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  1. Mount Vernon Firm Faces $24,000 In Fines For Safety Lapses

    Mount Vernon Firm Faces $24,000 In Fines For Safety Lapses

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- A firm from Mount Vernon will face fines up to $24,000 for safety violations at its workplaces, according to lohud.com.MunnWorks was fined by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration after it received complaints about the conditions. The inspectors eventually visited the site at 150 N. MacQuesten Parkway in February and came away with 14 ...

  2. Mount Vernon YMCA Behind Schedule On Repairs

    Mount Vernon YMCA Behind Schedule On Repairs

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- A YMCA in disrepair that was purchased by Mount Vernon to renovate is a year behind the original scheduled opening with much work still to go, according to lohud.com.The city originally bought in 2013 for $750,000 including borrowing an additional $750,000 for restoration. Issues in the restoration have been cited from a lack of budget, inadequate labor as well as ...

  3. Mount Vernon Suing Over Car Crash With Department Of Public Works Vehicle

    Mount Vernon Suing Over Car Crash With Department Of Public Works Vehicle

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The city of Mount Vernon is suing after a vehicle crashed into the Public Works commissioner's car in New Jersey, according to lohud.com.Mario and Xavier Vallejo are being sued for $15,000 as a result of damage to the city-owned and taxpayer-funded car. The accident occurred in Montvale, N.J., on June 24 and subsequent lawsuit followed on July 7 in New York State ...

  4. Mayor Richard Thomas Comments On The Baton Rouge Shootings

    Mayor Richard Thomas Comments On The Baton Rouge Shootings

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mayor Richard Thomas released the following statement after three police officers were killed and three wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning:"Our hearts go out to the loved ones of the slain officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Acts such as these are heinous and there is no justification. The violent deaths of law enforcement officers and members of ...

  5. Mount Vernon Native Deajah Stevens To Represent U.S. At Olympics

    Mount Vernon Native Deajah Stevens To Represent U.S. At Olympics

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Mount Vernon native Deajah Stevens finished with a second-place time of 22.30 in the 200 meters at the Olympic trials and will be the the first active woman in University of Oregon history to make Team USA.Stevens, who will represent the country in the 2016 Rio Olympics, attended Benjamin Cardozo High School in Queens.Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas touted ...

  6. ‘Pokémon Go’ Craze Prompts State Warning On Distracted Driving, Walking

    ‘Pokémon Go’ Craze Prompts State Warning On Distracted Driving, Walking

    The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) are urging New Yorkers to put their phones down instead of playing the popular Pokémon GO game while behind the wheel or walking near or across roadways. Pokémon GO, a free mobile app released on July 6, utilizes smartphone cameras and GPS to allow players to search the real world to ...

  7. Elected Officials Give Themselves Raises Across Westchester

    Elected Officials Give Themselves Raises Across Westchester

    Elected officials in 15 municipalities across Westchester County gave themselves raises in the last year, according to lohud.com.Almost one-third of the 45 local governments gave increases in pay to the supervisor or mayor, council members or trustees and in some cases both for the first time in many years, reported lohud.com. More than policymakers, raises came to non-union management, ...

  8. 'Pokémon Go' App Cited As Cause Of Upstate Crash

    'Pokémon Go' App Cited As Cause Of Upstate Crash

    Police are saying an upstate driver crashed into a tree while playing the new popular smart phone game Pokémon Go and warn others to exercise caution while playing, according to multiple reports.The 28-year-old Cayuga County man was lucky to come out free of injury and officials urge against playing the game while operating any vehicle from a car to a bike, according to the Auburn ...

  9. Guest Robbed At Gunpoint At Yonkers Motel

    Guest Robbed At Gunpoint At Yonkers Motel

    YONKERS, N.Y. -- A man was robbed at gunpoint of $3,000 at Yonkers Gateway Motel in the afternoon on Tuesday, July 12, according to News 12.The victim was taken to the hospital but his condition is unknown. Detectives are looking at surveillance video and ask anyone with information to contact Yonkers police at (914) 377-7900.Click here to read the full story at News 12.

  10. Website Unveils List Of Unlikely Jobs That Earn $100K Annually

    Website Unveils List Of Unlikely Jobs That Earn $100K Annually

    Glassdoor, a job search and review site, published a list of unlikely jobs that earn in the six figures.The list of 11 jobs came along with the title, median pay, median base salary and openings as well as a description and link to those openings. This list is as follows:Special AgentAirline PilotRegional Sales ExecutiveNurse PractitionerReservoir EngineerDentistEquity Research ...

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