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Acting White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach cruised to an easy victory tonight defeating Republican Bob Hyland and Independent Party candidate Glenn Hockley to serve out the remainder of Adam Bradley's term.
Bradley stepped down last month following his December conviction on domestic abuse charges.
With 100% of the vote in, Roach had 4,482 votes, or 52% of the vote to Bob Hyland's 2,442 or 28%. Independence Party candidate and former City Councilman Glenn Hockley had 1,150 votes.
Prosecutors say an attorney from Yorktown, who recently moved to White Plains, is charged with Grand Larceny after allegedly stealing $360,000 from a client.
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore says 57 year old Fred E. Rosenberg originally of 2888 Hemlock Street, Yorktown Heights, and who now resides at 25 Bank Street, White Plains, has been charged with 2nd Degree Grand Larceny for moving proceeds from a client's real estate transaction being held in escrow into his own personal bank account.
Officials say the charges stem from the sale of a condominium in 2005, in which two sisters sold the condo at 414 West 51st Street in New York City. Authorities allege Rosenberg deposited the net proceeds of the sale, $360,000, into his own account and used the funds without his client's permission.
Rosenberg was released on $10,000 bond. He is due back in White Plains City Court on April 22.
It was sentencing day for former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley.
Bradley was sentenced to three years probation for his conviction on domestic abuse charges against his now-estranged wife, Fumiko Bradley.
Prosecutors had called for jail time, but the judge cited Bradley's lack of a criminal record in determining his sentence. He had faced up to a year behind bars. He was convicted in a non-jury trial of attempted assault and harassment.
Bradley, a former State Assemblyman, stepped down from his post as Mayor last month. A special election to fill the Mayoral seat is to be held on March 31.
Miss Westchester 2011 and Miss Teen Westchester 2011 were among the hundreds of participants taking part in Saturday's 14th Annual St Patrick's Parade in White Plains.
Miss Westchester 2011, Christina DeLeon of Yorktown Heights and 17 year old Samantha Gold, Miss Westchester Teen 2011 waved to the crowd from their special green and orange Jeeps provided by their Official Sponsor, White Plains Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.
A White Plains man has been charged with Forgery and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument after he allegedly made dozens of fake Maryland and Virginia driver's licenses and sold them in Westchester County.
Police say the suspect, 19 year old Daniel Caposella of Quincy Lane was arrested last month on the felony charges and say additional felony charges may be forthcoming.
After months of controversy and a conviction on domestic abuse charges, embattled White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley announced his resignation today.
Speaking at a news conference a short time ago, Bradley says his resignation is effective immediately. Said Bradley, " I have concluded I can no longer dedicate the necessary time and effort required to serve as mayor in the way the people of White Plains deserve."
White Plains Common Council President Tom Roach will take over in the interim beginning at midnight.
A White Plains man has been charged in a Federal indictment with posessing, receiving and distributing child pornography.
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, says 22 year old Samuel J. Fanelli was arrested January 28 by FBI agents after officials seized his computer and allegedly found more than 10,000 images and videos of child pornography on it.
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