WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the top stories from around Northern Westchester County last week.
- Former Horace Greeley High School drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel was arraigned on Wednesday and charged with multiple counts of sex abuse, according to the Westchester County District Attorney's office.
- Bedford Central School District announced that Superintendent Jere Hochman will resign from his post after being named state deputy secretary of education .
- On Saturday, M&M Performing Arts Company presented “Sight Unseen” by Donald Marguiles at The Somers Library
- Two seats on the Cortlandt Town Board are up for grabs on Election Day on Tuesday.
- Tyrone Mushatt, former head basketball coach at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, was arrested on Thursday on felony charges related to a "grade-fixing scheme,'' and was arraigned in Town of Mount Pleasant Court.
- Former New York Governor and Peekskill native George Pataki was insistent during the early GOP presidential debate Wednesday on CNBC that climate change is real, and it's happening.
- Pound Ridge artist Claudia Renfro's work will be featured at the WALA Gallery in a new exhibition , “Observations In Color,” opening Friday, Nov. 6.
- The new PWR4 Fitness center recently opened in Mount Kisco .
- Evita Hinds, a corrections officer at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, was arrested Tuesday on a rape charge .
- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is studying traffic in and around its commuter lots in North Salem in an effort solve the overcrowding problem .
- Police charged Alexander Hoy, of Yorktown , with theft following a domestic incident.
- A tree struck a house on Scarborough Road in Briarcliff Manor on Tuesday afternoon, causing significant damage.
- Pleasantville Police and other first responders helped extract an unidentified person from a car following an accident at Manville Road and Grandview Avenue on Monday afternoon.
- Meadow Pond Elementary School's Parent Teacher Association raised more than $1,000 recently during the inaugural Max's Mighty Pumpkin Race.
- Twenty-three students from Byram Hills High School in Armonk were recently inducted into the Cum Laude Society .
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