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Missing Man From Northern Westchester ID'd As Body That Washed Ashore On Hudson River Missing Man From Northern Westchester ID'd As Body That Washed Ashore On Hudson River
Missing Man From Northern Westchester ID'd As Body That Washed Ashore On Hudson River The New York State Police and the State Medical Examiner's Office have confirmed that the remains of a missing area man washed ashore in the Hudson Valley over the weekend. Related: Seen Him? Missing Man Last Spotted In Poughkeepsie According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, the body of Nicholas Faust, age 43, formerly a resident of both Ulster County (Marlborough) and Northern Westchester (Peekskill), has been identified as the body found on the Poughkeepsie shoreline on Saturday, May 4.  The investigation has determined that there was no evidence of foul play…
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says As New York residents prepare to gaze up at the sky during the upcoming historic solar eclipse less than a week away, a Westchester County eye expert is giving tips on how to properly view the event while using protection.  Known as the "Great North American Eclipse," the astronomical event will cross the United States on Monday, April 8, and bring a partial eclipse to the Hudson Valley. According to experts, such a spectacle can be dangerous to view without eye protection because the sun continues to emit harmful ultraviolet rays, and gazing directly at it can cause severe damage to th…
Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks
Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks Did you feel it? Residents in Westchester and Putnam counties are among those along the East Coast abuzz about an earthquake that was felt late Friday morning, April 5. The quake, which originated in Hunterdon County, New Jersey in the borough of Lebanon about 60 miles west of midtown Manhattan, was felt across the Hudson Valley at 10:23 a.m., and measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, according to the US Geological Survey. Related Report - 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits NY, Other Parts Of East Coast Shortly after the earthquake hit, several police departments across Westchester…
Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers
Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers Ahead of an upcoming storm system expected to last several nights, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is urging residents across the state to prepare for snow, heavy rains, power outages, and flooding.  According to the latest predictions, the storm is expected to arrive in the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, and Long Island on Tuesday, April 2, and continue through Thursday night, April 4, bringing poor travel conditions and likely power outages along with it, Hochul announced.  Related Report - Strengthening Nor'easter Will Bring Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds, Up To 2 Feet Of Snow In Spo…
Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Ties To Northern Westchester Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Ties To Northern Westchester
Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Ties To Northern Westchester One of two murder victims whose dismembered remains were found strewn across Long Island has numerous ties to the Hudson Valley. Suffolk County Police said the severed remains of Donna Conneely, age 59, were discovered Thursday, Feb. 29, at Babylon’s Southards Pond Park.  Homicide detectives located additional remains on Tuesday, March 5, at Bethpage State Park and in a wooded residential area in West Babylon. Homicide detectives have located human remains at Bethpage State Park, Southards Pond Park in Babylon, and in a wooded area along Lakeway Drive in West Babylon.  Googl…
'Some Of Best Views In Hudson Valley': 134-Acre Estate Lists For $25M 'Some Of Best Views In Hudson Valley': 134-Acre Estate Lists For $25M
'Some Of Best Views In Hudson Valley': 134-Acre Estate Lists For $25M If you love panoramic views of mountains and acres of natural landscaping, a new estate for sale in the Hudson Valley might be up your alley. Located in eastern Dutchess County, the $25 million property in the hamlet of Wassaic sits on 134 acres and offers what Zillow says are some of the best views of the Hudson Valley and "absolute privacy." The view from the bedroom.  Zillow Bordering Amenia and Millbrook, at 365 Tower Hill Road, the modern architecture 7,500-square-foot home designed by Resolution: 4 has four bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a guest quarters, and for those who love h…
Jimmy Fallon Crashes NY College Party, Pokes Fun At Alma Mater's Impending Closure Jimmy Fallon Crashes NY College Party, Pokes Fun At Alma Mater's Impending Closure
Jimmy Fallon Crashes NY College Party, Pokes Fun At Alma Mater's Impending Closure Funnyman Jimmy Fallon ginned up plenty of online buzz after crashing a college party in upstate New York. The 49-year-old “Tonight Show” host and “Saturday Night Live” alum made a surprise appearance at what appears to be a frat party at a house near the UAlbany campus on Saturday, March 9. Video shared on TikTok shows dozens of students screaming with excitement while trying to snap selfies as Fallon is led through a crowd and into the residence. It was not immediately clear how long he stayed at the party. @victoriaspadaro Kegs & Eggs 🍀 #jimmyfallon #ualbany #upstateny #capital…
Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Hudson Valley Celebrated By Lawmakers Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Hudson Valley Celebrated By Lawmakers
Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Hudson Valley Celebrated By Lawmakers A championship-winning cheerleading team from a Hudson Valley high school got the chance to celebrate their impressive accomplishment with local lawmakers at the New York State Capitol.  The Putnam County cheerleading team, the Putnam Valley Tigers, was invited to Albany by Assemblyman Matt Slater, Rep. Mike Lawler, and Sen. Rob Rolison on Tuesday, Feb. 27 to celebrate their first-ever state championship win.  The Tigers, who won the 2023 New York State Cheerleading Championship on Sunday, Nov. 5, received much praise from elected officials. "As a community, we are inspired by th…
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley A new grocery store and deli is now open in the Hudson Valley.  Anita's Grocery & Deli, located in Putnam County at 299 Peekskill Hollow Rd. in Putnam Valley, held its grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 17.  In attendance at the celebration was Putnam County Legislator Bill Gouldman, who announced the store's opening on social media. "We wish them best wishes. Let's show our support for these Putnam Valley residents," Gouldman wrote in his post.  The store offers a selection of American, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian food. 
Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store
Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store Three people are each tens of thousands of dollars richer after winning Powerball tickets were sold in stores on Long Island and in Westchester. Chiefs fans aren’t the only winners coming out of this weekend, according to New York Lottery officials. Multiple third-place-winning Powerball tickets, worth $50,000 each, were sold in the state for the Saturday, Feb. 10 drawing in Suffolk and Westchester counties: Waverly Express Mart, located at 1106 Waverly Avenue in Holtsville 7-Eleven, located at 112 Route 100 in Somers A third ticket, worth the same amount, was sold in Manhattan at a new…
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Authorities are asking for help from the public in locating a missing 26-year-old Hudson Valley man who may be in need of medical attention. New, updated report - Update: Missing 26-Year-Old Garrison Man Found Dead Putnam County resident Colin Albert Marma of Garrison, age 26, was last seen on Friday, Feb. 2, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 12.  Marma, a vulnerable adult who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black gym pants, red sneakers, and a black baseball cap.  He is described as …
Suspect In Murder Of Hudson Valley Woman Fatally Shoots Himself In Front Of Cops In Connecticut Suspect In Murder Of Hudson Valley Woman Fatally Shoots Himself In Front Of Cops In Connecticut
Suspect In Murder Of Hudson Valley Woman Fatally Shoots Himself In Front Of Cops In Connecticut A man who had allegedly murdered a woman earlier in the day in the Hudson Valley shot and killed himself in Connecticut in front of police when cornered. The incident began around 9 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 in Rockland County when the Ramapo Police discovered a 56-year-old woman lying on the ground on Innwood Drive suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the Hillcrest section of Ramapo. The woman was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern by Spring Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps where she was pronounced dead, said Lt. Chris Franklin of the Ramapo Police. The Ramapo Police Inve…
Beloved Northern Westchester Business Owner Dies At 69 Beloved Northern Westchester Business Owner Dies At 69
Beloved Northern Westchester Business Owner Dies At 69 A community is mourning the loss of a Hudson Valley woman who once owned two popular businesses in Northern Westchester and was known for her love of crafting.  Putnam County resident Diane Callahan-Caro of Brewster died on Friday, Jan. 19 in Newark, New Jersey at the age of 69, according to her obituary.  Born in Morristown, New Jersey in 1954, Callahan-Caro went on to graduate from Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak in 1972 before earning her bachelor's degree from Briarcliff College.  Years later in 1978, she married John Caro in Peekskill and together, they live…
Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Hudson Valley Girl Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Hudson Valley Girl
Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Hudson Valley Girl The driver in a crash that killed a 15-year-old Hudson Valley teen and another man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.  Related story: Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck Community Rallies To Support Family Of Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash The New York City Police Department said 23-year-old Enrique Lopez, of Queens, was driving a 2013 Chrysler sedan around 3 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, when he lost control and hit the back of a parked oil tanker.  The crash killed Rockland County resident 15-year-old …
Officials In Westchester Call For Direct Access To Penn Station Via Hudson Line Officials In Westchester Call For Direct Access To Penn Station Via Hudson Line
Officials In Westchester Call For Direct Access To Penn Station Via Hudson Line Officials in the Hudson Valley are calling on the MTA to undertake a study on the feasibility of providing direct access to Penn Station from the Hudson Line.  In a letter addressed to MTA Chief Executive Officer Janno Lieber, Westchester County Executive George Latimer called on the transportation agency to conduct a study on having direct one-seat access to Manhattan's Penn Station from the Hudson Line, Latimer announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  "The advantages of such a connection are abundant," Latimer wrote in the latter, adding, "Improved transportation links would …
Trump Defamation Case: Westchester Juror Among Those Awarding E. Jean Carroll $83.3M In Damages Trump Defamation Case: Westchester Juror Among Those Awarding E. Jean Carroll $83.3M In Damages
Trump Defamation Case: Westchester Juror Among Those Awarding E. Jean Carroll $83.3M In Damages For the second time in less than a year, a Manhattan federal jury has ordered former President Donald Trump to pay columnist E. Jean Carroll, a longtime Hudson Valley resident, millions of dollars in damages for repeatedly defaming her. The seven men and two women – including Hudson Valley residents from Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties – awarded Carroll a combined $83.3 million after deliberating for three hours on Friday, Jan. 26. The other jurors were from New York County (Manhattan) and the Bronx. Specifically, jurors decided that Trump should pay Carroll $11 million to fund a…
Sergeant From Hudson Valley Charged After Throwing Cooler, Killing Suspect: NY AG Sergeant From Hudson Valley Charged After Throwing Cooler, Killing Suspect: NY AG
Sergeant From Hudson Valley Charged After Throwing Cooler, Killing Suspect: NY AG A police sergeant from the Hudson Valley faces manslaughter charges after throwing a cooler at a suspect while the person was driving a motorized scooter, causing their death, officials announced.  Putnam County resident Erik Duran of Mahopac, age 36, a New York City Police Department sergeant, was indicted and arraigned on charges in connection with the August 2023 death of Eric Duprey, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Tuesday, Jan. 23.  According to James's office, around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, members of the NYPD's Narcotics Boroug…
Former HS Basketball Coach From Hudson Valley Accused Of Sexually-Based Offenses: Police Former HS Basketball Coach From Hudson Valley Accused Of Sexually-Based Offenses: Police
Former HS Basketball Coach From Hudson Valley Accused Of Sexually-Based Offenses: Police A former high school coach from the Hudson Valley is facing charges for allegedly getting inappropriate with underage players, according to police. In Virginia, the Arlington County Police Department's Special Victims Unit is investigating Rockland County native George Porcha, age 53, originally from Spring Valley and now of Winterville, North Carolina, after he was charged for multiple sexually-based offenses dating back to allegations made in 2022. Now, investigators are concerned there could be additional victims. According to the department, in October 2022, police initiated a "compreh…
Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall
Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall A man died after jumping from the roof of a mall in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened in Rockland County at about 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack. The man, who jumped from the east side roof of mall, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Clarkstown Police Department. Neither his age nor identity have been released. "We would like to remind everyone that services are available such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline," Clarkstown PD Detective and Public Information Officer Norman Peters said…
Hudson Valley Man Gets Jail Time For Stealing $500K From Retirement Accounts Hudson Valley Man Gets Jail Time For Stealing $500K From Retirement Accounts
Hudson Valley Man Gets Jail Time For Stealing $500K From Retirement Accounts A former financial advisor from the Hudson Valley will spend years in prison for his role in a scheme to steal from a retirement fund sponsored by a labor union for law enforcement employees. Putnam County resident Andrew Brown, age 56, of Putnam Valley, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for defrauding members of the Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association (LEEBA), a labor union for law enforcement officers employed by New York City, the US Attorney's Office for Southern District of New York announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  Earlier Report - $500K Scheme: Putnam Vall…
27-Year-Old Former HS Hockey Player In Hudson Valley Dies Suddenly On His 'Dream Trip' 27-Year-Old Former HS Hockey Player In Hudson Valley Dies Suddenly On His 'Dream Trip'
27-Year-Old Former HS Hockey Player In Hudson Valley Dies Suddenly On His 'Dream Trip' A former high school hockey player in the Hudson Valley who was a well-known videographer and environmental enthusiast died while on a "dream trip" to Chile to hike the Patagonia region of the Andes Mountains. Rockland County native Brian Kilduff, age 27, of West Haverstraw, died suddenly on Friday, Dec. 29 after becoming ill while in Chile. He was born in Suffern, on Wednesday, March 20, 1996, and graduated from North Rockland High School where he played hockey, according to his obituary. "Everyone who knew Brian knew how much he loved hockey," his obituary said. He went on to recei…
Drunk Driver From Hudson Valley Damages Mailboxes, Throws Open Beer Out Window: Police Drunk Driver From Hudson Valley Damages Mailboxes, Throws Open Beer Out Window: Police
Drunk Driver From Hudson Valley Damages Mailboxes, Throws Open Beer Out Window: Police A Hudson Valley man faces felony drunk driving charges after damaging several mailboxes and throwing an open beer out of his car window before being pulled over, police announced.  Putnam County resident Robert Taylor of Kent, age 36, was arrested on Monday, Jan. 1 in connection with an incident that happened in the Niagara County town of Hartland, according to New York State Police.  On the day of Taylor's arrest, around 11:40 p.m., police responded to a report of several damaged mailboxes on Ridge Road in Hartland after one of the victims followed Taylor's 2020 Hyundai vehi…
Winter Storm - Hochul Warns NYers To Prepare For Snow, Possible Power Outages: 'Be Vigilant' Winter Storm - Hochul Warns NYers To Prepare For Snow, Possible Power Outages: 'Be Vigilant'
Winter Storm - Hochul Warns NYers To Prepare For Snow, Possible Power Outages: 'Be Vigilant' As a powerful Nor'easter threatens to dump inches of snow and a wintry mix on much of New York State, Gov. Kathy Hochul is urging residents to prepare for power outages and travel hazards posed by the white stuff.  According to Hochul, the large coastal weather system is predicted to hit New York late Saturday, Jan. 6, and continue into Sunday, Jan. 7, bringing anywhere from 3 to 12 inches of snow to parts of the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, and Central New York, and a mix of snow and rain to New York City and Long Island. Winter storm watches are in effect throughout New York S…
Duo In Stolen Car Leads Troopers On Chase, Crashes Into Cruiser In Hudson Valley: Police Duo In Stolen Car Leads Troopers On Chase, Crashes Into Cruiser In Hudson Valley: Police
Duo In Stolen Car Leads Troopers On Chase, Crashes Into Cruiser In Hudson Valley: Police Two people face a long list of charges after leading troopers on a chase in a stolen car on a busy parkway in the Hudson Valley and crashing into a police vehicle in the process, authorities said. Brooklyn resident Justin Bumpers, age 28, and Dutchess County resident Jada Joseph of Poughkeepsie, age 23, were arrested on Saturday, Dec. 30 in connection with an incident that happened in Putnam County earlier on the same day, New York State Police announced on Wednesday, Jan. 3.  The events leading up to the arrests began around 12:15 a.m. when troopers patrolling the Taconic State Parkwa…
4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home
4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after four members of a New York family were found dead inside a home in the Hudson Valley. Click here for a new, updated story - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: IDs Released For PD Sergeant In Westchester, 3 Family Members In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Upon arrival, officers made entry to the residence and discovered the four deceased persons, consisting of a man, a woman, and tw…
Hudson Valley Town Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants Hudson Valley Town Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants
Hudson Valley Town Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants On the heels of New York City Mayor Eric Adams' executive order rerouting migrant buses out of the city, a Hudson Valley town is doing the same. The order comes from Rockland County and Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann who on Friday, Dec. 29, issued a town-wide emergency executive order preventing charter buses from dropping off migrants. Hoehmann said Adams' new city emergency order, modeled after one used in Chicago, intends to reroute buses carrying migrants who entered the country illegally away from New York City.  "Since this policy was enacted in Chicago earlier this month…
9 Injured, 2 Critical In Hudson Valley Christmas Night Crash 9 Injured, 2 Critical In Hudson Valley Christmas Night Crash
9 Injured, 2 Critical In Hudson Valley Christmas Night Crash Two people, including a child, are in critical condition following a late-night, two-car Christmas night crash in the Hudson Valley. Click here for a new, updated story: IDs Released For Drivers In Christmas Night Hudson Valley Crash That Injured 9, 3 Critically The Orange County incident happened on Monday, Dec. 25 in the town of Crawford. Just after 10 p.m., a 2020 Kia Telluride SUV, driven by a 42-year-old woman, was traveling north on Orange County Route 17 with seven passengers -– three adults aged 75, 42, and 40, and four children between the ages of four and nine — the Crawf…
Update: 17-Year-Old Boy Killed In Northern Westchester Crash Left 'Indelible Mark,' Family Says Update: 17-Year-Old Boy Killed In Northern Westchester Crash Left 'Indelible Mark,' Family Says
Update: 17-Year-Old Boy Killed In Northern Westchester Crash Left 'Indelible Mark,' Family Says Funeral services have been announced for a 17-year-old Hudson Valley boy killed in a Northern Westchester crash who is being remembered for the joy he often brought to others.  Putnam County resident Vladislav “Vlad” Saban was killed in a crash in Cortlandt on Friday, Dec. 15 at the age of 17 when he lost control of the 2012 Toyota Prius he had been driving south on Albany Post Road (Route 9) and hit a utility pole and a tree, according to New York State Police.  Earlier Report - Fatal Cortlandt Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured The pa…
Hudson Valley Dealer Nabbed With Kilo Of Fentanyl, AG Says Hudson Valley Dealer Nabbed With Kilo Of Fentanyl, AG Says
Hudson Valley Dealer Nabbed With Kilo Of Fentanyl, AG Says A New York man has been charged with allegedly selling drugs and guns in the Hudson Valley and region in a 94-count indictment. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday, Dec. 6, Rafael Figueroa, age unknown, of Manhattan was indicted for the sale of fentanyl, heroin, and firearms.  The investigation conducted by the Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force seized more than 1.5 kilograms of fentanyl and over 75 grams of heroin worth $142,000, three loaded handguns, a loaded assault rifle, and three high-capacity ammunition feeding devices. “Drug an…
Hudson Valley's Own Jimmy Fallon Helps B-Day Boy Celebrate At Restaurant: 'Such A Nice Guy' Hudson Valley's Own Jimmy Fallon Helps B-Day Boy Celebrate At Restaurant: 'Such A Nice Guy'
Hudson Valley's Own Jimmy Fallon Helps B-Day Boy Celebrate At Restaurant: 'Such A Nice Guy' Funnyman Jimmy Fallon’s dinner outing at a Long Island restaurant turned into a birthday to remember for a young boy and his family. The Tonight Show host and former Saturday Night Live star was spotted at Sweet Mandarin – located in Glen Cove at 18 Cottage Row – on Saturday night, Dec. 2. “We saw Jimmy Fallon at Sweet Mandarin tonight having dinner with his family,” reads a post shared to the Glen Cove Neighbors Facebook group. “Such a nice guy.” Earlier Report: Jimmy Fallon Spotted At Glen Cove Diner Always a man of the people, the 49-year-old Fallon even took time to stop by t…
‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List ‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List
‘Moan-Inducing’ Menu Lands NY Eatery On ‘Best New Restaurants In America’ List Food so good it evokes moans of pleasure? A New York restaurant was among 50 across the country to make Esquire’s “Best New Restaurants in America” list for 2023. Casa Susanna – located in the Greene County hamlet of Leeds, at the Camptown Hotel – was heralded as serving up the best Mexican food on the East Coast. To come up with the list, Esquire writers traveled the United States, trying nearly 200 new restaurants serving up all styles of cuisine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Casa Susanna (@casasusannacamptown) “After a se…