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Westchester Man Charged With Violating Order Of Protection In Greenwich

A 46-year-old Westchester man was arrested for violating two orders of protection in Greenwich. Jermaine Powell of Port Chester was arrested on Friday, Feb. 15, after Greenwich Police were called to a home in Byram for a report of a verbal altercation, said Greenwich Police.


Greenwich Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

GREENWICH, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Light rain until afternoon. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Police: Driver purposely runs over family of 8, killing the mother

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – An angry driver purposely ran down a family of eight and then backed over them Wednesday afternoon outside of a 7-Eleven in New York, police said. The 32-year-old mother died, Haverstraw police said. Her identity wasn't released.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


FBI Investigating Missing Port Chester FD Equipment

PORT CHESTER, NY — Missing electrical equipment worth about $30,000 and meant for the Port Chester Fire Department is being investigated by the FBI. Village Police Chief Richard Conway said there is a connection to an earlier case involving Robert Gerardi, the former treasurer of the Putnam Engine a


Northern Westchester Businessman Admits To Swindling Clients Out Of Thousands

A Westchester County businessman has admitted to lining his own pockets with thousands of dollars as part of a scheme to steal business taxes from clients that employed his services.


CT Secretary of State Coming to Greenwich

The Greenwich Democratic Town Committee will present a series of conversations with leaders and influencers in our community. For their first conversation, they will welcome Connecticut’s Secretary of State, Denise Merrill.


Bridgeport Man With Bench Warrants From Greenwich, State Police Arrested In Darien

A Bridgeport man with bench warrants from both Greenwich and State Police was arrested in Darien, authorities say. A Darien officer was patrolling the area of Post Road and Clubhouse Circle on Thursday, Feb. 14 around 11 a.m. The officer observed a gray sedan traveling eastbound on Post Road that ha


Greenwich senior tax credit hits another delay

GREENWICH — The attempt to renew an existing property tax credit for low-income Greenwich seniors encountered another delay Tuesday night as the Board of Estimate and Taxation postponed its vote on the issue.


Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Shares Recent The Capitol Theatre Finale For ‘Taper Thursday’ [Full Audio]

For the 95th edition of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead‘s “Taper” series, the Grateful Dead-inspired band has released the soundboard recording from their performance at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on January 20th, 2019. The show marked the band’s third and final performance of the weekend at th


Mom dead after car rams into family of 8, then backs up and does it again

Haverstraw, N.Y. -- A 32-year-old mother was killed and the rest of her family was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after a driver deliberately plowed into them outside a convenience store in a northern New York City suburb, CBS New York reports. Investigators said 35-year-old Jason Mendez, of nearb


Children Trapped In School Bus After Bus Slams Into Pole In Stamford

A smart-thinking bus driver saved three children who were trapped onboard their bus after the vehicle struck a utility pole, bringing live wires down on top of the bus. The incident took place around 6:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Sunset Road and West Trail in Stamford, said Stamford Fire Chief Tre


Great Professions: Physician Assistant

PORT CHESTER, NY — In its newest list of best jobs in the USA, U.S. News said that occupations in health care show special promise. High among those, the magazine singled out physician assistant.


How the state will replace a bridge over I-95 in just 2 weeks

STAMFORD - The state Department of Transportation has released details on how it intends to replace the Route 1 (East Masin Street) bridge over I-95 over two weeks. The $15 million project, near Exit 9, will utilize Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques, meaning new bridge spans will be built i


Westchester County, Local Hospitals Launch Public Health Survey

The Westchester County Department of Health and local hospitals have teamed up to launch a survey that asks county residents 18 and older to assess their own health as well as the health of their community.


Stamford Motorist Charged With DUI After Nearly Striking Greenwich PD Cruiser, Police Say

A Stamford motorist is facing DUI charges after he almost crashed into a Greenwich police cruiser, authorities say. Officers were on patrol in the area of East Putnam Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 16 around 11:30 p.m. when they observed a vehicle traveling eastbound.


Sunbrella Solar Collection debuts at The Shade Store

Port Chester, NY – Like sunscreen for windows, the new Sunbrella Solar Collection of solar fabrics is now available at The Shade Store. The new program, Sunbrella’s third collaboration with the retailer, is made using Sunbrella’s high-performance stain resistant and easy-to-clean fabrics. It encompa


'Sexually Violent' Offender Convicted Of Sodomizing Boy Reports Move In Mount Vernon

A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of sodomizing a 9-year-old boy has reported a move in Westchester County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 51-year-old Pedro Velez, who has moved t


Woman pleads guilty to stealing $20K from Stamford employer

STAMFORD — A former clerk at a music store in the Stamford Town Center mall pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing over $20,000 from her employer by fraudulently processing refunds of the same CD box set collections and other items over and over again and pocketing the cash.


Students stuck in bus after crash brings down power lines

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Three students and a driver were briefly trapped inside a school bus in Connecticut after it slid off an icy road and brought down power lines. The Stamford Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/2U2euAa) that the bus struck a utility pole in Stamford at about 7 a.m. Thursday.