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Bicyclist suffers several broken bones in Middletown accident

Portions of North Street and Wickham Avenue were closed Thursday afternoon after a dump truck hit a bicyclist at the intersection. The accident happened just before 12:30 p.m., when the Mead Seal Coating dump truck struck a male on the bike, according to Lt. Jeffry Thoelen with the City of Middletow

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 17:39:34

Heil guilty of killing infant son

GOSHEN - An Orange County jury on Thursday convicted Michael Heil on murder and manslaughter counts in the 2016 death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary. The verdict came after 10 days of testimony and arguments, and deliberations spread over a day and a half. The jury found Heil, of Middletown, guilty

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 21:21:29

Steve Israel: United we stand in the fight against hatred, bias

One moment of light in a year of so much hate shines as an inspiration for all of us - especially for this Jewish new year that began Wednesday night, and beyond. Its story begins last October, just before the holiest day of the Jewish year, Yom Kippur. Hateful people spray-painted big black swastik

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 23:06:13

Menendez by the numbers: 7 key insights we learned from 3-hour testimony

NEWARK - It may be too early to tell the score in the ongoing federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, but as prosecutors and defense attorneys take turns questioning the agents who investigated allegations against him, the numbers are starting to add up. On the stand again Wednesday w

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 15:40:14

Speed limit lowered on Route 302

Cathy Humphrey drove Route 302 nearly every day for 38 years. She said she was passed in no-passing zones and narrowly avoided numerous accidents with reckless drivers. Some others haven't been so lucky on that stretch of road, with 13 people having died in accidents in the 10 years leading up to 20

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 01:49:16

Fragrance company freshens up Wash'ville office space

WASHINGTONVILLE - When Deo Persaud started his natural fragrances company 23 years ago in Brooklyn, he initially called it "ICDI Corp." for "I can do it." The company, which grew to become Aurochemicals, ran out of space in Brooklyn and relocated to Washingtonville in 2000. On Thursday, it celebrate

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 02:23:19

Stabbing under investigation in Monroe

Mark Lieb, Rockland Video Productions MONROE - Police combed the area around a Mobil gas station at Route 208 and North Main Street in Monroe late Thursday night following a reported stabbing. Investigators from the Village of Monroe and Town of Blooming Grove searched the area with flashlights

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Lawyers give closing arguments in Heil murder trial

GOSHEN - The jurors deciding Michael Heil's guilt or innocence in the death of his 2-month-old son, Zachary, will have to choose who they believe: defense medical experts, or prosecution experts? Zachary's mother, Amber Wells, or Heil? Lawyers gave their closing arguments Wednesday. Heil, of Middlet

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 19:23:38

Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert at UPAC on Oct. 1

The Union County Performing Arts Center is presenting the Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, featuring a card of nationally known, award-winning musical artists, on Saturday Oct. 1 from 5-8 p.m. The show, which is being sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the City of Rahway,

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 15:35:02

Legoland wins IDA PILOT agreement

GOSHEN - The Orange County Industrial Development Agency has approved a 20-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement with Merlin Entertainments Group, parent company of Legoland, which wants to build a theme park in the Town of Goshen. Merlin had originally sought a 30-year PILOT, but the IDA studied

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Rumors, flights, and tedious testimony: Back-and-forth in Menendez trial

NEWARK - Prosecutors in the ongoing corruption trial of U.S. Sen Robert Menendez have thus far been sticking to a well-known real estate mantra: location, location, location. Much of the testimony of this ongoing third week of the trial has revolved around travel the senator allegedly took with his

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 11:15:18

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 15 The Japan News on United Nations reform and the U.S. and Japan's contributions to its budget: The United Nations faces a mountain of pressing issues it should tackle, including North Korea's nuclear development program, te

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Scandalous 'smears' can't come into Menendez trial, judge says

NEWARK -- Despite objections by attorneys, the judge presiding over U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez's federal bribery trial agreed to allow as evidence most of a 2013 press release sent out while the Democratic lawmaker was responding to since-debunked allegations of prostitution activity in the Dominican

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 19:47:56

'3 days of horror': N.J. transplant rides out Irma

SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FLA. -- You say to yourself, "It'll never happen to me.'' Then, one day, along comes a gal by the name of Irma and you're devastated. Hurricane Irma, that is. I grew up in New Jersey (Hudson County) where the cold winters and winter snowstorms were taken for granted and summer rai

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 18:31:31

5 spots to find challah for Rosh Hashana

Sonora in Port Chester will be featuring a special menu for Rosh Hashana. The menu includes traditional Jewish foods with a distinctly Latin flare. (Video by Seth Harrison/The Journal News) Rosh Hashana, which marks the first and second days of the Jewish calendar, begins at sundown on Wednesday,

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-19 14:33:30

Port Chester man sentenced for possessing child porn

Here are five things you need to know about crime in Westchester County. Video by Jordan Fenster/lohud Wochit A 46-year-old Port Chester man was sentenced to two to six years in state prison after being convicted of child pornography-related charges. Investigators found digital files depicting obs

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 22:30:03

Port Chester train upgrades near completion

After more than a year-and-a-half of pedestrian and traffic confusion downtown, construction on a new elevator and ramp that will make the Metro-North station permanently handicapped-accessible is nearing completion. Gabriel Rom/lohud Wochit PORT CHESTER - After more than a year-and-a-half of pedes

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 18:29:42

Sept. 19: Girls cross country roundup

Warwick 19, Valley Central 44 (at Valley Central, 2.8 miles): 1. Genevieve Reilly (W) 18:53; 2. Kelly O'Connor (VC) 18:56; 3. Kristin Thompson (W) 19:16; 4. Simone Sullivan (W) 19:14; 5. Lauren Fox (W) 19:21; 6. Fiona Mulvihill (W) 19:47; 7. Bridget Higgins (W) 15:48; 8. Michaela Calandra (W) 19:52;

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 23:44:53

TOWN HALL MEETING: The Heroin Epidemic

Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Port Jervis High School, Route 209 in Port Jervis. The rise of opioid abuse and the heroin epidemic has a stranglehold on our communities. Too many of our family members and friends have died. How do we stop it? How do we save our children? Take

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 64

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. He was 64. He was born on September 19, 1952 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Marioni Piccolo. He graduated from Delaware Valley High School and continued his education at Bloomsburg Univer

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:44:00