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Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley
Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley A Northern Westchester man was flown to a hospital after being ejected from his vehicle in a Hudson Valley crash.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, April 13 just before 10:30 a.m., when a 67-year-old Yorktown Heights man was ejected from his motorcycle on Barger Street near Florence Road in Putnam Valley, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said on Monday, April 15.  Arriving deputies soon found the man lying on the roadway and spoke with eyewitnesses, who said he had taken a left out of Florence Road and had headed south before losing control of his motorcycle f…
Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester
Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester Community members are coming together to raise tens of thousands of dollars to help a 16-year-old boy who was seriously injured while crossing a busy intersection in Westchester. The outpouring of support was prompted by an incident on Monday, March 4 at around 7:45 p.m., when 16-year-old Jacob Klugerman was struck by a cab while crossing the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry at the Lawrence Street intersection.  Earlier Report - 16-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Cab On Parkway In Dobbs Ferry   Klugerman a high school sophomore from…
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run A 71-year-old man was charged in connection with a Northern Westchester hit-run after police were able to use paint chips left behind at the scene to identify his vehicle.  The man's arrest stemmed from an incident on Tuesday, March 12 just before 7:45 p.m., when North Castle Police found a 65-year-old man covered in blood lying in Old Mount Kisco Road between Main Street and Eden Hunt Place in Armonk, according to the department. The victim, a North Castle resident who was in a semi-conscious state, was taken to the Westchester Medical Center emergency room by an Armonk Fire Departmen…
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester Police have released the identity of a 58-year-old man who was fatally struck while walking on a parkway in Westchester. Patrocinio Coronado-Miranda, who was homeless at the time of his death, was killed following an incident on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. Earlier Report - Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains Corona…
Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester
Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while walking on a parkway in Westchester, police said. New, updated report - New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains The incident happened on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when a man was hit by a car while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  The victim was hit by a vehicle traveling south in the left lane while walking in the …
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police A 26-year-old drunk driver faces charges following a Northern Westchester crash, police announced. Ossining resident Jorge Guaman was arrested on Saturday, March 2 following a crash in Yorktown on Route 100 in the area of Route 134 that happened just before 6:30 a.m., Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, March 6. According to police, responding officers began investigating the collision and determined that Guaman had been driving while intoxicated with no license before crossing over the double yellow line into oncoming traffic.  Guaman was then arrested and taken to Westchest…
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police A man and woman both face drunk driving charges in connection to two separate crashes in Northern Westchester that occurred after the Super Bowl, police announced. The two crashes both happened in Yorktown on Sunday night, Feb. 11, and early Monday morning, Feb. 12, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  The first of the incidents happened on Sunday around 11 p.m., when a vehicle left the scene of a crash in the area of Crossways Road, according to the department. Responding officers were able to get a description of the vehicle and found it on Barger Street. Police then tr…
Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories
Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories An employee of a Hudson Valley power plant is in critical condition after falling seven stories into the hopper in ductwork.  The incident took place in Rockland County around 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Bowline Power Plant in West Haverstraw. According to Chief Bob LaGrow of the West Haverstraw Fire Department, the worker fell into the shaft of the hopper of the ductwork and fell seven stories, landing on a base platform.  Firefighters searched for the employee, finding him on the second floor of the hopper, LaGrow said. Thinking they may need a technical rescue, a cal…
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester A 33-year-old man is being held on felony charges after stabbing his co-worker in the stomach during a dispute in Westchester, police said. Mamaroneck resident Gener Perez-Ramirez was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a stabbing incident that happened in the area of 657 Mamaroneck Ave., according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  Around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the department received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed in the stomach in that location. Detectives and officers then rushed to the area and found a 52-year-old White Plains man with a stab wound,…
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester A Westchester woman will spend time in prison for shaking and bouncing a 3-month-old baby while employed as a nanny, causing him to suffer a seizure. White Plains resident Nija Woodbury, age 23, was sentenced to six months in prison on Monday, Feb. 5 for assaulting a baby in her care while employed as a nanny, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, at around 5 p.m. on Jan. 10, 2023, Woodbury had been employed as a nanny for a family from Mount Pleasant.  While working, she aggressively shook and bounced the 3-month-ol…
Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester
Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester Firefighters had to perform a careful rescue after a worker's hand and arm became entangled in a conveyor belt in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday, Jan. 17, when a worker got their hand stuck in a plow truck in Hartsdale at the High Point of Hartsdale Complex at 100 High Point Dr., according to the Hartsdale Fire Department.  Arriving crews discovered that the worker had their arm and hand entangled in a sander’s conveyor belt and began working carefully to extricate the person from the machine.  The worker was then taken to Westchester Medical Center an…
COVID-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate COVID-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate
Covid-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate Amid a steady increase in positive COVID-19 cases, Westchester Medical Center has reinstated mask requirements for visitors of hospitals within its network.  Effective on Tuesday, Jan. 16, visitors to Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, both located in Valhalla, will be required to wear masks while in patient rooms in the inpatient hospital or in any clinical areas of the Emergency Department where patients may be encountered.  Additionally, visitors will be screened for COVID and flu-like symptoms once they arrive. Any visitors who show symptoms …
22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced 22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced
22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced A 22-year-old man who shot a woman through the window of her Hudson Valley home will spend years in prison. Rockland County resident Kevin Castillo, of the village of Spring Valley, was sentenced to 7 ½ years behind bars on Thursday, Jan. 11. According to prosecutors, it was a little after 3 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023 when Castillo climbed a fire escape ladder at the victim’s Spring Valley home. When the woman went to open a window to tell him to leave, he opened fire with a handgun, striking her in the arm. Castillo then fled the property. Officers from the Spring Valley Police Depar…
Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence
Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence A 21-year-old man has received his prison sentence for fatally shooting a father of two during a confrontation at a park in Westchester, officials announced.  Mount Vernon resident Emmanuel Valentin Perez was sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatally shooting Sleepy Hollow resident Manuel Salazar in June 2021, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, Jan. 12.  Earlier Report - Teen Arraigned In Fatal Shooting At Park In Westchester According to the DA's Office, on June 28, 2021, around 9:30 p.m., Perez, who was 18 years old at the ti…
First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester
First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester A medical center in Westchester is celebrating the first baby delivered by its midwives in 2024.  The first baby to be born in 2024 at Open Door Family Medical Center at Phelps Hospital in Port Chester was announced to be Yessenia Ramirez-Calderon, officials said on Thursday, Jan. 11. Ramirez-Calderon was born on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 12:10 p.m. and weighed in at 7 pounds. She was born to Arlin Calderon and Wilfredo Ramirez of Port Chester and has a big brother, Nicholas, and a big sister, Arlinda.  The medical center released a picture of the happy family…
Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center
Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Two high school students ages 16 and 17 were killed in a four-vehicle crash in the region. Click here for a new, updated story - Teen Killed In Double-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Remembered As Being ' Incredibly Thoughtful' The collision occurred in Ulster County around 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8 on Route 28 in the town of Shandaken. A Preliminary investigation revealed that a Volvo tractor-trailer, driven by a 54-year-old Bronx man was traveling east when he saw a Honda stopped on the roadway waiting to turn north onto Route 212, said Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police.&nb…
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Northern Westchester Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Northern Westchester
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Northern Westchester A driver involved in a fiery wreck is in the hospital with serious injuries after being rescued from their burning car by a brave bystander.  The rescue happened in Northern Westchester on Wednesday, Dec. 20 around 7 p.m., when a car traveling on Route 9 northbound in Croton-on-Hudson left the roadway and crashed, causing the vehicle to catch on fire, according to the village's fire department.  As luck would have it, the crash was witnessed by bystander Chris DeSanto, who decided to risk his safety and pull the semi-conscious driver out of the burning wreck before first res…
New Update: ID Released For Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash New Update: ID Released For Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash
New Update: ID Released For Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash Officials have identified a police officer killed in a crash while investigating another accident. Earlier report: East Fishkill Police Officer Killed After Running Off Taconic Parkway, Hitting Tree The incident happened around 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 18 on the Taconic State Parkway in East Fishkill. East Fishkill Police Department officer Daniel P. DiDato, age 47, was traveling to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla to continue an investigation with an accident victim when his vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree. He was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsi…
New Update: Support Swells For Girl Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash New Update: Support Swells For Girl Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash
New Update: Support Swells For Girl Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash In the aftermath of a Northern Westchester crash that killed a 17-year-old boy and left a 16-year-old girl critically injured, their grieving Hudson Valley community is processing the tragedy while also supporting the families of the victims.  New Update: 17-Year-Old Boy Killed In Northern Westchester Crash Left 'Indelible Mark,' Family Says The crash happened on Friday, Dec. 15 around 8 p.m. on Albany Post Road (Route 9) in Cortlandt, when a 2012 Toyota Prius driving south sideswiped a Subaru Forester while illegally passing on the right shoulder and lost control…
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester Two police officers are being awarded for their quick actions that saved a fleeing suspect who had become trapped in his burning car following a chase on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester.  Westchester County Police Officers Niall Nerney and Christopher Duffy are being nominated for a lifesaving award for pulling a fleeing 51-year-old suspect out of his burning car after he crashed on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua, the department announced on Monday, Dec. 18.  The events leading up to the crash began on Friday, Dec. 1 around 9:30 p.m., when a Chevrolet Malibu d…
Fatal Northern Westchester Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured Fatal Northern Westchester Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured
Fatal Northern Westchester Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured A 17-year-old has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash in Northern Westchester in which a 16-year-old was critically injured. It happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 on Albany Post Road (Route 9) in Cortlandt. According to New York State Police spokesman AJ Hicks, an iitial investigation revealed Putnam County resident and Haldane High School student Vladislav Saban, of Cold Spring, operating a 2012 Toyota Prius southbound sideswiped a Subaru Forester while passing illegally on the right shoulder.  Saban lost control of the vehicle, struck a utility pole, and then a tree.&…
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center 16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center A 16-month-old Hudson Valley boy was severely burned during an accident at his home. The incident took place in Orange County around 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4 in New Windsor. According to Chief of New Windsor Police Daniel Valeri, the toddler was burned after pulling on the cord of a vegetable steamer that was on and it spilled onto his head, chest, and back. The mother took the child to an urgent care center in Newburgh who immediately called for a helicopter to fly the child to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, the chief said. The condition of the child was not known on Tuesday, Dec.…
Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Westchester Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Westchester
Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Westchester An 18-year-old will spend almost two decades in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old victim with an untraceable ghost gun in Westchester, officials announced. New Rochelle resident Tommy Rivera, age 18, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for fatally shooting 16-year-old Julian Oliveros in New Rochelle in January 2022, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29.  Earlier Report - Westchester Teen Indicted For Murder Of 16-Year-Old, DA Announces According to the DA's Office, on Jan. 25, 2022, just after 3:30 p.m., Rivera u…
New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, Injures 1 New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, Injures 1
New Update: Tractor-Trailer Rollover Causes Delays For Miles On I-287 In Westchester, 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…
Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Jumping From Overpass Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Jumping From Overpass
Man Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Jumping From Overpass A man is in critical condition after jumping from an overpass bridge in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County around 11:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16 at Route 59 and Dutch Lane in Spring Valley. According to the Spring Hill Community Ambulance Corps, who administered emergency medical care to the man, he was safely extricated from the ground using specialized equipment and transported to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla in critical condition. Emergency workers working to save the man.  Spring Hill Community Ambulance Corp Spring Valley Police have not respo…
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck On Hudson Valley Road: Police A man was flown to a hospital after falling asleep at the wheel and colliding with a dump truck on a Hudson Valley road, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, Nov. 13 around 8:15 a.m. on Route 9 in Philipstown in the area of Lyons Road.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, an investigation into the crash determined that 81-year-old Rockland County resident Howard Gordon of Pomona, age 81, had been traveling northbound on Route 9, at which point he believed he fell asleep.  His car then hit a guardrail and bounced into the southbound lane, hit…
Northern Westchester Man Injured In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash Northern Westchester Man Injured In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash
Northern Westchester Man Injured In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash One person was critically injured and two others received minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in Orange County in the town of Deerpark on I-84 near mile marker 1.4, said Trooper Steven Nevel, of the New York State Police. A preliminary investigation revealed that Frances Taillard, age 67, from Montague, New Jersey was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra when he entered I-84 and was traveling west in the eastbound lanes when he struck a Dodge Durango head-on, Nevel said. Nevel said he then struck a Jeep Grand Cherokee, causing the Sierra to strike a Lexu…
Cortlandt Manor Man Killed, Child Injured After Car Veers Into Oncoming Lane: Police Cortlandt Manor Man Killed, Child Injured After Car Veers Into Oncoming Lane: Police
Cortlandt Manor Man Killed, Child Injured After Car Veers Into Oncoming Lane: Police A 56-year-old drunk driver from the Hudson Valley faces charges after crossing into the oncoming lane and hitting another car head-on, killing a 52-year-old Northern Westchester man and injuring a young child, police said.  New, updated report: Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Cortlandt Manor Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Nov. 11, around 9:45 p.m. on Route 9 in Philipstown near Stone Ridge Road.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle driven by 56-year-old Dutchess County resident Marcos Mart…
Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Mahopac: Police Seeking Info Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Mahopac: Police Seeking Info
Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Mahopac: Police Seeking Info A pregnant woman was hospitalized in critical condition after a car rolled down a Hudson Valley driveway and struck her, pinning her underneath it, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Nov. 10 around 5:50 p.m., when police responded to an address on Fenwood Road in Mahopac on a report of a pregnant woman being pinned underneath a car, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo.  Arriving Carmel Police officers and Mahopac firefighters soon found a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu in the middle of the road and discovered that its owner, 43-year-old Mahopac resident Sheil…
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: Report Two hospitals in Westchester are at the top of their class when it comes to patient safety, according to a new report.  Both Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco and White Plains Hospital were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Fall 2023 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. The report i…
Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Croton-On-Hudson Hiking Trail Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Croton-On-Hudson Hiking Trail
Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Croton-On-Hudson Hiking Trail Thanks to quick action from first responders, a woman was rescued from a Northern Westchester hiking trail after falling up to 50 feet down an embankment, fire officials said. The incident happened on Saturday, Oct. 28 just before 5:30 p.m., when first responders were sent to help a fall victim at the Croton Gorge Trail in Croton-On-Hudson.  According to the Croton-On-Hudson Fire Department, crews quickly found the woman on the wooded hill between Gorge Park and the upper trailway. Because a large portion of the trail had been washed out by heavy rainfall in the last months, a utility …