August 16, 1999 |
The Clinton house hunt intensified with President Clinton joining First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton to view suburban Westchester County, N.Y., properties for the first time in preparation for her likely Senate bid in that state next year and his retirement from office two months later. Among the properties they saw was a 2 1/2-acre, seven-bedroom $1.7-million house in Edgemont.
October 21, 1985 |
A mild earthquake jolted people awake today from Connecticut to northern New Jersey, two days after a minor quake struck the same area. Claus Jacob, a senior scientist at Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory in Palisades, N.J., said the tremor, which occurred at 6:27 a.m. and was centered in Westchester County, N.Y., was an aftershock of Saturday's quake and registered about 3.0 on the Richter scale.
August 20, 1991 |
Goldman Sachs Studies Possible Relocation: Venerable investment banking giant Goldman, Sachs & Co. has told employees it is evaluating a possible headquarters relocation to the suburbs, the latest Wall Street giant to reassess New York as a home base. Goldman, one of the most respected and profitable names in the nation's financial capital, emphasized in an internal memorandum Aug. 12 that the evaluation was part of a routine review.
August 6, 1985
Eight prison inmates suffering from AIDS have sued the Westchester County, N.Y., Medical Center, seeking to force the hospital to give inmates better care. The Sing Sing prison inmates also named the state Department of Health and Department of Corrections. A pretrial conference set for Monday was adjourned until Sept. 10. The suit, filed in June, alleges that the medical center is denying some inmates access to treatment.
December 7, 1989 |
Officers today arrested the reputed boss of the Connecticut faction of the Gambino crime family and 18 other members of the organization on racketeering, illegal gambling and extortion charges, federal authorities said. Federal, state and local police officers acted on an indictment handed up Wednesday by a grand jury in Hartford and unsealed today. The indictment named 22 people, 16 from Connecticut and six from Westchester County, N.Y. Three of the suspects were still being sought.
February 27, 2004 |
When she first turned down the road into Sandstone Estates, with its velour-soft swells of lawn, Italianate fountains and circular driveways, Diana Clarkson asked the question that newcomers always ask: Are these really all owned by black people? Clarkson, 41, had lived in suburbs most of her life. One thing all those communities had in common -- other than good public schools and high-end grocery stores -- was that very few black families lived there.