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  1. Heroin Victims' Fathers, State Legislators Praise Harrison Police

    Heroin Victims' Fathers, State Legislators Praise Harrison Police

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- Joined by Harrison Police Chief Anthony Marraccini, Mayor Ron Belmont and the parents of the two young Harrison residents who died from drug overdoses in June, two state legislators recognized the Police Department for its outstanding work in apprehending a drug ring selling tainted heroin in the community. State Sen. George Latimer, D-Rye, and Assemblyman David ...

  2. Lowey Announces $475,000 Grant For Burke Research Institute In White Plains

    Lowey Announces $475,000 Grant For Burke Research Institute In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Harrison), announced a $475,000 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) grant for the Burke Medical Research Institute in White Plains to help improve sight in people with trauma-induced neurological injuries. “Every day, some of our nation’s most cutting-edge medical research is being performed right here in the ...

  3. Westchester Native Deajah Stevens Qualifies For Rio Olympics

    Westchester Native Deajah Stevens Qualifies For Rio Olympics

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Mount Vernon native Deajah Stevens finished with a second-place time of 22.30 in the 200 meters at the Olympic trials and will be the the first active woman in University of Oregon history to make Team USA.Stevens, who will represent the country in the 2016 Rio Olympics, attended Benjamin Cardozo High School in Queens.Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas touted ...

  4. ‘Pokémon Go’ Craze Prompts State Warning On Distracted Driving, Walking

    ‘Pokémon Go’ Craze Prompts State Warning On Distracted Driving, Walking

    The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) are urging New Yorkers to put their phones down instead of playing the popular Pokémon GO game while behind the wheel or walking near or across roadways. Pokémon GO, a free mobile app released on July 6, utilizes smartphone cameras and GPS to allow players to search the real world to ...

  5. White Plains Opens New Inclusive Playground, Fitness Area At Kittrell Park

    White Plains Opens New Inclusive Playground, Fitness Area At Kittrell Park

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The city of White Plains opened a new playground and fitness area at Kittrell Park on July 8, according to The Examiner.The playground is a replacement and is fully accessible for children ages 2-12. A noteworthy feature of the playground is the inclusiveness that will give the opportunity for kids with disabilities to play with all other children, according to The ...

  6. Elected Officials Give Themselves Raises Across Westchester

    Elected Officials Give Themselves Raises Across Westchester

    Elected officials in 15 municipalities across Westchester County gave themselves raises in the last year, according to lohud.com.Almost one-third of the 45 local governments gave increases in pay to the supervisor or mayor, council members or trustees and in some cases both for the first time in many years, reported lohud.com. More than policymakers, raises came to non-union management, ...

  7. 'Pokémon Go' App Cited As Cause Of Upstate Crash

    'Pokémon Go' App Cited As Cause Of Upstate Crash

    Police are saying an upstate driver crashed into a tree while playing the new popular smart phone game Pokémon Go and warn others to exercise caution while playing, according to multiple reports.The 28-year-old Cayuga County man was lucky to come out free of injury and officials urge against playing the game while operating any vehicle from a car to a bike, according to the Auburn ...

  8. Website Unveils List Of Unlikely Jobs That Earn $100K Annually

    Website Unveils List Of Unlikely Jobs That Earn $100K Annually

    Glassdoor, a job search and review site, published a list of unlikely jobs that earn in the six figures.The list of 11 jobs came along with the title, median pay, median base salary and openings as well as a description and link to those openings. This list is as follows:Special AgentAirline PilotRegional Sales ExecutiveNurse PractitionerReservoir EngineerDentistEquity Research ...

  9. Driver Who Failed To Maintain Lane On Sprain Charged With DWI, Police Say

    Driver Who Failed To Maintain Lane On Sprain Charged With DWI, Police Say

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- A 34-year-old Bronx man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Saturday after state police say he failed to maintain his lane on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh.Police pulled Christopher Perez, who was traveling north on the Sprain when troopers observed his Honda failing to stay in its lane before coming to a complete stop in the left lane, according ...

  10. White Plains Hospital Congratulates Walking Challenge Winners

    White Plains Hospital Congratulates Walking Challenge Winners

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains Hospital celebrated the second annual Ex STEP-tional Walking Challenge at an awards luncheon held on June 23 at White Plains Hospital. This year’s Challenge drew a record number of participating teams—144 in 2016 versus 122 in 2015—and included employers and employees from across the county. Walkers also set a new record in 2016—logging 145,634,955 ...

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