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Westchester spot has a special bacon fried rice on its brunch menu

NEW YORK (PIX11) — A Westchester brunch spot offers unique dishes and an inviting bar, making it a hit with the locals. Steak and eggs, bacon fried rice, and a delicious French toast highlight the brunch menu at Village Social in Rye. PIX11’s Kirstin Cole went behind the stove to try the eats. Watch her […]
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Tow-truck driver shot in the head in Bronx, cops say

A Bronx tow-truck driver is fighting for his life after being shot in the head Sunday morning, cops said. The 35-year-old victim was at Bruckner Boulevard and 141st Street when he was struck by a bullet around 1 a.m., cops said. The motive for the shooting is unclear. Photographs of the crime scene show police officers shining flashlights into the cab of the red tow truck, which had a minivan on its tow hook. It wasn’t immediately clear how many shots were fired, but multiple yellow evidence markers were placed on the street. The man was taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, cops said.
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After a strong, longtime leader moves on, it’s often hard to fill those shoes and even harder for his or her replacement to measure up. The Rye YMCA’s new chief executive officer, Sabrina Murphy, dispels all such notions. Having worked at Ys for 33 years, she needs no lifesaving instruction.

Vintage Rye: A Jewel in the Village Crown

The understated but sturdy edifice at 21 Purchase Street has been home to jewelry stores for more than a century: first, there was Balf’s Jewelers, which had various owners; now, and, for many years, Woodrow Jewelers. Built in 1895, when ours was a quiet village, it is a mini time capsule of the evolving main street of Rye, New York.
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7 Cars Smashed, Outdoor Dining Shed Destroyed in Wake of NYC Car Crash

At least four people were hurt and half a dozen cars damaged in a particularly destructive late-night crash in Manhattan on Saturday, according to authorities. A preliminary investigation suggests the initial crash happened around 10:15 p.m. along East 111th Street in East Harlem, police said. Within minutes, the driver of a red Nissan would be fleeing on foot leaving a trail of destruction behind.

Duck Donuts Opens New Location In White Plains

Duck Donuts has launched a new location in Westchester County. The popular eatery opened in White Plains on Friday, Sept. 9 at 393 Tarrytown Road (Route 119). Duck Donuts offers a variety of flavors of made-to-order, specialty donuts. Their seasonal flavors for autumn include apple cobbler, apple pie, pumpkin streusel,...

Westchester County Pays Tribute to Gold Star Mothers

COUNTY EXECUTIVE GEORGE LATIMER, VETERANS SERVICE AGENCY DIRECTOR RON TOCCI HOST TRIBUTE CEREMONY. Westchester County paused Friday afternoon to honor the sacrifice of the families of who lost children in the service of our country at the County’s annual Gold Star Mothers & Families Memorial Tribute Ceremony. When an active-duty service member dies, that service member’s mother becomes a Gold Star Mother.

Girls Varsity Soccer Sends Mamaroneck Down the Post Road

Rye Girls Varsity Soccer sent Mamaroneck down the Post Road Saturday, chiseling the win over the Tigers at home 2-1. “Rye moved the ball successfully around Mamaroneck creating many scoring opportunities,” said Rye Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Rich Savage. Senior Devon O’Donnell received a cross from junior captain Maddy...

Police Blotter: Latte Alarm; House Cleaned-Out & More

The police blotter is a highlight of recent activity from the City of Rye Police Department. If you appreciate the hard work of our local police men and women, please consider supporting our RyeFIRST campaign to honor our first responders and help address food insecurity in Westchester County. Tectonic Plates....

Sing Sing Prison Break: A Hudson River Fishing Tale

Hatzmann recalled a story told to him by fellow fisherman Charlie Rohr, about a prison break from Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.Rohr was also interviewed for the Yonkers, NY Herald Statesman in an article published April 14th, 1941:. “We’re Going To Bump You Off!” Killers Promise Charlie Rohr....

Westchester eatery serves up special bacon fried rice dish

Village Social in Rye serves a special bacon fried rice dish for brunch. Westchester eatery serves up special bacon fried …. Little Italy’s San Gennaro festival wraps up for …. Tunnel to Towers event honors lives lost on and after …. Police warn Brooklyn women to be on lookout...

Rye Boys Varsity Football Claws the RedHawks of Nyack

Rye Boys Varsity Football clawed the RedHawks of Nyack on Friday evening under the lights at Nugent Stadium. The Garnets polished the birds from across the Hudson in a decisive 36-0 victory in their first home game of the season. Nyack struggled throughout the game. The Garnets led 7-0 at...

Man fatally shot in the head in Hunts Point, police say

HUNTS POINT, The Bronx (PIX11) — A man was fatally shot in the head outside a strip club in the Bronx early Sunday morning, police said. Authorities found Jose Alvarado, 45, with a gunshot wound to the head in front of a strip club at 673 Hunts Point Rd. in Hunts Point at around 12:15 a.m., police […]

Rudy Giuliani could face prison if he doesn’t pay his ex-wife $225K in 2 weeks, report says

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A New York judge says former Mayor Rudy Giuliani could wind up in jail if he doesn’t pay his ex-wife $225,000, NBC 4 New York reported. Giuliani missed a court hearing in Manhattan on Friday where Judge Michael Katz said the 78-year-old is in contempt of court and ordered him to pay what’s deemed owed in the case by next month.

Wild hit-and-run shatters outdoor NYC restaurant space

An SUV plowed through an outdoor dining structure and hit multiple vehicles in Manhattan on Saturday night – before its driver ditched the vehicle and limped away, witnesses said. The red Nissan Murano crashed into two cars around 10:15 p.m. then came to a rest on 111th Street between Second and Third avenues after it crashed into a gray Honda CRV, and became wedged underneath the Honda, whose rear end dangled in the air, photos of the aftermath showed. The unidentified driver plowed through coffee shop Dell’Aria’s dining structure, leaving glass strewn on the scene. The abandoned Nissan had 23 violations in...