MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- The commute to and from New York City was crippled after a major power outage on the New Haven Line. It could be weeks before full power is restored .
- County Executive Rob Astorino and Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church co-hosted a Job Readiness workshop Day in Mount Vernon. The center of discussion was the unemployment rate.
- Samuele L. Fortino , 91, formerly of Mount Vernon and a retired police officer, died Sept. 23.
- U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey criticized Republicans who are trying to defund the Affordable Care Act , commonly known as Obamacare.
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