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Feds fine poultry slaughterhouse $330G

Oct 24, 2014

Every year with this chicken plant. Feds fine poultry plant $330G for fouling Ramapo River via @lohud

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Somers makes quick work of Panas in playoff opener — Next up for the Tuskers is a rematch with Rye, which lost 20-7 in last year's championship game From the moment Nick Mignoli and Tim Fazzinga led the pregame charge onto the field, Somers had control of the momentum. Same old story.

Somers beats Panas, 45-0 — Somers' Matthew Morgante runs for a first down behind blockers Joe Spor, left, and Tim Fazzinga during a Section 1 Class A playoff game with Panas at Somers Oct. 24, 2014.

Yorktown beats Nyack, 28-21 — Yorktown's Ryan Baker (12) runs from Nyack's Riley Brown (15) during first half action of a boys football game at Yorktown School Oct. 24, 2014. Yorktown won the game 28-21.

No longer suspect, daughter of slain Port Chester man speaks out — Nicole Guglielmo said she always hoped to become a police officer. But never more so than the past three years after Port Chester police labeled her a suspect in the stabbing death of her father. "I want to help people and not destroy them," the 17-year-old told The Journal News on Friday.
Oct 24, 2014

Her dad was killed 3 yrs ago; she was a suspect. Now that an ex-neighbor has been charged, she talks to @JonBandler…

Oct 24, 2014

Exonerated! Great piece by @JonBandler No longer a suspect, daughter of murder victim speaks

Commuters wary but not fearful of Ebola — MTA seeks to reassure passengers that there is no Ebola risk on subways. Even with an Ebola case confirmed in Manhattan, people hardly noticed when their fellow commuters coughed on the 6 train Friday morning, Port Chester resident Bryan Dowling said.

Brother Jimmy's BBQ in White Plains: Photo Gallery — Pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw is served at Brother Jimmy's BBQ in White Plains Oct. 8, 2014.

Halloween’s real terror: drunken revelers at the wheel

Watch live NOW: De Blasio gives update on NYC Ebola patient — New York Mayor Bill De Blasio updates on Ebola patient at Bellevue Hospital.
Oct 24, 2014

Watch live NOW: De Blasio gives update on NYC Ebola patient via @lohud

Oct 24, 2014

RT @lohud: Breaking: Watch live NOW: Bill de Blasio gives update on NYC Ebola patient.

Jamell Walker loses Florida A&M basketball scholarship in transcript fraud probe — Florida A&M University has yanked full athletic scholarships from two men's basketball players who used to play at Westchester Community College and a WCC assistant men's basketball coach has been fired amid a criminal investigation into transcript fraud, an investigation by The Journal News has found.
Oct 24, 2014

@JohnWilmhoff Two scholarships were just yanked at Florida A&M. Transcript fraud investigation underway:…

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TZ project gives electrical engineer a chance to shine — Leon Baptiste has no trouble keeping busy these days. His electrical contracting and engineering firm, LB Electric, has been in charge of a host of major tasks on the Tappan Zee Bridge project, including providing power connections to construction equipment in the river.

Ebola-stricken doctor followed protocol, but case raises concerns — Dr. Craig Spencer mingled in public for days after return from Guinea The Doctors Without Borders physician who was diagnosed with the Big Apple's first confirmed Ebola case followed protocol despite mingling with the public for days, officials said Friday. But Dr. Craig Spencer's diagnosis has nonetheless raised worries in the medical community.
Oct 24, 2014

#ebola doctor followed protocol, but case raises concerns in medical community - via @lohud

New York, New Jersey to require Ebola quarantines — The governors of New Jersey and New York said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa. The move came after a New York City doctor who returned to the U.S.

McEwan's Scotch Ale Tasting Notes | Mixed Six — Beer: McEwan's Scotch Ale Style: Scotch Ale Description: McEwan'S Scotch Ale is a deep brown color with a chocolate and caramel body with a lingering sweet finish. Tasting notes: McEwan's Scotch Ale from Wells & Youngs is a Scotch Ale style beer, brown in color, is slightly hoppy, has an ABV of 8% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.

Thruway work near Exit 9 in Tarrytown to close lanes — Thruway drivers traveling through Tarrytown at night next week should give themselves extra time due because multiple lanes will be closed. Paving work will primarily impact northbound traffic, according to the Tappan Zee Bridge project update released Friday. Before that work starts, Exit 9 on the southbound Thruway will be closed from 10 p.m.

Phelps Hospital CEO resigns — Keith Safian has led Phelps for 25 years and he said in a statement that he thought this was "an appropriate tine to step down" as the hospital becomes part of North Shore-LIJ. The longtime chief executive of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has announced his resignation as the Sleepy Hollow institution moves closer to an affiliation with a Long Island health care system .

2 NYC men accused of ripping off Kohl's — A Manhattan man suspected of defrauding Kohl's led authorities to a second man also accused of using fraudulent identification to obtain a department store credit card and steal $1,700 in merchandise, Clarkstown police said Friday. Both men were being held in the Rockland County jail since their arrests on $50,000 and $10,000 bail.
Oct 24, 2014

Clarkstown cops charge 2 NYC men with credit-card fraud at Nanuet Kohl's via @lohud

Eric Gaulin pleads guilty in girlfriend's Tarrytown shooting — A Tarrytown man who told police he was cleaning his rifle when it discharged, killing his girlfriend, pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree manslaughter. Eric Gaulin will be sentenced Jan. 27; he is expected to serve six months in the Westchester County jail followed by four and a half years of probation under a plea agreement.
Oct 24, 2014

Oops. He shot his GF while 'cleaning' his rifle but he'll only serve 6 months in prison for her death in #Westchester…