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New Rochelle Braves Off to Cooperstown for National Baseball Tournament

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A group of ballplayers from New Rochelle are on their way to Cooperstown this afternoon.

TV Shows Filmed in Westchester Earn 29 Emmy Nominations

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WESTCHESTER, NY -- While television viewers around the world gear up for the 66th Annual Emmy Awards Show on August 25, 2014, Westchester County, New York is beaming over the 29 Emmy nominations received by various series that have filmed here recently.

First Mosquito Batch In Westchester Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

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WESTCHESTER, NY -- The Westchester County Department of Health has learned for the first time this year that a mosquito batch has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Astorino Seeks Nominations For 32nd Annual Senior Hall Of Fame

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WESTCHESTER, NY -- Do you know a senior who has made a positive difference in Westchester County through his or her professional life, volunteer work or both?

If so, Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino invites you to nominate this person for the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame, now in its 32nd year.

Celebrity Suicide Sparks Conversation About Depression

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WESTCHESTER, NY -- The death by suicide this week of Robin Williams, an actor who had spoken publicly about his battles with drugs, alcohol and depression, has sparked a national conversation about ways to get help for others with similar problems.

County Exec Rob Astorino Joins Volunteer New York In Honoring Of Victims And Heroes Of Sept. 11, 2001

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WESTCHESTER, NY -- In honor of those whose lives were lost or forever changed by the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, County Executive Robert P. Astorino has once again joined with Volunteer New York! to host “9/11: Serve + Remember” at the County Center on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 12 noon to 6 p.m..

Douglas Leichner Named Iona Men's Basketball Assistant Coach

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona College men's basketball head coach Tim Cluess announced the appointment of Douglas Leichner as assistant coach for the 2014-15 season. Leichner comes to New Rochelle from the University of Maine.