CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton this week:
- The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Cortlandt barracks charged, Ronald J. Stephens, 32, a Montrose man with endangering the welfare of a child on Thursday, May 29, police officials said.
- A registered sex offender from Yorktown was sentenced to an additional eight years in prison for a third-degree criminal sex act, according to the Putnam County district attorney's office.
- New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks charged a woman with driving while intoxicated in Peekskill.
- Hurricane season officially began on June 1, and with Sandy and Irene still fresh in the memories of many locals, the government is advising Westchester to prepare for potential natural disasters.