WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Northern Westchester County.
- William Louis-Dreyfus, 84, of Bedford, a billionaire business mogul known locally as a generous philanthropist and the father of actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, died Friday, Sept. 16.
- A task force of police officers and agents from the FBI arrested Neil Mena, 30, of the Bronx and Richard Almaraz, 42, of Yonkers last week following a six-month investigation into heroin sales in Westchester and Putnam counties.
- A rowdy party in a room at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel on White Plains Road in Tarrytown led to the arrest of two people on drugs and weapons charges.
- Yorktown’s annual block party, the Feast of San Gennaro, was blessed with a visit from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York.
- A 14-year-old Yorktown teen was arrested after making threats that he was going to "shoot up the school" at Lakeland High School.
- Scarsdale resident David S. Younger, a Westchester neurologist with a private practice in Manhattan, was sentenced to four months in federal prison for cheating on his taxes.
- A new restaurant in Peekskill, Selver's Kitchen, is hoping to open a whole new world for nearby residents by offering Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine.
- New York is weighing significant revisions to more than half of its Common Core academic standards for English and math, according to state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia.
- A new study has concluded what others have complained about for years: That a wide range of Hudson Valley residents are financially unstable and struggling to pay bills and save money.
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