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Calling all veterans
We are looking to honor local veterans, living or deceased, in our Veterans Day issue on Nov. 6. Please email, drop off or mail in photos of veterans in uniform by Tuesday, Nov. 3 with their name, branch of service, years of service and where they are/were from. Send to or drop off at 38 Broad St., Port Chester, NY 10573 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and please provide contact information in case we have questions. Printed photos will be scanned and returned.
Man robs Chase Bank on N. Main St...
A man stole about $1,700 from the Chase Bank at 122 North Main St. on Monday morning, Dec. 22.
Mortimer Street murderer arrested
After a three-year investigation by Port Chester detectives and Westchester County police, a village man is accused of murdering his neighbor in 2011 while he was sleeping.
Town offices plan to move early November-hopefully
Despite some uncertainty over the timeline, all of the Rye Town offices, including the court, should be relocated by early November.
'This Is Where I Leave You' opens, local residents to shine on screen
Head to the movies this weekend and you may just catch a glimpse of your neighbor on the big screen. "This Is Where I Leave You" hits theaters on Friday, Sept. 19 and, in addition to the star-studded cast, some members of Congregation KTI and Port Chester firefighters also share the stage in the Warner Brothers film.
Newsweek: Blind Brook ranks among top ten high schools
Quantifying anything as "best" is not an easy task. Newsweek Magazine, however, has made an effort to determine high schools across the United States that do the best job of preparing students for college, and Blind Brook High School made it into the top 10.
Math, ELA test scores stay low in 2nd year of new NY standards
Students head back to school next week, and they do so dogged by low test scores, courtesy of the new standards aimed at ensuring students are better prepared for college and careers.
Free afterschool program back--but only at JFK, Edison, PCMS
After an uncertain year, free afterschool programming is back in the Port Chester schools-at least it is for some of the students.
No more festivals at Crawford
Crawford Park has seen its last festival.
"It's never going to happen again: No festivals," Supervisor Joe Carvin said emphatically at the Rye Town meeting on July 15.
Local community ignores racist flyers, unites instead behind P.C. barbershop
Rather than incite discord and division between two ethnic groups, flyers containing hateful and derogatory slurs have instead united the African American and Latino communities, as well as town, village and school officials, as they rallied to support a local business slandered in one of the messages.
Jo Labbruzzo celebrates 100 years in P.C.
Born and raised is a phrase often tossed around in Port Chester and no one has more claim to it than Josephine Labbruzzo
Blind Brook board mum on details about controversial music teacher
The only name Blind Brook Board of Education President Nancy Barr mentioned was that of the board's legal counsel when she addressed the audience before opening up public comments at the school board meeting on Monday, June 16.
High costs derail Rye Town's move to spaces rented from Port Chester
The plan to relocate Rye Town offices and help out taxpayers with the sale of 10 Pearl St. is not as smooth sailing as local officials had initially expected.
From Our Editor: Westmore News recognized with 11 newspaper awards
If you're a regular reader of this newspaper, or only an occasional reader, you might like to know that the Westmore News won 11 awards in the 2013 New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
Proposal for 50-unit building will test P. C.'s bonus program
A 28,000-square-foot property at 120 North Pearl St. which was previously approved for a 20-unit residential development has been sold.
Extra $1M in state aid means funds for P. C. school 'needs'
Almost everybody wins in the proposed 2014-15 Port Chester school budget: homeowners, parents, students and staff.
P. C. 2-year-old survives 3-story fall on Weber Dr.
Despite plummeting three stories to land head-first on concrete, a Port Chester child survived the fall from his neighbor's window on Sunday afternoon and after surgery was listed in stable condition at the hospital.
New records show PCFD uses overtime to cover Rye Brook
A Port Chester professional firefighter staffed the Rye Brook firehouse every night in 2013, village officials ascertained after consulting overtime records and a handwritten log kept by the firefighters.
Career firefighters' scheduling causes coverage lapse in villages
The Village of Port Chester settled its dispute with six career firefighters-four of whom had been suspended-resulting in the loss of vacation days for two of them and varying lengths of suspension without pay for the others. A Westmore News investigation into the reason for the disciplinary charges, however, revealed a possibly completely different, yet troubling, issue: shifts and even entire days without a paid firefighter on duty.
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