BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. - Here are a few of the top stories from this week around Briarcliff Manor:
- The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for Westchester County due to heavy rainfall of more than 4 inches predicted between Thursday and Saturday. Showers began early Thursday morning and thunderstorms hit the area in the afternoon.
- A Valhalla man was arrested early Tuesday after Westchester County Police said they discovered a large cache of commercial-grade fireworks stacked floor-to-ceiling in his basement on Saldi Lane. Police evacuated the area around the home Tuesday and closed the streets to traffic until the explosive material was removed.
- IBM fired hundreds of employees in Westchester County on Wednesday as part of the company’s $1 billion restructuring. The computer company, based out of Armonk, is slashing its workforce and fired workers at all levels, from entry-level employees to high-ranking executives, according to an article in Newsday.
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