Deadly Avalanche: Body Of NY Climber Recovered Months After 3 Killed In Washington State Deadly Avalanche: Body Of NY Climber Recovered Months After 3 Killed In Washington State
Deadly Avalanche: Body Of NY Climber Recovered Months After 3 Killed In Washington State The body of a New York woman has finally been recovered months after she and two other climbers were killed in an avalanche in Washington State. The incident happened on Feb. 19, in the central Cascade Mountains near Colchuck Lake, located 70 miles east of Seattle. On Tuesday, May 30, the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office announced that the body of 60-year-old Jeannie Lee, of Bayside, Queens, had been recovered. Earlier Report: NY Woman Among 3 Killed In Avalanche In Washington State Authorities identified the two others killed as Connecticut resident Seong Cho, age 54, a Korean nationa…
'Dangerous' Social Media: NY State Senator Seeks To Require Parents' Permission For Minors 'Dangerous' Social Media: NY State Senator Seeks To Require Parents' Permission For Minors
'Dangerous' Social Media: NY State Senator Seeks To Require Parents' Permission For Minors As federal officials highlight the possible harm that social media can cause to children, a New York State Senator is seeking to make it unlawful for minors to use online platforms without permission from their parents.  New York State Senator Jack Martins, a Republican who represents the state's 7th State Senate district which includes part of Nassau County, has introduced legislation that would make it illegal for social media companies to allow minors to create or maintain accounts without obtaining consent from their parents or guardians, Martin's office announced on Friday, May 26.…
Drug Bust: 4 Charged With Trafficking Cocaine, Meth In Newburgh, Warwick Drug Bust: 4 Charged With Trafficking Cocaine, Meth In Newburgh, Warwick
Drug Bust: 4 Charged With Trafficking Cocaine, Meth In Newburgh, Warwick Three men and one woman from the Hudson Valley face numerous charges related to the sale and possession of cocaine and methamphetamine after their residences were searched. The four defendants were charged with trafficking the narcotics in the Orange County town of Warwick and the village of Greenwood Lake, as well as surrounding areas, Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Friday, May 26.  The arrests stemmed from a five-month investigation during which undercover investigators would purchase large quantities of narcotics from individuals in Warwick and Gr…
Shark Attack Update: Details Emerge On Connecticut Woman Who Lost Part Of Leg In Caribbean Shark Attack Update: Details Emerge On Connecticut Woman Who Lost Part Of Leg In Caribbean
Shark Attack Update: Details Emerge On Connecticut Woman Who Lost Part Of Leg In Caribbean New details have emerged days after a young Connecticut woman lost part of her leg when she was attacked by a shark in the Caribbean. The 22-year-old was snorkeling near a resort around 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 24 in the Turks and Caicos Islands when the rare attack happened, authorities said. The Turks and Caicos Islands Police Department told Daily Voice it did not know what type of shark was involved in the incident. The woman has now been identified as a resident of the town of Darien in Fairfield County. On Saturday, May 27, the Turks and Caicos Sun reported she is a recent graduate of…
COVID-19: 12 Symptoms Of Long COVID Revealed In New Study COVID-19: 12 Symptoms Of Long COVID Revealed In New Study
COVID-19: 12 Symptoms Of Long COVID Revealed In New Study A new study funded by the  National Institutes of Health is shedding light on one of the more complex aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. So-called Long COVID is the term used for those who experience effects from their infection for months or more. The findings, released in the medical journal JAMA on Thursday, May 25, also identify 12 symptoms of Long COVID: Post-exertional malaise ( fatigue that worsens after physical or mental activity) Fatigue Dizziness Brain fog Loss of smell or taste Gastrointestinal symptoms Heart palpitations Thirst Chronic cough Chest pain Issues with se…
State Of Emergency: Town In Hudson Valley Works To Keep Migrants From Arriving State Of Emergency: Town In Hudson Valley Works To Keep Migrants From Arriving
State Of Emergency: Town In Hudson Valley Works To Keep Migrants From Arriving A town in Northern Westchester has declared a State of Emergency in an effort to prevent New York City from sending migrants and asylum seekers to a school within the municipality's borders.  Mount Pleasant Town Supervisor Carl Fulgenzi issued the State of Emergency declaration on Friday, May 26 in response to New York City's alleged plan to send migrants to the Pleasantville Cottage School at 1075 Broadway (Route 141),  According to Fulgenzi, the plan, which he said would be coming from New York City and state officials, would be illegal as it would violate the town's zoning…
COVID-19: Owner Of NY Theme Park, Restaurant Admits Stealing $3.2M In Federal Aid COVID-19: Owner Of NY Theme Park, Restaurant Admits Stealing $3.2M In Federal Aid
COVID-19: Owner Of NY Theme Park, Restaurant Admits Stealing $3.2M In Federal Aid A man who owns a theme park and restaurant in New York has admitted to stealing over $3 million through federal COVID-19 aid with some of those funds used to buy a home on Nantucket. Long Island resident Donald Finley, age 61, of Roslyn, the owner of Jekyll & Hyde Restaurant in Manhattan and the Bayville Adventure Park in Nassau County, pleaded guilty to disaster relief fraud and wire fraud on Thursday, May 25. As stated in court filings by the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Breon Peace: Between March 2020 and March 2021, amid the COVID pandemic, Finley fra…
School, Family Mourning Death Of 17-Year-Old Student In Region School, Family Mourning Death Of 17-Year-Old Student In Region
School, Family Mourning Death Of 17-Year-Old Student In Region Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 17-year-old boy from the region who died from a medical complication. "It is with profound sadness that I write this letter to let you know that one of our high school students, Javon Islam, passed away from a medical complication on the evening of Monday, May 22," said Dr. Patrick Sullivan, Superintendent of the Liberty Central School District in Sullivan County. Javon, of Liberty, was a high school student when he died, officials said. "Jovan Islam was a light, he shone bright in the lives of those who loved him," said Ronda Ottino who s…
Standout NY College Football Player ID'd As Man Struck, Killed By Train Standout NY College Football Player ID'd As Man Struck, Killed By Train
Standout NY College Football Player ID'd As Man Struck, Killed By Train Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train. The incident happened at around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, west of the Wyandanch station, near the intersection of Long Island Avenue and Straight Path. On Thursday, May 25, the victim was identified as 30-year-old Demetrius Houanche, of Deer Park, an MTA spokesperson told Daily Voice. Earlier Report: Person Struck, Killed By Train Near LIRR Station In Wyandanch Houanche had been on the tracks illegally and was struck by an eastbound train, the spokesperson said. The incident halted servi…
Mystery Predator: Animal That Killed Deer In Driveway Caught On Video By NY DEC Staffer Mystery Predator: Animal That Killed Deer In Driveway Caught On Video By NY DEC Staffer
Mystery Predator: Animal That Killed Deer In Driveway Caught On Video By NY DEC Staffer That darn cat. Or was it? An incident that happened in upstate New York last week required a teamwide effort by members of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. A video from the town of Wilmington in Essex County, about 12 miles northeast of Lake Placid, captured the predator that killed a deer in a local resident's driveway. "The incident was reported to DEC wildlife, with an eyewitness description of the event and the mystery predator," the DEC said in a Facebook post. "A DEC wildlife biologist responded to the scene and set up a trail camera overlooking the carcass in …
Woman Sentenced For Horrific Stabbing Of Rockland County Restaurant Owner Woman Sentenced For Horrific Stabbing Of Rockland County Restaurant Owner
Woman Sentenced For Horrific Stabbing Of Rockland County Restaurant Owner A Hudson Valley woman will face over a decade behind bars after a jury convicted her for brutally stabbing a restaurant owner. The Rockland District Attorney announced that Evelyn Lopez, a resident of Spring Valley, was sentenced on Wednesday, May 24 to nearly 11 years in state prison after she was convicted of stabbing the woman in March 2022. Lopez’s sentence includes nine years in state prison for the assault itself, and 364 days each for two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. According to the DA’s Office, the victim was closing her business for the night on March 10, 2022. A…
Newburgh Woman High On Crack Sentenced In Crash That Killed New Windsor Surgeon Newburgh Woman High On Crack Sentenced In Crash That Killed New Windsor Surgeon
Newburgh Woman High On Crack Sentenced In Crash That Killed New Windsor Surgeon A Hudson Valley woman has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter for a head-on crash that killed a local vascular surgeon while she was high on crack cocaine. Orange County resident Ezzial Williams, age 38, of Newburgh, was sentenced to three-and-a-half to seven years in prison on Tuesday, May 23. As alleged in documents filed and statements made in court, Williams was driving on Route 32 in the Town of Cornwall on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, in excess of the posted speed limit when she crossed over the double yellow line and crashed into the vehicle being drive…
County In Hudson Valley Granted Temporary Restraining Order Barring More Migrants County In Hudson Valley Granted Temporary Restraining Order Barring More Migrants
County In Hudson Valley Granted Temporary Restraining Order Barring More Migrants After several busloads of migrants and asylum seekers arrived in a Hudson Valley town without warning, the county has been granted a temporary restraining order barring more. Dutchess County was granted the order by Dutchess County Supreme Court Judge Maria Rosa on Tuesday, May 23, said Dutchess County Executive William O'Neil. The order prevents the New York City Mayor's Office and Department of Homeless Services from transporting any additional homeless adults or minor individuals in temporary shelters in New York City to Dutchess County, including, the Red Roof Inn at 2349 South Road and…