few zzz's on the train. This clever NEw Yorker is miles ahead of the rest of us though, donning a special hat with a scrolling display and the message:


New Details Emerge on Boy Scouts' 'Perversion Files'; Thousands of Boy Scout Leaders Face Child Sex Allegations

Alarming new details have surfaced about how many people were listed in the Boy Scouts of America’s “perversion files,” according to lawyers who demand the full release of thousands of names of alleged offenders in the files. Nearly 200 of them are from New York and New Jersey.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Police: Motorcycle accident shuts eastbound lanes on Northern State Parkway

A motorcyclist crashed in New Hyde Park Tuesday night, leading to the shutdown of the eastbound Northern State Parkway, State Police said. The rider was taken to a hospital after crashing about 8:45 p.m. just west of New Hyde Park Road, police said.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Seen Him? Police In Yonkers Offer Reward For Man Wanted On Weapons Charge

A $2,000 reward has been offered by the Yonkers Police Department for information that leads to the arrest of Patrick “Pat GZZ” Carter, who is wanted on charges of criminal possession of a firearm and obstruction of governmental information.


Old Greenwich woman details brutal childhood in Catholic cult

GREENWICH — As a young woman of 17, having spent her life in a cult-like commune in the Boston area, Patricia Chadwick had never used a telephone. She had never heard a word of slang in her entire life, let alone a curse word.


Former New York mayor's great-granddaughter among 6 dead in Texas plane crash

The great-granddaughter of a former New York mayor was among the six killed in a small plane crash Monday in the rocky hills of a ranch northwest of San Antonio, Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety released the names of the six victims from a twin engine Beechcraft BE58 that went down befor


Police ask for help identifying disoriented woman found in Manhattan

MANHATTAN — Police have asked for help identifying a woman who was helped to a hospital after people noticed she seemed disoriented. The woman was found on Thursday, but she has not yet been identified, police said. She went to Mount Sinai Beth Israel.


‘You can’t let somebody like that get away’: MTA subway conductor captures his attacker after being stabbed on the job

A Bronx subway stabber arrived at his last stop thanks to a gutsy and bloodied MTA conductor who fought off a platform knife attack and corralled his assailant for cops — and it nearly cost him his spleen.


Person struck, killed by freight train in Bergen County

A person was struck and killed by a freight train in Bergenfield on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed. The CSX train hit the pedestrian near Main Street around 2 p.m., according to a statement from the rail freight company.