WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at last week's stories from around Southern Westchester County.
- Elliot A. Meister, a graduate of Rye High School, died of an apparent drug overdose – the school's sixth graduate to do so in the last two years, according to multiple media reports.
- A federal housing monitor recommends that the U.S. Justice Department sue seven communities in Westchester, county officials said on Monday.
- Multiple fountains and sinks were shut down at George Davis Elementary School in New Rochelle last week after high levels of lead were found in the water.
- During a recent "Celebrate Westchester" reception hosted by Daily Voice, public officials were asked what they think makes this county great.
- A 38-year-old Bronx man pleaded not guilty after being arraigned Wednesday in the alleged auto assault of two Mount Pleasant police officers.
- Steven Siciliano has been selected as John Jay High School's new principal.
- Port Chester's village board voted 5-1 on Monday night to cut eight paid firefighter jobs.
- A 32-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday while fleeing the city of Rye in a stolen 2016 model vehicle, police said.
- President Barack Obama's eldest daughter, Malia, will attend Harvard University starting in 2017 after taking a gap year following her graduation this spring from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.
- The Tarrytown section of Greenburgh has been named by Time magazine as No. 40 in its 100 Most Genius Places In America.
- A new mother has sued a White Plains restaurant, claiming that it violated her civil rights by harassing -- and later firing her -- after she became pregnant.
- A 21-year-old college student from Orange County was to appear in U.S. District Court in White Plains after his arrest Thursday on charges of sexually exploiting children.
- Mike and Grisel Corey of Port Chester, along with Mike's brother, George, of Westport, Conn. have opened Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa in Mamaroneck.
- Isaac Young Middle School in New Rochelle was on lockdown Wednesday morning after a male student was stabbed.
- Nine vehicles were broken into and a 2014 Chevy van was stolen last weekend, according to Greenburgh police.
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