WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Southern Westchester County.
- A North Rockland High School grad and Yonkers resident who served as a New York City Fire Department battalion chief was killed Tuesday when a home in the Bronx with a marijuana-growing operation exploded.
- After years of working for a new field, the Irvington Union Free School District will officially unveil the new Meszaros Field and Oley Track with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
- A teenager from White Plains is the winner of a national award for the work his did at a farm in Somers .
- A White Plains woman is in trouble with the law after she was found to be driving under the influence with her daughter in the car in Scarsdale.
- Three Westchester County men were arrested Friday along with dozens of others during the takedown of a national heroin smuggling ring that included the seizure of $13 million in heroin.
- Some of the tri-state area’s top healthcare and technology providers came together in Tarrytown on Wednesday for the Westchester County Association’s Health Tech ’16.
- James Wilkins, who taught health at the Pulaski School and School 15 in Yonkers, was fired after school officials learned he had a record for grand theft and identity fraud in North Carolina.
- Two Westchester men covered in grease had just stolen 500 gallons of used cooking oil from Ramsey when Rochelle Park, N.J., police stopped them on Route 17.