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Amid the public outcry against a proposal to establish a drug and alcohol detox center in White Plains, a substance abuse expert in Westchester County is asking why would-be neighbors of the facility can’t be more compassionate and accepting.
“How can they see this as something bad, as something wrong?” asked Joan Bonsignore, executive director of the National Council on Alcoholism & Drug...Read more »
The MTA kicked off a two-year, $36 million rehabilitation of six Metro-North Stations along the New Haven Line on Monday.
Work began Monday on the Mount Vernon East, Pelham and Mount Vernon stations and will continue through next summer at stations in Larchmont, Mamaroneck and Harrison.
“Metro-North customers deserve pleasant, clean and comfortable stations, and we are delighted to begin...Read more »
The truck driver who was sideswiped on Interstate 684 by Kerry Kennedy as she allegedly drove under the influence of the powerful prescription sleep aid Ambien has now gotten a trial date.
Rocco Scuiletti, 47, of LaGrange, will stand trial Nov. 30 in North Castle Town Court on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident without reporting it. Scuiletti lost his job with a Massachusetts trucking...Read more »
In a shot across the bow to Democratic lawmakers, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is moving ahead with funding for a hospital's expansion plans through a development corporation that has been rejected by the county legislature.
The move comes one week after Democrats on the Westchester County Board of Legislators put the brakes on Astorino's newly created Land Development Corp. --...Read more »