WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Separate wrong-way driving stories topped the news including a 34-year-old man who is facing multiple charges after being arrested for driving the wrong-way on several Westchester County parkways. Click here to read the story.
The second story revealed the identity of the woman from Pelham who is now facing a felony charge after being involved in a wrong-way crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway earlier this week that injured four people. Click here to read the story.
Here are some other top stories from this past week (click on the link to read the story):
- A 32-year-old Tarrytown man was killed late Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash in the village, state police said.
- Police are investigating an incident that saw a local resident’s identity stolen for thousands of dollars in Scarsdale.
- A group of teenagers was busted by police in Bronxville with drugs and alcohol after using a neighbor’s home to party while he was out of town.
- More than a dozen law enforcement officers from the Hudson Valley were among the near 200 men and women who were welcomed to the ranks of the New York State Police by Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the 205th session graduate ceremony.
- A search crew aboard a helicopter near the Bahamas found debris while looking for a private plane with four passengers aboard, including a Westchester native and New York City event space designer, her two young boys and a pilot after the aircraft disappeared Tuesday afternoon.
- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Agriculture and Markets is expanding a quarantine of the transportation of ash wood in parts of the Hudson Valley and other parts of the state as it hopes to contain the spread of the emerald ash borer, a beetle that feeds on ash species.
- Hudson Valley resident Roger Ailes, the former president and chairman of Fox News, died Thursday morning at age 77.
- The Olive Garden has been like family for Jeffrey Babineau. Babineau has been working for the Italian restaurant chain for more than 20 years, starting in Poughkeepsie in 1996 as a server.
- After her divorce, Robin Nesdale admits she lost her self-esteem. Wanting to do something that would help her as well as her community, this mom of one did something out of her comfort zone: She joined the Town of Mamaroneck Fire Department (TMFD).
- Basketball standout Obadiah Toppin, a 6-foot-9 post-graduate forward from Ossining, verbally committed Tuesday to the University of Dayton, which just earned a fourth straight appearance in the Division I Tournament.
- In an opinion piece for the Washington Post , Press Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York turned scholar in residence at New York University Law School, praised recently ousted DBI Director and Hudson Valley native James Comey and laid out plans for President Donald Trump's administration to "restore faith in the rule of law."
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