MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- Near-blizzard conditions brought more than half-a-foot of snow and sub-zero temperatures to Mount Vernon on Thursday night into Friday.
- A Yonkers woman gave birth to the first baby of the New Year in Westchester . Baby Andrew's was born at 12:09 a.m. on New Year's Day 2014.
- A 19-year-old man was arrested in relation to the fatal shooting of Tyrone Arthur, 38, of Yonkers that occurred on Dec. 27, but was subsequently released .
- Yonkers resident and "Bronx Tale" star Lillo Brancato Jr., 37 , has been released on parole after spending eight years in prison for attempted burglary, according to the N.Y. Daily News.
- The Westchester County Board of Legislators reached the $225 million mark for the 2012-13 legislative term in approved bonds for 152 separate capital projects, according to a press release.