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Chappaqua Whole Foods gets town's OK to open Saturday. Will it?
CHAPPAQUA -The highly anticipated new Whole Foods has received town officials' approval to open Saturday — but whether it will remains to be seen. The New Castle Town Board and Planning Board on Thursday and Friday, respectively, approved a temporary traffic plan for the Route 117-Roaring Brook Road
Woman, 35, Faces DUI Charge After Report Of Erratic Driver In Greenwich
A Greenwich woman was arrested after police responded to reports of a vehicle driving erratically in the North Street area. The report was made Wednesday, Dec. 12. Police made a motor vehicle stop of the suspect, and during the interview with the driver, 35-year-old Flaviana DosSantos, police observ
Valaree Schwab's fatal stabbing: 2 teens plead guilty in attack that led to her death
Two teenagers admitted to taking part in an attack on New Rochelle High School student Valaree Schwab that ultimately led to Schwab's death. Dominique Slack, 18, and Carl Booker, 18, both pleaded guilty to first-degree stalking, a felony, today in Westchester County Court, the Westchester District A
Grocery store confrontation triggers events that led cop to shoot gunman; cops then save his life
A bump and harsh words between two men in a Bronx grocery store triggered gunfire that led a police officer to shoot one of them, cops said Thursday. Justin Roberto, 24, and Kareem McCalla bumped into each other in the Uptown Grocery Store on White Plains Road near Wakefield Ave. in Wakefield about
SUNY Purchase student from Oneonta charged with hate crime for Nazi posters
HARRISON, N.Y. (AP/WBNG) — A student at SUNY Purchase College has been arrested for spreading Nazi-themed posters on campus. The Westchester County District Attorney says 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of aggravated harassment, a hate crime.
Vanessa Williams on Chappaqua and work-life balance
Singer-actress Vanessa Williams is a longtime Chappaqua resident and a 1981 graduate of Horace Greeley High School. She will headline a holiday benefit concert, along with singer Frank Shiner, for the San Miguel Academy of Newburgh, a middle school for low-income children, on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. at th
A Chappaqua "movement" transforms lives in Newburgh: San Miguel Academy
Henry Garcia remembers his fourth-grade teacher being irritated and impatient. “I’d just transitioned from a bilingual class but my teacher was expecting me to be at the same level as other students right from the start,” said Garcia, 21, whose parents, immigrants from Mexico, worked in a factory in
19 men busted for sex trafficking underage girls in Westchester: feds
Charges were brought against 19 people for allegedly pimping out underage girls and targeting young women in the state child-welfare system. The defendants were indicted for sex trafficking minors, including some who were just 13, Manhattan federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
5 Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Area Open Houses To Check Out
CHAPPAQUA-MOUNT KISCO, NY — House shopping online can feel like a waste of time. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to see it in person. That's where open houses come in handy: A chance to try before you buy!
Town Officials Still To Decide If Whole Foods Can Open Saturday
CHAPPAQUA, NY — Last-minute problems put the kibosh on the scheduled Dec. 12 grand opening of Whole Foods. Now it's possible that the upscale supermarket may open Saturday, but New Castle town officials haven't signed off on it yet.
SUNY Purchase Student Is Arrested In Relation To Nazi Posters
A suspect has been arrested in connection with Nazi-themed posters found on a college campus in Westchester County, New York. SUNY Purchase College Police Chief Dayton Tucker on Tuesday said a student had been arrested in relation to the posters found Sunday on campus. The student was charged with f
Decision On New Castle Traffic Plan, New Whole Foods Opening Date Expected This Week
Answers may be coming soon as local officials continue to debate the traffic problems surrounding Chappaqua Crossings and the now-delayed grand opening of Whole Foods in the area.
Police: Teen Placed Neo-Nazi Flyers at Hudson Valley School
A teen is facing felony charges after police say he put up pro-Nazi flyers on the campus of a Hudson Valley college. On Tuesday, 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was charged with aggravated harassment, a felony.
Hudson Valley Officer Dead, 2 Officers Hurt in Home Shooting
A Hudson Valley officer is dead and two other officers are clinging to life in an apparent murder-suicide attempt. On Friday around 11:30 p.m., police arrived to reports of a shooting at a home on Buckingham Road in Yonkers.
Westchester County Exec George Latimer Addresses Local Summit
At the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Local Summit's December 11 breakfast program, Westchester County Executive George Latimer shared highlights of his first year in office and discussed key initiatives that are underway.
Two Sentenced For Nearly Beating Man To Death In Westchester Road-Rage Incident
Two men are heading to prison after being convicted of nearly beating a man to death during a road-rage incident in Westchester two years ago. Yonkers residents Steven Edmondson, 28, and Christopher Lopes, 27, were each sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of several violent felon
Missing Westchester HS Freshman Found
The 15-year-old high school student who went missing late Monday afternoon, Dec. 10 has been found and is safe. "Missing child Patrick Bowe was located safely and reunited with his family," Pelham Police announced late in the morning on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
New Castle Officials To Discuss Whole Foods Traffic Tuesday
CHAPPAQUA, NY — At the last minute, Whole Foods had to cancel its planned opening. There will be a meeting on the subject Tuesday night, New Castle Town Supervisor Rob Greenstein said.
Traffic: Crash closes Hutchinson River Parkway southbound
The parkway is closed at Exit 19 at Wilmot Road. A car crash has closed the Hutchinson River Parkway southbound in New Rochelle this morning. The crash occurred at 5:08 a.m. and involved a rollover and multiple vehicles, Westchester County police said. The parkway is closed southbound at Exit 19 at
Hudson Valley Man's Disappearance Remains A Mystery
The passage of time has only increased the uncertainty surrounding the disappearance of a Northern Westchester man 20 years ago. State Police from the Somers barracks are continuing to investigate the 1998 disappearance of Ralph Coppola. At the time of his disappearance, he was 41 years old and livi