WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in White Plains this week:
- A White Plains man was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Tuesday for the fatal Port Chester shooting of Wilfredo Rivera, according to the Westchester County District Attorney.
- The children of County Executive and New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino will be among thousands of students boycotting the New York State Common Core English Language Arts exam on Tuesday, April 1, Astorino announced in a video released Monday, March 31.
- A female driver was pronounced dead following a minor car accident on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Hastings-on-Hudson on Monday morning, according to News 12 Westchester.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino honored Mae Carpenter after she was named a recipient of the 2014 Women's Hall of Fame Award from the Women's Research and Education Fund.
- Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester and Stepinac High School coach Michael O’Donnell received Community Service Awards from The Salvation Army White Plains Corps at the 26th Annual Community Service Awards Breakfast.