MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Pleasant and Valhalla last week:
- Anti-bullying advocate John Halligan visited Valhalla Middle/High School twice on Thursday, Oct. 30, to relay his son's story, as well as give advice to parents and students about school-based bullying and cyberbullying.
- New York State Police charged, Jeffrey R. Bracchitta, 34, a Scarsdale man with driving while intoxicated on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh on Friday, Oct. 24, officials said.
- Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones recently closed on the purchase of a new home in the estate area of Bedford, Daily Voice has confirmed.
- Although the Archdiocese of New York continues to finalize possible widespread parish closures, including several in Westchester County, the first domino has yet to fall as the month draws to a close.
- The Yonkers Police Department has issued an alert for two missing Connecticut teens. Carolyn Hope Lindsey, 16, and Samuel “Sam” James Foley, 16, were last seen at the 125th Street train station in New York City on Sept. 20.