RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. – Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-On-Hudson and Ardsley this week:
The Hastings Board of Education has proposed an $8.6 million capital improvements plan, which includes an $8.1 million bond and the use of $500,000 of the district's capital reserves, for a renovation to replace the grass at Reynolds Field with a surface that some residents contend is bad for the environment..
Hastings Recreation has opened registration for the Halloween Window painting contest. The contest is broken into three divisions: Single, Team and Family.
Lloyd E. Westlake of Dobbs Ferry died Oct. 1. He was 96. Westlake was born and raised in Dobbs Ferry, son of John and Emily Westlake. He served in the Army during World War II as a chaplain's assistant.
Westchester is dealing with first government shutdown in 17 years after Congress failed to agree on a spending plan.