CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Chappaqua this week:
- New Castle Town Clerk and Receiver of Taxes Jill Shapiro is set to be appointed the new town administrator by the Town Board.
- Howard Permut, president of Metro-North Railroad, is retiring this month after a difficult year for the commuter railroad.
- Local governments that stay within the two-percent cap on the property tax levy and work toward consolidation and shared services will be eligible for a two-year freeze on property taxes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his State of the State address.
- Ossining's Teatown Lake Reservation will employ sharpshooters to kill up to 75 deer in an effort to maintain balance in the area's ecosystem, according to LoHud.com.