Let’s face it—everyone likes being a know-it-all. Arm yourself with knowledge and find out what’s happening this week in White Plains.
The Daily White Plains reports that police officers from all over Westchester practiced protest control and went through a simulated riot-training scenario in Valhalla last week. Click here for the full story.
Closing arguments were heard this week in the case of a 62-year-old Brooklyn woman who said White Plains Sgt. Stephen Fottrell falsely arrested her because she was black, and that he allegedly used excessive force by using a stun gun on her—according to LoHud.com.
The website said that Fottrell testified that he arrested the woman because she punched him in the chest and smacked him twice in the head with a radio handset. Click here for the full story.
Westchester Magazine recently named Franceso’s, 600 Mamaroneck Ave., and , 251 Tarryown Rd. among their picks for “Westchester Restaurants with Nostalgic Ambience. Click here to read the article, and take our poll and tell us in the comments what your favorite throwback restaurant is (in White Plains 20 years or more).
According to the White Plains Business Improvement District:
On or about Monday, May 7 (weather permitting) milling existing asphalt and paving on Water Street (between Ferris Ave. and Martin Luther King Blvd.) will take place. Work will begin by milling the existing road surface on Water Street.
Work will be performed approximately between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The street will remain open to vehicular traffic, however traffic lanes, deliveries, and parking structure entrance/exits will be periodically restricted. On street parking will be suspended during working hours.
The Journal News reports that band students at Eastview Middle School will have to wait another week or more before they can go back into their old band room. The room’s air quality is being tested again, after an initial investigation found there was no health hazard.