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  1. Westchester Native Goes Viral As 'Jeopardy!' Win Streak Continues

    Maybe it's the suits. Or his intense dislike of the band, Eagles. Or the devil-may-care approach to Daily Doubles.Either way, Austin Rogers, who grew up in Pound Ridge, has become a national sensation as his winning streak on "Jeopardy" has reached seven games and he's won $278,300. Rogers goes…
  2. Become A Master Chef At Community College's Four-Part Cooking Series

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester Community College Foundation is cooking up something delicious. This fall, the college is hosting a four-part, public cooking demonstration for to help support a good cause. The college's Great Chefs of Westchester Series will feature cooking d…
  3. Westchester Hedge Fund Manager Charged In $19M Ponzi Scheme

    This story has been updated.A hedge fund manager from Northern Westchester was arrested Thursday morning and charged with securities fraud and wire fraud arising out of his execution of a $19 million Ponzi scheme, authorities said.Pound Ridge resident Michael Scronic, 46, will appear before U.S. …
  4. Westchester Musicians Rock To Rebuild In Rye

    RYE, N.Y. -- Musicians from Westchester will be performing in Rye later this month at a benefit concert for those impacted by the recent hurricanes.Rock2Rebuild is hosting a concert from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22 at Shenorock Shore Club at 475 Stuyvesant Avenue. Performers include The B…
  5. Clintons' East Hampton Rental Sells For $29M

    Westchester County’s Bill and Hillary Clinton are going to need a new place to vacation next summer after selling their East Hampton rental home for nearly $30 million.The 10,000-square-foot home, which the couple who live in Chappaqua has rented for several seasons on the East End of Long I…
  6. Closures Scheduled For Saw Mill During Construction

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - There will be overnight lane closures on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Westchester for several weeks as crews complete contracting work in the area of Pleasantville and Mount Pleasant.An alert has been issued to motorists advising that the northbound and southbound Saw…
  7. Family Disagreement To Blame For Wife Owing $46K In Taxes, Latimer Says

    RYE, N.Y. -- George Latimer, the Democratic candidate for Westchester county executive, said a family disagreement is to blame for a home owned by his wife owing more than $46,000 in back taxes to the City of Rye.Latimer's mother-in-law Alice Phelps passed away in 2012, and since then his wife's…
  8. New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    A New York native is among the 59 dead and more than 500 injured during the country's worst mass shooting event when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday.John Phippen, who is originally from Hempstead in Nassau County, was at the festival with his son Travis,…
  9. Westchester Father Allegedly Punches Son For Inappropriately Touching Wife

    A man in Scarsdale is facing multiple charges after allegedly striking his son several times after he allegedly inappropriately touched his wife.Officers were dispatched to a Nelson Road home on Sept. 30, where there were reports of a domestic dispute.Upon arrival, police said that they…
  10. Westchester Native Stars On 'Jeopardy!'

    The answer: This Westchester native has become the latest "Jeopardy!" contestant to win over America.The question: Who is Austin Rogers?Rogers, who lived in Westchester when his dad worked as a park ranger at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is on a six-game winning streak, having won $257,000.The…
  11. Guatemalan Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Charges In Mamaroneck

    Following his extradition from Guatemala earlier this year on a bench warrant that was issued in Mamaroneck nearly two decades ago, a 50-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a child sexual abuse charge.Luis Ortiz was extradited in May and returned to the Mamaroneck Village Court on a bench warrant…
  12. Astorino, Latimer Set For First County Exec Debate

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The gloves are about to come off.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and his Democratic challenger Senator George Latimer will be participating in their first head to head debate next Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Reckson Center at 360 Hamilton…
  13. Latimer: No More Gun Shows On County Property

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The massacre in Las Vegas has led to renewed calls to end gun shows on Westchester County property.George Latimer, Democratic candidate for County Executive and a state senator, led a rally in front of the Westchester County Center calling for County Executive Rob Astorino…
  14. Third Eye Blind Performing At Capitol Theatre

    How's it going to be when you see Third Eye Blind perform in Port Chester?The popular pop-rock band is performing at The Capitol Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m.The band spent this summer honoring the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album, which included the hit songs "Jumper,"…
  15. Jazz It Up In Tarrytown With Music Forum's Expanded Dinner Menu

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Homemade Italian meatballs, Caesar salad with chicken or salmon and affogato have been added to the menu at the Jazz Forum, the four-month-old jazz club in Tarrytown.While the menu was always created to be light bites -- it's the music that's the big draw -- proprietors Mark…
  16. Tarrytown Bride's 'Peak' Wedding Announcement Creates Social Media Stir

    A very posh young woman from Westchester was probably ecstatic when her wedding announcement appeared in The New York Times, but a little taken aback when it became social media fodder after being deemed a "peak" announcement.The fun with the announcement, which appeared in the NYT on Sunday, …
  17. Showtime's 'Billions' Films In Rye; Netflix Series Shoots In Harrison

    Showtime's' "Billions" is back in the Hudson Valley.According to On Location Vacations, the TV series, in production for its third year, is shooting on Tuesday, Oct. 3 around Bowman Ave and Polly Park Drive in Rye.The drama, created by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, and Andrew Ross Sorkin, stars …