NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following is a round-up of the top stories of the week for northern Westchester County.
- A Mount Kisco man sold heroin to a 29-year-old Somers woman who died the same day in December from an overdose, according to state police.
- A White Plains man was arrested on Wednesday night after being involved in a wrong-way collision on the Taconic State Parkway with a blood alcohol content nearly quadruple the legal limit.
- Macy’s has announced closing dates for several of its New York stores, according to syracuse.com, which reported that the closures will leave more than 400 people out of work.
- An Armonk man and former Scarsdale resident has been sentenced to nearly a decade in prison after drinking, driving and getting involved in a wrong-way crash on I-684 in Bedford that took the life of a Mount Kisco woman and left his passenger with severe injuries, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino said.
- For nearly half a century, the Westchester Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame has cited football standouts for both athletic and academic excellence with its Scholar-Athlete or "Golden Dozen" team.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said 2017 has begun with plenty of "fake news coming out of Albany" as outlined in this week's State of the State speeches by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
- Being more than just a "coach," is what earned Yorktown High School’s Athletic Director Fio Nardone the Don DeMatteo Service Award by the Section One Football Coaches Association.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and other critics of Andrew Cuomo said the governor's State of the State speeches are a clear indication he's already running for president in 2020.
- Numerous windshields were smashed on Byram Hills School district buses causing a one-hour delay on Thursday for students waiting for transportation to school, according to the North Castle Police Department.
- Members of the New Castle Town Board are considering whether to make one of the biggest alterations to the municipality in its 291-year history: changing its official name to the Town of Chappaqua.
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