CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton last week:
- Forty-seven senior citizens, including Josephine Burns of Croton-on-Hudson, were inducted into the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame at the 32nd annual luncheon on Friday, Dec. 5, at the Westchester Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown.
- Assemblywoman Sandy Galef interviews two authors of recently published mystery thrillers, Maggie Barbieri and Patrick Oster, both from Croton-on-Hudson.
- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to make sure Cortlandt's Indian Point can withstand an earthquake, according to an article in Capital New York.
- John Dwyer Jr., formerly of Peekskill, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11. He was 63. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker Local 501, known now as Local 3 IBEW, and an owner of Dwyer's Dwellings Inc.
- The MTA is asking commuters who purchase the Mail & Ride Unlimited MetroCard to buy new December tickets before their Tuesday commute.
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