Alert Issued For 16-Year-Old Prattsville Girl Missing 3 Days Alert Issued For 16-Year-Old Prattsville Girl Missing 3 Days
DeAnna Cilento, 16, Reported Missing In Prattsville Police are asking for help in locating a 16-year-old girl from the region who has been missing for several days. Greene County resident DeAnna Cilento was last seen at a home in Prattsville on Sunday, June 30, according to sheriff’s officials. Investigators said Cilento may have traveled to Delaware County or Brooklyn. She is 5-foot-10 and around 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 518-819-1128. Share this story by clicking the Facebook icon below. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
New Superintendent Takes Command At One Of Largest School Districts In Region New Superintendent Takes Command At One Of Largest School Districts In Region
New Superintendent Takes Command At One Of Largest School Districts In Region An educator with decades of experience is following in the footsteps of her father and stepping up to lead a large Hudson Valley school district.  On Monday, July 1, Erin Meehan-Fairben officially began her position as superintendent of Putnam County's Carmel Central School District, to which she holds deeply personal ties.  A native of the area, Fairben was born in Putnam County Hospital and was raised within the Carmel community until she was around 5 years old. As a child, she used to play on the steps of Carmel's one-room schoolhouse as her father, Richard R. Meehan,…
Camper Killed By Falling Tree In Furious Upstate NY Storm Camper Killed By Falling Tree In Furious Upstate NY Storm
Camper Killed By Falling Tree In Furious Upstate NY Storm A New Jersey woman was killed in upstate New York over the weekend when a tree fell on her camper during fierce thunderstorms that ripped through the region, authorities said. At about 10:50 a.m. the Delaware County 911 Center received multiple reports of trees down on campers at multiple locations with an individual trapped at the Russell Brook Campground in the Town of Colchester. Carol E. Luistro was inside of her camper when it was struck by a fallen tree, pinning her underneath it, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene, Colchester police said. Her age was not released. Pho…
‘Is He Serious?’ NY Ice Cream Shop Owner Accused Of Stealing Employees’ Tips ‘Is He Serious?’ NY Ice Cream Shop Owner Accused Of Stealing Employees’ Tips
‘Is He Serious?’ NY Ice Cream Shop Owner Accused Of Stealing Employees’ Tips Social media is abuzz with outrage after a New York mother accused an ice cream shop owner of withholding customer tips that were given to her 15-year-old son and other employees. In a post on a community Facebook page Monday, July 1, the Long Island resident said her son quit his job at the Hauppauge business after the owner allegedly told him he “can’t figure out” how to separate tips that customers paid using a debit or credit card on his point-of-sale system. “I am not one who tips for every little thing, but people were tipping these kids on their credit cards, which they really apprec…
Kindergarten Teacher, Mom Of 2 From Capital Region Gets 'Fairy Tale Ending' Before Cancer Death Kindergarten Teacher, Mom Of 2 From Capital Region Gets 'Fairy Tale Ending' Before Cancer Death
Kindergarten Teacher, Mom Of 2 From Capital Region Gets 'Fairy Tale Ending' Before Cancer Death On the last night of her life, Sara Maldonado’s neighbors surprised her family by lining their driveway and sidewalk with dozens of candlelit luminarias. It was a fitting sendoff for the beloved kindergarten teacher, wife, mother of two, and Disney fanatic who died Wednesday, June 26, at the age of 34 following a two-year battle with breast cancer, according to her obituary. “They did something for our family that will never be forgotten. It’s the fairy tale ending she would want,” her brother, Ben Olsen, said on Facebook. “‘Tangled’ is her most favorite movie and they gave her a fairy tale…
FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker
FDA Investigates Microdosed Chocolate After 48 People Fall Ill, Including New Yorker Health officials are investigating a previously-recalled brand of micro-dosed gummies, chocolates, and cones after dozens have been hospitalized and one potentially associated death has been recorded. On Tuesday, July 2, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave an update on the investigation of Diamond Shruumz brand microdose products, reporting that since the initial recall, 48 people have fallen ill from 24 states, including New York. The administration first announced the recall on June 7. The products (which come in chocolate, cones, and gummy form) were later found to contain m…
Inmate Punches, Bites Corrections Officer At Capital Region Jail, Police Say Inmate Punches, Bites Corrections Officer At Capital Region Jail, Police Say
Inmate Punches, Bites Corrections Officer At Capital Region Jail, Police Say An inmate at a local jail is facing more charges after allegedly assaulting a corrections officer. The incident happened Wednesday, May 22, at the Saratoga County jail in Ballston Spa, but was not reported publicly until Tuesday, July 2. Sheriff’s officials said John Rathbun, age 26, punched a corrections officer in the face and bit him, causing injuries. The officer was treated at a medical facility and released. Rathbun, who is homeless, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony. He was arraigned in the Milton Town Court on Monday, July 1, and was taken back to the county jail w…
Bob's Stores To Close All Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy; Retailer Liquidating Inventory Bob's Stores To Close All Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy; Retailer Liquidating Inventory
Bob's Stores To Close All Locations After Filing For Bankruptcy; Retailer Liquidating Inventory Bob's Stores, the family apparel and shoe retailer, will close all of its 21 locations throughout the Northeast after the company said it is bankrupt. The stores will remain open through July 14 as the company sells its remaining items at greatly reduced prices. Some things were marked down as much as 70 percent, according to a news release. The company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late last month, is $29.4 million in debt, according to the court filing.  Bob's President Dave Barton apologized to the communities affected by the closures.  We regret that our financ…
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Region Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Region
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Region Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 20-year-old Westchester man who has been missing for several days.  New, Updated Report - New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela was last seen on Saturday, June 29 in the area of Pier 84 near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday, July 2.  He had been running north after taking off his backpack and shirt, police said. Before that, Estela had been seen on Friday, June 28 around 5 p.m. while leaving 44 Pleasant…
Teen Driver Smoked Marijuana Before Capital Region Crash Killing 14-Year-Old, Police Say Teen Driver Smoked Marijuana Before Capital Region Crash Killing 14-Year-Old, Police Say
Teen Driver Smoked Marijuana Before Capital Region Crash Killing 14-Year-Old, Police Say An 18-year-old man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with an alleged DWI crash in the region that killed a 14-year-old girl. The Saratoga County incident happened at around 8:45 p.m. Saturday, June 29, in the town of Waterford. Police said Everhett Hatlee, of Troy, was driving a Dodge Charger on Fonda Road when he lost control and rolled his vehicle near White Street.  The crash killed 14-year-old Kiera Ebert and seriously injured her 16-year-old brother. Both teens were passengers in the vehicle. An investigation found that Hatlee was impaired by marijuana at th…
Update: Capital Region Woman Found Hours After Being Reported Missing Update: Capital Region Woman Found Hours After Being Reported Missing
Update: Capital Region Woman Found Hours After Being Reported Missing Update: A woman from the region who was reported missing was located hours later. Schenectady County resident Deidre Pangburn, age 74, of Glenville, had last been seen Tuesday morning, July 2, near Swaggertown and Worden roads. On Tuesday afternoon, Glenville Police Chief Stephen Janik told Daily Voice that Pangburn was located and in good health. No other details were given. Original story: Police are asking for help in locating a missing woman from the region. Schenectady County resident Deidre Pangburn, age 74, of Glenville, was last seen Tuesday morning, July 2, near Swaggerto…
Search On For Armed 18-Year-Old From Region For Homicide Search On For Armed 18-Year-Old From Region For Homicide
Search On For Armed 18-Year-Old From Region For Homicide Police in the Hudson Valley are asking the public for help locating a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 29-year-old man. Related: 29-Year-Old Pomona Man Found Shot Dead On Haverstraw Street Rockland County resident Christian Alvarado of Pomona was found on Monday, July 1, when Haverstraw Police responded to the area of Fairmount Avenue and West Street on a report of shots fired. Haverstraw Police Chief John Gould said the department is searching for 18-year-old Yandie Martinez of Haverstraw in connection with the homicide.  Martinez is described as being Hi…