EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Eastchester and Tuckahoe last week:
Blanche Costello of Tuckahoe died July 14.
Along with her husband, she ran Pat's Oakridge Grill in Eastchester .
- Westchester County residents were stunned by the news of a Malaysian airliner that the United States has said was shot down over the Russian-Ukraine border Thursday .
- Stretches of several major roadways were closed as a result of flooding .
- Single-family home sales slowed in the second quarter, but Scarsdale, Bronxville and some other lower Westchester communities saw a significant increase in home values .