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Fox News Star Sean Hannity Sells New York Home For Just Under $13 Million Fox News Star Sean Hannity Sells New York Home For Just Under $13 Million
Fox News Star Sean Hannity Sells New York Home For Just Under $13 Million After just a week on the market, news anchor Sean Hannity sold his 10,600-square-foot waterfront estate. The estate, located in the town of Oyster Bay village of Centre Island, was listed for $13.75 million but sold at $12.7 million. Sold by Nest Seekers International’s Shawn Elliott after a bidding war, the buyer (who has not been named) received not only the seven-bedroom, nine-bath house but all the furniture as well, according to the Wall Street Journal and a representative for Elliott. Earlier Report: Fox News' Sean Hannity Lists Oyster Bay Home For $13.7M The estate boasts …
Retired Westchester Detective Appears On TV Episode Spotlighting Brutal Murder Case Retired Westchester Detective Appears On TV Episode Spotlighting Brutal Murder Case
Retired Westchester Detective Appears On TV Episode Spotlighting Brutal Murder Case A retired Westchester County detective appeared on an episode of a true crime television series focusing on the notorious murder of Ben Novack, Jr. at a hotel in the area.  Retired Detective Sergeant Terence Wilson of the Rye Brook Police Department appeared on an episode of Oxygen Network's "Sins of the South," the department announced on social media on Tuesday, June 11.  The episode, which aired on Sunday, June 9, focused on the July 2009 homicide of Ben Novack, Jr., who was killed while staying at the Rye Town Hilton on July 12, 2009.  Related Report - New TV …
Hudson Valley 12-Year-Old Advances To National Spelling Bee Finals Hudson Valley 12-Year-Old Advances To National Spelling Bee Finals
Hudson Valley 12-Year-Old Advances To National Spelling Bee Finals A young Hudson Valley student could soon be a national champion. Orange County resident YY Liang, age 12, of New Windsor, is one of eight kids who made it through five rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals, advancing to the Thursday, May 30 finals, which will be shown live on iON television at 8 p.m. Four of the Elite 8 are from California and Texas (two from each state), and the others are from California, Colorado, North Carolina, and Florida. Liange is a nationally-ranked junior tennis player who enjoys video games and has a talent for drawing. A seventh-grader, …
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns
Planters Nuts Recalled Due To Listeria Contamination Concerns A pair of Planters nuts products are being recalled due to possible contamination with the bacteria that causes listeria. Hormel Foods Sales, LLC is voluntarily recalling the two Planters products that were produced at one of its facilities in April, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, sti…
'Not Going Back': Fox News' Sean Hannity Lists NY Home For $13.7 Million 'Not Going Back': Fox News' Sean Hannity Lists NY Home For $13.7 Million
'Not Going Back': Fox News' Sean Hannity Lists NY Home For $13.7 Million Months after saying on air that he was done with New York, Sean Hannity’s 10,600-square-foot estate has been put on the market. Located in the town of Oyster Bay village of Centre Island, it's now listed for $13.75 million, according to its listing. The estate, which has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms, is owned by Fox News star Sean Hannity, the Wall Street Journal reported, who announced on his television show that he had officially left New York to live in “the great free state of Florida.” Sitting on nearly 6 acres of land, the home boasts 500 feet of Oyster Bay frontage and an 81…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC
Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC Nineteen people in nine states, including New Jersey and New York, reported illness after injections from a "counterfeit or mishandled" injection of botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. As of April 15, a total of 19 people from 9 states reported harmful reactions after receiving botulinum toxin injections from unlicensed or untrained individuals or in non-healthcare settings, such as homes and spas, the CDC said.  Counterfeit Botox packages. FDA States reporting these reactions include Colorado, Florida, Illinois, K…
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse What a day for outer space. NASA will be launching three sounding rockets during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, to study how Earth’s upper atmosphere is affected when sunlight momentarily dims over a portion of the planet. And they are expected to be visible for between 10 and 40 seconds along the East Coast. The Atmospheric Perturbations around Eclipse Path (APEP) sounding rockets will launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to study the disturbances in the ionosphere created when the Moon eclipses the Sun.  The sounding rockets will launch at three differe…
FDA Recalls Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak FDA Recalls Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak
FDA Recalls Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak The US Food and Drug Administration has recalled oysters grown and harvested in Connecticut following an outbreak of norovirus. In a notice on Thursday, March 14, the FDA said the outbreak was caused by oysters sold by Norwalk-based Norm Bloom and Son harvested in February. Although the FDA did not give many how many people were sickened, they did reveal the contaminated batch was associated with an outbreak in Minnesota. In the notice, the FDA warned consumers that the oysters were also sold to restaurants and retailers throughout Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryl…
Westchester Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Reports Westchester Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Reports
Westchester Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Reports Successful hip-hop artist and New York native Sean Combs, who is also known as "Puff Daddy," "P. Diddy," and "Diddy," is being sued by a producer on his latest album who is accusing him of sexual harassment, according to numerous reports.  The lawsuit against Combs, a Westchester County native from Mount Vernon, was filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday, Feb. 26, and accuses the artist and producer of sexually harassing, threatening, and drugging producer Rodney "Lil Rod" Jones, according to a report by NBC News.  According to the outlet, J…
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster Click here for a new, updated story: Hurricane Season In 2024 Could Be One Of Most Active Ever, NOAA Says: Here's Why The return of La Niña and historically warm water across the Atlantic Ocean have some forecasters sounding the alarm about what could be a super-charged 2024 hurricane season. Those two factors will set the groundwork for a potentially blockbuster season, and there are already “serious and growing concerns," AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter said. The season runs from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, Nov. 30.  La Niña typically leads to mor…
Beloved Retired Police Sergeant From Westchester Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch' Beloved Retired Police Sergeant From Westchester Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch'
Beloved Retired Police Sergeant From Westchester Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch' A community in Northern Westchester is mourning the loss of a beloved former police sergeant who left quite a lasting impact.  Retired Ossining Police Sergeant Richard Parthemore Sr. died in Florida on Monday morning, Jan. 29, the department announced on social media.  Parthemore joined the Village of Ossining Police Department in 1968 and dedicated himself to serving his community until he retired from the Town of Ossining Police Department decades later in 1988.  Serving Ossining ran in Parthemore's family, as his brother, Jeffery, and son, Richard Part…
Beloved Police Officer From Westchester Dies Suddenly At Age 50 Beloved Police Officer From Westchester Dies Suddenly At Age 50
Beloved Police Officer From Westchester Dies Suddenly At Age 50 A community in Westchester is mourning the sudden loss of a police officer who died just shy of her 17-and-a-half-year anniversary with her department.  Yonkers Police Officer Laurine Williams died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 22 after a battle with medical complications, the department announced on Wednesday, Jan. 31.  Williams, who died only two weeks after her 50th birthday, was born in Gainesville, Florida in 1974. After growing up in the South, she eventually moved to New York and first became an officer with the New York City Police Department.  Years later, in 2007, …
Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Former Restaurant Manager From Westchester Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Former Restaurant Manager From Westchester
Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Former Restaurant Manager From Westchester Community members are coming together to lend their help to a family reeling from the sudden loss of a beloved father, grandfather, and former restaurant manager from Northern Westchester.  The death of Steve Rosenschein, a Pound Ridge native known for once managing The Horse And Hound restaurant in South Salem, was announced in a GoFundMe fundraiser page created on Saturday, Jan. 13 by his friend, James Ddoge.  After growing up in Pound Ridge and graduating from Fox Lane High School, Rosenschein moved to Florida and began a successful real estate business. However,…
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants TGI Fridays is closing nearly 30 "underperforming" locations across the northeast and will sell eight restaurants to the chain's former CEO, the chain said in a news release. The 27 closures include restaurants in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In total, 36 TGI Fridays locations are shutting down nationwide. The company says about 1,000 employees, which represent more than 80% of those impacted, will be offered transfer opportunities. "As we continue along our path of transformation to revitalize the Fridays brand and …
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing
Devastating East Coast Storm Leaves 5 Dead, Including NY Woman, 2 Missing Five people were killed and two others went missing during the powerful storm with torrential rain and damaging winds pummeled the Northeast. In upstate New York, 76-year-old MaryAnn Hyland died when her Chevrolet SUV became submerged in floodwaters in the village of Catskill in Greene County late Monday morning, Dec. 18, according to this Daily Voice report. Hyland was a resident of the hamlet of Leeds in Greene County. In Hanover, Massachusetts, about 25 miles south of Boston, 89-year-old Robert Horky was killed after a tree fell on a small travel trailer he was in at around 9:45 a.m…
Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In White Plains, Injures 1 Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In White Plains, Injures 1
Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In White Plains, Injures 1 This story has been updated. Traffic on a busy highway in Westchester was backed up for hours as crews worked to clean up the site of a tractor-trailer rollover that sent one person to the hospital. The rollover happened on Wednesday morning, Nov. 29 around 6 a.m. on I-287 near mile marker 4.2 between Exit 8 in White Plains and Exit 7 in North White Plains, New York State Police said. According to authorities, a Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by a 63-year-old Florida man was traveling east on the highway when it was involved in a sideswipe collision with a Volkswagon sedan d…
Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears
Forecasters Eyeing Potential Tropical System As End Of Hurricane Season Nears With just one week remaining in the 2023 hurricane system, forecasters are monitoring a system that could form in the Atlantic. It's located in the central subtropical Atlantic. "This system could become a subtropical or tropical storm late this week or over the weekend," the National Hurricane Center said in a statement issued early Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 23.  No matter what happens with the system, the 2023 hurricane season, which began on Thursday, June 1, and ends on Thursday, Nov. 30, will have a higher number of named storms compared to the historica…
These NY Zip Codes Among Top 20 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says These NY Zip Codes Among Top 20 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says
These NY Zip Codes Among Top 20 Most Expensive In US, New Report Says Four zip codes in the Northeast rank in the Top 20 for most expensive in the United States, according to a brand-new report. The findings by RealtyHop were determined by real estate listings so far this year. The majority of the wealthiest Americans live in California and New York. The two New York zip codes making the Top 10 are both in the Hamptons on Long Island: No. 3 Sagaponack (11962) with a median home listing price of $5.9 million. No. 5 Water Mill (11976) where the median price in 2023 is $4,950,000. Area code 10013, the SoHo section in Manhattan, ranks 20th with a med…
Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest
Pair Of Potential New Tropical Systems Brewing In Atlantic: Here's Latest A pair of potential new tropical systems with the potential for development are being monitored by forecasters. The first, off the coast of Florida, is far west of Tropical Storm Philippe, which is now near the eastern Caribbean. (See the first image above.) "Even if a named storm does not form, tropical moisture from the region could continue to fuel downpours and thunderstorms in part of the Southeast in the coming days," according to AccuWeather.com. "The weather setup will also lead to coastal hazards all along the Eastern Seaboard, regardless of whether an organized system develops." …
$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Westchester $1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Westchester
$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Westchester New York is one of three states in which a second-place ticket worth $1 million for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, Sept. 23 was purchased. It was sold in Westchester County at Chestnut Mart on 69 Theodore Fremd Ave. in Rye. The two other $1M tickets were sold in California and Florida. There was no first-prize winner in the $748,300,000 drawing. The jackpot for the new drawing on Monday, Sept. 25 is now at $785,000,000.
Storm System Will Bring Drenching Downpours, Strong Wind Gusts: Here's Timing Storm System Will Bring Drenching Downpours, Strong Wind Gusts: Here's Timing
Storm System Will Bring Drenching Downpours, Strong Wind Gusts: Here's Timing A storm system on track for the first day of fall will be packed with heavy rain and wind gusts between 30 and 40 miles per hour in parts of the region, according to the National Weather Service. The system, which will arrive Saturday morning, Sept. 23, and continue well into the evening,  will stem from a tropical area of low pressure off the Florida peninsula. "The storm is likely to bring gusty winds and rounds of heavy rain to much of the East Coast," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Tyler Roys said. Wind gusts are expected to be highest along the coast. It will be most…
Storm System Will Move Through As Fall Arrives After Stretch Of Dry Days Storm System Will Move Through As Fall Arrives After Stretch Of Dry Days
Storm System Will Move Through As Fall Arrives After Stretch Of Dry Days A days-long stretch of dry, comfortable days will be followed by the arrival of a storm system just as the start of fall arrives. The system will stem from an area of low pressure off the Florida peninsula. "Stalled fronts along the southeastern coast of the United States are one way a 'homebrew' tropical system can form," said AccuWeather Chief On-Air Meteorologist Bernie Rayno. It will be mostly sunny Wednesday, Sept. 20, Thursday, Sept. 21, and Friday, Sept. 22 with high temperatures in the low 70s each afternoon, and overnight lows in the mid-50s, according to the National Weathe…
Hurricane Lee Growing Larger Before Expected Northward Turn: Latest Projected Landfall Timing Hurricane Lee Growing Larger Before Expected Northward Turn: Latest Projected Landfall Timing
Hurricane Lee Growing Larger Before Expected Northward Turn: Latest Projected Landfall Timing Hurricane Lee is growing in size before it is expected to take a sharp northerly turn by midweek. Click here for a new, updated story: Hurricane Lee Track Shift Poses Increased Threat For Northeast, Possible New England Landfall As of around 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, Lee is located about 550 miles south of Bermuda with 115 mile-per-hour winds. A Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, it's moving northwest at 6 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. Hurricane-force winds now extend 90 miles from Lee’s center, an increase from the weekend. Some slowing…
'Exceptionally Dangerous Weather Event': Lee Becomes Powerful Hurricane, May Hit Cat 5 In Days 'Exceptionally Dangerous Weather Event': Lee Becomes Powerful Hurricane, May Hit Cat 5 In Days
'Exceptionally Dangerous Weather Event': Lee Becomes Powerful Hurricane, May Hit Cat 5 In Days Tropical Storm Lee has strengthened to a hurricane earlier than expected with its current path taking it toward the Atlantic Coast, possibly reaching Category 5 status. Lee, located in the Central Atlantic, is now packed with 110 mile-per-hour winds, making it a Category 2 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. "A more significant threat from Hurricane Lee to the US East Coast could unfold during the middle or end of next week if the storm turns toward the coast," according to AccuWeather.com. Lee is expected to continue strengthening over the next couple of days, beco…
Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track
Tropical Storm Lee Expected To Become Major Hurricane In Days, But Uncertainty Surrounds Track Newly named tropical storm Lee is expected to become a major hurricane in days as forecasters are awaiting new models that will shed light on its eventual track. Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path. Lee is forecast to become a major hurricane by early Saturday, Sept. 9, the National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday, Sept. 6, noting that swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip currents across portions of the Lesser Antilles late this week.   "Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should…
Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane
Update: Newly Named Tropical Storm Lee Threatens East Coast As Potential Major Hurricane A newly named tropical storm that is expected to become a major hurricane by this weekend will threaten the East Coast next week, forecasters are now saying. Tropical Depression 13 turned Tropical Storm Lee, now located in the Central Atlantic, is headed on a northwestern path, the National Hurricane Center said. "Residents along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine and Atlantic Canada should closely monitor the situation," according to AccuWeather.com. Depending on the path it takes, the expected time frame for potential impacts to the United States and Atlantic Canada is from Wed…
New Tropical Storm Forms In Atlantic With 2 Other Areas Being Monitored New Tropical Storm Forms In Atlantic With 2 Other Areas Being Monitored
New Tropical Storm Forms In Atlantic With 2 Other Areas Being Monitored As two powerful systems -- Idalia and Franklin -- trek north, a new tropical storm has just formed in the Atlantic.Depression  8 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Jose just before daybreak on Thursday, Aug. 31 and the National Hurricane Center is monitoring two other disturbances. Jose is about 775 miles east-southeast of Bermuda. It's shown in red in the center of the image above with the two other disturbances marked with Xs.  With maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, Jose is moving north at 5 mph. The disturbance located just west of Cape Verde has the bes…
Idalia Makes Landfall As Category 3 Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing Idalia Makes Landfall As Category 3 Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing
Idalia Makes Landfall As Category 3 Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing Idalia has made landfall on Florida's northwest coast as a Category 3 hurricane. The massive storm's center came ashore at Keaton Beach in Florida’s Big Bend region (where the panhandle transitions to the peninsula) at about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 with wind gusts of around 120 miles per hour. Idalia formed late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26 as a tropical depression before being upgraded on Sunday, Aug. 27 to a tropical storm and to a Category 1 hurricane in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Aug. 29. "Catastrophic storm surge and damaging winds are ongoing," the National Hu…
Idalia Strengthens To Hurricane, With 120 MPH Winds Expected: Latest Projected Path, Timing Idalia Strengthens To Hurricane, With 120 MPH Winds Expected: Latest Projected Path, Timing
Idalia Strengthens To Hurricane, With 120 MPH Winds Expected: Latest Projected Path, Timing Idalia has strengthened to become the third hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic season with its projected path taking it up the East Coast. Idalia formed late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26 as a tropical depression before being upgraded on Sunday, Aug. 27 to a tropical storm and to a Category 1 hurricane in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Aug. 29. It's expected to make landfall along North Florida's Big Bend region (where the panhandle transitions to the peninsula) on Wednesday morning, Aug. 30 as a Category 3 hurricane with winds predicted to be around 120 miles per hour. Heavy rain and …
Tropical Storm Idalia Expected To Become Major Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing Tropical Storm Idalia Expected To Become Major Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing
Tropical Storm Idalia Expected To Become Major Hurricane: Latest Projected Path, Timing A newly named tropical storm is expected to become a hurricane with its projected path taking it up the East Coast. New update - Idalia Strengthens To Hurricane, With 120 MPH Winds Expected: Latest Projected Path, Timing Idalia formed late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 26 as a tropical depression before being upgraded on Sunday, Aug. 27, according to the National Hurricane Center. It's expected to become a Category 1 and then Cat 2 hurricane as it reaches the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, Aug. 28 before expected landfall north of Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, Aug. 30. Forecasters sa…