Ossining—The Ossining Town Board voted unanimously to merge its police force with Westchester County’s police department, a move that’s expected to save the town $900,000 a year.
Chappaqua—Residents rejected developers’ latest proposals to redevelop the iconic former Reader’s Digest property, at a contentious Town Hall meeting that was slated as an innocuous Q&A session. One resident submitted an 800-signature petition against the proposal, which calls for construction of 199 condos and townhouses on the site.
Harrison—The Harrison Town Board voted in September to pay for a town police officer’s college dance class at Manhattanville College, for a total of $2,845.
White Plains—A 21-year-old Tarrytown man was arrested for allegedly biting through security cables to steal $120 worth of watches at the Galleria.
Rye—More than 1,000 participants competed in the 26th Jarden Westchester Triathlon, which extends more than 32 miles over land and water. The winner, a 28-year-old triathlon veteran, finished at 1:51:15.