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  1. Community College Students Say 'Cheerio' For A Fifteenth Straight Year

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- This summer, more than a dozen Westchester Community College students had the opportunity to experience Cambridge University and Old World Europe, thanks to a one-of-a-kind immersion program.The Cambridge Study Abroad Program, now in its fifteenth year, gives university h…
  2. New Amazon Office In NY Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    Looking to work at Amazon?Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Amazon will be opening a 359,000 square foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West in midtown, creating 2,000 new jobs in finance, sales, marketing, and information technology. Amazon was given $20 million in tax credits for the…
  3. New Amazon New York Office Will Create 2,000 Jobs, Gov. Cuomo Says

    Looking to work at Amazon?Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Amazon will be opening a 359,000 square foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West in midtown, creating 2,000 new jobs in finance, sales, marketing, and information technology. Amazon was given $20 million in tax credits for the…
  4. Yonkers Man Sentenced For Revenge Murder Of 16-Year-Old After Fistfight

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A gangster from Westchester will serve decades in prison for his role in the murder of a teenage boy.Joon Kim, the acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that Juan “KJ” Martinez has of Yonkers been sentenced in United States dis…
  5. Know The Risks And Symptoms Of Bladder Cancer

    Bladder cancer isn’t a high-profile disease; however, as the fourth most common cancer in the U.S., greater awareness of its risk factors and symptoms could be lifesaving. Fortunately, bladder cancer is highly treatable when detected early.Bladder cancer begins when the cells lining the walls of …
  6. Westchester Woman 'Flips' Over HGTV Flea Market Show

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. --  New Rochelle plays a prominent role in an upcoming edition of Emmy Award Winning HGTV's Flea Market Flip.That's because Melissa Panszi Riebe, a local resident, was a contestant, along with her friend Ken Dingledine. The two best friends never thought they'd get on -- Riebe …
  7. Westchester Restaurant Lands On Food & Wine's 'Best' List

    Blue Hill at Stone Barns, in the Mount Pleasant hamlet of Pocantico Hills, is one of the best farm-to-table restaurants in the country, at least according to the experts at Food & Wine Magazine.New York’s thriving farm-to-table movement started with James Beard Award-winning Chef Dan Barber, …
  8. Two Lanes Reopen After Serious Crash With Injuries On I-95 Near I-287

    This story has been updated.Two lanes have reopened on a stretch of southbound I-95 in Westchester after a serious crash initially closed all three lanes Thursday evening.The crash is between Exit I-287 (Exit 21) and Playland Parkway (Exit 19) with traffic backed up to the Connecticut border.The…
  9. Dozens Of Westchester HS Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

    More than 150 high school seniors from the Hudson Valley are among the approximately 16,000 semifinalists named Wednesday by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, which honors top academic ability and potential for college success.The students named as this year's recipients in the 63rd…
  10. Helping The Hungry: Food Bank For Westchester CEO Fights County Problem

    ELMSFORD, N.Y. -- Leslie Gordon, CEO of The Food Bank for Westchester, knows what it takes to help those in need. Responsible for feeding thousands of Westchester residents each year, Gordon is working to take a bite out of a growing concern across the county. The Food Bank for Westchester began …
  11. 'Abundant Acreage Available' Screening At Pelham Picture House

    PELHAM, N.Y. -- Patrons can get a first look at a new film produced by Martin Scorcese at The Picture House in Pelham."Abundant Acreage Available" will be screening at the Picture House on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The screening will follow with a discussion with director/writer Angus…
  12. Westchester BOCES Student Found 'Intoxicated, Unresponsive,' Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police and paramedics had to be called to Southern Western BOCES after a student nearly suffered from an overdose.Members of the North Castle Police Department were dispatched to BOCES’ Rye Lake campus on Old Orchard Street in North White Plains shortly after 2:30 p.m. …
  13. Police ID Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In White Plains

    The MTA Police Department has released the name of the 57-year-old man from Mamaroneck who was fatally struck by a Metro-North train in White Plains.Shortly after 8 p.m., the 7:29 p.m. northbound train from Grand Central Terminal due to arrive in North White Plains at 8:12 p.m. fatally struck…
  14. Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcoma

    It’s natural to be concerned if you find a new lump or bump on your body. While the odds are that it’s nothing serious, there is a small chance a growth may be a sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that originates in bone and soft tissue. Incredibly uncommon -- sarcomas account for less than one per…
  15. Play Ball! From Opening Day To The OR, WMC Keeps Grandmother Singing

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- For Maureen Corallo, a Haverstraw resident, the game doesn't start until she's all warmed up. Known for singing her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at events across the region, the grandmother of five takes pride in navigating the song's sometimes difficult …
  16. Man Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In White Plains

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A man was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in White Plains on Wednesday shortly after 8 p.m., officials said.He was hit by the 7:29 p.m. from Grand Central Terminal that was due in at North White Plains at 8:12 p.m., an MTA spokesman told Daily Voice on Thursday m…
  17. Northern Westchester Hospital Brings Group Support To Parkinson's Patients

    MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- A Parkinson's Disease diagnosis can trigger fear and uncertainty. Patients and loved ones often wonder how long until signs will begin to manifest, and try to come to grips with their new reality. Thankfully for those facing this challenge, Northern Westchester Hospital is…
  18. Pace People This Week: Hudson River Anchorages And College Majors

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Here is a roundup of newsmakers and their news in brief from Pace University:John Cronin, a senior fellow for environmental affairs, and Michelle D. Land, director of the Pace Environmental Policy Clinic, wrote an op-ed in LoHud about the need for the US Coast Guard to do …
  19. Westchester Native Craig Carton Quits WFAN Show After Ticket Scam Arrest

    With federal charges pending stemming from an investigation into a fake ticket scam, sports talk radio personality Craig Carton has resigned from his position hosting the morning show on WFAN.The 48-year-old Carton, who is a New Rochelle native, has hosted the “Boomer and Carton” morning show for…
  20. Resale Revitalized: Westchester Store Holds Re-Opening Celebration

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- When's the last time you got to shop and do good?Fantastic Finds, an upscale resale shop at 400 King Street in Chappaqua's Talbot’s shopping center is hosting a grand re-opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.All proceeds from sales benefit Support Co…