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Wrong-way driver involved in 4-car crash on Westchester County highway

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Lincoln Whistle-Stop Remembrance A Success

PEEKSKILL, NY — Located by Peekskill Bay on the east bank of the Hudson River, the Lincoln Depot Museum is a 19th century freight and passenger rail depot where President-elect Abraham Lincoln stopped to greet New Yorkers on Feb. 19, 1861 during his inaugural train ride between Springfield, Illinois


1 Pound Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop: NYSP

WOODBURY, NY — State police arrested a Wappingers Falls woman after a traffic violation and accused her of having more than a pound of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle being driven by Lindsey A. Abrams, 29, of Wappingers Falls, around 2:15 a.m. Feb 19 on I-87 in the Town of Woodbury.


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If your tax preparer is not an attorney, CPA or IRS enrolled agent, you can use our lookup to be sure he or she is registered to do your taxes in New York state. Look up registrations for more than 33,000 tax preparers in the search below. Enter a name or look for registrations by city. The list inc


Today's Family & Kids Activities in Westchester-Feb 19

There's so much to do in Westchester! Take a look below at today's events. Whether your child is a fan of animals, art, museums, or the great outdoors, we've got something for your family. Looking ahead to the weekend or some vacation time? Check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!!


Westchester Man Sentenced For Assault, Attempted Rape After Holding Woman Against Her Will

A 59-year-old Westchester man has been sentenced after being found guilty of holding a woman against her will, assaulting her and attempting to rape her. Thomas Jessamy of Mount Vernon has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison after he was found guilty by a jury of attempted rape, unlawful impr


Protestors Rally Against Trump National Emergency

A President’s Day message to President Donald Trump was sent loud and clear Monday by approximately 100 protestors who gathered outside Senator Chuck Schumer’s district office in Peekskill.


Man Killed By Metro-North Train In Westchester Wanted In Brutal Murder Of Girlfriend, Teen Boy

A man who was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Westchester had reportedly just violently murdered his girlfriend and her teen son. Hector Cruz, 51, of the Bronx, who has been identified as the person who was killed after he jumped in front of the Metro-North train in Hartsdale Sunday morn


PV School Board Selects Next School Chief

With Dr. Fran Wills stepping down as superintendent of schools in Putnam Valley at the end of the school year, her second-in-command will be appointed to replace her. Dr. Jeremy Luft, current deputy superintendent and Putnam Valley High School alum, is expected to be unanimously appointed to the sup


State Police in Troop K remove eleven impaired drivers from public roadways over the 2019 President’s Day weekend

On February 15, 2019, State Police from SP Brewster arrested Jose M. Lopez Gonzalez, age 38, of Mount Kisco, NY, for Aggravated DWI Leandra’s Law, a class E felony, and Endangering the welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor. He was traveling on Interstate 684 in the town of Southeast when he was


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


Rage-Filled Inmate Killed Fellow Psychiatric Center Patient

A patient at the Rockland Psychiatric Center who stomped on a fellow inmate in a rage-filled attack was convicted of manslaughter, Acting Rockland County District Attorney Kevin Gilleece announced Tuesday.


Putnam Driver Accused Of Drug Possession, Suspended License

PATTERSON, NY — Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of a Patterson man for drug possession and driving with a suspended license. At 10:50 a.m. Feb. 14, Deputy Kevin Osika saw a vehicle commit traffic violations on Haviland Drive and Doansburg Road, in the Town of Patterson


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Orange County

A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for Orange County from noon Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Snow will begin on Wednesday afternoon. 1-3 inches of snow and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected. A few tenths of an inch of snow and sl


Black Mold replaces Black Knights as official Army mascot

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The United States Military Academy at West Point announced today that all academy sports teams, previously known as the “Black Knights,” are re-named the “Black Mold” in solidarity with Army families suffering from the deadly spores in military quarters.


See You In Court: Rockland To Sue Prescription Opiate Manufacturers

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has officially signed a resolution to approve an agreement with Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC to take legal action against prescription opiate manufacturers that continue to contribute to the ongoing nationwide opioid crisis.


Crash Shuts Down Route 9 Stretch

A busy stretch of Route 9 is closed after a vehicle overturned when it crashed into a utility pole. The closure is in Putnam County between Snake Hill Road and Route 301 in Philipstown.


9 year old Bronx girl hangs self after mom tells her it’s too early to be on the phone

Heaven Vega Bronx nine year old girl commits suicide at family home after being told by her mother it was too early in the morning to be on the phone. A nine-year-old girl has died after hanging herself at her family’s New York apartment after her mother reportedly told her not to be on her cellphon


Orangeburg Man Who Beat Fellow Patient To Death Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

A man who beat to death another patient at a psychiatric center has been convicted of manslaughter by a jury. Alias Stone, aka "Billy Pugh," 54, of Orangeburg, was found guilty of one count of manslaughter in connection with the 2017 death of a fellow patient at the Rockland Psychiatric Center, said


Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled During Day On Route 117

Construction involving lanes closures will cause delays on a busy roadway in Northern Westchester on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The work will be done on Route 117 near Roaring Brook Road in Chappaqua from 9 a.m to 3 p.m., New Castle Police said.