CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton this week:
- Steven Garcia, an 18-year old Verplanck resident, and Quameik Boyd, an 18-year old Peekskill resident, were arrested and charged with robbery, according to Peekskill police.
- The Yorktown Town Board gave developer Simon Property Group, Inc. the approval for its Jefferson Valley Mall renovation and expansion plan.
- Somers resident Christopher Loscher was arrested on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly leaving his 2-year-old son alone in a parked car.
- Jeffrey L. Mountain, 60, of Peekskill was arrested and accused of stealing steak and shrimp from a local Shoprite, according to State Police.
- With Election Day rapidly approaching, political hopefuls throughout Westchester County continue to debate how to best handle the crippling unfunded mandates that have become a drain on county municipalities.