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Monticello man arrested for burglary
Monticello Police charged Stephen Straker, Jr., 25, with felony burglary and misdemeanor petit larceny after he allegedly broke into the home around 7:45 a.m.
Sullivan County employees reject contract
The union represents employers in the Department of Motor Vehicles, Care Center at Sunset Lake, county clerk, office for the aging, veterans services, social services, child protective services, foster care, adult protective services, mental health, the 911 center, public health, WIC, addicted couns
New animal shelter wants money in Sullivan County budget
Joanne Gerow, who is involved in many things and founded what is now known as Catskill Animal Rescue, a non-profit on Old Monticello Road, made her case to the legislature’s Management and Budget Committee meeting.
Wallkill tree reaches Rockefeller Center home
The 75-year-old spruce comes from Wallkill. It was donated by Lissette Gutierrez and her wife, Shirley Figueroa, from their home property. They nicknamed it “Shelby.”
Elephant caught taking late-night stroll in upstate New York
According to reports, the Asian elephant who resides at the Sanctuary of Animals, decided to leave after one of the workers forgot to turn on her electric fence.
Walden man arrested with stolen gun following incident
TOWN OF WALLKILL – An investigation that began Sunday evening with a report of hostages taken at an apartment at 327 East Main Street in the Town of Wallkill has resulted in a Walden man being arrested and charged with possessing a stolen gun.Police Chief Robert Hertman said the hostage report was u
New Paltz man found passed out in running car with child: police
A 33-year-old New Paltz man is due in court Wednesday following his arrest on multiple felony charges, including a violation ofLeandra’s Law, Town of Lloydpolicesaid.
Suspect arrested shortly after town of Poughkeepsie credit union robbed
Nicholas J. Salfelder, 33, was being held and awaiting charges Tuesday afternoon, the town of Poughkeepsie Police Department said.
What to expect at Golden Corral's grand opening in Poughkeepsie
"We have a system that's really predicated on high volume of customers in place," Jones said. "We'll be seating on both sides of the restaurant, and once seated, I'm checking with every table to make sure they're satisfied, whether it's the food, the service or anything else."
Elephant in Orange County: Why state police were searching
“The responding trooper said it was pretty amazing because the owners came out and starting talking to him and said ‘Where are you going? Go back home’ and it turned around and came back to where it came from. It walked back home into the barn and the owners secured the barn," said Trooper Steven Ne
New York State Troopers escort lost elephant home
WESTTOWN, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Are you missing an elephant?New York State Troopers from Troop F helped escort a lost elephant home in Westtown, New York on Sunday.Police say the elephant had escaped from an animal sanctuary.
Rockefeller Christmas tree cut down at Wallkill home | The Chronicle
It was erected Saturday, and decorated with 50,000 LED lights and a Swarovski crystal star.
Runaway elephant returned to Hudson Valley sanctuary
WESTTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- An elephant that was burned by napalm during the Vietnam War has been returned to an upstate New York animal sanctuary after taking a late-night stroll. State police say they went to the Sanctuary for Animals in Westtown on Sunday night when they got a call about a wandering e
Elephant Hurt in Vietnam War Escapes Sanctuary, Found Wandering Alone in NY
Published Nov 12, 2018 at 8:15 PM | Updated at 9:54 AM EST on Nov 13, 2018 Troopers found her Sunday night wandering around in Westtown, New York, near the New Jersey border, New York State Police said. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018) A 44-year-old elephant is back home safe and sound after she e
NJ Transit service delayed after tugboat strikes Portal Bridge
SECAUCUS, New Jersey (WABC) --New Jersey Transit service in and out of Penn Station New York is subject to delays after the Portal Bridge was struck by a tug boat.The incident was reported just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. NJ Transit said there could be up to 45-minute delays due to the incide
Elephant rescued from Vietnam War escapes from NY barn
WESTTOWN, New York (WABC) --An elephant rescued from Vietnam decades ago is back safe and sound after escaping from an animal sanctuary in Orange County.Authorities in Westtown said they received a call around 11:35 p.m. Sunday night about a loose elephant on William Laine Road that apparently wande
New York City's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up - Naples Herald
BY VERENA DOBNIK and JULIE WALKERNEW YORK (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 lights as one of New York City’s star holiday attractions, a gift from a same-sex married couple.The 72-foot-tall, 12-ton Norway spruce arrived on a flatbed trailer
Incident ends in Town of Wallkill with subject in custody
TOWN OF WALLKILL – Police were faced with what was first reported as a hostage situation at a three-family residence at 327 East Main Street in the Town of Wallkill Sunday night.The call came in just after 7:30 p.m. with a report of a domestic situation that turned into the situation, said Wallkill
Immigrant detained by ICE after 17 years on LI
Felipe Iñiguez, 49, of Central Islip, entered the United States illegally in 2001. When Iñiguez was pulled over in May for a burned-out headlight, Lloyd Harbor police notified U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Ecuadorian immigrant, who lives in Central Islip, was detained on Aug. 29. (C
NYSP brings escaped elephant back to sanctuary
WESTTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police say they returned an escaped elephant back to an animal sanctuary on Sunday.Police say the 44-year-old elephant was from Vietnam. She was burned by Napalm during the war.According to police, she wandered away from the sanctuary and was escorted back by