MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon last week:
- Mount Vernon's Janay Rice defended her husband after a video surfaced of her husband, former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice, punching her and knocking her unconscious, according to Newsday.com.
- Authorities have identified the man who drowned while saving a boy in the Hudson River was identified by friends in Yonkers, according to News 12 Westchester.
- The public officially welcomed Lawrence Medical Associates to Mount Vernon with a lavish, who’s-who affair at its Gramatan Avenue office.
- Fresh on the heels of “Derek Jeter Day,” at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Sept.7, to celebrate the longtime shortstop , Mount Vernon residents reminisced about some of their fondest memories of the captain.
- Ten Westchester County schools were named to Newsweek's top 500 schools recently.
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