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  • Tailor shop owner takes heat for needling customer over bad review

    Tailor shop owner takes heat for needling customer over bad review

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:20:35 GMT

    The owner of a Hudson Valley tailor shop is taking heat for scathing remarks she made to a customer over a bad online review. 

    The owner of a Hudson Valley tailor shop is taking heat for scathing remarks she made to a customer over a bad online review. 

  • Britax recalls over 200K infant seats due to choking hazard

    Britax recalls over 200K infant seats due to choking hazard

    Friday, June 23 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-06-23 12:39:48 GMT

    Britax says more than 200,000 “B-Safe” seats have a chest clip that could break off and cause a choking hazard

    Britax says more than 200,000 “B-Safe” seats have a chest clip that could break off and cause a choking hazard

  • Firefighter parade kicks off carnival

    Firefighter parade kicks off carnival

    Thursday, June 22 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-06-22 12:59:45 GMT
    Yorktown Heights Engine Company Number 1 held its annual firefighters' parade Wednesday night.Yorktown Heights Engine Company Number 1 held its annual firefighters' parade Wednesday night.

    A festive tradition is underway in one Westchester community.

    A festive tradition is underway in one Westchester community.

  • Entertainment center opens in Peekskill

    Entertainment center opens in Peekskill

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:54:17 GMT
    Spins Hudson, a 40,000-square foot entertainment center, is now home to a four-level aerial ropes course, laser tag and arcade.Spins Hudson, a 40,000-square foot entertainment center, is now home to a four-level aerial ropes course, laser tag and arcade.

    Those of you looking for something new and fun to do this summer, look no further than Peekskill. 

    Those of you looking for something new and fun to do this summer, look no further than Peekskill. 

  • NY Speaker pours cold water on movie theater alcohol sales

    NY Speaker pours cold water on movie theater alcohol sales

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:43 AM EDT2017-06-20 12:43:36 GMT
    State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie told reporters Monday that he opposes the idea on safety grounds.State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie told reporters Monday that he opposes the idea on safety grounds.

    A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop.

    A plan to permit movie theaters in New York to seek a license to serve alcohol appears to be a flop.

  • Rockefeller Christmas tree used for Hudson Valley homes

    Rockefeller Christmas tree used for Hudson Valley homes

    Friday, June 16 2017 9:06 AM EDT2017-06-16 13:06:52 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity is using the lumber from last year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is help build two new homes Newburgh.Habitat for Humanity is using the lumber from last year's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is help build two new homes Newburgh.

    Some Hudson Valley families are having a little bit of Christmas spirit built into their homes. 

    Some Hudson Valley families are having a little bit of Christmas spirit built into their homes. 

  • LEGOLAND treats dads to free fun

    LEGOLAND treats dads to free fun

    Friday, June 16 2017 8:51 AM EDT2017-06-16 12:51:40 GMT
    The family fun center is treating all dads to free admission on Saturday and Sunday with the purchase of a kid’s ticket.The family fun center is treating all dads to free admission on Saturday and Sunday with the purchase of a kid’s ticket.

    This weekend is Father’s Day, and the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is celebrating all weekend long. 

    This weekend is Father’s Day, and the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is celebrating all weekend long. 

  • Sen. Carlucci wants to stop websites from selling recalled items

    Sen. Carlucci wants to stop websites from selling recalled items

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-06-13 20:53:29 GMT
    State Sen. David Carlucci is accusing some of the world's largest internet companies of selling children's products that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.State Sen. David Carlucci is accusing some of the world's largest internet companies of selling children's products that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    State Sen. David Carlucci is accusing some of the world's largest internet companies of selling children's products that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

    State Sen. David Carlucci is accusing some of the world's largest internet companies of selling children's products that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

  • Advocates renew push for recreational marijuana in New York

    Advocates renew push for recreational marijuana in New York

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:26:35 GMT

    With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state.      

    With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state.      

  • Wine and Food Festival underway

    Wine and Food Festival underway

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-06-07 13:02:28 GMT
    The event kicked off with a wine tasting at the Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe on Tuesday.The event kicked off with a wine tasting at the Italian Cultural Center in Tuckahoe on Tuesday.

    The Westchester Magazine Wine and Food Festival is now underway. 

    The Westchester Magazine Wine and Food Festival is now underway. 

  • Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Manufacturers to begin driverless car tests on NY roads

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-05-11 14:22:59 GMT
    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

    New York car manufacturers can now apply to test driverless cars on public highways.

  • Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Dove ad campaign criticized online

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-05-09 15:33:33 GMT
    For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves.

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

    A new ad campaign for Dove soap is being criticized online. For a limited time, Dove shampoo bottles will be offered in six different shapes and sizes mimicking women's bodies and curves. 

  • Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    Luxury movie theater to open in Dobbs Ferry

    An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5.

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

    A new luxury movie theater will soon be opening up in Westchester. An eight-screen, 580-seat iPic Theater is set to open at the Rivertowns Square development in Dobbs Ferry on Friday, May 5. 

  • Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:21:53 GMT
    A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.A public hearing on a possible ban on selling fireworks will take place at city hall tonight at 7 p.m.

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

    Residents in Newburgh are being asked to weigh in on a possible ban on selling fireworks. A public hearing will take place at city hall at 7 p.m. tonight.  

  • Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Some White Plains bars plan to take break during St. Patrick’s Day parade

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-03-14 11:58:55 GMT
    Customers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's DayCustomers will be asked to temporarily leave bars on St. Patrick's Day

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

    Some White Plains bars will stop serving alcohol during the St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday in an effort to minimize excessive partying. 

  • Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Landlord faces fine after tenants spend 2 weeks without heat

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:45 PM EST2017-03-10 17:45:00 GMT
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
    A Yonkers landlord is facing a hefty fine after his tenants had to endure living in the frigid cold without heat. Representatives for the company that manages the building on Highland Ave. appeared
  • Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Strip club closes in Mount Vernon

    Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.Sue's Rendezvous will shut its doors for good after 45 years in business.

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

    A popular strip club in Mount Vernon is closing its doors for good. 

  • Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Schumer calls for CSX changes in wake of accident

    Sen. Chuck SchumerSen. Chuck Schumer

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...

    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. 

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. 

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