WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in White Plains last week:
- About 150 parents, students and faculty from Good Counsel Academy held another protest outside the campus Monday, decrying the expected sale of the school's property at 52 N. Broadway in White Plains.
- A 19-year-old White Plains woman who survived a jump onto the Sprain Brook Parkway from an overpass on Tuesday is being treated at Westchester Medical Center.
- White Plains resident Teresita Wisell, a Westchester Community College administrator, was honored at a White House ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 22 for her role as a "Champion of Change" for promoting citizenship in the workplace .
- Jack Dailey, a senior at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, recently was honored with the coveted Honor Medal and Crossed Palms award in a ceremony of the New York City Boy Scouts and the National Court of Honor. He saved an elderly neighbor and toddler from an apartment fire.
- A 33-year-old New York City doctor who recently returned from West Africa tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday night to become the first person in the Tri-State area to contract the rare and deadly disease, according to multiple reports.
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