CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton last week:
- U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey recently praised Croton's Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School for being named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Several school administrators in Westchester County were among the highest paid in the state, according to LoHud.com.
- Police identified Thomas Warren, 69, as the man who hung himself from the James Street Parking Garage. According to Lt. John White, Warren left a suicide note and also left a check for a funeral home in Tarrytown to pay for his funeral.
- An 18-year-old Bronx female, whose name is being withheld due to her eligibility for youthful offender status, is being charged with assault in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child by Yorktown police.
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