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Hudson Valley Swim Coach Sentenced In Child Sex Case
David "Skip" Storch, a well-known Hudson Valley long-distance swimmer with his own Wikipedia page, was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl beginning when she was 10 years old.Storch, 60, of New City, bursts into tears and called himself a coward during the sentencing
Homeless man charged with grand larceny: Police
(Photo: Courtesy of East Fishkill Police Department)A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested on Tuesday after East Fishkill police said he stole credit cards from a vehicle on Monday.Matthew Smith was identified by security footage at a couple of local gas stations where he allegedly used a stolen cr
A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here’s how worried you should be
A jury recently orderedMonsantotopay $289 million in damagesto a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's popular herbicide.However, the trial outcome does not mean that glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup — causes cancer.Instead, the jury's ruli
State police investigate East Fishkill crash
The collision involved a grey 2010 Toyota Corolla and a white 2000 Ford F250 pickup truck, police said.A motorist sustained serious injuries, police said.Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to call 845-677-7300 and refer to incident number 8416438.Ryan Santistevan: rsantistev@poughk
Upstate NY 'kayak killer' to collect on dead fiance's life insurance
In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. (Jim Sabastian | Times-Herald Record | AP)
2 men face federal charges for violent Mount Vernon carjacking
Two men are accused of carjacking a blue Nissan in Mount Vernon, punching the driver and shooting at him when he ran away, according to a federal complaint, which was unsealed Wednesday.
Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer
In this Aug. 14, 2018 photo, actor Liev Schreiber leaves court in Nyack, N.Y., after appearing on a harassment charge. Schreiber denied allegations that he attacked a local photographer while he was in suburban New York filming his Showtime series "Ray Donovan." The 50-year-old was hit with a harass
Gang member charged with ordering two people shot
WHITE PLAINS – A Mount Vernon man, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, was indicted on five-counts including attempted murder and two counts each of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Body of missing Orange County teen found
BLOOMING GROVE, N.Y. >> The body of a 13-year-old Washingtonville boy has been found, Blooming Grove Town Police said Sunday.
Woman convicted of killing fiance reportedly gets portion of life insurance money
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak ou
Plattekill man allegedly stole $8,000 in copper piping from Lowes
A 63-year-old Plattekill man was arrested on Tuesday after he was accused of stealing nearly $8,000 in copper piping from a Lowes store in Highland, according to Town of Lloyd police.
AP News - Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer
"I never touched him. I never touched his body with my body," Schreiber told The Journal News as he was walking toward his car outside the courthouse. He admitted being annoyed but wouldn't elaborate. "I have nothing else to say," he said.
Retaining wall, 40 to 50 feet high, collapses in Ossining
What caused the collapse, which police responded to about 7:30 p.m., was not immediately clear, the chief said. He said responders were waiting on an engineer's report to find out what caused it.
Two bodies found in Salisbury Mills home
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Former town recreation director sentenced for child sexual abuse
David “Skip” Storch, 61, of New City, engaged in a course of frequent sexual conduct with a young girl at a location in South Nyack during a three-year period from August 2007 to December 2011. The abuse began when the victim was 10 years old.
Talk of our Town | The Putnam County News & Recorder
I n the midst of August we seem to find ourselves veering between heavy rain and sunshine, often within mere minutes. Keep an umbrella handy at all times. The Cold Spring Lions Club will hold their 4th annual Pig/Chicken Roast on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 3-7 pm at Glynwood Farm, which benefits the Fra
See Ossining In New National, State School District Rankings
OSSINING, NY — Data compiler Niche just released its new list, 2019 Best School Districts In America. Ossining was ranked No. 141 in New York state.
Settlement in Vincent Viafore kayak drowning case; fiancee Angelika Graswald did prison time
In this file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. A lawsuit settlement has been reached in the kayak drowning of Vincent Viafore after his fiancee, Graswald, served prison
Mount Vernon gang member charged with attempted murder
Jason Garcia, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, ordered the shots. The 35-year-old is facing second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.
Wappingers woman charged with grand larceny: police
A 34-year-old Wappingers Falls woman turned herself into police on Monday after she stole a debit card and withdrew money, according to theUlster County Sheriff's Office.Jessica l. Mann was identified by security footage at aPort Ewengas station where she allegedly used a stolen debit card on Wednes