NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following are the top stories of the week for northern Westchester County.
- Bedford estate owner, former reality television star and real estate magnate Donald Trump pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in U.S. political history by defeating former first lady, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua in one of the most controversial and contentious presidential elections in history.
- It's Margot Gerster's favorite place to hike in Chappaqua. Now, it will always have an even more special meaning for her.
- Hillary and Bill Clinton were greeted with a roar from supporters Tuesday morning when they entered the auditorium of Douglas G. Grafflin Elementary School in Chappaqua to cast their presidential votes.
- Jessi-Ann Bettcher, 27, of Brewster, a youth sports coach and transplant advocate, died Thursday, Nov. 3, at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.
- If you've gone to Westchester-based Mrs. Green's Natural Market in the last few months, chances are you might not find what you're looking for.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino presented a $1.8 billion budget for 2017 that will preserve essential services, maintains a “safety net” for some of the region’s neediest resident and will not result in a property tax increase while avoiding cuts.
- Former Horace Greeley High School drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel accepted a revised plea deal Monday morning in connection with his sex-abuse case involving students.
- Two teens who were charged with juvenile delinquency for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl at a Yorktown party Sunday, Oct. 30, were not hit with stiffer charges because the attack did not qualify as first-degree rape, according to the Westchester County District Attorney's Office.
- Terrence Murphy has been re-elected to a second term in the 40th Senate District.
- A North Salem man is facing a felony charge after he stole several thousand dollars from his employer in Southeast, according to Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith.
- A 19-year-old is being hailed a hero after jumping into Lake Mahopac to pull to teenage girls from a car that crashed.
- A longtime Westchester criminal is once again in trouble with the law after he allegedly attacked a police officer responding to a suspicious vehicle at a Mount Kisco auto dealership.
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