RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. – Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Dobbs Ferry, Hastings and Ardsley this week:
- The hotly-debated Hastings School District $8.1 million bond proposal that includes a controversial plan to rebuild the Reynolds Field athletic complex drew a high turnout to the polling place at Hastings High School.
- A serial bank robber struck a Chase bank in New Rochelle, taking an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect has held up seven banks in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut over the last three months.
- New Rochelle Firefighters battled a fire that broke out at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Mid-Westchester on Wilmot Road in Scarsdale. No injuries have been reported.
- A state judge has set aside Michael Skakel's murder conviction and ordered his retrial in the 1975 death of Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley.
- Bill Mazer, a veteran of 60 years as a sport announcer in the New York metro area, most recently with WVOX radio in New Rochelle, died at age 92.