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49 arrested in takedown of Bloods heroin ring, police say

Police hope they've put a dent in Paterson's drug trade with the arrest of 49 people in a sting that targeted an affiliate of the Bloods street gang responsible for pushing heroin in the city's Fourth Ward. Authorities seized about $120,000 in heroin during Operation Pitfall, which began in May and

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 17:04:00

State police say $90k drug bust hit Paterson Bloods gang

PATERSON - There was no sign on Tuesday evening of the young men who often hang around outside the liquor store on Rosa Parks Boulevard near Warren Street and try to flag down passers-by. Their absence may have had something to do with the crackdown authorities announced earlier in the day of a Bloo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-22 00:01:18

Family of man killed in truck attack plans to sue NYC

NEW MILFORD -- An attorney for the estate of one of the victims in last month's fatal truck attack in Manhattan filed papers Tuesday announcing plans to sue New York City, the city's parks and transportation departments and the Hudson River Park Trust. . Darren Drake, 32, of New Milford, was one of

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 01:45:46

Cops seek tips after 32-year-old man killed in shooting

ORANGE -- A shooting in Orange left a 32-year-old man dead late Monday, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. Police responded to a report of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. near Park Avenue and North Center Street, where officers found Sharif Norman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Or

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 20:16:38

Police identify worker killed in Verla explosion

NEW WINDSOR - Town police have identified the Verla International employee who was found dead after explosions and a fire at the cosmetics factory on Monday as 57-year-old William Huntington of Newburgh. Police Lt. Michael Farbent said Huntington's body was found at 7:31 p.m. Monday, as Vails Gate a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-21 18:25:20

Parents of N.J. man killed in bike path terror attack plan to sue over lack of barriers

The parents of a New Jersey man fatally run down in the Halloween terror ride along the Hudson River bike path are planning to file the first lawsuit in connection with the attack. Barbara and James Drake filed a notice of claim against the city and the state on Tuesday. Their son, Darren, 32, wa

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 23:20:55

Bank hits charitable milestone, mall marks 30 years | Business Notes

Boiling Springs Savings Bank has surpassed the $3 million mark for overall donations through their Community Alliance Program. The bank currently is involved with over 425 non-profit organizations like schools, libraries and animal shelters, among others. Newport mall celebrates 30 years Newport Cen

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 18:10:17

Passaic County Sheriff: Suspect had 2 ounces of cocaine in Paterson

PATERSON - A man who allegedly had a sandwich bag with almost two ounces of cocaine inside it was arrested on drug dealing charges near Eastside High School early Tuesday morning, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. The suspect, Michael Haylett, was a passenger in a car that sheriff

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-21 21:22:29

Syracuse man gets 25 years to life in prison for 'senseless' murder of 15-year-old boy

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Syracuse man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison today for the "senseless" murder of a 15-year-boy in 2015. Rondell Scott was sentenced to 25 years to life for the murder of Raquan Jones. A jury found Scott guilty in September of killing Jones when he opened fire on a car

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 21:17:27

Onondaga County probation officer accused of having sex with man she supervised

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An Onondaga County probation officer is facing an official misconduct charge for having sex with a man on probation who she was supervising, according to court records. Bridgett Duerr, 44, of Cicero was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor official misconduct charge, according to court

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 19:48:56

Syracuse has hundreds of homeless students; These are the people helping them

The state Department of Education says 986 students in the Syracuse School District are identified as homeless or temporarily housed. That number is down from 2,540 last year, which was the most among upstate NY school districts. When students get off the bus at school, some may have forgotten their

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-21 23:01:17

Ellis Field Park pavilion dedicated to local business owner

Wayne Cunningham, owner of the Village Deli, middle, cuts the ribbon on the new Ellis Field Park pavilion, which was named in his honor and dedicated Nov. 20. Also pictured, Mayor Robert Tackman, left, and State Sen. John DeFrancisco, right. (submitted photo) On Monday, Nov. 20, the ribbon was cut o

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-21 19:25:06

Tax reform could have a chilling effect on university graduate students

Graduate students may see big increases in their income taxes, and research universities say the tax reform plan could change the centuries old system of higher education. The tax reform plan passed by the US House of Representatives could change the way university graduate schools do business, and

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-21 20:00:38

Friends, neighbors disturbed by death of 25-year-old Liverpool man

Those who live along Galloway Drive in Liverpool are on edge after a man who was reported missing Monday evening was found dead. "It's scary. It really is, you know?" said Gail Fogarty, a friend of 25-year-old Jacob Giarrusso, whose body was found inside a vehicle at the Brookwood on the Green apart

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-21 23:29:40

Oswego mayor looking to shift priorities for affordable housing vouchers

At the Oswego Rental Assistance's office on the city's west side, Mayor Billy Barlow said there is one thing you can always count on - a waiting list. "Generational poverty is the re-occurring theme in every study and every conversation we have," Barlow said. As mayor of the largest city in the cou

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-21 20:43:04

Couple working to combat sex trafficking in Syracuse with 'Life House'

A Syracuse couple dedicated to helping the homeless in Central New York are now giving another problem their attention. John and Leigh-Ann Tumino, the couple behind "In My Father's Kitchen," are in the process of refurbishing an old Syracuse home; when complete, it will be home to women who have got

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 23:18:08

Cornell's Dry Cleaning closing after 65 years of business

MASSENA - A longtime Massena business is closing its doors. Cornell's Dry Cleaning, which has served the Massena community and the north country since 1952, will stop accepting any new cleaning orders effective Saturday. All of the orders from the Water Street and Willow Street locations will be mov

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:15:00

Potsdam United Methodist Sunday school students helping children in Africa, Malawi

Sunday School students at Potsdam United Methodist Church raised $1,100 for literacy in Malawi, Africa. Additional funds came in after the photo was taken. Some of the students are with Sam Chirwa, field manager for the Malawi Early Literacy Team (MELT); Heather White, team leader; and Carol Stevens

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-21 16:57:00

Massena Central student earns BOCES Student of the Month award from Potsdam Rotary Club

POTSDAM -- Mikayla Rusaw of Massena Central School, a student in the Education Careers Academy at BOCES Seaway Tech, is the Rotary Club of Potsdam BOCES Student of the Month for October. At a Rotary luncheon honoring Rusaw she met with Potsdam Rotarians and was commended for her academic excellence

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-21 15:25:00

Bailey's Canton-Potsdam Florist closes after nearly 90 years in business

POTSDAM -- Bailey's Canton-Potsdam Florist, on the Potsdam-Morley Road, has closed after nearly 90 years in business. Owner Joretta Creighton, now 80 years old, says her age has caught up to her and she feels she can no longer provide the service she wants for her customers. Creighton posted a messa

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-22 01:52:00