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Support Swells For Son Of Band Director Killed In I-84 Bus Crash: 'Carry On Gina's Legacy'
As students, colleagues, and loved ones gather to say their final goodbyes to a beloved high school band director killed in a New York bus crash, the community is coming together to ensure that her only child is taken care of financially.
Gina Pellettiere, age 43, of Massapequa, died Thursday, Sept. 21, when a charter bus carrying students from Farmingdale High School on Long Island to a band camp in Greeley, Pennsylvania crashed on I-84 in Orange County.
The rollover wreck also killed 77-year-old Farmingdale resident Beatrice Ferrari, a retired social studies teacher and longtime camp chap…
Former Galleria Mall To Be Converted To Mixed-Use Residential, Retail Space In White Plains
Developers have revealed how they intend to transform the former Galleria Mall in Westchester, which was a mainstay in the county for over four decades.
The multi-billion plan was revealed by developers to the White Plains Common Council on Wednesday, Sept. 27, and entails a mixed-use residential, retail, and open space that would replace the 43-year-old vacant mall, which is located at 100 Main St. in downtown White Plains and closed in March 2023.
The development, known as District Galleria, is planned to span several city blocks and include seven residential towers with up to 3,200…