PELHAM, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Pelham last week:
- The search for Pelham High School graduate and world traveler Harry Devert, who went missing in Mexico in January, ended on a tragic note Saturday after he was confirmed dead by his family.
- Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Guillermmo Merino, 39, of New Rochelle was arraigned on a felony complaint of sexual abuse.
- The Westchester County Department of Health advises residents to take precautions against mosquito bites after New York City reported its first batches of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.
- Westchester County residents were stunned by the news that a Malaysian airliner was shot down over the Russian-Ukraine border Thursday.
- U.S. Rep. Nita M. Lowey, D-Westchester/Rockland, has announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration has given a $70,000 grant to the Hudson Valley Regional Council .
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