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Support Swells For Son Of Band Director Killed In Orange County Crash: 'Carry On Gina's Legacy'
As students, colleagues, and loved ones gather to say their final goodbyes to a beloved high school band director killed in a New York bus crash, the community is coming together to ensure that her only child is taken care of financially.
Gina Pellettiere, age 43, of Massapequa, died Thursday, Sept. 21, when a charter bus carrying students from Farmingdale High School on Long Island to a band camp in Greeley, Pennsylvania crashed on I-84 in Orange County.
The rollover wreck also killed 77-year-old Farmingdale resident Beatrice Ferrari, a retired social studies teacher and longtime camp chap…
This Hudson Valley Small Town Ranks As Safest In Nation, New Report Says
A new report dubs a small Westchester locale the safest in the nation, with a town in a neighboring county making the top 10.
MoneyGeek’s annual report ranking the safety of small towns and cities across the nation has officially named Yorktown, New York in the number one spot, according to new data released in May 2023.
In an effort to answer the question, “Are small towns really safer than big cities?”, MoneyGeek analyzed crime statistics – including both violent crimes, such as murder, and property crimes, such as burglary.
Additionally, MoneyGeek quantifies the cost of crime and ran…