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  1. Car Narrowly Misses Slamming Into New Rochelle House

    Car Narrowly Misses Slamming Into New Rochelle House

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A car narrowly missed slamming into a house in New Rochelle last night, according to News 12. The driver was traveling on Palmer Avenue when he lost control at the corner of Stephenson Boulevard, News 12 Westchester said. The driver reported that the vehicle's gas pedal got stuck. Police believe speed was a contributing factor to the crash, News 12 Westchester ...

  2. Westchester County Attracting Millennials As NYC Rent Increases

    Westchester County Attracting Millennials As NYC Rent Increases

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- With rental prices in New York City increasing, the demand for rental housing is increasing in southern Westchester County, reports The Wall Street Journal. Real-estate researcher Reis Inc. is projecting an almost 3 percent growth in rental units this year due to Westchester County's close proximity to rail lines for commuters to travel to New York City and ...

  3. Herbert King Spear, 95, Longtime Mamaroneck Resident

    Herbert King Spear, 95, Longtime Mamaroneck Resident

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Herbert "Beazy" King Spear, a longtime resident of Mamaroneck, died on Monday, Dec. 14. He was 95. He was born to Abraham and Etta Spear on Aug.1, 1920. He grew up on New York City’s Upper West Side. He attended the Barnard School for Boys from kindergarten through high school, and he graduated in 1938. Spear went into his family’s retail store business, H. ...

  4. 'Whatever' Takes Crown For Most Annoying Word Of 2015

    'Whatever' Takes Crown For Most Annoying Word Of 2015

    The most annoying word of 2015, according to a Marist Poll. goes to the word ... "whatever."The word "whatever" takes the crown for the seventh consecutive year with 43 percent of the votes. Coming in second with 22 percent of the votes is "no offense ... but"; 20 percent of the votes were for "like"; 7 percent were for "no worries"; and ...

  5. Whole Foods Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Overcharging

    Whole Foods Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Overcharging

    A high-end supermarket chain will pay a half-million dollars as part of a settlement after a Department of Consumer Affairs investigation revealed the mislabeling of pre-packaged products at its New York City stores stores, according to Supermarket News. Whole Foods has reached a settlement with the DCA and will pay $500,000 as part of the settlement, which includes other conditions, ...

  6. New Rule Will Impact E-ZPass Holders Crossing Tappan Zee Bridge

    New Rule Will Impact E-ZPass Holders Crossing Tappan Zee Bridge

    A new E-ZPass rule will go into effect next month, forcing all drivers with a New Jersey E-ZPass account to transfer to a New York E-ZPass account in order to keep their Tappan Zee Bridge Commuter Plan, reported lohud.com. The 3,400 affected drivers who don't switch will have to pay the standard Tappan Zee E-ZPass toll of $4.75 per trip compared with the discounted rate of $3 beginning ...

  7. Legislators Tour Port Chester Middle School, Considered 'State Model'

    Legislators Tour Port Chester Middle School, Considered 'State Model'

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblyman Steven Otis, D-Rye, visited Port Chester Middle School on Wednesday, Nov. 18, to see a public school Community Schools model in action. Port Chester Middle School, like all of the Port Chester schools, has adopted the Community Schools model, which is designed to help remove obstacles that can keep children from ...

  8. New SAT Will Look A Lot Different From Current Version

    New SAT Will Look A Lot Different From Current Version

    The SATs will have a new look in March to more accurately reflect what students are learning in school, reported The New York Times. The SATs will have to section instead of three: Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing. The questions will be drawn from Common Core, which most states use. The SAT's will become more similar to the ACT's, said The New York Times. The new theme for ...

  9. How Many Wives Earn More Than Their Husbands?

    How Many Wives Earn More Than Their Husbands?

    The percentage of American wives earning more than their husbands has slowly increased in the past decade, but husbands still are overwhelmingly bringing home the bacon, according to Statista. According to data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 29.3 percent of wives earned more than their husbands in 2013 (in families in which both wives and husbands have earnings). Compared ...

  10. 47 Million Americans To Travel For Thanksgiving

    47 Million Americans To Travel For Thanksgiving

    The estimated 47 million Americans nationwide who are expected to make their annual pilgrimage to grandma’s this holiday will see lower prices at the pump. In its annual holiday travel survey, AAA projects a 0.6 percent increase in the number of people traveling between Nov. 25-29. The slight increase marks the seventh consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel. Of the 47 ...

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