BEDFORD, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Bedford this week:
- Barket Zajkowski, 23, who terrorized a Bedford family in a home invasion and extortion plot was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, Dec. 17.
- SafeWise, a home and community security company, has ranked Bedford among the top 50 safest towns in New York.
- Westchester County commuters will see reduced commute time on Metro-North Railroad trains as construction on a stretch of railroad in the Bronx is completed.
- The Mount Kisco Police Department is investigating reports of a man who has allegedly visited businesses in Northern Westchester on Thursday, falsely claiming he is involved in a program that could benefit Northern Westchester Hospital employees.