RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. - Here are some of the tops stories this week in the Rivertowns.
- Public schools in Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry opened for the 2013-2014 Tuesday - back in session for two days before closing again for the Rosh Hashanah holidays Thursday and Friday.
- Nicolas de T. “Nico” Checa continued his prodigious climb in the chess world last weekend when he become the youngest player in history to win a New York State Chess Championship in Albany.
- When Nicole Shyrock closed the doors on her Unique Assortment gift shop in Dobbs Ferry three years ago she wasn't expecting to be back in business so soon - online. Instead, she started an Etsy online store.