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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…
School District In Westchester Taps New Superintendent: 'Honored, Humbled' School District In Westchester Taps New Superintendent: 'Honored, Humbled'
School District In Westchester Taps New Superintendent: 'Honored, Humbled' A current assistant superintendent in Westchester has accepted the top post at a nearby district, officials announced.  In an announcement on Monday, May 13, the Irvington Union Free School District revealed it has selected Mara Ratesic as its new superintendent.  Ratesic, who will begin in the position on Monday, July 1, will be formally appointed to the role during a special Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 p.m.  The current Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction at the Bronxville Union Free School District, Ratesic was chosen …
Best High Schools: Westchester Well-Represented In Brand-New Rankings Best High Schools: Westchester Well-Represented In Brand-New Rankings
Best High Schools: Westchester Well-Represented In Brand-New Rankings New York is well-represented on U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings of the nation's best high schools. The brand-new rankings were released Tuesday morning, April 23, and determined by performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare students for college. The highest-ranked school outside New York City is on Long Island: Jericho, at No. 13 statewide and 104th nationally. The top-rated high school in Westchester County is Edgemont at No. 14 in the state and 128th in the nation, with Bronxville, at No. 16 in the state and 151st nationally. Another W…
Support On Rise For Family Of Beloved Westchester Mother Diagnosed With Aggressive Cancer Support On Rise For Family Of Beloved Westchester Mother Diagnosed With Aggressive Cancer
Support On Rise For Family Of Beloved Westchester Mother Diagnosed With Aggressive Cancer As a beloved Westchester mother fights an intense battle against an aggressive cancer, community members have pulled together to raise tens of thousands of dollars for her two children to fulfill her final wishes.  The effort began after Bronxville resident Shana Kesel Sabatini was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in September 2023.  Since then, Sabatini, a well-known daughter, friend, and mother to two young children, 13-year-old Isabella and 8-year-old Dominic, has bravely battled the disease, according to her friend Jenna Brunelli, who began a GoFundMe page…
Beloved Owner Of Popular Northern Westchester Deli Dies Beloved Owner Of Popular Northern Westchester Deli Dies
Beloved Owner Of Popular Northern Westchester Deli Dies A well-known business owner from Northern Westchester is being remembered for constantly dropping what he was doing to help others with no questions asked.  Chappaqua resident Richard Lange died peacefully at White Plains Hospital on Tuesday, April 9 at the age of 87, according to his obituary.  Lange, who owned Lange's Little Store and Deli at 382 King St. in Chappaqua for several decades, was a familiar face to many in the hamlet.  Born in 1936 in Wanna, Germany, Lange grew up on his grandparents' farm and immigrated to the US in 1956.  A few years later, in April 19…
Support Pours In For Family Of Beloved Firefighter, Westchester Native Who Died At 26 Support Pours In For Family Of Beloved Firefighter, Westchester Native Who Died At 26
Support Pours In For Family Of Beloved Firefighter, Westchester Native Who Died At 26 Following the sudden loss of a young Hudson Valley firefighter who was always there to help others, his community is making sure his family gets the support they need.  Putnam County resident William "Billy" May of Brewster died on Friday, March 29 in Danbury, Connecticut at the age of 26, according to his obituary.  Earlier Report - Brewster Firefighter Billy May Dies At 26: 'Rising Star' Born in the Westchester County village of Bronxville in 1997, May graduated from Brewster High School in 2016 and had been a proud member of the Brewster Fire Department since 2020, where …
New Upscale Rental Development Now Seeking Tenants In Westchester: Here's Where New Upscale Rental Development Now Seeking Tenants In Westchester: Here's Where
New Upscale Rental Development Now Seeking Tenants In Westchester: Here's Where The first upscale rental development to be built in a Westchester village in decades is now available for occupancy.  Elk Homes' 15 Parkview Avenue in Bronxville is now seeking tenants, the rental developer announced on Wednesday, March 27.  The new 80,000-square-foot building, which is the first upscale rental development in Bronxville and the neighborhood of Garrett Park in decades, offers 60 "meticulously designed and spacious apartments," according to the developer. This includes 20 one-bedroom units; 35 two-bedrooms; and five three-bedrooms.  Twenty of these units have …
Estate Built For 'Mighty Mouse' Cartoon Studio Head In Westchester Now On Sale For $4.6M Estate Built For 'Mighty Mouse' Cartoon Studio Head In Westchester Now On Sale For $4.6M
Estate Built For 'Mighty Mouse' Cartoon Studio Head In Westchester Now On Sale For $4.6M A renovated Westchester estate that was built for the cartoonist whose studio created famous characters such as "Mighty Mouse" and is now upgraded with the latest modern home technology is up for sale.  Terry Manor, located in Bronxville at 27 Hampshire Rd. and built in 1935 for filmmaker and cartoonist Paul Terry of Terrytoons, is now listed for $4.649 million, according to its Zillow listing.  The five-bed and five-bath residence, located in Lawrence Park West near Bronxville Village, was designed by renowned architect Lewis Bowman as a dream estate for Terry, whose studio creat…
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $10K Sold At Westchester Store Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $10K Sold At Westchester Store
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $10K Sold At Westchester Store A visitor to a stationery store in Westchester is enjoying a large payout after purchasing a top-prize-winning lottery ticket, officials announced.  A top-prize Take 5 ticket worth $9,334.50 was sold for the drawing on Thursday, Jan. 18 at a business in Bronxville, New York Lottery announced.  The store was identified as Bronxville Stationers located at 112 Pondfield Rd., officials said. If you want to try your luck at Take 5, drawings are televised twice daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Any prizes can be claimed up to a year after the date of the drawing. 
Successful Executive, Educator From South Salem Dies Suddenly At 61 Successful Executive, Educator From South Salem Dies Suddenly At 61
Successful Executive, Educator From South Salem Dies Suddenly At 61 A beloved former media executive from Northern Westchester who cofounded an educational consultant company is being remembered for his deep desire to help others.  South Salem and Brooklyn resident Frank Joseph Hardart III died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 8 at the age of 61 following a brief illness, according to his obituary.  Born in New York City in 1962, Hardart graduated from Bronxville High School and went on to earn degrees at the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.  After his schooling, he went on to enjoy a …
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves Westchester Community Stunned Two communities in the region have been left shocked and saddened after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. The chain of events unfolded Friday night, Dec. 29 in Westchester County when the Bronxville Police Department said it contacted the Clarkstown PD in Rockland County after 49-year-old Sergeant Watson Morgan did not show up for his evening shift. Morgan joined the Bronxville PD in 2007 after working the previous seven years with the NYPD. He was promoted to the Bronxville PD…
Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester
Update - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: Details Emerge Involving PD Sergeant In Westchester New details have emerged after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. Click here for a new, updated story: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves 2 Communities Stunned In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Original report: 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home Upon arrival, officers made e…
Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester
Say Cheese: New Food Shop Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester An all-new shop specializing in gourmet cheese, fresh-baked bread, platters, and more is now open in Westchester.  Dobbs & Bishop Fine Cheese celebrated the grand opening of its second location in Scarsdale at 35 Spencer Pl. on Thursday, Nov. 16.  The new store, opened by owners Kevin McNeill and Ruth Walter, offers a host of fine cheeses sold separately and in platters, which include fruits, crackers, jam, dips, and more.  The Scarsdale location is the second Dobbs & Bishop store to open after the original, founded in 2009 in Bronxville at 107 Pondfield Rd. Both stores reflect Mc…
New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester: 'Fast, Fresh, Friendly' New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester: 'Fast, Fresh, Friendly'
New Eatery Celebrates Grand Opening In Westchester: 'Fast, Fresh, Friendly' A new eatery in Westchester that offers a host of organic salads, smoothies, and wraps is already off to a great start.  Beyond Greens and Grains, located in Yonkers at 798 Yonkers Ave., held a grand opening celebration on Monday, Nov. 13, Yonkers city officials announced.  The eatery, which soft-launched in August, is a perfect stop for those craving a healthy meal, snack, or drink to fuel them for the day. Menu items include acai bowls, chef-designed quinoa bowls, wraps, and sandwiches.  Additionally, the eatery makes fresh juices such as Immunity Juice which includes carr…
Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester
Good Eats: 13 Restaurants Awarded Michelin Bib Gourmands In Westchester Any foodies looking for new places to try in Westchester may want to take a look at more than a dozen eateries that have been added to the prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand list. A total of 13 Westchester restaurants have been named Michelin Bib Gourmands in 2023, an award that recognizes establishments that combine delicious food with great value. The awards are doled out by the Michelin Guide, which helps readers discover the best restaurants by listing establishments well-received by its reviewers. The awards were revealed following a Michelin Guide ceremony held on Tuesday, No…
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report Two hospitals in Westchester are at the top of their class when it comes to patient safety, according to a new report.  Both Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco and White Plains Hospital were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Fall 2023 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 i…
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are set to affect traffic on several parkways and busy main routes throughout Westchester.  The closures will affect the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville; the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale; and Route 119 in White Plains, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  Closures occurring on Sunday nights through Friday nights beginning on Sunday, Oct. 29 through Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction, wh…
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Motorists in Westchester are being made aware of a series of lane and ramp closures on two busy parkways. The closures are scheduled to affect traffic on the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale through Friday, Oct. 27 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures, which began Sunday, Oct. 22, will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway will close in both directions between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One …
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks An upcoming series of closures is set to slow down traffic on two parkways in Westchester for two weeks. The closures will affect both the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale beginning on Sunday, Oct. 1, and lasting through Saturday, Oct. 14 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The closures will include: Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Park…
Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award
Top Honors: These Westchester Schools Recipients Of Prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award When it comes to overall excellence, these New York schools are at the top of the class, and they have the hardware to prove it. Twenty-two schools in the Empire State are among just 353 across the country to receive the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award from the US Department of Education. The annual awards recognize high-performing public and non-public schools, as well as those making strides in closing “achievement gaps” among student groups. “Their leaders not only articulate a vision of excellence and hold everyone to high standards, they stay close to the real action of teachin…
Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Admits Lying To Keep Assets, Officials Say Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Admits Lying To Keep Assets, Officials Say
Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Admits Lying To Keep Assets, Officials Say A former attorney from Westchester has admitted to submitting false bank records to bankruptcy court in an attempt to keep possession of his multi-million dollar home and Aston Martin sports car, officials said. Bronxville resident John Roesser, age 52, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 12 to charges related to making falsified statements and submitting fake records to bankruptcy court, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced.  Earlier Report - Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Bronxville Lied To Keep Home, Sports Car, Officials Say Acc…
Taproom To Close After 8 Years In Westchester: 'Forever Grateful' Taproom To Close After 8 Years In Westchester: 'Forever Grateful'
Taproom To Close After 8 Years In Westchester: 'Forever Grateful' After eight years in business, a popular bottle shop and taproom in Westchester has announced that it will be permanently shutting its doors.  Beer Noggin, a craft beer taproom and bottle shop located in Bronxville at 102 Kraft Ave., will be open for its last day of business on Monday, July 31, the owners announced on social media. Although the owners did not cite a reason for the closure, they thanked their past customers for the eight "crazy fun years" they were in business.  "We are forever grateful for the friendships that we’ve made and all the good times we’ve shared," the owners wr…
Debris Removed From Under Bridge In Westchester To Stop Flooding Debris Removed From Under Bridge In Westchester To Stop Flooding
Debris Removed From Under Bridge In Westchester To Stop Flooding A build-up of debris underneath a Metro-North bridge in Westchester had to be removed to prevent possible flooding, county officials said.  As a result of storms bringing heavy downpours, a build-up of branches and other flotsam began appearing underneath the Metro-North bridge in Bronxville near Parkway Road which soon became noticed by residents.  According to County Legislator James Nolan, several residents then reached out to him with concerns that the blockage could result in flooding in the area. Nolan then reached out to the county's Parks Department, which sent staff …
61 New Officers Graduate From Westchester Police Academy: Here's Where They'll Serve 61 New Officers Graduate From Westchester Police Academy: Here's Where They'll Serve
61 New Officers Graduate From Westchester Police Academy: Here's Where They'll Serve After months of training, more than 60 new graduates of the Westchester Police Academy will soon begin serving communities throughout the Hudson Valley.  The 61 new officers graduated from the Westchester County Police Academy during a ceremony held on Friday, May 26 at the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center.  There, they received their diplomas before a packed audience, marking the end of a rigorous 21 weeks of training that required them to master the physical and academic demands of the academy.  County Executive George Latimer, Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins,…
Man Steals Catalytic Converters From Cars In Westchester: Police Man Steals Catalytic Converters From Cars In Westchester: Police
Man Steals Catalytic Converters From Cars In Westchester: Police A man faces numerous charges after allegedly stealing catalytic converters from vehicles throughout the Hudson Valley and Connecticut, including one that was parked at a high school, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an incident that happened on Thursday, March 23 around 3 p.m., when a Putnam County sheriff's deputy assigned as a school resource officer at Putnam Valley High School was told that a vehicle parked in the school's lot had a catalytic converter stolen from it.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, this deputy was able to obtain surveillance video …
Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says
Northern Westchester Hospital Gets 'A' Grade For Patient Safety, Report Says Two hospitals in Westchester have earned top marks for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Both White Plains Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco were assigned an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Spring 2023 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. Northern Westch…
25-Year-Old Registered Nurse From Westchester Dies: 'Smile, Laughter Will Live On' 25-Year-Old Registered Nurse From Westchester Dies: 'Smile, Laughter Will Live On'
25-Year-Old Registered Nurse From Westchester Dies: 'Smile, Laughter Will Live On' A 25-year-old registered nurse and cancer survivor from Westchester is being remembered by her friends and family for her laugh and smile.  Yonkers resident Eileen Deighan died on Tuesday, May 2 at the age of 25, according to her obituary.  After winning a fight against cancer, Deighan celebrated many accomplishments including becoming a pediatric registered nurse at Montefiore Hospital and a champion Irish dancer.  She had also joined a Gaelic football team, her obituary said.  Her loved ones will always remember her for her smile and laughter, which wi…
'Institutional Misogyny': Chairwoman Resigns From Westchester BOL After Staffer Meets With Teen 'Institutional Misogyny': Chairwoman Resigns From Westchester BOL After Staffer Meets With Teen
'Institutional Misogyny': Chairwoman Resigns From Westchester BOL After Staffer Meets With Teen The chairwoman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators has stepped down from her position following a scandal involving a former county staffer trying to meet with a 14-year-old girl.  Catherine Borgia, who was elected to the position with a unanimous vote at the beginning of the 2022-2023 term, announced her resignation on Friday, April 28. Earlier Report - Staffer Fired For Meeting With Teen Girl Leads To 'Witch Hunt,' Westchester BOL Chair Says Numerous legislators had called for Borgia's resignation after a former staffer, identified as Anand Singh, was fired…
Staffer Fired For Meeting With Teen Girl Leads To 'Witch Hunt,' Westchester BOL Chair Says Staffer Fired For Meeting With Teen Girl Leads To 'Witch Hunt,' Westchester BOL Chair Says
Staffer Fired For Meeting With Teen Girl Leads To 'Witch Hunt,' Westchester BOL Chair Says The Chair of the Westchester County Board of Legislators is responding to calls for her resignation after a county staffer was fired for attempting to meet up with a 14-year-old girl.  The former legislative staffer, identified as Anand Singh, was fired on Thursday, April 13 after a video surfaced of him allegedly driving hours to try and meet up with a 14-year-old girl, according to the Westchester County Board of Legislators.  The incident is now under investigation by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, Board of Legislators Chair Catherine Borgia said in a statement on Tuesday, April 18.  …
Off-Duty Officer, Fire Captain Save Retired Firefighter After Basketball Game In Westchester Off-Duty Officer, Fire Captain Save Retired Firefighter After Basketball Game In Westchester
Off-Duty Officer, Fire Captain Save Retired Firefighter After Basketball Game In Westchester Thanks to the quick action from an off-duty police officer and fire captain from Westchester, a retired firefighter who collapsed after a basketball game is on the mend.  The incident happened on Monday, March 6, when retired New York City Fire Department fire marshal commander CJ Kanelopoulos, age 49, came off the court at St. Joseph's Men's Club in Bronxville and passed out while drinking water.  According to the Yonkers Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Bedford Police Officer Tom Keane, Yonkers Fire Captain Steve Lawlor, and retired FDNY firefighter Bob Peterson, who ha…
Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Lied To Keep Home, Sports Car, Officials Say Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Lied To Keep Home, Sports Car, Officials Say
Bankruptcy Fraud: Former Attorney From Westchester Lied To Keep Home, Sports Car, Officials Say A former attorney from Westchester faces possible prison time after allegedly submitting false bank records to bankruptcy court in an effort to keep his multi-million dollar home and Aston Martin sports car, federal officials said.  Bronxville resident John Roesser, age 52, was arrested on Tuesday morning, March 28 on charges that he allegedly lied to bankruptcy court and the Internal Revenue Service about receiving millions of dollars in order to receive bankruptcy protections while still keeping his assets and not paying his bills, according to the US Attorney's Office for the Souther…