WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Southern Westchester County.
- The Westchester County Board of Legislators narrowly approved County Executive Rob Astorino's annual budget plan.
- New York Sate Police arrested two Bronx men on gun and drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 87 in Greenburgh on Friday, Dec. 11.
- Scarsdale resident Zachary L. Tokson, 23, has been charged with criminally negligent homicide following a wrong-way accident on I-684 in Bedford last Sunday morning in which a Mount Kisco woman was killed.
- The Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown turned 60 on Tuesday, but most residents were celebrating the features the $4 billion replacement bridge will deliver.
- A bill from a state senator to take Republican presidential nominee frontrunner Donald Trump's name off Donald J. Trump State Park in Yorktown and Putnam Valley has drawn reaction from the towns' lawmakers.
- Lillian Vernon, founder of the first woman-owned company ever listed on the American Stock Exchange , died Monday in Manhattan.
- Pelham-based MacQuesten Development has promoted Kurt Purves to project manager.
- Yonkers school officials misplaced at least $255,307 in equipment , a state audit revealed.
- Former Sleepy Hollow student Caitlyn Jenner was chosen as Barbara Walters' most fascinating person for 2015.
- The Eastchester Police Department has issued a public service announcement about scammers impersonating Internal Revenue Service employees.
- DeCicco & Sons’ sixth and newest store opened in Larchmont on Friday.
- Lucia Alfano, a member of the faculty in the nursing program at Concordia College in Bronxville, has been named as a Culture of Health: Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing Award winner.
- A 51-year-old man was critically injured after being hit by two vehicles in Rye last Sunday evening.
- Noah Braunstein and Yoni Rabino, friends from Mamaroneck High School, have turned their passion for science and love for good food and drink into a Port Chester business that continues to gain momentum.
- Construction is nearing completion as New Rochelle officials get set for the rapidly approaching grand reopening of the local YMCA pool facility.
- A missing 10-year-old Mount Vernon boy was found on Thursday after leaving his home earlier in the week.
- Five people have been apprehended after the Harrison Police Department and authorities from multiple states uncovered a multinational "grandparent scam" in which an elderly Harrison woman was conned out of more than $300,000.
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