MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon last week:
- With the help of a generous grant from Project Fit America, Mount Vernon children began enjoying a new playground and fitness equipment at Traphagen Elementary School.
- Children and families are invited to come dressed up in costumes and celebrate Halloween with the Fleetwood Neighborhood Association at its Halloween Party and Pumpkin Patch at newly renovated Broad Street Playground on Friday, Oct. 31.
- The Mount Vernon School District is teaming with the city’s Federation of Teachers to introduce a mentorship program to help the professional development of first and second year teachers .
- Pelham police along with U.S. postal inspectors and several other local police departments charged nine suspects on Friday with stealing mail from blue collection boxes in Westchester County, officials said.
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