WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Southern Weschester County.
- Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton gave a rousing speech to more than 500 college students and other supporters on the campus of SUNY Purchase in Harrison Thursday.
- New York state officials on Tuesday released preliminary unemployment rates for February that show Lower Hudson Valley counties reflecting the overall drop in unemployment throughout the state compared with February 2015.
- Guy Gentile, a 39-year-old who grew up in Mount Vernon and, who operates a registered brokerage firm in Carmel, was indicted in federal court in Newark, N.J., on charges of securities fraud.
- The Hudson Valley plays a key role in the engineering marvel that is the New York City water system, according to facts laid out by a recent report in The New York Times.
- A Mount Vernon tax preparer whose business, GenGen Inc., is alleged to have submitted false and fraudulent tax returns is facing 50 criminal charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
- Westchester County's Board of Legislators has granted the interim manager of Playland another extension on its contract to run the county-owned park.
- Drew Pyne, an eighth-grader at Brunswick in Greenwich, Conn., and former Rye resident, has received college football scholarship offers from Florida State and South Alabama.
- Police are seeking the public's help in their search for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at Dunkin' Donuts on 680 Central Park Ave. in Yonkers on Feb. 9.
- Acting Westchester County District Attorney James McCarty announced on Tuesday that Ronald Long III, 29, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty at trial of individual counts of first-degree criminal sexual acts and sexual abuse, both violent felonies.
- Harrison High School's Imagine magazine received a Superior Distinction award from the National Council of Teachers of English for its 2014-15 edition.
- The Port Chester High School softball team opened its season Wednesday, hosting Ossining, and rolling to a confidence-building, 15-4, victory behind winning pitcher Carsen Swallen.
- Town of Mamaroneck police responded to "numerous calls" about shots fired Tuesday night outside an apartment building.
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