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Jealous Friend Implicates Love Rival in Obama Assassination Plot

A jealous man from Yonkers, N.Y., has admitted falsely telling police that a female friend’s boyfriend was planning to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama during a visit to Westchester County in August. 172 more words

2014 Election News: Proposal 1 - What Does It All Mean?

Heading into the election, Black Westchester will post valuable information that we feel you should know about. On November 4th, voters will go to the polls to vote for races including the Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, State Senate and State Assembly. 352 more words


Suspects Sought On One Year Annivesary of Bank Robbery (NYSCS Case# 2014-18)

New York State Crime Stoppers, working in cooperation with the FBI, is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the armed robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Odell Avenue, Yonkers, N.Y. 182 more words

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Travel: Hudson Valley One-Night Getaways

A huge bonus about living in the Hudson Valley region of New York is that because we are so close to so many fun things, it’s easy to sneak away for a one-night getaway and feel like you’ve actually  938 more words

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Letitia James Refuses to Retract Rob Astorino-Bull Connor Comparison

Public Advocate Letitia James today defended her recent comparison of Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino to Birmingham, Alabama’s former public safety commissioner, Bull Connor–who became a world-famous symbol of racism and prejudice in the 1960s for turning firehoses and police dogs on non-violent black civil rights demonstrators. 374 more words

Hudson River Schooled

You know that saying, “You can’t go home again”? I can’t — not to my first apartment anyway.

Yesterday afternoon, Basil and I shirked our many household responsibilities and went for a Sunday drive, back to the river towns in Westchester, NY, where I lived and worked for a time. 1,006 more words

Gov. Cuomo Maintains Cash Advantage Over Astorino As Election Nears

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining his significant cash advantage over Republican challenger Rob Astorino as the gubernatorial race enters its final weeks. 304 more words