WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Northern Westchester County.
- State Police in Westchester are actively investigating and hoping to crack a 29-year-old cold case in which a 24-year-old woman's remains were discovered in Yorktown Heights.
- State police suspect a 27-year-old man from Pomona jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge last Sunday night, but an underwater search for his body continued on Monday.
- Yorktown police have charged a 47-year-old resident of Cortlandt Manor with assault, following a car accident that reportedly led to a physical altercation.
- Afterwhiles, the home where John Cheever died in 1982 and his widow, Mary, died in 2014, is on the market in Ossining.
- A 22-year-old store employee has been charged with stealing money from the market in South Salem where she worked, state police said.
- Former New York State Republican Senate majority leader Dean Skelos, was sentenced to five years in prison for corruption by a Manhattan federal judge Thursday.
- Two calls and department training kept Croton firefighters busy on Wednesday.
- Pleasantville native Jessica Tom finds success with her debut novel, "Food Whore: A Novel Of Dining And Deceit.”
- Mount Kisco Mayor Michael Cindrich recently announced that the village is debating the launch of a business improvement district (BID) in the area.
- The Yorktown Central School District was notified this week that it is one of only four districts in the country to be designated a National School of Character by a nonprofit organization.
- A waitress’s tip inspired former New York City Firefighter Anthony Austin to become a volunteer in Peekskill.
- A new test has revealed that the level of lead in the Pound Ridge Library's water supply exceeds the maximum safety threshold.
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