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Town of Pelham Election Nov. 7: Town Councilman Tim Case Running Unopposed

(Editor's Note: This is one in the series of campaign statements by candidates in the Town of Pelham Election on Nov. 7.) My name is Tim Case and I am running for Pelham Town Council. I have lived in Pelham for fourteen years with my wife, Joanne. We have three sons, Brad, Will and Timmy. I have bee

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:20:00

Neighbor to Neighbor: A Recipe Exchange - Go Crunch! With Apples

Crunchy, juicy, fresh-picked apples are synonymous with fall pleasure and cooking. The abundance of fruit at supermarkets, farmers' markets, and farmstands brings good quality at good values. Such varieties as McIntosh, Macoun, Gala, and Fuji are well-suited for eating out of hand. Granny Smith, Bra

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-09-18 16:27:00

Mark Sidgwick's Blog: "The Children's Hour" Exhibit at the Pelham Art Center

A delightfully odd new exhibition opened at the Art Center this past weekend and runs through October 28. You should take the kids who will be fascinated and drawn into the experience. "The Children's Hour" is a multi-artist show in which childhood is examined through the lens of adult retrospection

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-09-17 22:35:00

Mount Vernon man killed in NYC motorcycle crash

NEW YORK - Authorities say a Mount Vernon man is dead and a teenage girl is injured following a motorcycle crash in New York City. The crash occurred in Queens around 5:30 p.m. Monday when 42-year-old Matthew Rosenzweig, of Mount Vernon, lost control of his bike and smashed into a concrete barrier.

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 11:36:15

Mount Vernon proposed budget adds cops, firefighters, would hike taxes 4.9 percent

MOUNT VERNON Mayor Richard Thomas unveiled his budget for 2018 that he said promotes public safety. The proposed $118.3 million budget adds a dozen new police officers, adds five firefighters and restores funding for a police commissioner and an inspector general. "Public safety is essential to enha

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 16:47:41

Bronx teen stabs his classmate in chest outside their high school

A Bronx teenager stabbed one of his classmates in the chest outside their high school Monday afternoon, police sources said. The bloody attack happened outside Metropolitan High School, on Rev. James A. Polite Ave. by Home St. in Foxhurst just before 2:40 p.m., where both the victim and attacker a

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 01:58:15

5 great things to do this weekend, Sept. 22-24

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Harbor Island International Beer Festival Back for its fourth year in Mamaroneck, this festival is a must for beer lovers. Featuring live bands, DJ, stein hoisting contest, blow-up hop slide, adult tricycle racing concourse, and of course plenty of beer and cider,

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-18 23:30:00

New Rochelle neighbors have no standing to challenge Cooper's Corner zoning, judge says

Neighbors who live near Cooper's Corner in New Rochelle don't live close enough to challenge a proposed memory health care facility, a judge has ruled. Shmuel Vasser, Joseph Rafalowicz and Daniel Krasner live in Bonnie Crest, in homes that are 1,200 to 1,800 feet away from the closed Cooper's Corner

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:32:39

Yonkers cops arrest man suspected of toppling Christopher Columbus statue with baseball bat 

A 27-year-old man was arrested for demolishing a bust of Christopher Columbus inside a Yonkers park late last month. Emmanuel Santiago Batista was charged with a count of criminal mischief - a felony - and appeared before a Westchester County judge on Monday, police said in a news release. The Yo

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:30:50

Yonkers Man, 27, Arrested in Beheading of Columbus Statute

Police say it could have been juveniles or could be fallout from the deadly protests earlier this month in Charlottesville Police in Yonkers say they've made an arrest in the beheading of a Christopher Columbus statue in a park last month. A 27-year-old resident, Emmanuel Santiago Batista, was arrai

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-19 16:11:42

Congressional Democrats arrested during DACA protest at Trump Tower

Congressional Democrats were arrested outside Trump Tower as they protested President Donald Trump's stance on DACA on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (Credit: Newsday/Laura Figueora) Three congressional Democrats and the head of City Council were arrested Tuesday in front of Trump Tower as they protested

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 18:00:19

Commute: Minor delays at the Holland Tunnel

A fatal house fire,; Lions-Giant post-game analysis and a five-course dessert - all in "8 things to know in New Jersey on Tuesday." John C. Ensslin The Tuesday morning commute is quiet after an accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway on Monday caused a two-hour snarl on the George Washington Bridge.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 10:08:25

Yonkers library's old shade panels to become art

Edward Falcone, the director of the Yonkers Public Library, talks about the changes coming to the library on Central Park Avenue in the city. Mark Vergari/lohud Some of the multi-colored shades that have been removed from the Yonkers Public Library's Will branch will become art. Officials have save

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 10:00:03

Health care worker allegedly stole from employer

NEW CANAAN - A Bronx, N.Y. woman was charged Sept. 15 for allegedly stealing nearly $3,000 from a New Canaan resident for whom she worked. Police said they received a complaint of missing checks and money on Aug. 17, 2016, prompting an investigation into Ramatu Al-hassan, 33, who was working as a he

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 22:21:20

Immigrant Protection Act: Dozens at Yonkers rally urge Westchester County lawmakers to override veto

Dozens of demonstrators took to the streets in Yonkers Monday to rally for the Westchester Immigrant Protection Act, one week before county lawmakers are due to vote to override County Executive Rob Astorino's veto of the proposal. Their main target was county Legislator David Tubiolo, a Yonkers Rep

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 00:23:09

Fentanyl bust was largest in NYC history, officials say

Two combined federal and local narcotics investigations in recent weeks netted the largest haul of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl in New York City history, disrupting what officials said Monday were retail drug operations trafficking throughout the metropolitan area. In raids conducted between

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-19 00:15:00

Special NYPD unit needed for calls involving emotionally disturbed people, SBA president says

NYPD body camera footage of fatal police-involved shooting in the Bronx shows need for special unit for handling emotionally disturbed people, Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins said on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (Credit: NYPD) The Sergeants Benevolent Association is calling for a s

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-18 22:22:00

Body-Camera Footage Backs NYPDShooting But PBAStill Objects

The NYPD last week released body-camera footage of a Bronx man who pointed what turned out to be a toy gun at an officer arriving with a Taser and then was shot to death by other cops who had repeatedly ordered him to stand down. It was the first fatal shooting by officers equipped with body cameras

THECHIEFLEADER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:45:00

Fears on rise in North Jersey after coyote pack surrounds woman and dog

Fear is growing among North Jersey residents after a particularly aggressive pack of coyotes ambushed a woman in Saddle River last week and tried to snatch the dog she was walking. Coyotes might be more visible this time of year as they hunt in preparation for winter, but "common sense" precautions

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 11:55:08

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection, stores remain open

Toy store chain Toys R Us Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Wayne, N.J.-based company plans to work with its creditors to restructure the $5 billion of long-term debt on its balance sheet. The restructuring will provide the company with greater fin

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:55:39