MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon last week:
- Firefighters spent several hours battling a three-alarm fire in Mount Vernon on Monday morning, after the blaze tore through Artuso’s Pastry Shop on South 12th Avenue.
- Drivers in Westchester County and throughout New York State could face tougher fines and penalties if caught texting and driving.
- State police made two drunken driving arrests and issued 14 violations for speeding and unlawful cell phone use as part of a detail with the Westchester County and Greenburgh police departments on Friday.
- Gov. Andrew Cuomo will retain his seat, topping Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.