CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Cortlandt, Buchanan and Croton this week:
- Yorktown Police accused a Montrose woman of shoplifting from a Sears at the Jefferson Valley Mall.
- A man who leaped to his death from the Henry Hudson Bridge on Tuesday morning has been identified as 44-year-old Scarsdale resident Ivan Rodriguez .
- A gas explosion destroyed a building in Harlem, killed at least eight people and shut down Metro-North service for hours .
- Peter Lanza, father of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza , spoke to the New Yorker for his first interview since his son's deadly shooting spree in December 2012.
- U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) reacted to the death of a Metro-North worker from Yonkers on Monday, sending condolences to the worker's family in a press release.
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