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School Budget Approval By Pleasantville Voters Tops News This Week

See the stories that topped the news in Pleasantville this week
See the stories that topped the news in Pleasantville this week Photo Credit:

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Pleasantville this week:

  • Voters in Pleasantville approved the 2014-2015 budget, 740 votes to 333 votes. Pleasantville's $47.4 million budget increased spending by 2.36 percent with a tax increase of 1.68 percent. The budget was within the state tax cap on the tax levy, with a tax levy increase of 1.99 percent .
  • The arrest of Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli on child pornography charges prompted Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to launch a probe that resulted in the recent arrest of 71 people, including two from Westchester County, who allegedly shared child pornogrpahy on line, officials said .
  • A Somers High School junior varsity boys lacrosse player has been kicked off his team and suspended from school after shouting a racial epithet as several female African-American students earlier this month, News 12 Westchester reports .