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Yonkers: Unlawful surveillance investigation ends with drug and weapons arrest

Yonkers police tracked down a man who allegedly recorded a woman, executed a search warrant on his house and found illegal weapons and drugs. Joseph Anthony Cerbone, a 34-year-old Yonkers man, is accused of unlawful surveillance of a 26-year-old woman on Cook Avenue last week. Police said he secre

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-23 01:20:36

Yonkers My Brother's Keeper to celebrate one year anniversary

White Plains launches President Barack Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative which helps the youth stay on track to college, at city hall in White Plains Aug. 9, 2016. Video by Tania Savayan / The Journal News A one-year celebration of Yonkers' adoption of the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) challenge

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 22:30:02

Ulta Beauty opens in Yonkers

YONKERS - A big crowd lined up in front of Ulta Beauty Friday for its grand opening at the Cross County Shopping Center. More than 100 customers, mostly women, waited for the opening, which promised free beauty products and services to the first customers. Ulta Beauty is expanding its footprint in W

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 16:30:46

Yonkers' McLean Avenue Fall Festival is Saturday

YONKERS - The seventh-annual McLean Avenue Fall Festival returns Saturday with beer gardens, DJs and food trucks. The free event begins at 11 a.m. and runs all day into the night, when festivities continue along the shopping corridor's many restaurants and bars. "We have so many people that look for

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-21 17:31:16

Yonkers firefighter dies of 9/11 related illness

Westchester County marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at "The Rising" memorial at Kensico Dam Plaza Sept. 11, 2016 in Valhalla. Video by Tania Savayan / The Journal News YONKERS - The terror attacks on 9/11 claimed the life of another Westchester firefighter this week. Neill S. Tyndal

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 01:41:20

GOP stalwart James Cavanaugh named Yonkers deputy mayor

James E. Cavanaugh, a Yonkers school board trustee who formerly led the Battery Park City Authority in Manhattan and served as chairman of the Westchester Republican County Committee, has been named deputy mayor of Yonkers by the city's Democratic Mayor Mike Spano.James Cavanaugh His appointment is

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:57:39

Ulta Beauty opens new store in Yonkers

Chain store Ulta Beauty Inc. on Friday will open its newest Westchester County store within Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers. The new store features 20,000 beauty products across 500 brands, as well as a full-service hair salon and dermatology and makeup services. A ceremonial ribbon cutting

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:03:44

Yonkers appoints new deputy mayor

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced Tuesday the appointment of Jim Cavanaugh as deputy mayor. Cavanaugh, a trustee on the Yonkers Board of Education, is a longtime government and community leader. He replaces Susan Gerry, who has accepted a position with the Westchester Medical Center Health Network

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Readers sound off on 9/11 first responders, worker safety, SATs and more

Yonkers : The News is correct to highlight the glaring omission by 9/11 Memorial & Museum officials who ignore first responders who have died since Sept. 11, 2001 ("Honor their sacrifice," editorial, Sept. 13). But you only allude to the fact that ignominy and disdain have permeated every facet of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Man who jumped off Bruckner Expressway in handcuffs was busted with oxy during traffic stop

A man critically injured when he jumped off the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx after being arrested by State Police during a traffic stop had been caught with oxycodone, officials said Friday. With his hands cuffed, Kevin Nivar, 24, leapt over the concrete barrier on the elevated roadway and fel

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:01:04

Tractor-trailer veers off highway into yard of home

There are several state roadwork projects scheduled in Westchester and Putnam counties this week on the Hutchinson River, Bronx River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 1, 6, 9A, 9D, 22, 117, 120, 120A and 134; Interstates 87 and 684; and state roads in Eastchester, Br

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 11:16:50

Irma 'ghost ship' owner faces rape, child porn charges

The owner of the Irma "ghost ship" with New Rochelle ties that washed ashore in Florida this week is in jail because he's been accused of raping a woman on another boat, according to reports. Jeffrey Sundwall, 47, is the owner of the 45-foot beached sailboat, Cuki, which was found Tuesday off the sa

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 17:40:05

Alleged assault victim files $2.5 million lawsuit against The Westchester mall

WHITE PLAINS - The Westchester mall is being sued for $2.5 million by a Dobbs Ferry woman who claims employees did not protect her when she was assaulted there in May. In papers filed in state Supreme Court on Monday Jelena Baletic says that she was "brutally physically assaulted" at the mall, and t

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 17:27:18

Mount Vernon library hosts comics convention Saturday

Dennis O'Neil at his Nyack home Feb. 25, 2016. He is a legendary writer and editor of the Batman series of comics beginning in the 70s Peter Carr/The Journal News The Mount Vernon Public Library will hold a comics convention Saturday with a guest artist who has worked for Marvel Comics. The free ev

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:03

Bridging Art: Artists Jerry Pinkney and Jeff White

For artists Jerry Pinkney and Jeff White, the act of creation is about being open to experiences. White's woodcut prints took shape over several months, created during his Metro-North commute to the Museum of Modern Art. Pinkney's creation took flight on his Croton-on-Hudson drawing board, after he

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 11:00:08

Pelham Democratic Party Fundraiser for Candidate in Virginia on Tuesday, Sept. 26

Pelham Democrats are hosting a fundraiser on Tuesday, September 26 for Chris Hurst, the Democratic candidate running for the Virginia House of Delegates, District 12 in Virginia. The event will be held from 7:30-9:30 pm. Organizers pf the fundraiser said: "Why should voters in New York care about a

PELHAMPLUS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:15:00

Truck parking shortage leads to danger on Island roads

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Paul Furtaw died after his car crashed into the rear of a flatbed truck on the West Shore Expressway on an early July morning. He was 41. Officials indicated that Furtaw was driving a 2016 Nissan Altima when the vehicle struck an occupied 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer that

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:00

New children's musical celebrates Pluto, the not-9th planet

What is half the size of the United States, smaller than Earth's moon and takes 248 of our years to go around the sun? If you answered Pluto, you're correct. Discovered in 1930, Pluto was considered the ninth planet in our solar system until 2006, when it was reclassified as a dwarf planet, a humili

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:04:56

Collection of relief supplies underway in NYC for hurricane, earthquake victims

Two business organizations are teaming up in the wake of the two most recent natural disasters. The NYS Federation of Taxi Drivers and the Bodega Association of the United States are collecting supplies to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and this week's earthquake in Mexico. The gr

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:57:20

Demarest Farms celebrates the first day of Fall

Hillsdale, New Jersey - Nothing says fall like apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, apple cider and farm animals. That's exactly what Demarest Farms in Hillsdale, New Jersey offers and more. Jason DeGise and Jim Spollen, who started working at the farm as teenagers, own the farm, which has been a fa

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-22 15:51:36