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City of Peekskill Discusses Economic Development at AIM 2019

Peekskill, N.Y. (April 22, 2019) – On Saturday, April 13, the City of Peekskill participated in an economic development panel as part of Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce's (HVGCC) 2019 Art Industry Media (AIM) Weekend. City Manager Richard Leins shared his thoughts on the local/regional bus


Lincoln Depot Museum Announces 2019 Opening Weekend

Peekskill, N.Y. (April 22, 2019) – The Lincoln Depot Museum in Peekskill, NY announces the kick-off of the 2019 season with three days of events planned for April 26, 27 and 28th. The three days will include interesting lectures by nationally known historians, encampment on the museum grounds by Civ


Measles Outbreak Prompts Good Samaritan Hospital To Ban Children From Visiting

With the number of measles cases in Rockland at 199 and counting, one hospital in the county has changed its visitor policy to ban children under the age of 18. Officials at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern said that any children under the age of 18, regardless of their vaccination history, are pr


9th Annual Peekskill Juneteenth Toast of Elegance Gala

9th Annual Peekskill Juneteenth Toast of Elegance Gala. “Acknowledging 400 years of Africans in America (1619 – 2019)”. Peekskill, NY – April 22, 2019 – We will be celebrating the 154th Anniversary of Juneteenth, and acknowledging 400 years of Africans in America (1619 – 2019), on Saturday, June 15,


Seven Dutchess Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley removed 18 allegedly impaired drivers from the roadway during the holiday weekend. On Friday, April 19, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Robert J. Fluri, 55, of Fishkill, for Aggravated DWI. He was traveling on State Route 9 in Wapping


Boy Scouts naming 200 leaders accused of sex abuse in New York, New Jersey

The names of close to 200 Boy Scout leaders in New York and New Jersey accused of sexually abusing kids will be released Tuesday. The leaders worked in both states and were named in the Boy Scouts of America’s “perversion files,” according to a pair of law firms representing victims.


‘Walmart of liquor’ fighting for store in Westchester County

An epic battle over cheap booze is coming to a head in Westchester County — and it’s slated to land in court next month. Total Wine & More — a fast-growing chain of nearly 200 stores across 23 states that’s been branded by critics as a ruthless “Walmart of liquor” — is appealing a decision by the Ne


Gas Line Struck, Forcing Evacuation Of Office Building In Rockland

The Clarkstown Police Department is on the scene of a gas line rupture in New City. The incident took place around 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, at 337 N Main St.; the building, a professional office building, is being evacuated for safety reasons, said the Clarkstown Police.


5 New Peekskill-Cortlandt Area Properties For Sale

PEEKSKILL-CORTLANDT, NY — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? Fear not! To help simplify your search, we've got a fresh batch of new listings nearby.


Route 59 BMW Stop Leads To Discovery Of Shotgun, Man With Suspended License, Police Say

A traffic stop on Route 59 led to the discovery of a .12 gauge shotgun, police say. Orangetown Police say they observed black 2008 BMW traveling eastbound in the westbound lane of Route 59 in the Village of Nyack on Friday, April 19 around 2:45 a.m.


'Karina Got Justice': NYC Jogger Killer Gets Life Sentence With No Chance of Parole

The man convicted of killing Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old Queens woman who went out for a run in her neighborhood park one summer day and never came home, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Tuesday.


"Only Orly" of Ringwood is a Top Real Estate Team for 2018

RINGWOOD, N.J. (April 23, 2019) — The Orly Steinberg team, "Only Orly," ranked in the Top Three real estate sales teams (of four-plus members) at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York for 2018 based on total units sold. Steinberg and her team are affiliate


Medication Take-Back Days Set For Putnam, Dutchess

Prescription medication take-back days have been scheduled for Putnam and Dutchess County residents. These days give residents the opportunity to dispose of old, expired, unneeded or unwanted prescription drugs, OTC drugs and even pet medications in a safe and anonymous way at a series of drop-off l


Two men flee scene of accident and rollover Route 59 crash

CENTRAL NYACK - Two men are now in custody after they fled the scene of both a hit-and-run accident and a separate rollover crash in Rockland County this morning. Clarkstown police say a Chevy truck, with Illinois license plates, hit another car near a Shell station on Route 59 in Central Nyack arou


2 NYPD Patrol Officers Under Investigation For Response To Fatal Ax Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two NYPD officers are under investigation for what they allegedly did while responding to this weekend’s fatal ax attack on a pregnant woman in Brooklyn.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Cops Catch Suspect In Central Nyack Hit-and-Run

NYACK, NY — Clarkstown police say they caught a suspect in Tuesday morning's hit-and-run car crash in Central Nyack. Police said a truck suspected in the first crash was involved in another collision on Route 59 near the Palisades Center.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


1830 – Mahopac, NY – $220,000

Vintage early 1800's eyebrow Colonial a half block from Lake Mahopac waiting for a connoisseur of historic architecture to restore this classic back to its original glory. Much of the original historic fabric remains, including wideboard floors, exposed hand-hewn beams, trim, doors, and most hardwar


2 arrested after fleeing Rockland County hit and run crashes

CENTRAL NYACK, Rockland County (WABC) -- Two suspects are in custody after police in Rockland County say they fled a pair of hit and run crashes Tuesday morning. The situation unfolded just after 8 a.m. on Route 59 in front of the Palisades Mall in Central Nyack.