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.
- 1 Mount Vernon Woman, Mother Of 8, Dies While In Police Custody
- 2 Authorities Investigating Woman Found Dead In Mount Vernon PD Holding Cell
- 3 Mount Vernon Market Fined By Liquor Authority For Marijuana Use On Premises
- 4 Attorney General Joins Investigation Into Mount Vernon Holding Cell Death
- 5 Family Files $20M Suit Against Yonkers In Police Raid Fatal Fall Incident