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  1. State's New Highway Rest Stop Signs May Violate Law

    State's New Highway Rest Stop Signs May Violate Law

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to build a series of new highway rest stops has come under legal scrutiny from the Federal Highway Administration, according to multiple reports.The 10 new venues, part of a $55 million initiative to boost tourism in the state, potentially conflict with aspects of the Federal Highway Act, a federal law banning over-the-counter food sales and other products in ...

  2. Governor Signs Railroad Safety Bill Sponsored By Westchester Legislator

    Governor Signs Railroad Safety Bill Sponsored By Westchester Legislator

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Nearly two years after a train crash in Valhalla resulted in six deaths, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman David Buchwald, D-Westchester, and Sen. Joseph Robach, R-Monroe County, to implement more stringent safety measures at grade-level railroad crossings on Monday.The new law implements more joint inspections of signals at railroad ...

  3. MTA Plans Metro-North Fare Hike

    MTA Plans Metro-North Fare Hike

    The The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to hike toll and bus fares in 2017, according to multiple reports.Current plans could result in an increase of up to 4 percent during the course of the next two years, reports say.Although two different proposals are being considered, both would result in higher rates for MetroCards, amny.com reports. The increased rates are ...

  4. West Hartsdale Road Gets New Sidewalk Along Route 100A

    West Hartsdale Road Gets New Sidewalk Along Route 100A

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New sidewalks have been installed along a 550-foot stretch of West Hartsdale Road (Route 100A) in Greenburgh.The sidewalks, funded by the Solomon Schechter School of Westchester, extend from the existing walkway at the school's main entrance at 555 W. Hartsdale Road to its second driveway.The project, which began earlier this month, was completed in about two weeks. ...

  5. Funeral Held For Ardsley Nun Killed In Central Avenue Crash

    Funeral Held For Ardsley Nun Killed In Central Avenue Crash

    ARDSLEY, N.Y. -- Sister Monica Masterson, who died after an automobile accident in Yonkers last weekend, was remembered at a funeral service at St. Dominic's convent in Blauvelt, according to News 12.Hndreds of mourners were in attendance, News 12 reports. To read the full News 12 story, click here.To read the Daily Voice article on the car accident, click here.

  6. Astorino Welcomes 'Hudson,' Westchester Knicks' New Mascot

    Astorino Welcomes 'Hudson,' Westchester Knicks' New Mascot

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino helped the Westchester Knicks and general manager Allan Houston kick off the team’s 2016-17 season by welcoming Hudson, the team’s new mascot, to the team on Friday. Astorino and Houston also drew attention to the new additions that were made to the team’s home court at County Center, including a new and larger court floor, an ...

  7. Carlucci-Sponsored Law Allows Renting Of Space To Brew Own Beer, Wine

    Carlucci-Sponsored Law Allows Renting Of Space To Brew Own Beer, Wine

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that will allow for the creation of custom beer, wine and cider production centers that will rent space and equipment to those looking to produce alcoholic beverages for home consumption. The bill, S.1227B/A.1100B, was sponsored in the Senate by State Sen. David Carlucci, (D-Rockland/Westchester). "Providing places in the community for ...

  8. Ex-Podiatrist Sentenced In White Plains Court For Selling Oxycodone

    Ex-Podiatrist Sentenced In White Plains Court For Selling Oxycodone

    A 65-year-old former podiatrist with a history of legal difficulties was sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison for illegally selling Oxycodone prescriptions for cash, authorities said.The defendant, Frederick Weintraub, a resident of Upper Saddle River, N.J., was a podiatrist who wrote and sold multiple prescriptions for Oxycodone, an opiate and controlled substance, in a parking lot ...

  9. Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Screens Film, Leads Forum On Sexual Assault

    Assemblywoman Amy Paulin Screens Film, Leads Forum On Sexual Assault

    SCARSDALE, N.Y. --  Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, D-88, is co-hosting a forum on the topic of sexual assault and its destructive aftermath in Scarsdale.Paulin, along with the Scarsdale High School PTA, Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Services and the Scarsdale Coalition on Family Violence, will sponsor a free screening and discussion of the documentary “Audrie & Daisy” on ...

  10. White Plains Seniors Gain Honors In National Merit Competitions

    White Plains Seniors Gain Honors In National Merit Competitions

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains High School seniors Nicholas Crino, Elana Hausknecht and Noah Lichtblau have been named semifinalists in the 2016-17 National Merit Scholarship Program.About 16,000 competitors, a number representing less than 1 percent of all high school seniors in the United States, have qualified for the honor.Those who go on to the finals will compete for about ...

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