NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in North Salem this week:
- More than two years after a 65-year-old man was discovered dead in the woods of North Salem, the boyfriend and the brother of aspiring model Jessica French have been convicted of murder, kidnapping, robbery and unlawful imprisonment .
- The North Salem U13 White Tigers won the Soccer Club of Ridgefield’s Columbus Day Soccer Tournament for the second consecutive time.
- Westchester County residents continue to take advantage of October’s mild weather, as they seek to soak up the colors of fall at area pumpkin patches before winter comes.
- Traffic was backed up about 5 miles on westbound I-84 from Exit 5 to Exit 1 in Danbury because of a tractor-trailer fire on the road over the border in New York .
- New York was ranked as the worst state for taxes in the 2014 Business Tax Climate Index bytaxfoundation.org recently.