WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in White Plains last week:
- The drinking water in the city of White Plains met all of the state’s water-health standards in 2013, according to the 2013 Annual Water Report.
- The White Plains chapter of the Daughters Of The American Revolution participated in Heritage Sunday with the historic Presbyterian Church on North Broadway, that is celebrating its 300th anniversary.
- White Plains ranks at No. 11 among the exciting places to live in New York, according to a report by Movoto. Port Chester is the lone Westchester representative named among the top 10.
- Residents of Westchester County and across New York State could see their health insurance premiums spike by an average of 13 percent according to capitalnewyork.com.
- The French-American School of New York has made significant changes to its site plan for a 130-acre pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade White Plains campus to reduce its impact on traffic, but many nearby residents remain staunch in their opposition.
- Students from the Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel along with members of the Catholic Youth Organization at Immaculate Conception Church recently raised $5,000 for the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of nuns who take care of the homeless and elderly by providing them with food and shelter.