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Massive 20-Story-Tall Mural Finished In Westchester After 2 Months Of Painting Massive 20-Story-Tall Mural Finished In Westchester After 2 Months Of Painting
Massive 20-Story-Tall Mural Finished In Westchester After 2 Months Of Painting Westchester's largest-ever mural has been completed after a months-long painting process. The mural, created by Na’ye Perez and titled "From the Source," was painted on the north façade of 500 Main St. in downtown New Rochelle and is now complete as of Monday, July 22. The 20-story-tall mural was commissioned by BRP Companies and was painted to honor Black and Brown communities in New Rochelle.  Perez explained his thinking behind the artwork: "The mural is depicted as a collage reminiscing my body of work of paintings and drawings...The works selected to create the mural ar…
Woman Stabs, Breaks Vase Over Roommate's Head In Westchester: Police Woman Stabs, Breaks Vase Over Roommate's Head In Westchester: Police
Woman Stabs, Breaks Vase Over Roommate's Head In Westchester: Police A woman has been accused of assaulting her roommate at a residence in Westchester County. The incident happened late Saturday morning, July 20 in New Rochelle at an apartment building on the 400 block of Pelham Road. According to Captain J. Collins Coyne of the New Rochelle Police Department, officers responded to a report of a man screaming for help.  Upon arrival, officers encountered the victim, a 71-year-old New Rochelle resident, who stated his roommate Kathleen Ganley had assaulted him, including stabbing him multiple times.  An investigation revealed t…
3 Found Stabbed After Disorderly Group Disbands In Westchester 3 Found Stabbed After Disorderly Group Disbands In Westchester
3 Found Stabbed After Disorderly Group Disbands In Westchester Authorities are searching for a suspect who stabbed three people in Westchester, including two now in critical condition.  The stabbing happened in New Rochelle on Sunday, July 21 just after 4:15 a.m., when the city's police department was clearing a large disorderly group on the 200 block of North Avenue.  According to the department, as officers worked to disband the group, they found three men with stab wounds, including one stabbed in the leg; one stabbed in the back; and another with wounds in his back and chest.  The suspect was already gone when the victims were found…
Man Accused Of Robbing Victim With Machete, Running From Officers In Westchester Man Accused Of Robbing Victim With Machete, Running From Officers In Westchester
Man Accused Of Robbing Victim With Machete, Running From Officers In Westchester A 51-year-old man faces charges after robbing a victim with a machete in Westchester before leading police on a short chase, authorities said.  The events leading to the man's arrest began on Wednesday, July 3, when 51-year-old Tyrone McGhee of New Rochelle allegedly robbed a victim at 111 Lockwood Ave., according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  McGhee allegedly used a machete to threaten the victim during the robbery, Coyne said.  Two weeks later, on Wednesday, July 17, McGhee was seen by officers while walking on Lockwood Avenue. When …
Several Beaches In Westchester Closed After Heavy Rainfall Several Beaches In Westchester Closed After Heavy Rainfall
Several Beaches In Westchester Closed After Heavy Rainfall Following over an inch of heavy rainfall, nine beaches in Westchester have been preemptively closed due to water quality concerns.  The Westchester County Department of Health announced the closures on Thursday, July 18 after 1.30 inches of rain were recorded in the last 24 hours.  The beaches affected, which will close on Thursday and Friday, July 19, include: Mamaroneck: Harbor Island;  Beach Point Club; Orienta Beach Club; Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club, which will remain closed through Monday, July 22. Rye: Coveleigh Club. New Rochelle: Hudson Park Beach; Davenpor…
HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player
HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player A 16-year-old high school student from Westchester who was killed in a crash is being remembered for his love of baseball and his role as a mentor to young summer campers.  New Rochelle resident Aidan Galeano, age 16, was killed in a crash that happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne said on Wednesday, July 17. Earlier Report - ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In New Rochelle Born in 2008, Galeano spent hi…
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester The identity has been released of a high school student who was killed in a crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story: HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collin…
Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Westchester Eatery Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Westchester Eatery
Film Shoot For TV Series To Take Place Near Westchester Eatery An all-day film shoot for an upcoming television series will soon occur in front of a Westchester coffee shop and part of a much-used parking lot.  City officials announced that the shoot, for an upcoming Apple+ series called "Swipe" starring Emmy Award-winning actor Jon Hamm, will take place in Rye on Wednesday, July 17, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in part of the Highland parking lot and a portion of Car Park 4 next to School Street.  The film crew will use 35 spaces in the northeast section of Car Park 4 and four spaces directly in front of Sunshine Coffee Roasters at 12 Purdy Ave.&nb…
Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student
Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student A local high school student has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In New Rochelle The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collins Coyne, the com…
6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Westchester: 'Disheartening' 6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Westchester: 'Disheartening'
6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Westchester: 'Disheartening' An overnight sobriety checkpoint on a busy Westchester road resulted in six arrests, including several for drunk driving, police announced.  The checkpoint was conducted in Mamaroneck from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 on Mamaroneck Avenue under the Interstate 95 overpass, the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department said on Tuesday, July 9.  The effort resulted in the arrests of four people for driving while intoxicated:  A 34-year-old Port Chester man; A 35-year-old New Rochelle man; An 18-year-old Mamaroneck man; A 38-year-old Eastchester man.  Additionally, t…
Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV
Westchester Toddler Killed After Being Struck By SUV A 3-year-old girl from Westchester was killed after being struck by an SUV while crossing the street in New York City. The incident happened just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 in Manhattan at West 135th Street and Lenox Avenue, outside of Harlem Hospital. According to ABC 7, The driver of the Nissan SUV attempted to take the toddler by foot to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead. She has been identified as Jaynelyse Valdez of New Rochelle. Her 2-year-old brother sustained minor injuries, ABC 7 reported. Click here to read the ABC 7 report.
Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester
Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester An investigation is underway after a person was found dead inside a burning vehicle at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story - Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Co…
Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic Westchester Rescue Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic Westchester Rescue
Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic Westchester Rescue Despite being faced with an unusual situation, firefighters pulled off the successful rescue of a young deer that became stuck in mud in a Westchester pond.  The rescue happened in New Rochelle on Thursday, July 11, when firefighters responded to reports of a stuck deer near Pryer Manor Road.  After around an hour, firefighters were able to remove the deer from the mud in Mill Pond and reunite it with a deer believed to be its mother who had been watching from a distance.  New Rochelle Firefighters
Latest Update: Beach In Westchester Reopens After Water Samples Show Lower Bacteria Levels Latest Update: Beach In Westchester Reopens After Water Samples Show Lower Bacteria Levels
Latest Update: Beach In Westchester Reopens After Water Samples Show Lower Bacteria Levels A beach in Westchester is once again open to visitors after it was briefly shut down as a result of high bacteria levels in the water.  The Hudson Park East Beach in New Rochelle was reopened on Friday, July 12 after water samples showed an acceptable level of bacteria, county officials announced. The beach was closed on Thursday, July 11 after collected samples exceeded the bacteria levels allowed by New York State.  Earlier Report - Summer Bummer: High Bacteria Levels Force Beach To Close In New Rochelle Although beachgoers in New Rochelle got lucky with Friday's announce…
Summer Bummer: High Bacteria Levels Force Beach To Close In Westchester Summer Bummer: High Bacteria Levels Force Beach To Close In Westchester
Summer Bummer: High Bacteria Levels Force Beach To Close In Westchester A beach in Westchester is closed until further notice as a result of high bacteria levels.  New, updated report - Latest Update: Beach In New Rochelle Reopens After Water Samples Show Lower Bacteria Levels Following the collection of water samples on Monday, July 8, and Wednesday, July 10, Hudson Park East Beach in New Rochelle has closed to visitors, Westchester County officials announced on Thursday, July 11.   The collected samples exceeded the bacteria levels allowed by New York State, officials said, adding that the beach would soon be re-tested.  Additionall…
Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building
Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Authorities are investigating the death of a person who was found dead in the stairwell of a Westchester apartment building.  The person was found dead in a stairwell at 345 Main St. in New Rochelle on Thursday, July 11, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Detectives are currently at the scene conducting an investigation. Although a cause of death has not yet been determined, there are no apparent signs of foul play, Coyne said.  The person's identity has not yet been released.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for upda…
Westchester Woman Hit With DA's First-Ever Torture Charge After Killing Partner: Officials Westchester Woman Hit With DA's First-Ever Torture Charge After Killing Partner: Officials
Westchester Woman Hit With DA's First-Ever Torture Charge After Killing Partner: Officials A Westchester woman faces an 18-count indictment after allegedly torturing her intimate partner for months before killing her and hiding her body in a storage bin, officials announced.  New Rochelle resident Kenya Tilford, age 41, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on charges connected to her alleged torture killing of her intimate partner, 27-year-old Concetta Morton, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, July 8.  Earlier Report - Body Of 20-Year-Old Woman Found In Westchester Apartment: Suspect Charged The case is the DA's Office's f…
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found A 20-year-old man from Westchester who was missing for several days has been found, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela has been returned to his family after going missing on Saturday, June 29, when he was seen running shirtless near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Sunday, July 7.  Earlier Report - Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From New Rochelle Before his disappearance, Estela had been acting paranoid and told his brother that people were following him. He also posted on social …
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 20-year-old Westchester man who has been missing for several days.  New, Updated Report - New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela was last seen on Saturday, June 29 in the area of Pier 84 near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday, July 2.  He had been running north after taking off his backpack and shirt, police said. Before that, Estela had been seen on Friday, June 28 around 5 p.m. while leaving 44 Pleasant…
New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say
New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say A woman faces criminal charges after allegedly dumping a puppy out of a car and abandoning it on a Westchester road, authorities announced.  In an announcement on Wednesday, June 26, SPCA Westchester said Marissa Levy was arrested on Tuesday, June 25 in connection with the abandonment, which occurred in New Rochelle.  Earlier Report - Authorities Looking For Woman Wearing Scrubs Who Abandoned Dog On New Rochelle Road According to the SPCA, on Tuesday, June 11, Levy allegedly dumped a Labrador Retriever puppy out of a car onto Lotus Road in New Rochelle. The inciden…
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph
Westchester County Exec Latimer Celebrates Decisive Democratic Congressional Primary Triumph A pair of first-time Congressional candidates scored decisive wins in much-watched Democratic primaries in downstate New York. Westchester County Executive George Latimer easily defeated two-time incumbent Jamaal Bowman in the District 16 race, 58 percent to 41 percent, with 84 percent of the vote in, according to the New York State Board of Elections. With $25 million spent, it was the most expensive Congressional primary race in US history and one that became contentious over debates on the Israel-Hamas war. The district includes the southern portion of Westchester, including White …
Business To Celebrate Reopening In Westchester As New Owner Rebuilds Brand Business To Celebrate Reopening In Westchester As New Owner Rebuilds Brand
Business To Celebrate Reopening In Westchester As New Owner Rebuilds Brand After closing more than a year ago, a store in Westchester will soon celebrate its grand re-opening at its original location thanks to its new owner who is working to rebuild its brand.  Harmon Discount, a beauty store located in New Rochelle at 77 Quaker Ridge Rd., will hold a grand re-opening celebration on Friday, June 28 at 3:30 p.m. The store originally closed in February 2023 after its parent company, Bed Bath & Beyond, filed for bankruptcy. Despite this, the owner of the Quaker Ridge location, Jonah Raskas, decided to buy the Harmon brand. "Harmon was a successful busi…
Authorities Looking For Woman Wearing Scrubs Who Abandoned Dog On Westchester Road Authorities Looking For Woman Wearing Scrubs Who Abandoned Dog On Westchester Road
Authorities Looking For Woman Wearing Scrubs Who Abandoned Dog On Westchester Road Authorities are asking for help from the public in identifying a woman who abandoned a dog on a Westchester road.  New, updated report - New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On New Rochelle Road, Officials Say The woman was seen leaving the dog on Lotus Road in New Rochelle on Tuesday, June 11 at noon, the Humane Society of Westchester at New Rochelle announced on Monday, June 24.  The dog, a Lab, is now safe with the person who found it, according to the Humane Society.  Following the abandonment, the Westchester SPCA is now searching for the woman, who was s…
Westchester Public Water Provider To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds Westchester Public Water Provider To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds
Westchester Public Water Provider To Pay $1.25M After Failing To Remove Contaminants: Feds A public water provider serving 120,000 people in Westchester will be required to construct a filtration facility after failing to properly remove containments, federal officials announced.  Following a settlement announced by the US Department of Justice on Monday, June 24, Westchester Joint Water Works, which serves residents in Mamaroneck, Harrison, and parts of both Rye and New Rochelle, will be required to construct a drinking water filtration plant by July 2029.  The agreement follows a federal civil lawsuit filed by the US against the public water provider, the Town and Vil…
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent
Heated Westchester Race Most Expensive Congressional Primary Ever With $25M Spent The closely-watched Democratic race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat is about to come to a close as the most expensive congressional primary in history, according to reports. CBS News says nearly $25 million has been raised and spent during the race, which will be decided on Primary Election Day on Tuesday, June 25. Over half of this amount, $16 million, has been put toward anti-Bowman attack ads and was largely spent by United Democracy Project, a super PAC of the pro-Israel group American Israel Public…
Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say
Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say A 43-year-old man faces a felony burglary charge after allegedly trying to steal copper from his former employer in Westchester, police said. New Rochelle resident James Hoch, age 43, was arrested on Wednesday, June 19 in connection with a burglary at a New Rochelle business earlier in the same day, New Rochelle Police announced. According to the department, at around 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a burglary report at Richie Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning at 91 Plain Ave. after the owner saw a suspect trying to steal copper from the property on their Ring camera. …
Westchester Correction Officers, Employees Smuggled Contraband Into Jails: DA Westchester Correction Officers, Employees Smuggled Contraband Into Jails: DA
Westchester Correction Officers, Employees Smuggled Contraband Into Jails: DA Six correction officers and civilian employees face charges after allegedly accepting bribes and smuggling contraband to inmates at two jails in Westchester, officials announced.  Five of the defendants, including three Westchester County corrections officers and two civilian employees, were arrested on Tuesday, June 11, and arraigned in Mount Pleasant Justice Court on Thursday, June 20, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, the five defendants allegedly smuggled contraband to inmates at the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla.…
IDs Released For Mother, Son Killed In Westchester Fire IDs Released For Mother, Son Killed In Westchester Fire
IDs Released For Mother, Son Killed In Westchester Fire The identities have been released of two people killed in an apartment fire in Westchester. The blaze broke out at around 6:40 a.m. Friday, June 21 in New Rochelle. After knocking down the fire, crews performed search of apartment and found two victims, one in each bedroom, both unresponsive, according New Rochelle Fire Commissioner Andrew J. Sandor. Crews began CPR and got the patients to the street, where ambulance crews took over resuscitation.  Neither victim survived.  They have been identified as Maria Arreola, age 47, and her son Andrew Salomon, age 26, both of 30 E…
2 Killed After Apartment Fire Breaks Out In Westchester: Report 2 Killed After Apartment Fire Breaks Out In Westchester: Report
2 Killed After Apartment Fire Breaks Out In Westchester: Report Two people are dead following a blaze at an apartment in Westchester, according to reports.  Click here for a new, updated story - IDs Released For Mother, Son Killed In Westchester Fire The fire happened on Friday, June 21 just after 7 a.m. at an apartment at 30 Eastchester Rd. in New Rochelle, according to a report from ABC 7.  Two victims suffered cardiac arrest and were pronounced dead, the outlet reported, also adding that firefighters reported the apartment had hoarding conditions.  More information, including the cause of the blaze and the victims' identities,…
Man Caught With Crack Cocaine, Weapons At Housing Authority Property In Westchester: Police Man Caught With Crack Cocaine, Weapons At Housing Authority Property In Westchester: Police
Man Caught With Crack Cocaine, Weapons At Housing Authority Property In Westchester: Police A 59-year-old man faces drug and weapons charges after he was allegedly caught trespassing at a housing authority property in Westchester, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Jamel Glenn was arrested on Friday, June 14 around 12:45 p.m. after he was found trespassing at a New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority property at 111 Lockwood Ave., according to the city's police department.  After officers searched him, Glenn was found in possession of around 30 grams of crack cocaine, heroin, powder cocaine, and brass knuckles, police said.  He was then arrested without…
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…