NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following is a round-up of the top stories of the week for northern Westchester County.
- State police have identified the two motorists involved and provided more information on a head-on collision involving two cars late Tuesday night on Route 35 in Cross River.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announced Tuesday that more than 750 affordable housing units have been developed, a major milestone in the county's federal agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- One man was hospitalized on Thursday afternoon after he lost control of his tractor-trailer on I-684 and wound up crashing nearly 20 feet off the roadway.
- New York State Police announced that an investigation is ongoing into the recent vandalism of playground equipment at the shuttered Lewisboro Elementary School.
- A photo of Hillary Clinton dining, apparently alone, at the Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz is making the rounds on social media and drawing comparisons to a well-circulated photo of Clinton during her days as secretary of state.
- A tow-truck driver who died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on I-95 in Harrison on Thursday morning as been identified as a Yonkers resident by state police.
- A New York State Police trooper was involved in a head-on collision in Peekskill Monday night when a driver strayed through a double yellow and struck an officer traveling from the Cortlandt barracks.
- Carrie Fisher, who died Tuesday at the age of 60, after suffering a heart attack on Friday, was briefly enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in Southern Westchester.
- “The Girl on the Train,” “Homeland,” “The Americans,” and “Madam Secretary” were just a few hot films and television shows that chose Westchester County as a favorite spot to film during 2016, according to Westchester County Tourism & Film.
- In a scathing statement, Democratic Assemblyman Gary Pretlow said Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using "bribery" tactics in order to pass his agenda in exchange for lawmaker pay raises, according to the New York Post.
- As several Democratic members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators called for a continued ban on gun shows at government facilities, County Executive Rob Astorino defended next month's planned show at the County Center.
- Former Republican nominee for governor Carl Paladino, who served as President-elect Donald Trump's New York campaign co-chair, is under fire after stating the death of President Obama from mad-cow disease and “return” of First Lady Michelle Obama to Africa are tops on his wish list for 2017.
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