WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in White Plains this week:
- Voters passed the White Plains schools $199.9 million budget with more than 80 percent of the vote Tuesday night, according to unofficial results.
- An 85-year-old building was torn down to make way for a new White Plains Hospital building .
- Orthopedic surgeons Michael Schwartz and Daniel Markowicz of White Plains Hospital Physician Associates Orthopaedic Specialists have recently began seeing patients in the hospital’s ambulatory center in the Wykagyl section of New Rochelle.
- Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-Westchester) announced a $589,679 grant from the U.S, Department of Health and Human Services to Burke Rehabilitation and Research in White Plains.
- White Plains has been officially included in the New York State Youth Works Program thanks to the efforts of State Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-Westchester), who fought to get the city included in the program.
- The St. Elizabeth Seton Children's Foundation's ninth annual "Shop into Spring" to benefit children of the John A. Coleman School and the Children's Rehabilitation Center in White Plains raised nearly $25,000 on May 1.