MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- After months of waiting, Mount Vernon seniors can begin applying for affordable housing units at the Enclave on 5th, the mixed-use educational and housing development, that broke ground last year on Fifth Avenue.
- The Peekskill City School District appointed three new principals; and Dr. Cassandra Hyacinthe, who has served as an assistant principal in Mount Vernon, will take over at Peekskill High School.
- City police shot and killed two dogs after they followed the two victims and attacked them on Wednesday, May 14, according to News 12 Westchester.
- State troopers say they found 300 packets of heroin after a traffic stop on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Mount Pleasant.
- Lenroy Stevens, a 27-year-old Peekskill High School guidance counselor, was killed Tuesday after being struck by a truck on Route 9A in Briarcliff.
- President Barack Obama helicoptered into Tarrytown Wednesday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at his side to push Congress to open the Federal coffers for more infrastructure funding.