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17-Year-Old Stabs Teen In Chest During Fight At Westchester Gas Station: Police 17-Year-Old Stabs Teen In Chest During Fight At Westchester Gas Station: Police
17-Year-Old Stabs Teen In Chest During Fight At Westchester Gas Station: Police A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened at a gas station in Westchester, police announced. The teenager, whose name was not released, was arrested on Thursday, April 18 in connection with a stabbing that happened at a Mobil gas station in White Plains at 1237 Mamaroneck Ave. on Friday, April 5, White Plains Police announced.  According to the department, on the day of the incident at around 10:45 p.m., officers responded to the gas station for a reported stabbing and learned a victim had been taken to White Plains Hospital for treatment.  A…
Northern Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA Northern Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA
Northern Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA A city councilman in Northern Westchester faces criminal charges after filing petitions containing forged signatures during a primary election for a seat on the County Board of Legislators, officials announced.  Peekskill resident and Common Council member Robert Scott, age 44, was arrested after allegedly filing fraudulent petitions during the Democratic primary election for Westchester County Board of Legislators District 1 in June 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, April 17.  According to the DA's Office, on April 10, 2023,…
Meet Actor Chazz Palminteri During Special Event At His Westchester Eatery: Here's When Meet Actor Chazz Palminteri During Special Event At His Westchester Eatery: Here's When
Meet Actor Chazz Palminteri During Special Event At His Westchester Eatery: Here's When Fans of famed actor Chazz Palminteri will have the chance to meet him and enjoy a fun-filled evening during a special event that will be held at the star's Westchester restaurant.  The 71-year-old Bedford resident, known for his roles in "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets over Broadway," will be hosting a Cigar Night at his Chazz Palminteri Restaurant in White Plains at 264 Main St. on Wednesday, May 8 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. During the charity event, which will include appearances by Palminteri and his friends, those who attend will be able to enjoy an evening of "entertai…
New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's When New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's When
New Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Grand Opening In Westchester: Here's When An all-new recreational cannabis dispensary will soon open its doors in Westchester.  The new dispensary, called Leafology and located in White Plains at 244 Main St., will hold a grand opening complete with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, April 19.  The ceremony will feature an appearance by White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach and will also include live music, donuts, a raffle, and the unveiling of custom artwork created by local artists Marla Beth Enowitz, Jasminia Otero, and Chris Rios.  Once it opens up shop, the dispensary will offer plenty of cannabis products in vari…
Reports Of Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Police Investigation In Westchester Neighborhood Reports Of Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Police Investigation In Westchester Neighborhood
Reports Of Suspicious Vehicle Prompts Police Investigation In Westchester Neighborhood Police have released more information about an investigation in a Westchester neighborhood that was captured in a video posted online.  In an announcement on Wednesday, April 10, the White Plains Police Department said they were aware of a video posted on the Nextdoor platform by a resident of the Rosedale section of the city who filmed officers checking on car doors in the area.  The department explained that the investigation had been prompted by reports of a suspicious vehicle possibly stealing from cars.  However, the investigation ultimately determined that this "suspic…
Man Nabbed After Robbing CVS In Westchester With Sharp Weapon: Police Man Nabbed After Robbing CVS In Westchester With Sharp Weapon: Police
Man Nabbed After Robbing CVS In Westchester With Sharp Weapon: Police Thanks to a witness's sharp eye, a 33-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with a robbery that took place at a CVS Pharmacy in Westchester, police announced.  The incident happened on Tuesday, April 10 just before 9:30 a.m., when a suspect robbed the CVS at 601 North Broadway (Route 22) in White Plains and allegedly threatened employees with a handgun, according to White Plains Police.  The suspect was able to flee in a car before officers arrived at the scene. An initial investigation at the CVS determined that the suspect had threatened employees with a handgun but ha…
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary A new poll is shining light on who may come out on top in the closely-watched race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat. According to new findings from a poll conducted by The Mellman Group, Latimer, age 70, currently holds a 17-point lead over his opponent, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, age 48, the pro-Israel group DMFI PAC announced on Thursday, April 4. Related Report - Bowman/Latimer Westchester Primary Draws National Attention The new analysis was conducted by surveying 400 voters in the 16th District who represe…
Update: New Fire Chief Takes Helm Of Department In Westchester Update: New Fire Chief Takes Helm Of Department In Westchester
Update: New Fire Chief Takes Helm Of Department In Westchester A new fire chief is now leading a Westchester department following the retirement of his predecessor.  Temporary White Plains Fire Chief Claudio Petriccione was sworn in during a ceremony held on Thursday, April 4, White Plains Public Safety announced on Friday, April 5.  Petriccione's appointment to the position follows the retirement of his predecessor, Douglas McMath, who retired earlier in April after two and a half years as Chief.  Earlier Report - White Plains FD Chief Douglas McMath Retires After 3 Decades Petriccione has been with the department …
Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester
Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester Several heavily traveled roads in Westchester are blocked to traffic thanks to a powerful Nor'easter that battered the area.  Busy routes in municipalities such as Greenburgh, White Plains, and Mount Vernon experienced closures following a powerful storm that rocked the region with heavy rainfall and gusty winds, knocking down trees and power lines. One of the areas that experienced the most damage was South Central Avenue in Greenburgh, which was still closed between Mt. Joy Avenue and Old Army Road as of Thursday morning, April 4 as a result of a telephone pole that fell across …
Fire Chief Retires After Over 30 Years Of Serving City In Westchester: 'Made Great Strides' Fire Chief Retires After Over 30 Years Of Serving City In Westchester: 'Made Great Strides'
Fire Chief Retires After Over 30 Years Of Serving City In Westchester: 'Made Great Strides' After over three decades serving his community, a Westchester fire chief is celebrating his retirement.  New, updated report - New White Plains Fire Chief Claudio Petriccione Sworn In White Plains Fire Department Chief Douglas McMath has retired from his position after two and a half years, the department announced on Tuesday, April 2. McMath's retirement marks the end of 31 years spend serving White Plains, according to fire officials. In a post on social media, the department said McMath "made great strides for this department by standing up for us when necessary, an…
New Movie Theater Coming To Westchester: Here's When It Will Open New Movie Theater Coming To Westchester: Here's When It Will Open
New Movie Theater Coming To Westchester: Here's When It Will Open Movie lovers, stay tuned — a new theater will soon be opening for business in Westchester. In an announcement on Tuesday, April 2, White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach revealed that Apple Cinemas has signed a lease for the former Showcase Cinema location at 237 Martine Ave.  The new theater is projected to open during the first week of May, Roach added. The former Showcase Cinema closed its doors in late October 2023 and had been the last theater in White Plains.  Earlier Report - Movie Theater To Permanently Close In White Plains: 'It Has Been Our Pleasure' Check back to …
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention As the New York Democratic primary election draws closer, the race for the state's 16th District seat between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Jamaal Bowman is attracting nationwide attention and exposing divisions within the party.  The race between Latimer, age 70, and Bowman, age 48, is exposing tensions within the Democratic Party that will likely come to a head as residents within the 16th District cast their votes in the primary election on Tuesday, June 25, primarily centered on the ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel.  Earlier …
Noncitizen Nabbed For Drug Trafficking In Westchester: Feds Noncitizen Nabbed For Drug Trafficking In Westchester: Feds
Noncitizen Nabbed For Drug Trafficking In Westchester: Feds Thirteen unlawfully present noncitizens caught in New York face drug trafficking and possession charges, including several who were apprehended in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island, officials said. The thirteen criminal noncitizens were apprehended following an effort by Enforcement and Removal Operations New York City Fugitive Operations officers conducted from Monday, March 11 to Tuesday, March 26, US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement announced on Friday, March 29.  The defendants all face charges related to the trafficking or possession of methamphetamines, fent…
Major Water Main Break Affects Service Throughout Much Of City In Westchester Major Water Main Break Affects Service Throughout Much Of City In Westchester
Major Water Main Break Affects Service Throughout Much Of City In Westchester Officials are warning residents that they may encounter brown water following a major water main break that affected service throughout an entire city in Westchester.  The water break happened in the downtown area of White Plains on Wednesday, March 27 around 11:30 a.m., according to White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach.  The large break affected water service for residents throughout the city. Thanks to repairs from the city's Department of Public Works though, most service was restored by 1 p.m.  Emergency Alert - Water Main Break -03-27-2024- Update 1- The City has been in…
Blaze At Westchester Residence Displaces Several Residents Blaze At Westchester Residence Displaces Several Residents
Blaze At Westchester Residence Displaces Several Residents Several residents were displaced from their homes following a blaze at a Westchester residence.  The blaze happened in White Plains on Thursday afternoon, March 21, when flames ignited inside a room at a residence located at 131 South Broadway, according to the White Plains Fire Department.  Arriving crews took an aggressive approach to the fire to keep it in the room where it began and stop it from spreading to the attic space and upper floors.  Although firefighters had initially received reports that some residents were trapped inside, luckily, no one was found inside the…
Westchester Assistant Health Commissioner From South Salem Files False Financial Disclosure: DA Westchester Assistant Health Commissioner From South Salem Files False Financial Disclosure: DA
Westchester Assistant Health Commissioner From South Salem Files False Financial Disclosure: DA A Westchester County Department of Health Assistant Commissioner faces criminal charges after failing to disclose over $95,000 in income to the county's Board of Ethics, officials announced. South Salem resident Peter DeLucia, age 54, was arrested on Wednesday, March 20, and charged with three felony counts, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, as part of his job with the county, DeLucia was required to file Annual Statements of Financial Disclosure with the Westchester County Board of Ethics that disclosed the source and…
Man Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police Man Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police
Man Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police A 38-year-old Westchester man faces weapons charges after authorities seized several ghost guns and a 3D printer used to manufacture them that had been in his possession, police announced.   White Plains resident Robert Hennes III of Martine Avenue was arrested following a search conducted by Westchester County Police on Friday, March 15, the department announced on Monday, March 18.  According to authorities, the search warrant was executed in White Plains following an investigation conducted by the department's Narcotics Unit.  During the search, authorities seized fo…
Update: Man Nabbed In Car Covered With Hate Speech In Westchester Gets More Charges, DA Says Update: Man Nabbed In Car Covered With Hate Speech In Westchester Gets More Charges, DA Says
Update: Man Nabbed In Car Covered With Hate Speech In Westchester Gets More Charges, DA Says A 47-year-old man who was apprehended after driving a vehicle covered in hate speech and swastikas in Westchester now faces a heap of illegal weapons possession charges, officials announced.  Elmsford resident Hani Saleh was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Friday, March 8 on an indictment for several illegal weapons possession charges, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday, March 12.  Saleh was originally arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 25 after he was caught driving around White Plains in a car covered in writing and images, including ne…
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…
Police Investigate Alleged 'Sex Trafficking' Incident At Mall In Westchester Police Investigate Alleged 'Sex Trafficking' Incident At Mall In Westchester
Police Investigate Alleged 'Sex Trafficking' Incident At Mall In Westchester A police department in Westchester investigated a "sex trafficking" incident at a shopping mall after a viral social media post drew concern from residents, authorities said. The White Plains Police Department conducted an investigation into an incident at the City Center shopping complex in White Plains after a social media post brought attention to it, the department announced on Tuesday, March 12.  The incident appeared to residents to be connected to sex trafficking, police said. However, the investigation found no evidence of this being the case, authorities said.  More deta…
Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms
Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms A newly renovated service area with upgraded facilities located along a busy parkway in Westchester is now open to travelers, officials announced.  The opening of the upgraded Mamaroneck River service area, located along the Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) and Exit 14 (North Street) in White Plains, was announced by the New York State Department of Transportation on Friday, March 8.  The renovated service area now has an expanded convenience store that still retains the original building's architectural features, which are meant to reflect the historic…
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 …
Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City
Spring Into Self-Care: Salons, Spas To Hold Month-Long Special Offers In This Westchester City To help residents shake off their winter blues as spring approaches, several beauty businesses in a Westchester city will be holding special offers on self-care services.  The White Plains Business Improvement District will be holding its promotional event "MARCH Into Self-Care" beginning on Friday, March 1, and continuing until Sunday, March 31.  As part of the event, participating salons, spas, and other beauty establishments in downtown White Plains will hold specials on pampering and wellness services such as haircuts, acupuncture, facials, therapeutic IVs, massages, and more.…
2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence 2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence
2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Westchester Residence Two firefighters were injured while battling a blaze at a residence in Westchester.  The fire happened in White Plains on Thursday, Feb. 29 at a residence on South Broadway, according to the city's fire department.  The blaze began in the attic and walls of the structure but was quickly knocked out before it could spread and cause more damage to the home, firefighters said.  No occupants in the home were harmed, but two firefighters suffered minor injuries during the effort to put out the blaze, the department said. 
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police 21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police
21-Year-Old Nabbed For Stealing Vehicle At Parking Garage In Westchester: Police A 21-year-old man faces charges after stealing a vehicle from a parking garage in Westchester, police announced. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 19 after stealing a vehicle from a parking garage in White Plains at 44 South Broadway, White Plains Public Safety announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The suspect also damaged the garage's automatic gate in the process, police said. The man was charged with grand larceny and criminal mischief, according to authorities.  More details about the incident were not released. 
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment
Nearly 40 Cats Found Living In 'Filth, Garbage' In Westchester Apartment Almost 40 cats were discovered to be living in filthy conditions after neighbors reported a terrible smell coming from a Westchester apartment, officials said.  The discovery was made by SPCA Westchester's Humane Law Enforcement Team, which responded to a White Plains apartment after a landlord reported that neighbors were complaining about a "deathly smell" coming from the unit, the organization announced on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Officers soon arrived at the apartment and found nearly 40 "terrified" cats living in "filth and garbage," the organization said in a social media post.  A…
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester A 42-year-old man has been hit with new charges in connection with the hit-run death of a beloved community leader in Westchester.  Brooklyn resident Antonio Robles-Sanchez was indicted for the hit-run death of 65-year-old Stephanie Kavourias that happened in Hartsdale in August 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Feb. 15.  Earlier Report - Woman Killed In Hit-Run Hartsdale Crash Was Beloved Community Leader According to the DA's Office, around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, Robles-Sanchez drove his Dodge Ram t…
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester A worker who was injured at a construction site in Westchester had to be carefully rescued by crane, fire officials said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in White Plains, when a worker suffered an injury on the top deck of a construction site at 200 Hamilton Ave., according to White Plains fire officials. To get the worker safely down to ground level, rescue crews used an emergency personnel bucket with a crane to lower them down. The operation proved to be a tricky one, as 35 to 40-mile-per-hour winds threatened to spin the basket. To prevent this, crews tied tag lines to the b…
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat A family is asking for help following a house fire in Westchester that left their home uninhabitable and caused their cat to be hospitalized. The blaze happened on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4 at a White Plains residence located on Hall Avenue, according to White Plains fire officials. Arriving crews discovered that the fire began in the basement and had spread to the first and second floors. Firefighters were able to stop flames from reaching the attic and knocked the blaze out without any injuries, officials said. In the weeks since the fire though, the impacted family, which is no long…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From North Salem, Region New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From North Salem, Region
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From North Salem, Region Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies
Retired Detective Who Served In Westchester For 25 Years Dies A community in Westchester is mourning the loss of a retired police detective who served with dignity for decades.  Keith Dooley of Little River, South Carolina, who served as a detective with the Port Chester Police Department for 25 years, died on Monday, Feb. 5 at the age of 71, according to his obituary.  Born in 1952, Dooley graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains in 1970 and joined the Air Force before eventually beginning a career in law enforcement with Port Chester Police.  He remained with the department for 25 years and was recogni…