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Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress
Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress In a stunning move, Hillary Clinton has endorsed Westchester County Executive George Latimer in the highly contested Democratic primary race against two-term incumbent Jamaal Bowman. The District 16 primary is set for Tuesday, June 25. A former First Lady and US Senato from New York, Clinton, a Northern Westchester resident who resides in Chappaqua, made the announcement on X on Wednesday, June 12. "With Trump on the ballot, we need strong, principled Democrats in Congress more than ever, Clinton wrote. "In Congress, @LatimerforNY will protect abortion rights, stand up to the NRA, and figh…
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester
New Poll Released On Latimer-Bowman Democratic Congressional Primary In Westchester As the race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat heats up, an all-new poll is giving a glimpse of who may emerge victorious.  Click here for a new, updated story: Stunner: Hillary Clinton Endorses Westchester County Executive George Latimer For Congress According to a poll conducted by Emerson College Polling/PIX11/The Hill released on Tuesday, June 11, Latimer currently leads Bowman 48 percent to 31 percent. Meanwhile, 21 percent of voters are still undecided.  The 16th district include…
Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service
Westchester Restaurant Announces Sale: Here's Last Day Of Service After nearly a decade, the owners of a well-liked Westchester sports bar have decided to sell their business.  In an announcement on Monday, June 10, the owners of North End Tavern, located in New Rochelle at 1301 North Ave., said they would sell their establishment to a new ownership group after eight years in business.  Although the owners did not specify the circumstances behind their decisions, they said it was for "many good reasons."  "We were very proud to serve New Rochelle and the surrounding communities and value deeply the relationships we have made," the owners w…
Westchester Physician, NY Pharmacist Illegally Prescribed, Dispensed Opioids: Feds Westchester Physician, NY Pharmacist Illegally Prescribed, Dispensed Opioids: Feds
Westchester Physician, NY Pharmacist Illegally Prescribed, Dispensed Opioids: Feds A Westchester County physician and a pharmacy owner from Long Island both face federal charges in connection with their alleged illegal distribution of highly addictive opioids, officials announced.  Nassau County resident Feroze Nazirbage of Bellerose, age 50, and Larchmont resident Mordechai Bar, age 71, were both arrested on Wednesday, June 5 and charged with illegally diverting oxycodone and other controlled substances, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced.  According to federal officials, Nazirbage, who is associated wit…
Update: Over $13K In Firearms Collected At Gun Buyback Event In Westchester Update: Over $13K In Firearms Collected At Gun Buyback Event In Westchester
Update: Over $13K In Firearms Collected At Gun Buyback Event In Westchester More than $13,750 was given to those who gave up their firearms during a gun buyback event held in Westchester to mark the beginning of National Gun Violence Awareness Month.  During the event, held on Saturday, June 1 at Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle, a total of $13,750 in gift cards were given to residents who surrendered shotguns, handguns, and rifles, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced. Earlier Report - No Questions Asked: Gun Buyback Event To Be Held In New Rochelle A total of 75 guns were collected, officials added. "I am proud to kick…
Day Laborers Hold Protest At Home Depot In Westchester Day Laborers Hold Protest At Home Depot In Westchester
Day Laborers Hold Protest At Home Depot In Westchester Hundreds of people gathered outside a Home Depot store in Westchester to demand better treatment of day laborers seeking employment at the property. The protest occurred on Thursday, June 6 at the Home Depot location in New Rochelle at 55 Weyman Ave., where around 500 people gathered to support day laborers who look for employment at the store.  The gathering follows the store's banning of day laborers from its parking lot, in addition to the arrest of one laborer at the property, according to a report by ABC 7.  The outlet added that the store has since started patrolling its pa…
New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where
New Indoor Sports Facility Celebrates Opening In Westchester: Here's Where An all-new premier indoor sports facility in Westchester that offers ideal playing conditions all year long is now open for bookings.  Socceroof, an indoor soccer facility chain, held a grand opening for its New Rochelle location on the third floor of the New Roc City shopping mall on Thursday, May 30. The 55,000-square-foot facility features several indoor fields with advanced turf, professional lighting, and climate control. Thanks to this, players who use the facility won't have to worry about the weather.  Soccer players aren't the only ones who will get to use the facility, …
Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say
Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say Two men face weapons charges after they were caught with a handgun, extended magazine, and brass knuckles inside their vehicle at a Westchester baseball field, police announced.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Wednesday, June 5 just after 5:30 p.m., when police found a vehicle wanted in connection with a previous handgun-menacing incident at D’Onofrio Field in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police.  As detectives approached the car, they saw a set of brass knuckles in plain view and discovered its license plate was registered to another vehicle and imp…
New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester
New Cafe To Celebrate Opening In Westchester A new eatery in Westchester will soon celebrate its grand opening.  Altamira Cafe, located in New Rochelle's east end at 245 Main St., will celebrate its opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m., the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce announced.  The Minority/Women-owned Business has not yet revealed its menu but teased it in a post on Instagram.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Altamira Cafe Bar (@altamiracafeny) Check back to Daily Voice for more details about the eatery. 
Top 10 Pizzerias In Westchester Revealed In These Rankings Top 10 Pizzerias In Westchester Revealed In These Rankings
Top 10 Pizzerias In Westchester Revealed In These Rankings Many of the selections in a popular website's rankings of the Top 10 pizzerias in Westchester are familiar places with well-earned reputations. But a few may come by surprise. The rankings, by Trip Advisor, are based on reviews. No. 1 Sal's Pizza, located on Mamaroneck Avenue in Mamaroneck, has 100 "excellent" ratings out of 195 reviews. Eateries in Yonkers -- No. 3 Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana and No. 8 Pizza Barn -- and New Rochelle -- No. 7 Patsy's Pizzeria and No. 10 Pizzeria La Rosa -- account for 40 percent of the Top 10. Several spots in surrounding communities are als…
No Questions Asked: Gun Buyback Event To Be Held In Westchester No Questions Asked: Gun Buyback Event To Be Held In Westchester
No Questions Asked: Gun Buyback Event To Be Held In Westchester To celebrate the beginning of National Gun Violence Awareness Month, authorities in Westchester will soon be holding a buyback event to take firearms from circulation and to keep residents safe.  The gun buyback event, hosted by the Westchester County District Attorney's Office and the New Rochelle Police Department, will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle at 185 Lincoln Ave.  Participants who sell their firearms will be given the following in the form of pre-paid gift cards:  $250 for assault rifles; $200 fo…
These Westchester Beaches, Pools To Open: Here's When These Westchester Beaches, Pools To Open: Here's When
These Westchester Beaches, Pools To Open: Here's When As the temperatures get warmer, Westchester residents will soon be able to cool off at several county-owned beaches and pools that will soon open. Beginning on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, Croton Point Beach in Croton-on-Hudson and Glen Island Beach in New Rochelle will open on a pre-season basis, Westchester County Parks announced.  Following this, both beaches will open on weekends and holidays only until Sunday, June 23. Glen Island Beach will then open daily and Croton Point Beach will open Wednesday through Sundays beginning on Saturday, June 29 through Monday, Sept. 2…
Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester
Eatery Reopens Under New Name In Westchester After closing for several months, a Westchester restaurant led by a culinary director with plenty of experience has reopened under a new name. Town House Kitchen + Drinks, located in New Rochelle at 559 Main St., reopened for business on Thursday, May 16 after closing in December.  The eatery, formerly known as Town House, is led by Culinary Creative Director Renee Forsberg, who worked for nearly two decades as Culinary Director for Food Network star Bobby Flay's full-service restaurants.  The re-opened restaurant is now an American bistro and serves a menu full of handcrafted co…
Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester
Scenes For Apple TV Series Filmed At Gym In Westchester A busy gym in Westchester served as the site of a film shoot for an upcoming television series with a star-studded cast.  Scenes for the Apple+ series "Swipe" were filmed at AltaFit in New Rochelle at 5 Plain Ave. on Monday, May 13, according to the gym's owners. These scenes won't be the only ones filmed at the gym, as the crew is set to return in June. "We are thrilled to welcome the cast and crew of this highly anticipated TV show to New Rochelle," said one of the gym's staff members, who added, "The decision to film in our city highlights the diverse and vibrant landscape that Wes…
Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate
Bowman, Latimer Blame Each Other After Person Thrown To Ground Outside NY-16 Debate The campaigns of both Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman are blaming each other for an incident involving a supporter being thrown to the ground outside their first primary debate for New York's 16th District seat.  The incident happened before the candidates' debate on Monday, May 13 in White Plains, when a Bowman supporter approached Latimer, age 70, as he was walking into the building where the event was held. According to the Bowman campaign, the supporter was "violently thrown to the ground" while trying to ask Latimer a question.&nbs…
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Westchester Intersection Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Westchester Intersection
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Westchester Intersection A 28-year-old has been charged in connection to an assault with a baseball bat near an intersection in Westchester that sent two victims to the hospital. It happened around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 12, in New Rochelle at Washington Avenue and Fourth Street. The incident involved two victims, a 36-year-old man and his 66-year-old uncle, New Rochelle Police said. Both men suffered severe head injuries, with the older man being unresponsive but still breathing. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, and the 66-year-old had to undergo surgery.  New Rochelle PD detectives recei…
Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say
Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say A 44-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly making sexual advances toward a boy at a lemonade stand in Westchester, police announced. Mamaroneck resident Noe Calderon was arrested on Tuesday, May 7 in connection with an incident that happened in New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police announced on Thursday, May 9.  According to the department, Calderon allegedly approached a 13-year-old boy at a lemonade stand in a neighborhood off North Avenue and made sexual advances toward him. He also tried exchanging phone numbers with him, police said. A short time after the incident…
Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police
Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police Two people face a long list of charges after they were caught with a stolen gun, cocaine, ecstasy, and other drugs inside a hidden compartment in their vehicle in Westchester, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, May 1 just before 10 p.m., when a vehicle was stopped by police in New Rochelle after failing to use a signal while turning from Lincoln Avenue to Memorial Highway, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne. During the traffic stop, detectives saw what appeared to be heroin inside a Ziploc bag in the car's center console cupholder. A narco…
Loose Horse Found Wandering At Westchester Starbucks Returned To Owner Loose Horse Found Wandering At Westchester Starbucks Returned To Owner
Loose Horse Found Wandering At Westchester Starbucks Returned To Owner A horse has been returned to its owners after it was found wandering in Westchester in an apparent attempt to grab a morning coffee.  The horse was found by New Rochelle Police early on Friday morning, May 3 after escaping from its owners in Larchmont.  Eventually, after running through Larchmont, the horse made its way to New Rochelle, where it was found in the parking lot of the Starbucks at 80 Huguenot St. across from a Taco Bell, according to the Fairfield-Westchester Professional Horsemen's Association.  Once police found it, officers then had to figure out how to corra…
'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester 'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester
'High School Types' Wanted For Television Series Filming In Westchester Young people looking to advance their acting careers may want to check out a casting call for a television show filming in Westchester.  An upcoming Apple+ series called "Swipe" is looking for non-union background actors for high school scenes, according to a casting call posted on Backstage.  The series will be filmed in New Rochelle. Scenes were also filmed in Rye at the Highland parking lot in the area of Purchase Street and Purdy Avenue.  Earlier Report - All-Day Filming To Close Highland Parking Lot In Rye The production is seeking out nonunion actors ages 18…
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report Two Westchester hospitals have received top marks for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Both White Plains Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Spring 2024 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. The report is issued twic…
Westchester To Hold Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic For Pets: Here's When Westchester To Hold Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic For Pets: Here's When
Westchester To Hold Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic For Pets: Here's When To help residents protect their four-legged friends against potential contact with rabid animals, Westchester County will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for pets, officials announced.  The free vaccinations will be given to dogs, cats, and ferrets on Sunday, May 5 at Stamen Animal Hospital in New Rochelle at 61 Quaker Ridge Rd., Westchester officials announced.  Vaccinations will be given out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and no appointments will be needed. Cats and ferrets are required to be in carriers and dogs must be on a leash. Additionally, aggressive dogs must be muzzled.&n…
Westchester Man Asks 12-Year-Old Boy To Expose Himself Over Video Chat: Police Westchester Man Asks 12-Year-Old Boy To Expose Himself Over Video Chat: Police
Westchester Man Asks 12-Year-Old Boy To Expose Himself Over Video Chat: Police A 51-year-old Westchester man faces sex offense charges after asking a young boy to expose himself over a video call several times, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Fernando Rincon was arrested on Wednesday, April 24 following an investigation into several sex offenses involving a young boy, New Rochelle Police announced on Thursday, April 25.  According to the department, Rincon asked a 12-year-old boy to expose his genitalia while video-chatting with him on several occasions.  Rincon was also found with illegal drugs during his arrest, police added. After his arre…
Biden Visit: Here's Last Time Sitting President Stopped By Village In Westchester Biden Visit: Here's Last Time Sitting President Stopped By Village In Westchester
Biden Visit: Here's Last Time Sitting President Stopped By Village In Westchester President Joe Biden's impending visit to a village in Westchester is set to make history. It will be the first time a sitting president has visited that municipality in over half a century. Biden will arrive in the county on Thursday afternoon, April 25, when he is scheduled to appear at a fundraising event in the village of Irvington-on-Hudson hosted by actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.  According to Irvington Mayor Jon Siegel, a sitting president's appearance in the village is rare and has not happened since October 23, 1972, when President Richard …
Key Witness In Trump Trial Has Strong Ties To Westchester Key Witness In Trump Trial Has Strong Ties To Westchester
Key Witness In Trump Trial Has Strong Ties To Westchester A key witness in former President Donald Trump's criminal trial who allegedly helped bury negative stories involving him has close ties to Westchester, including a university in the county from which he graduated.  Former media executive David Pecker, the former CEO of the National Enquirer's parent company, American Media, Inc., became the first witness to testify in Trump's criminal trial on Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23,  The 72-year-old Pecker testified that he had used "catch and kill" tactics to buy rights to stories casting Trump in a negative light and then decl…
Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say
Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say A 23-year-old man faces several charges after taking a photo under a Muslim woman's clothing and exposing himself in Westchester, police said. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Friday, March 8 in New Rochelle, when a suspect approached a woman wearing a niqāb, a Muslim garment that covers the entire body and face besides the eyes, and took a photo underneath it, New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne announced on Friday, April 19.  The suspect, identified as New Rochelle resident Hussain Haider, also exposed himself to the victim before running away, Coyne said, adding that …
Man Shoots, Kills Cab Driver Moments After End Of Shift In Westchester: Here's His Sentence Man Shoots, Kills Cab Driver Moments After End Of Shift In Westchester: Here's His Sentence
Man Shoots, Kills Cab Driver Moments After End Of Shift In Westchester: Here's His Sentence A man will spend decades in prison for fatally shooting a cab driver in Westchester during a robbery right after the victim's work shift ended, officials announced.  Covington, Virginia resident Percell Ross Blakely, age 54, was sentenced to 20 years to life in state prison for the October 2021 murder of 62-year-old Andres Valenzuela in New Rochelle, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, April 18.  Earlier Report - Man Indicted For Murder In Westchester For Fatal Shooting, Robbery According to the DA's Office, on Oct. 14…
19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People, Hospitalized In Westchester 19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People, Hospitalized In Westchester
19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People, Hospitalized In Westchester Authorities are investigating an assault against a teenager carried out by around 15 suspects in Westchester.  The incident happened on Monday, April 15 just before 8 p.m. at 361 Main St. (Route 1) in New Rochelle, where officers found a 19-year-old victim on the ground with multiple contusions to his face, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  The victim was then taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  According to witnesses, the victim had become involved in an altercation with another man before around 15 others joined in to a…
Man Stabbed Outside Sports Bar In Westchester: Police Investigating Man Stabbed Outside Sports Bar In Westchester: Police Investigating
Man Stabbed Outside Sports Bar In Westchester: Police Investigating Authorities are investigating a stabbing that happened outside a sports bar in Westchester and left a man seriously injured.  The investigation into the incident began on Sunday, April 14 around 5:45 a.m., when the New York City Police Department told New Rochelle officers that a 41-year-old stabbing victim at a Bronx hospital had reported being stabbed at Lit Sports Lounge and Grill at 234 North Ave. in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  The man's injuries were serious but non-life-threatening, according to Coyne. New Rochelle detectives so…
Man Caught With Gun, Drugs After Possibly Flashing Weapon At Westchester Gas Station: Police Man Caught With Gun, Drugs After Possibly Flashing Weapon At Westchester Gas Station: Police
Man Caught With Gun, Drugs After Possibly Flashing Weapon At Westchester Gas Station: Police A 51-year-old man faces several charges after he was caught with a loaded handgun and illegal drugs in front of a Westchester cafe, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Monday, April 8 around 4:20 a.m., when a suspect was seen allegedly displaying a gun at the Pit Stop gas station in New Rochelle at 819 Main St., according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  An anonymous caller soon reported this incident to police, adding that the suspect had been driving a blue Corvette with Connecticut license plates. Officers then began searching the area around the g…
25-Year-Old Exposes Himself To College Students In Westchester: Police 25-Year-Old Exposes Himself To College Students In Westchester: Police
25-Year-Old Exposes Himself To College Students In Westchester: Police A 25-year-old man was apprehended after trying to break into a Westchester home occupied by college students and exposing himself to residents, police said.  New Rochelle resident Lidio Garcia was arrested on Wednesday, April 10 just after 10:45 p.m. in connection with multiple incidents that happened at a New Rochelle home on Mayflower Avenue, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  During the two incidents, Garcia allegedly tried to enter into the home, which is occupied by college students. On one of these occasions, the residents confronted him, at which ti…