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Eastchester Walloped By Massive Storm Tops News This Week

See the stories that topped the news in Eastchester this week
See the stories that topped the news in Eastchester this week Photo Credit:

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Eastchester and Tuckahoe this week:

  • A massive winter storm that was barely on the local radar – literally – 24 hours before it struck brought Westchester County to a standstill on Tuesday. The coastal storm resulted in early school dismissals, treacherous travel and Gov. Andrew Cuomo declaring a State of Emergency .
  • Salvatore Princiotta of Eastchester died Jan. 20. He was 89. Princiotta was born in the Bronx, to Angelo and Benedetta (nee LoCicero) Princiotta. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a teacher and principal in the Jeffersonville School system .
  • A 29-year-old Bronx man and former employee of the New York State Power Authority was arraigned in Westchester County Court in White Plains on Wednesday after he allegedly stole nearly $3,000 in gas using state gas cards over the course of more than a year.
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo is “sitting pretty” with a 50-point advantage in matchups against potential Republican challengers Rob Astorino and Donald Trump , according to a Siena Research Institute poll released this week.