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Weekend DWI Detail Includes Brewster, Southeast Arrests

SOUTHEAST, NY — State Police in Troop K said they removed 19 impaired drivers from public roadways over the weekend of March 23. Among them were four arrests in Southeast. Two Brewster residents were also accused.


They're Back: Black Bear Spotted Off Route 22 In Brewster

The bears are waking up and are busy dumpster diving and ravaging garbage cans. This bear was spotted off Route 22 in Brewster on Monday, March 25, by a Daily Voice reader. Environmental officials say that means its time to lock your garbage cans, remove bird feeders from yards, and to watch your ho


FBI arrests sixth Paterson police officer in corruption investigation

The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito. Daniel Pent, 32, of Paterson, is charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law. He is accused of unlawfully stoppi


Two Fairfield County Residents Charged With DWI In NY Stops

Nearly two dozen allegedly impaired motorists were removed from the road by New York State Police troopers for alleged drunk driving in the area. On Saturday, March 23, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Michael F. Docherty, 53, of Wappinger,, for DWI. He was traveling on Myers Corners Ro


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Brewster PD Issues More Than 700 Tickets In Two Months

Next time you drive through Brewster be aware: Police are on the prowl. Brewster Police Chief John DelGardo issued his monthly police reports for January and February to members of the Village Board last Wednesday evening indicating for the past two ...


Danbury police: Driver says New Street crash was accidental

DANBURY — The driver of the van that crashed into a building on New Street this past weekend told police it was an accident. Emergency personnel responded to the building at 39 New St. on Sunday around 6:20 p.m., and found a full-sized van had crashed into it. The building is a house owned by the Ph


12-Year-Old Starts ‘ZACC Attack’ to Aid Kids With Cancer

Leukemia survivor Zach Schwartz is aiding kids diagnosed with cancer. Photo By Joelle SchwartzA year ago, 12-year-old Zachary Schwartz of Brewster was diagnosed with leukemia. While undergoing treatments, the middle school student decided to start a...


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


Rockland declaring state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places

ROCKLAND COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.


Man From Fairfield County Wanted By US Marshals

The US Marshals Service Violent Fugitive Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a man wanted on a weapons charge. Kembarley Ritchie, 34, of Bridgeport, is considered a fugitive by federal officials, who are attempting to track him down. An undisclosed reward has


Danbury Doctors Receive Top Honors

From OrthoCT: The physicians at OrthoConnecticut have once again been honored with some of the country's most prestigious "Top Doctor" awards. Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., has recognized Dr. Andrew Bazos, Dr. Michael Brand, Dr. Joseph DiGiovanni, Dr. Ross Henshaw and Dr. John G. Lunt and Dr. Rober


Two new buildings eyed for Danbury Fair mall

In what could be Danbury Fair’s first significant addition in more than a decade, a pair of new structures are under consideration for the Macy’s corner of the retail center, with the goal of filling in new stores, restaurants or entertainment in the immediate orbit of the department store.


Hillside Food Outreach Teaming with Mahopac Stop & Shop

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Hillside Food Outreach, a local charity that brings food-pantry services directly to the front doors of those who are homebound, is teaming up with NBC Channel 4 and Mahopac’s Stop & Shop to help restock the pantry’s shelves.


Father, son to discuss following Lewis, Clarke trail

BROOKFIELD — A father and son who retraced the Lewis and Clark expedition will speak at the Brookfield Museum on Monday. Author Stan Wein and his son Ryan will recount their 10-day trip to follow in the footsteps of Meriweather Lewis and William Clark, who explored the west between 1804 to 1806.


2 Stores Set To Close At Stamford Mall: Report

STAMFORD, CT — Two stores are set to close at the Stamford Town Center within the next two months, the Stamford Advocate reported. Store officials confirmed to the paper that Pottery Barn is scheduled to close in late April and Williams-Sonoma is scheduled to shut down in mid-May.


New Canaan Police Solves Mystery Of Wandering Unidentified Child

NEW CANAAN, CT — An unidentified child rang the doorbell of a home in Valley Road area of New Canaan Monday evening and then disappeared, touching off a frantic search by police in the area before the child was found safe, according to authorities.


Bethel Schools to Host STEAM Expo

BETHEL, CT — The Bethel Public Schools is hosting its third annual STEAM Expo (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) on Monday, April 8, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bethel High School. Students from Kindergarten through Grade 12 will be showcasing their learning as it relates to STEAM


New York State Man Steals Little Debbie Snack Truck

Maybe this guy just really wanted a Zebra Cake or one of their Oatmeal Creme Pies? In one of the state's stranger stories, WETM is reporting that an Elmira man allegedly took off in a Little Debbie snack delivery truck Monday. The 38 year-old man reportedly stole the truck from a loading dock.


Ridgefield Thrift Shop Presents Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals with Grants

Ridgefield Thrift Shop Presents Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals with Grants of $3,000. Pictured left to right are Amy Lionheart, manager of volunteer services at Danbury Hospital, Gen Fagan, finance committee member of The Ridgefield Thrift Shop, and Lorraine Sutner, grants manager for Western Connect