MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon last week:
- A day after a Harrison homeowner was fatally shot by an unidentified assailant in Mount Vernon , police are seeking information from the community that can point them in the direction of the shooter.
- After months of planning and preparation, the curtain is officially poised to be raised in Mount Vernon this week, as the city gets set to host its inaugural film festival .
- Jennifer Czarniecki, a Mohegan Lake resident who was crowned Mrs. Westchester in January, was arrested and charged with stealing from the group home where she worked, according to Investigator John Rodriguez of the New York State Police.
- Dontan Jenkins, the Mount Vernon security guard who was accused of shooting and killing his Levister Towers co-worker in July, could face life in prison after being arraigned on murder charges.
- A child who lives in a long-term care facility in Westchester and suffers from numerous chronic medical conditions has been diagnosed with EV-D68, the first such diagnosis in Westchester or Putnam, according to a report on LoHud.com.
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