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Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City
Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City To help residents shake off their winter blues as spring approaches, several beauty businesses in a Westchester city will be holding special offers on self-care services.  The White Plains Business Improvement District will be holding its promotional event "MARCH Into Self-Care" beginning on Friday, March 1, and continuing until Sunday, March 31.  As part of the event, participating salons, spas, and other beauty establishments in downtown White Plains will hold specials on pampering and wellness services such as haircuts, acupuncture, facials, therapeutic IVs, massages, and more.…
2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence 2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence
2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence Two firefighters were injured while battling a blaze at a residence in Westchester.  The fire happened in White Plains on Thursday, Feb. 29 at a residence on South Broadway, according to the city's fire department.  The blaze began in the attic and walls of the structure but was quickly knocked out before it could spread and cause more damage to the home, firefighters said.  No occupants in the home were harmed, but two firefighters suffered minor injuries during the effort to put out the blaze, the department said. 
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police 21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police A 21-year-old man faces charges after stealing a vehicle from a parking garage in Westchester, police announced. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 19 after stealing a vehicle from a parking garage in White Plains at 44 South Broadway, White Plains Public Safety announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The suspect also damaged the garage's automatic gate in the process, police said. The man was charged with grand larceny and criminal mischief, according to authorities.  More details about the incident were not released. 
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Almost 40 cats were discovered to be living in filthy conditions after neighbors reported a terrible smell coming from a Westchester apartment, officials said.  The discovery was made by SPCA Westchester's Humane Law Enforcement Team, which responded to a White Plains apartment after a landlord reported that neighbors were complaining about a "deathly smell" coming from the unit, the organization announced on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Officers soon arrived at the apartment and found nearly 40 "terrified" cats living in "filth and garbage," the organization said in a social media post.  A…
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester A 42-year-old man has been hit with new charges in connection with the hit-run death of a beloved community leader in Westchester.  Brooklyn resident Antonio Robles-Sanchez was indicted for the hit-run death of 65-year-old Stephanie Kavourias that happened in Hartsdale in August 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Feb. 15.  Earlier Report - Woman Killed In Hit-Run Hartsdale Crash Was Beloved Community Leader According to the DA's Office, around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, Robles-Sanchez drove his Dodge Ram t…
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester A worker who was injured at a construction site in Westchester had to be carefully rescued by crane, fire officials said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in White Plains, when a worker suffered an injury on the top deck of a construction site at 200 Hamilton Ave., according to White Plains fire officials. To get the worker safely down to ground level, rescue crews used an emergency personnel bucket with a crane to lower them down. The operation proved to be a tricky one, as 35 to 40-mile-per-hour winds threatened to spin the basket. To prevent this, crews tied tag lines to the b…
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat A family is asking for help following a house fire in Westchester that left their home uninhabitable and caused their cat to be hospitalized. The blaze happened on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4 at a White Plains residence located on Hall Avenue, according to White Plains fire officials. Arriving crews discovered that the fire began in the basement and had spread to the first and second floors. Firefighters were able to stop flames from reaching the attic and knocked the blaze out without any injuries, officials said. In the weeks since the fire though, the impacted family, which is no long…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies
Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies A community in Westchester is mourning the loss of a retired police detective who served with dignity for decades.  Keith Dooley of Little River, South Carolina, who served as a detective with the Port Chester Police Department for 25 years, died on Monday, Feb. 5 at the age of 71, according to his obituary.  Born in 1952, Dooley graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains in 1970 and joined the Air Force before eventually beginning a career in law enforcement with Port Chester Police.  He remained with the department for 25 years and was recogni…
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester A 33-year-old man is being held on felony charges after stabbing his co-worker in the stomach during a dispute in Westchester, police said. Mamaroneck resident Gener Perez-Ramirez was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a stabbing incident that happened in the area of 657 Mamaroneck Ave., according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  Around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the department received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed in the stomach in that location. Detectives and officers then rushed to the area and found a 52-year-old White Plains man with a stab wound,…
Nanny From Westchester Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma Nanny From Westchester Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma
Nanny From Westchester Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma 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…
New Multi-Millionaire: Yonkers Man Wins $5M NY Lottery Scratch-Off Prize New Multi-Millionaire: Yonkers Man Wins $5M NY Lottery Scratch-Off Prize
New Multi-Millionaire: Yonkers Man Wins $5M NY Lottery Scratch-Off Prize A man is rolling in it after purchasing a winning New York Lottery scratch-off ticket worth several million dollars, lottery officials announced.  Westchester County resident Raymond Yancey, of Yonkers, claimed a $5 million top prize from the Cash Royale scratch-off game, lottery officials just announced.  The winning ticket was bought in White Plains at the ShopRite supermarket located at 29 Mamaroneck Ave., officials added.  Instead of going for a lump sum payment, Yancey instead decided to receive his prize in the form of 20 annuitized payments of $158…
Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen At Gym In Westchester Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen At Gym In Westchester
Alert Issued For Missing Man Last Seen At Gym In Westchester Authorities are asking residents to be on the lookout for a missing man who was last seen at a gym in Westchester.  White Plains resident Fernando Manon, age 69, was last seen on Thursday, Jan. 18 around 5:45 p.m. in Harrison at the Lifetime Fitness located at 1 Westchester Park Dr., Harrison Police announced.  Manon, who suffers from dementia, was on foot and was seen headed in the direction of westbound Westchester Avenue. He has no access to a vehicle or cell phone.  Anyone with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to call Harrison Police at …
Cleared For Takeoff: Breeze Airways Expands Service Through Westchester County Cleared For Takeoff: Breeze Airways Expands Service Through Westchester County
Cleared For Takeoff: Breeze Airways Expands Service Through Westchester County A young airway offering affordable flights from the mind behind JetBlue has added a new destination to its service through Westchester County Airport. Breeze Airways, which began operations in 2021, is once again expanding its ever-growing service by adding another destination from White Plains, the company announced on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The new flights from Westchester County Airport will fly non-stop to the Raleigh-Durham Airport in North Carolina. Though available to book now through the Breeze Airways website, the flights will officially take off on Fridays and Mondays starting on Fr…
Driver Rescued After Losing Control Of Car, Crashing Down Slope In Westchester Driver Rescued After Losing Control Of Car, Crashing Down Slope In Westchester
Driver Rescued After Losing Control Of Car, Crashing Down Slope In Westchester With the help of ropes and grip hoist equipment, firefighters were able to pull off a tricky rescue of a driver who crashed down a slope in Westchester after losing control of their vehicle.  The rescue happened on Friday morning, Dec. 29 behind a White Plains residence, when a driver crashed their car down a steep slope behind the home after suffering a medical emergency, according to White Plains fire officials.  Arriving first responders were able to secure the vehicle with a grip hoist and set up a rope system with a frame to help pull the car up from the muddy unstable slope.…
Drunk Driver From Westchester Charged After Crashing Into Victim In Region: Police Drunk Driver From Westchester Charged After Crashing Into Victim In Region: Police
Drunk Driver From Westchester Charged After Crashing Into Victim In Region: Police A Westchester man faces felony charges after crashing into a man while he was walking in a crosswalk on a New York roadway, leaving them critically injured, police announced. White Plains resident Joseph Jensen, age 54, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 28 in connection with an incident in the Ulster County village of Ellenville, Ellenville Police said. According to the department, the crash happened at the intersection of Center Street (Route 52) and Route 209 (South Main Street), when the victim was hit by Jensen's vehicle while he was walking in the crosswalk.  The victim, a 54-year-o…
City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Month: These Eateries Participating City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Month: These Eateries Participating
City In Westchester To Celebrate Annual Restaurant Month: These Eateries Participating A city in Westchester is gearing up for a month-long celebration of dining that will offer a wide range of delicious specials to those who visit participating restaurants.  Downtown White Plains will be holding its fourth annual Restaurant Month between Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Wednesday, Jan. 31, the city's Business Improvement District announced.  Those who decide to visit participating establishments will get to treat themselves to prix fixe specials starting at $22.95 for lunch or $32.95 for dinner, or a second-tier dinner option going for $42.95, BID officials said. These s…
First Female Mayor Of Village In Westchester Dies: 'She Will Long Be Remembered' First Female Mayor Of Village In Westchester Dies: 'She Will Long Be Remembered'
First Female Mayor Of Village In Westchester Dies: 'She Will Long Be Remembered' A woman who made her mark on history by becoming the first female mayor of a village in Westchester is being remembered for her consistent dedication to her community and her always-present kindness. Eileen (Downing) Pilla, who was the first female mayor of Tarrytown from 1987 to 1999, died on Monday, Dec. 18 at the age of 91, according to her obituary.  Born in Tarrytown in 1931, Pilla attended Good Counsel Academy in White Plains, where she began her lifelong tendency to involve herself in countless activities. After graduating, she went on to attend the Washington Sch…
Westchester Man Who Planned Jewelry Store Heist That Caused Owner's Death Gets Prison Time Westchester Man Who Planned Jewelry Store Heist That Caused Owner's Death Gets Prison Time
Westchester Man Who Planned Jewelry Store Heist That Caused Owner's Death Gets Prison Time A 66-year-old New York man will spend decades in prison for planning a Connecticut jewelry store robbery that resulted in the death of the business's owner. White Plains resident Thomas Liberatore was sentenced on Monday, Dec. 18 to 32 years in federal prison for his involvement in the March 2020 robbery of Marco Jewelers in Stamford that left the owner dead, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.  Earlier Report - Get-Away Driver During Murder Of Stamford Jeweler Sentenced According to federal officials, on the day of the robbery, March 28, 2020…
'We Are Disappointed': DPW Worker Sentenced For Hit-Run That Killed Yonkers Teen 'We Are Disappointed': DPW Worker Sentenced For Hit-Run That Killed Yonkers Teen
'We Are Disappointed': DPW Worker Sentenced For Hit-Run That Killed Yonkers Teen A former public works employee has been sentenced for his role in a hit-run crash that killed a beloved 16-year-old boy in Westchester.  Former Yonkers Public Works Department worker Stephen Dolan, age 46, was sentenced on Thursday, Dec. 14 to one and a half to four and a half years in prison for vehicular manslaughter in connection with an August 2022 crash that killed 16-year-old Christopher Jack “CJ” Hackett of Yonkers, according to a report by ABC News.  Earlier Report - DPW Worker Charged For Fatal Hit-Run Crash That Killed 16-Year-Old Stepinac HS Student On the da…
New Mural Adorns Soon-To-Be-Converted Galleria Mall Space In Westchester: 'Bit Of Whimsy' New Mural Adorns Soon-To-Be-Converted Galleria Mall Space In Westchester: 'Bit Of Whimsy'
New Mural Adorns Soon-To-Be-Converted Galleria Mall Space In Westchester: 'Bit Of Whimsy' As officials in Westchester review a proposal to turn the former Galleria Mall into a mixed-use residential and retail development, a local muralist has had a go at beautifying the site.  Ossining-based illustrator and muralist Katie Reidy, age 38, is currently working on an original 60-by-12-foot work painted on a safety barrier surrounding the site of the former Galleria Mall in White Plains at 100 Main St., which was a mainstay in the county for over four decades and closed in March 2023. Reidy, who began the work on Tuesday, Dec. 12 near the corne…
Former County Court Judge Announces Run For Westchester DA After Resignation Former County Court Judge Announces Run For Westchester DA After Resignation
Former County Court Judge Announces Run For Westchester DA After Resignation Following her resignation, a former County Court judge who served for almost two decades has announced her bid for Westchester District Attorney.  Former Westchester County Court Judge Susan Cacace formally announced her candidacy for the county's District Attorney's Office outside of the Richard J. Daronco County Courthouse in White Plains on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 13.  During her announcement, Cacace, a Democrat, said she would dedicate herself to those most in need of protection if elected to the office.  "From protecting the most vulnerable in our society from do…
Former Police Chief Of Department In Westchester, Veteran Dies Former Police Chief Of Department In Westchester, Veteran Dies
Former Police Chief Of Department In Westchester, Veteran Dies A former police chief from Connecticut who led a department in Northern Westchester is being remembered for his lifetime of public service. Fairfield County resident Fred Gambino, Jr. of Brookfield, the former chief of the North Castle Police Department, died on Sunday, Dec. 3 at the age of 86, the department announced on Monday, Dec. 11.  Born in White Plains in 1937, Gambino graduated from White Plains High School before going on to serve in the Marine Corps.  After this, he then began a long career in law enforcement by joining the New York State Police. He eventually joi…
4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester 4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester
4 Firefighters Hospitalized After 4-Alarm Blaze At Condominiums In Westchester A four-alarm blaze at a condominium complex in Westchester resulted in four firefighters and one civilian being sent to a nearby hospital, fire officials said.  The blaze happened on Thursday night, Dec. 7 at a three-story condominium complex in White Plains at 87 North Broadway, when a fire ignited on the building's second floor.  According to White Plains Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 274, arriving crews found extreme clutter conditions and high heat inside the room where the fire had begun, which forced them to retreat into a hallway.  Another engine company t…
Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman
Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman Westchester County Executive George Latimer has officially announced his intention to launch a Congressional Democratic primary challenge for New York's 16th District seat.  Latimer, age 70, announced his campaign in a video posted to social media on Wednesday morning, Dec. 6, in which he said he is "ready to deliver" for constituents within the 16th district.  The 16th district is made up of the southern part of Westchester, including the suburban cities of White Plains, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, New Rochelle, and Rye, and a small portion of the northern Bronx.  "We're al…
Westchester County Exec Latimer Moves Toward Congressional Primary Challenge Against Bowman Westchester County Exec Latimer Moves Toward Congressional Primary Challenge Against Bowman
Westchester County Exec Latimer Moves Toward Congressional Primary Challenge Against Bowman Westchester County Executive George Latimer has moved a step closer to launching a Democratic Congressional primary challenge to represent New York's 16th District.  New, updated report - Update: Westchester County Exec Latimer Officially Announces Bid For Congress Against Bowman On Monday, Dec. 4, Latimer, age 70, filed with the Federal Elections Commission to create a committee to raise money for a congressional campaign, according to a copy of the filing obtained by Daily Voice. The filing says it was signed by Latimer on Monday. The move is the strongest indication yet that…
George Santos Calls For Expulsion Of Westchester Rep. Bowman For Pulling Fire Alarm: Report George Santos Calls For Expulsion Of Westchester Rep. Bowman For Pulling Fire Alarm: Report
George Santos Calls For Expulsion Of Westchester Rep. Bowman For Pulling Fire Alarm: Report Ahead of a third floor vote on his expulsion from the US House, NY Rep. George Santos is calling for the removal of his colleague, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, for pulling a fire alarm at a congressional building, according to a report by ABC News.  Santos, a Republican, made his comments against Bowman while addressing reporters outside the Capitol Building on Thursday morning, Nov. 30, only one day before the House is set to vote on an expulsion resolution that could kick the embattled New York representative out of his office.  According to ABC News, Santos said he would introduce a res…
New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, Injures 1 New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, Injures 1
New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, Injures 1 This story has been updated. Traffic on a busy highway in Westchester was backed up for hours as crews worked to clean up the site of a tractor-trailer rollover that sent one person to the hospital. The rollover happened on Wednesday morning, Nov. 29 around 6 a.m. on I-287 near mile marker 4.2 between Exit 8 in White Plains and Exit 7 in North White Plains, New York State Police said. According to authorities, a Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by a 63-year-old Florida man was traveling east on the highway when it was involved in a sideswipe collision with a Volkswagon sedan d…
Child Porn Arrest: School Therapist From Hudson Valley Coaxed Teen Into Sending Nudes, Feds Say Child Porn Arrest: School Therapist From Hudson Valley Coaxed Teen Into Sending Nudes, Feds Say
Child Porn Arrest: School Therapist From Hudson Valley Coaxed Teen Into Sending Nudes, Feds Say A recently retired high school therapist is facing federal charges after allegedly coaxing an underage teen into sending sexually explicit photos. Orange County resident Michael Meyers, age 62, of Port Jervis, was arraigned in White Plains federal court on Monday, Nov. 20. According to the criminal complaint, an FBI investigation found that Meyers communicated with a 16-year-old minor on the app Discord. During their conversation, he allegedly asked the victim to send him several sexually explicit images and the victim complied. Meyers worked as an occupational therapist at Oceanside High…
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…
Breaking Ground: New Development With Affordable Units Under Construction In Westchester Breaking Ground: New Development With Affordable Units Under Construction In Westchester
Breaking Ground: New Development With Affordable Units Under Construction In Westchester A new residential development that will include several new affordable units is now under construction near the heart of a Westchester County city.  A ground-breaking ceremony for a new residential project at 8 Chester Ave. in White Plains, developed by the Keeler Markwood real estate firm, was held on Wednesday, Nov. 1, with White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach in attendance.  The upcoming four-story development will contain 74 rental units, including nine affordable residences. The building will also offer 75 kilowatts of solar electric generation on its roof; several electric vehicl…