Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA
Man, Woman From Region Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are behind bars following an investigation into illegal firearms in the region. Rockland County residents Tao Zhang, age 35, and Vivian Wu, age 35, both of Nanuet, were charged on Tuesday, July 2, following an ongoing investigation into illegal firearms in the county. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh said the investigation began in May after his office received information regarding an illegal firearm component being shipped to Nanuet. The Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Detectives, who are cross-s…
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Region On July 4th A Westchester County man suffered serious injuries after lighting a firework on Independence Day evening on Long Island. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened in Copiague around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. The man, a 21-year-old resident of the town of Eastchester, was lighting a firework at a party in front of a house on the 200 block of Trouville Road when it exploded in his hand.  The explosion severed three fingers on his left hand and damaged the other two. He also suffered a burn to one leg. Responding First Precinct Patrol officers applied…
Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills
Heartbreaking Obituary Remembers NJ Mom, 45, Killed Camping With Family In Catskills Services have been finalized for a 45-year-old New Jersey mother who was killed on a camping trip with her husband and two sons. Carol Luistro was inside of her family's camper at the Russell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester, NY when it was struck by a fallen tree around 10:50 a.m. Sunday, June 30, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Luistro was pronounced dead at the scene. Courtesy of Lloyd Luistro Carol's obituary on the Shook Funeral Home website says she was born and raised in Jersey City where she met her husband, Lloyd Luistro. The two welcomed their two boys…
Free Pool Access For Summer: Hochul Launches 'Get Offline, Get Outside' Campaign At NY Parks Free Pool Access For Summer: Hochul Launches 'Get Offline, Get Outside' Campaign At NY Parks
Free Pool Access For Summer: Hochul Launches 'Get Offline, Get Outside' Campaign At NY Parks As part of an initiative to promote physical and mental health among young New Yorkers, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that pool entry fees will be waived at state parks this summer. “Summer is here – get offline and get outside.” On Tuesday, July 2, Hochul announced that for the rest of the summer, there will be no entry fees at New York State Parks pools. It’s part of the “Get Offline, Get Outside” campaign, which encourages young people and families to prioritize their mental and physical health by taking a break from social media to enjoy recreation and social gatherings outdoors. Poo…
COVID-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases COVID-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases
Covid-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases Cases of a new COVID-19 variant are on the rise nationally as the spread of the virus overall is climbing, according to brand-new data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The highly contagious variant, LB.1, now accounts for 17.5 percent of US cases in the two weeks ending Saturday, June 22. LB.1 cases have more than doubled since May, and some experts think it could be on a path to surpass two offshoots of the highly contagious Omicron variant who are part of the so-called "FLiRT" group: KP.3 and KP. 2. Combined, those two subvariants account for mo…
Food Network Chef Nancy Fuller Lists 'Extraordinary’ Historic Hudson Farmhouse For $4M Food Network Chef Nancy Fuller Lists 'Extraordinary’ Historic Hudson Farmhouse For $4M
Food Network Chef Nancy Fuller Lists 'Extraordinary’ Historic Hudson Farmhouse For $4M If this spectacular New York farmhouse looks familiar, there’s a reason for that. Food Network star and chef Nancy Fuller is parting ways with her historic Hudson Valley estate, located in Columbia County outside the city of Hudson. Asking price? $3.995 million. The 75-year-old Fuller, who co-owns Ginsberg’s Foods and appears as a judge on the Food Network competition series "Holiday Baking Championship," has filmed more than 80 episodes of her own show, “Farmhouse Rules” at the property, known locally as Locust Dale Farm. Situated on 143 “peaceful farmland” acres, the impressive residen…
Alert For Parking Ticket Scam In Region: What To Watch For Alert For Parking Ticket Scam In Region: What To Watch For
Alert For Parking Ticket Scam In Region: What To Watch For A Hudson Valley elected official is warning residents to be wary of fake texts asking them to pay unpaid parking tickets.  In a post on X on Monday, July 1, New York Assemblyman Matt Slater, who represents parts of Putnam and Northern Westchester, warned residents of a fake text scheme involving scammers claiming that victims owe unpaid parking invoices in New York City.  According to Slater, the texts will claim that victims will owe an additional charge of $25 unless they settle their balance. They will also contain a link where victims can settle their "balance."  "Don't …
Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Man From Region Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Man From Region
Duo Charged In Connection To Shooting Death Of Man From Region Two men have been charged with murder and manslaughter for allegedly shooting Hudson Valley resident Jaquan Fryar in March and who later died from his injuries. Related: Duo Nabbed In Connection To Shooting Of Poughkeepsie Man Fulton County resident Jan Michael Deere, age 38, of Gloversville, was charged with murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon on Friday, June 28, said Det. Lt. Terrance Beam of the Poughkeepsie Police. Also charged was Dutchess County resident Joseph R. Gonzalez, age 46, of Rhinebeck, with manslaughter, Beam added. Fryar, age 34, of Poughkeeps…
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that extra patrols will be on the lookout for drunk and drugged drivers over the Fourth of July weekend. Starting on Wednesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. and lasting through midnight on Sunday, July 7, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will increase patrols on highways across the state. The extra patrols will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving in an effort to curb impaired drivers and target other traffic infractions, Hochul said. “State Police and local law enforcement agencies will once again be out on New Y…
Child Porn Possession: Sports Hall Of Famer From Region Gets Years In Prison Child Porn Possession: Sports Hall Of Famer From Region Gets Years In Prison
Child Porn Possession: Sports Hall Of Famer From Region Gets Years In Prison A retired teacher and former sports announcer who was once inducted into the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame has been sentenced for receiving child pornography.  Somers resident Richard Leaf, age 76, who is well-known in Westchester for announcing Section 1 boys and girls basketball tournaments for more than three decades, was sentenced on Tuesday, July 2 to a decade in prison for receiving child pornography, according to federal US District Court documents.  Earlier Report - Child Porn Possession: Sports Hall Of Famer From Hudson Valley Pleads Guilty According to federal pr…
No Mechanical Failure Before Capital Region Plane Crash That Killed 34-Year-Old Pilot: NTSB No Mechanical Failure Before Capital Region Plane Crash That Killed 34-Year-Old Pilot: NTSB
No Mechanical Failure Before Capital Region Plane Crash That Killed 34-Year-Old Pilot: NTSB Federal investigators have ruled out mechanical failure for causing a small plane crash in upstate New York that killed a beloved pilot and photographer. A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Tuesday, July 2, states that investigators found no evidence of any pre-impact mechanical malfunctions or failures on either of the plane’s engines prior to the June 17 crash near Albany International Airport. Emergency crews were called at around 8:15 a.m. that morning for a small plane that was seen "spinning around" before crashing in a wooded area near Alb…
Trooper Shoots Man Who Aimed Vehicle At Officer In Region Trooper Shoots Man Who Aimed Vehicle At Officer In Region
Trooper Shoots Man Who Aimed Vehicle At Officer In Region A 63-year-old man was shot once by a New York State trooper after he allegedly drove toward a police officer at a high rate of speed after threatening them with a gun.  The incident occurred in Sullivan County around 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at two locations on Route 97. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, troopers responded to a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle at a business on Route 97 in Barryville.  Troopers located the man, who claimed to have a gun and said that he would shoot the troopers, Nevel said. Nevel said troopers then att…