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On Saturday, Sept. 2, the Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway will
be giving away Yonkers trot raceway tickets for the first 500 Empire Club
members. Contributed photo
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Empire Casino celebrates Labor Day weekend

Looking for action over the Labor Day weekend while bidding adieu to the summer? Look no further than Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway! The raceway’s two signature stakes races for three-year-old trotters and pacers – the Yonkers Tro and Messenger Stakes – will be contested on Saturday night, Sept. […]

From left, Dr. Michael Silver, WESTMED Medical Group interim president, Anthony Viceroy, WESTMED CEO,
Renee Segarra, WESTMED radiology director, and Brad Ditmar, Siemens Northeast zone vice president.
Contributed photo
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WESTMED opens Purchase location

WESTMED Medical Group, a Purchase-based multi-specialty medical group, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 9, to officially open its new, fully automated clinical laboratory at 2700 Westchester Ave. in Purchase. “We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new laboratory using the Siemens Aptio Automation System,” said Anthony […]

Westchester County is teaming up with The Sharing Shelf again to put together backpacks full of supplies for children in need. Photo courtesy Westchestergov.com
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County accepting ‘Backpacks to School’ donations

County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced that Westchester County is once again teaming up with The Sharing Shelf, a program of the Family Services of Westchester, to collect and distribute school supplies so that children in need can start the school year ready to learn. “Since launching our backpack partnership, […]

From left, Nesta Felix, Westchester Community College’s new women’s basketball coach, and Sean Kelly, the men’s basketball coach. Photo courtesy GoWccVikings.com
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WCC announces return of basketball

Westchester Community College, WCC, has announced the return of its men’s and women’s basketball teams with the new seasons beginning later this year. New coaches have been hired and were introduced at a press conference on Wednesday, July 26, at 10 a.m. in the Hartford Hall Boardroom on the college’s […]

As of July, 163 batches of mosquitoes in Westchester County have tested positive for the West Nile virus. Photo courtesy Westchester County
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Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Westchester

This season’s first batch of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Westchester has been confirmed by the Westchester County Department of Health. The area surrounding the positive mosquito batch in Mount Vernon has been inspected by the health department, which has treated nearby catch basins that to protect against further […]