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Yonkers Man Gets 19 Years to Life for Nanuet Murder

Frank Keogh NEW CITY - Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced that Frank Keogh of Yonkers has been sentenced to 19 years to life in state prison on his guilty plea to one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class "A-1" Felony, in the killing of a Nanuet man. District Attorn


Exotic cars and turkeys bring smiles and Thanksgiving dinner for people in Yonkers and NYC

YONKERS - Numerous turkeys, fruit, veggies and the fixin's were handed out Sunday morning at the Catholic Charities school play yard, with a dash of automobile eye-candy such as a Ferrari, Lamborghini and a Rolls Royce. Folks lined up by the dozens to accept the holiday food packages from Wayne Schn

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-19 19:17:55

Merante declares victory in Yonkers Sixth District election

Subscribed, but don't have a login? YONKERS - Republican Anthony Merante has declared victory in the Yonkers City Council Sixth District race. "Mr. Merante is humbled and grateful for the trust placed in him by the residents of the 6th district," according to a statement released by his campaign lat

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-18 11:00:06

Yonkers, other schools to benefit from NYSED-College Board partnership

A new partnership between The College Board and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative aims to help rural and low income students along the path to college enrollment. Buzz60 College prep materials, classes and training will be expanded to schools throughout the state thanks to a new partnership between th

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-18 11:00:06

Yonkers bus company owner pleads not guilty to tax fraud

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The owner of commercial and school bus companies is facing seven felony charges related to tax fraud. Salvatore DiPaolo, a 68-year-old Scarsdale man, owns Service Transit Lines Inc., a Yonkers-based for-hire commercial bus company, and Bus Services Corp., Service


Thanksgiving 2017: weekend things to do

A new attraction at Ridge Hill in Yonkers, called "Twinkling Lights on the Hill" is open for the season. Here you will find Santa in his new cottage on the Town Square and a nighttime synchronized display of lights and music. (Video by Mark Vergari/lohud) Wochit Thanksgiving came and went and you'v

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 00:10:20

800+ dive into freezing water for Special Olympics polar plunge in Westchester County

Hundreds of people were freezing for a reason, as they took the polar plunge in Westchester County Saturday. The event took place at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle and helped raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York. More than 800 participants boldly jumped into the icy waters of

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-19 15:54:25

Rockland roads to avoid: Scheduled work for week of Nov. 19

There are a few roadwork projects scheduled this week in Rockland County, on Routes 9W, 17, 45 and 59, and as well as the Palisades Interstate Parkway, according to 511ny.org. Video by Christopher J. Eberhat/The Journal News/lohud.com Wochit There are a few roadwork projects scheduled this week in

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-19 02:11:27

Blacksburg to celebrate Small Business Saturday next weekend

Downtown Blacksburg Inc. encourages the community to join us in celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - a fun-filled, family-friendly daylong event to support the town's small local businesses. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to c

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 05:15:00

Blacksburg High school raises over $22,000 in food for families in need

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Blacksburg's High School students are bringing some joy to families in our area. The students have been creating 600 Thanksgiving baskets over the past few weeks in time for the holidays. They have collected nearly $23,000 in food that will be given to families for their Thanksgiv


Arsenal issues rebuttal resolution to Blacksburg over environmental hazards

(WDBJ7) Two days after the Blacksburg Town Council adopted a resolution urging the Radford Army Ammunition Plant to address environmental hazards, the Arsenal released a rebuttal resolution. RAAP Deputy to the Commander Rob Davie said Thursday staff at the plant met with Blacksburg Mayor-Elect Lesli


Radford man claimed to have gun, told woman she wasn't leaving

RADFORD - Touching patrons at the Radford Coffee Company and saying he had a gun, then grabbing a woman exiting a nearby bank prompted a man's arrest last week, according to court paperwork. Joseph David Sayers, 37, of Radford, had a hearing Thursday conducted by video in Radford General District Co

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Flashback: Tracking NRV history

n "The Virginia Tech Foundation will spend about $10,000 this weekend to host state legislators and other bigwigs on a train excursion to the Tech-University of Virginia football game in Blacksburg." UVa won 41-38. n "The best game in the state this weekend could be Giles at Lebanon in the Group A D

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 09:30:00

NRCC offering free GED Ready practice tests

For those interested in earning their GED credential, New River Community College is offering free GED Ready practice tests. Through Thursday, Nov. 30, an individual can choose between science, social studies, math and English to take two practice tests for free. The GED Ready practice tests are off

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 05:15:00

Parkour club to open in Christiansburg

FLOYD - Viewed from the amphitheater at Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park, Elijah Bowen and his brother, Simeon, look like shadows hopping across the early evening sky. Simeon, 17, positions himself on one of the outdoor venue's concrete steps and leaps. While mid-air, he turns himself horizontally

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 10:45:00

Experts at Virginia Tech, RU discuss cybersecurity breaches

As a seemingly infinite amount of sensitive data multiplies each year in cyberspace, government intelligence agencies and the academic institutions they recruit from are left to navigate changes in technology and blows to the industry's brand. These efforts are complicated, as recently seen in the S

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-19 12:30:00

Durant PD investigates neighborhood robbery

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -- Durant Police are investigating a Thursday robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Arkansas. Police said a woman reported she arrived home and was unloading her vehicle when an unknown female approached her. Police said the unknown female was described to them as a yo


Durant hosts first Magnolia Christmas Fest

The city of Durant, Oklahoma is already in the Christmas spirit. The inaugural Magnolia Christmas Festival began Friday at the Choctaw Event Center. The festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at 3702 Choctaw Rd., Durant. Admission for the event is free. "We did not have a Christmas e


Water main break leaves city of Calera without water; boil notice issued when service is restored

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) -- The city of Calera suffered a water main break and the entire town is currently without water, according to city officials. Once the water is restored, residents will need to their water until further notice. There has been no timeline established as to when repairs to the


Woman accused of lying to police about being raped makes court appearance

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- A woman accused by Denison Police of lying to them about being raped was in court on Thursday. Breana Harmon (left) is accused by Denison Police of tampering with evidence and government records after being accused of falsely reporting to police she was abducted and raped by