MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis has presented a $96,090,198 budget for 2014 , representing a 7.78 percent property-tax rate increase for residents.
- A former Mount Vernon High School girls basketball player was charged Sunday in New York City with "slashing a night club bouncer," according to a report from LoHud.
- Road salt dripping onto the third rail of a Metro-North line is being blamed for a loud explosion that rattled windows in Mount Vernon early Monday morning, according to News 12.
- The Mount Vernon Board of Education will interview six semifinalists on Tuesday as they continue to narrow the candidates poised to replace interim Schools Superintendent Judith Johnson .
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