CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton this week:
- At a public forum held before a packed house at Port Chester Middle School, hundreds of Westchester County parents and educators expressed concern and outrage to New York Education Commissioner John King over the implementation of the Common Core.
- The Croton Fire Department responded to a person trapped in a vehicle.
- A 24-year-old Yorktown man, Colin Rice, was accused of selling heroin to an undercover officer in Jefferson Valley, Yorktown police said.
- Western Connecticut State University professor, Paul Hines, 73, of Danbury was arrested in New York on Monday and accused of engaging in a sex act with a Somers minor.