WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Southern Westchester County.
- ESPN broadcaster John Saunders, a resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, died unexpectedly Wednesday.
- The Roman-influenced cuisine at White Plains restaurant Pax Romana received a "very good" rating in a review in The New York Times.
- The Westchester County Board of Acquisition and Contract has approved a 36.8-mile project that will connect recreational trailways from the Bronx to Putnam County.
- A 36-year-old father and his teenage son are recovering after they were rescued last Sunday from Playland Lake during a tour at the amusement park.
- Officials with alpha-En Corporation debuted Wednesday the future home of their latest manufacturing plant in Yonkers, promising to build “the lithium battery of the future.”
- Workers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Bronxville took to the street recently for a candlelight vigil as they continue to combat the company regarding their wages.
- A 79-year-old man shot in the chest near a deli in New Rochelle last Saturday night has died, according to authorities.
- Funeral arrangements have been made for the Mount Vernon toddler who died under “unusual” circumstances last weekend, leading to the arrest of her mother.
- Disgraced Westchester attorney Anthony J. Mangone of Harrison was sentenced Thursday to one year and a day behind bars.
- Police identified the 78-year-old driver Wednesday of a Chevy Suburban truck that allegedly collided with a motorcycle last week.
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