RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. – Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Dobbs Ferry, Hastings and Ardsley this week:
- The train that derailed on Sunday morning in the Bronx that killed four people and injured dozens was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it went over a curve.
- Nelson Mandela, the extraordinary human rights leader and former South African president, died Thursday, Dec 5. He was 95.
- Montrose resident James Ferrari, Westchester's lone derailment victim, is mourned. He was 59.
- Kisook Ahn, who worked for Sunshine Children's Home and Rehab Center in Ossining, was one of four people killed in train derailment in the Bronx.
- Yonkers female teacher Meaghan White, 34, of Valley Cottage was charged with having sex with student.