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2 men face federal charges for violent Mount Vernon carjacking
Two men are accused of carjacking a blue Nissan in Mount Vernon, punching the driver and shooting at him when he ran away, according to a federal complaint, which was unsealed Wednesday.
Big casino, big debt: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months
MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in its first five months, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.
Decker defends new policy on public comment at Port Jervis council meetings
Typically, people were given a brief opportunity to comment at the start of the council meetings. That was done away with, but they were encouraged to comment on specific motions as they came to a vote during the meeting. Some citizens took advantage during Monday night’s council meeting
Mount Vernon raises taxi fare
Buy Photo(Photo: Ernie Garcia/The Journal News)MOUNT VERNON - You'll need an extra dollar to ride a taxi in mid-September.City officials have authorized a $1 increase to the flat-rate taxi fare for trips within Mount Vernon and the fare hike takes effect Sept. 10. The current flat rate within the ci
Hippies and bagels and bears—oh my!
There are scads of reasons to love my job. Among them are the incredible opportunities I have to attend a wide variety of fantastic events being held at any given moment, scattered throughout the Upper Delaware River region. In fact, I’m so busy at this time of year that I invariably run into folks
Gang member charged with ordering two people shot
WHITE PLAINS – A Mount Vernon man, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, was indicted on five-counts including attempted murder and two counts each of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Youth pastor had 100-plus images of kids being abused, cops say
Darryl Farrier, of Franklin, wasarrested on Friday and chargedwith third-degree child endangerment and possession of child pornography.
Mount Vernon gang member charged with attempted murder
Jason Garcia, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, ordered the shots. The 35-year-old is facing second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.
North Jersey lake-side restaurants offer elevated dining with panoramic views
(Photo: Courtesy of The Windlass)Story HighlightsLakes play big, if quiet roles, in the lives of many North Jersey residents.In northern New Jersey, there's a secret lake lifestyle, not unlike summer camp.Throughout August, The Record and NorthJersey.com are profiling some of our lake communities.Jo
Woman convicted of killing fiance reportedly gets portion of life insurance money
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak ou
Upstate NY 'kayak killer' to collect on dead fiance's life insurance
In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. (Jim Sabastian | Times-Herald Record | AP)
Breastfeeding NJ Mom Told To Cover Up Takes Steps In $1M Suit
FRANKLIN, NJ — The mother who was ordered to cover up while breastfeeding at the Franklin Pond Beach has filed a tort claim against the borough, the first step in a possible lawsuit, NJ Herald reported.
ALERT – Rabies Confirmed In Fox Found In Monticello
Sullivan County Public Health Services is issuing an advisory to the public that a fox found in the Village of Monticello in a populated area on Waverly Avenue has tested positive for rabies. “There was no exposure to people that our office has been made aware of at this time,” said Nancy McGraw, Pu
Settlement in Vincent Viafore kayak drowning case; fiancee Angelika Graswald did prison time
In this file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. A lawsuit settlement has been reached in the kayak drowning of Vincent Viafore after his fiancee, Graswald, served prison
Body of missing Orange County teen found
BLOOMING GROVE, N.Y. >> The body of a 13-year-old Washingtonville boy has been found, Blooming Grove Town Police said Sunday.
Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident
The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.
Big casino, big debts: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months
MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in the first half of 2018, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.
Man charged with attempt to cash bad check
Terry Baughman, 27, was charged with one count of criminal attempt, specifically for attempting to obtain currency belonging to the victim.
Man accused of distributing marijuana must stay in jail
Grigory Feldshtein, 33, appeared in front of Judge Stephen J. Taylor in Newton on Thursday with six friends and/or family members in the courtroom who came out in support of him, including his mother, Elena Lowry, of Warren Township, who testified.
Traffic stop yields coke, pot, two suspects
Andre Dasilva, 21, and Melvin Sanchez, 19, were both charged with two felony counts of possession of drugs for the cocaine and Dasilva was charged with two counts of misdemeanor criminal possession of marijuana.