Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In Westchester: AG Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In Westchester: AG
Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In Westchester: AG New York Attorney General Letitia James is taking action against a real estate broker and his companies after they were found to have denied housing to low-income renters in Westchester, officials announced.  In an announcement on Monday, Feb. 5, James and her office said that they had reached an agreement with real estate broker Pasquale Marciano and his companies, Century 21 Marciano, Anthony Marciano Real Estate Inc., and New Roc Property Management, to stop them from enforcing illegal policies that denied housing opportunities to low-income renters. According to James's office, rea…
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns More than three-quarters of a million Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled due to potentially faulty air bags that could cause them to deploy unexpectedly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the motor vehicle giant is recalling upwards of 750,000 cars, SUVs, minivans, and pick-up trucks due to the malfunctioning air bags, which could pose a safety hazard, the agency says. Recalled models include Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, Fit, HR-V, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Passport, Ridgeline vehicles, as well as the Acura MDX, RDX and TLX that were produc…
Elementary School Student Walks Out Of Her Classroom, Building In Northern Westchester Elementary School Student Walks Out Of Her Classroom, Building In Northern Westchester
Elementary School Student Walks Out Of Her Classroom, Building In Northern Westchester A school district in Northern Westchester is implementing additional safety protocols after a young student was able to walk out of her classroom and leave the building, officials said.  The incident happened on Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, when a student at Hawthorne Elementary School walked out of her classroom and then the building, Mount Pleasant Central School District Superintendent Peter Giarrizzo said in a letter to families on Tuesday, Feb. 6.  Luckily, the girl was soon found and safely returned to the school by staff members, and Mount Pleasant Police, distinct offici…
Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Hudson Valley Home Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Hudson Valley Home
Car Strikes 25 Feet Of Fencing, Mailbox In Crash In Front Of Hudson Valley Home A one-car crash in front of a Hudson Valley home left the residence's fencing and mailbox heavily damaged.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Sunday, Feb. 4 in the area of Bucks Hollow Road in Mahopac, where a car crashed into around 25 feet of fencing and a 4-foot tall stone and concrete pillar holding a residence's mailbox, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The driver of the vehicle later refused any medical attention, firefighters said. The roadway was closed for around a half-hour while the car and debris were removed, the department said. The …
Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Bedford Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Bedford
Horse Pulls Fire Alarm At Farm In Bedford Was he just horsing around? Firefighters were left confused after a horse pulled a fire alarm at a farm in the region and then declined to explain his actions.  The incident happened in Northern Westchester County on Sunday, Feb. 4, when a commercial fire alarm went off at a horse farm on Guard Hill Road in Bedford. Firefighters said that the activation came from a pull station, meaning that someone had physically pulled an alarm to trigger it, according to the Bedford Fire Department. After arriving crews inspected the entire system, they eventually found a pull station in the …
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester A Westchester woman will spend time in prison for shaking and bouncing a 3-month-old baby while employed as a nanny, causing him to suffer a seizure. White Plains resident Nija Woodbury, age 23, was sentenced to six months in prison on Monday, Feb. 5 for assaulting a baby in her care while employed as a nanny, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, at around 5 p.m. on Jan. 10, 2023, Woodbury had been employed as a nanny for a family from Mount Pleasant.  While working, she aggressively shook and bounced the 3-month-ol…
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole On Road Near Northern Westchester Border 3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole On Road Near Northern Westchester Border
3 Hospitalized After Car Strikes Pole On Road Near Northern Westchester Border Three people were taken to a hospital following an early morning crash in the Hudson Valley.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Feb. 3 just before 4:30 a.m., when a car crashed into a pole on Croton Falls Road in Mahopac near the Westchester border, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  Three people involved in the crash were taken to a hospital to be evaluated, firefighters said. The cause of the crash was not released. 
Car Becomes Entangled In Power Lines After Crash In Westchester, Causes Multi-Day Repair Car Becomes Entangled In Power Lines After Crash In Westchester, Causes Multi-Day Repair
Car Becomes Entangled In Power Lines After Crash In Westchester, Causes Multi-Day Repair A crash caused quite a complex scene at a Westchester intersection after a vehicle became entangled in utility poles and power lines, police said. The crash happened on Friday, Feb. 2 around 10:30 p.m., when a vehicle lost control at the intersection of Cook, Mile Square, and Homewood Avenues in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police.  Arriving officers and first responders found that the car had struck a pair of utility poles before landing on its side in the intersection, causing wires and one of the poles to fall on the vehicle.  The driver was able to get out of the car be…
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Supermarket chain Stew Leonard’s has recalled several of its chicken products. The company said the voluntary recall was issued because the chicken salad and sliced chicken items may contain undeclared milk.  The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 and Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. The products are: Sliced and Shaved Chicken Sliced and Shaved Buffalo Chicken Chicken Salad Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich Buffalo Chicken Salad Boom Boom Chicken Salad Cape Cod Chicken Salad  Lite Chicken Salad  The products were sold at Stew Leonard’s seven loca…
Grammy Awards: Graduate, Faculty Members Of College In Westchester Win Big Grammy Awards: Graduate, Faculty Members Of College In Westchester Win Big
Grammy Awards: Graduate, Faculty Members Of College In Westchester Win Big A graduate and two faculty members from a college in Westchester are among the winners of the 2024 GRAMMY Awards.  Purchase College alum Samara Joy as well as faculty members Nicole Zuraitis and Silas Brown each took home awards during the ceremony, held on Sunday, Feb. 4 in Los Angeles, California.  Joy, who graduated from Purchase in 2021, won her third award for Best Jazz Performance for her song "Tight," which she self-produced. This is not her first rodeo, as Joy also won Best New Artist and Best New Jazz Vocal Album in 2023.  Zuraitis, a Lectur…
Blaze Tears Through Northern Westchester Multi-Family Residence Blaze Tears Through Northern Westchester Multi-Family Residence
Blaze Tears Through Northern Westchester Multi-Family Residence A multi-family residence in Northern Westchester was gutted by an intense blaze that took hours to extinguish, fire officials said. The fire began on Sunday, Feb. 4 around 10:15 a.m. at a two-and-a-half-story residence on Orchard Street in Peekskill, according to the city's fire department.  Arriving fire crews soon found heavy flames coming from the rear of the wood-frame building and began stretching a hose line to begin dousing the blaze. At this point, the fire had engulfed the entire rear of the building from basement to roof and was beginning to even reach surrounding structures, fire…
Westchester Store Shut Down After Discovery Of THC Vapes, Illegal Products: Police Westchester Store Shut Down After Discovery Of THC Vapes, Illegal Products: Police
Westchester Store Shut Down After Discovery Of THC Vapes, Illegal Products: Police A business in Westchester was shut down following the seizure of several illegal products, including THC vapes, police announced. During the night of Thursday, Feb. 1, Yonkers Police conducted a joint investigation with the city's Building Department and Consumer Protection Bureau at a business located at 2B Main St. in the Getty Square area, according to the department's 4th Precinct.  The investigation and search resulted in authorities confiscating several flavored vape pens, THC vapes, and illegal tobacco products, police said. The business, the name of which was not rel…