Police To Conduct Training With Simulated Weapons At School In Westchester Police To Conduct Training With Simulated Weapons At School In Westchester
Police To Conduct Training With Simulated Weapons At School In Westchester A police department in Westchester is advising residents that it will be conducting training with simulated weapons at a school in the county.  The Port Chester Police Department will be conducting the training on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Park Avenue School, authorities said.  The training exercises will include the use of simulated weapons, but there is no concern to the public, the department added.  "We thank the Port Chester School District for use of the building," the department said. 
Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video
Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video This story has been updated. A small plane was forced to make a crash landing on a Long Island highway. Emergency crews were called at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, after the single-engine Cherokee Archer landed on the eastbound right shoulder of the Southern State Parkway near exit 33 in Babylon. Two people who were onboard the aircraft were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to New York State Police. No vehicles were involved and there were no other reports of injuries, though additional medics were called to the scene after a man who witnessed the…
Person Lying On Tracks Rescued At Train Station In Westchester Person Lying On Tracks Rescued At Train Station In Westchester
Person Lying On Tracks Rescued At Train Station In Westchester Rail traffic at a Northern Westchester train station was temporarily halted when an unconscious person was found lying on the tracks, fire officials said.  The incident happened on Thursday, Feb. 15 around 2:45 p.m., when Croton-on-Hudson firefighters and police as well as MTA Police found an unconscious person on the tracks, the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department announced on Friday night, Feb. 16.  Metro-North officials then stopped rail traffic and disconnected power to the high-voltage third rail, allowing rescuers to reach the person. Soon, the patient was placed in a bask…
Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location
Workout Facility Founded By NFL Player To Open Westchester Location If you want to shed a few pounds and get started on that summer body, you may want to check out an upcoming state-of-the-art workout facility in Northern Westchester.  D1 Training, a training facility franchise founded by former NFL player Will Bartholomew, will open a new location in Armonk at 130 Business Park Dr. on Monday, Feb. 26.  The facility will be owned by Kyle Stover and Jennifer Lung, who have already operated a physical therapy business in the Armonk area for 12 years.  Those who visit the new facility will be able to try a sports-science-backed traini…
These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation
These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation It's hard not to think of New York when discussing the most delicious pizza. More precisely, New York City. So it should come as no surprise that in brand-new rankings of the Top 100 pizza spots in the US for 2024, all 10 of the selections from NY are from within the five boroughs. And even more precisely yet, Manhattan, where nine of the 10 are located. (The other is in Brooklyn.) The top-ranked pizzeria in New York, and third overall nationally, is Lombardi's in Manhattan's Little Italy, which opened in 1905 and is recognized by the Pizza Hall of Fame as “America’s first pizzeria." Lom…
Snowfall Map: Here's How Accumulation Amounts In These NY Spots Compare To Normal Winters Snowfall Map: Here's How Accumulation Amounts In These NY Spots Compare To Normal Winters
Snowfall Map: Here's How Accumulation Amounts In These NY Spots Compare To Normal Winters Most locations in the region have seen more snowfall than last winter, but only one location in the Northeast has exceeded the seasonal average, according to new data. "Now reaching the back stretch of the winter season, current snowfall totals across not only our area, but a large portion of the East remains below the seasonal averages," according the US National Weather Service Eastern Region Headquarters. In the first image above, areas in red have seen the most snowfall through Sunday, Feb. 18 while locations in white and sky blue have seen the least. A comparison of snowfall tota…
Man Caught On Parkway In Westchester With Illegally-Possessed Pistol Gets Years In Prison Man Caught On Parkway In Westchester With Illegally-Possessed Pistol Gets Years In Prison
Man Caught On Parkway In Westchester With Illegally-Possessed Pistol Gets Years In Prison A 35-year-old man with prior felony convictions will spend several years in prison after he was caught with an illegally possessed loaded pistol on a parkway in Westchester, officials announced. New York City resident Jose Valle was sentenced on Friday, Feb. 16 to seven years in state prison for illegal gun possession, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, on Dec. 28, 2022, authorities pulled Valle over on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison during a routine traffic stop. He then tried fleeing before police event…
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Almost 40 cats were discovered to be living in filthy conditions after neighbors reported a terrible smell coming from a Westchester apartment, officials said.  The discovery was made by SPCA Westchester's Humane Law Enforcement Team, which responded to a White Plains apartment after a landlord reported that neighbors were complaining about a "deathly smell" coming from the unit, the organization announced on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Officers soon arrived at the apartment and found nearly 40 "terrified" cats living in "filth and garbage," the organization said in a social media post.  A…
Unlicensed Spa Shut Down In Hudson Valley After Operating Without Permits: Police Unlicensed Spa Shut Down In Hudson Valley After Operating Without Permits: Police
Unlicensed Spa Shut Down In Hudson Valley After Operating Without Permits: Police An unlicensed spa in the Hudson Valley was shut down when authorities discovered it had been operating without the proper permits, police said. The Putnam County business, located in downtown Mahopac, was shut down on Thursday, Feb. 16 following numerous complaints from residents, Carmel Police announced.  After receiving these complaints, the Carmel Building Department began investigating the spa and determined it violated the Town Code, as it had not obtained the proper certificate of occupancy, according to authorities. The business was then issued an immediate Cease and Desist Ord…
Man Nabbed After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Stolen Car In Westchester: Police Man Nabbed After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Stolen Car In Westchester: Police
Man Nabbed After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Stolen Car In Westchester: Police A 20-year-old Connecticut man faces several charges after leading authorities on a chase in a stolen vehicle in New York, police announced.  New Haven County resident Shyheim Mcquillar of New Haven was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 15 following an incident earlier in the day involving a vehicle stolen out of New Haven on Sunday, Feb. 11, the City of Rye Police Department announced. According to the department, on Thursday around 8:15 a.m., City of Rye Police officers in Westchester County were alerted to a stolen white Volkswagen Jetta traveling within Rye. Police soon found the…
Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say
Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say If the shorter, darker days of winter have you singing the blues, you’re not alone. Nearly 10 million Americans experience what psychologists have dubbed seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, according to Boston University. A form of depression, SAD typically rears its head during late fall or early winter and dissipates during the sunnier days of spring and summer. Symptoms may include feeling sad most of the day, losing interest in activities you once enjoyed, and having low energy. Some sufferers also report oversleeping, overeating, and having difficulty concentrating. While the best c…
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In Westchester Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In Westchester
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In Westchester A woman faces felony drunk driving charges following a months-long investigation into a head-on crash in Northern Westchester that discovered her blood alcohol content had been four times over the legal limit, police announced.  The 58-year-old Chappaqua woman, whose name was not released, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a head-on crash in North Castle in October 2023, the North Castle Police Department announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  According to the department, on the day of the crash, Monday, October 2, at around 5:50 p.m., a head-on collision happened at t…