Resident Purposely Sets Fire To Home Near Cemetery In Region, Police Say Resident Purposely Sets Fire To Home Near Cemetery In Region, Police Say
Resident Purposely Sets Fire To Home Near Cemetery In Region, Police Say A 66-year-old man is accused of intentionally setting fire to his home in the region. Emergency crews in Rensselaer County were called at around 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, for a house fire in Troy’s Lansingburgh neighborhood, on 3rd Avenue near 106th Street. The home backs up to the Old Catholic Cemetery. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed in flames, according to Troy Police. Crews spent several hours dousing the fire. Nobody was injured in the blaze. After speaking with the sole resident, Blaise Lanni, investigators determined that he purposely started the fire. …
11-Year-Old Girl Killed In 4-Vehicle Hudson Valley Crash That Injured Several Others 11-Year-Old Girl Killed In 4-Vehicle Hudson Valley Crash That Injured Several Others
11-Year-Old Girl Killed In 4-Vehicle Hudson Valley Crash That Injured Several Others An 11-year-old girl was killed and numerous others injured when a driver allegedly crossed into another lane hitting two vehicles and then struck a fourth head-on, police say. The crash took place in Orange County in the town of Woodbury around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2020 Honda Accord, operated by Yeraldo Roa, age 34, of Port Jervis was traveling west on Route 6 when he crossed over into the westbound lane striking two vehicles traveling east on their passenger side, a 2019 Infiniti SUV and a 2017 Nissan N20.  Roa then continued to…
Rite Aid Plans To Close 400-Plus Stores, Report Says Rite Aid Plans To Close 400-Plus Stores, Report Says
Rite Aid Plans To Close 400-Plus Stores, Report Says Rite Aid will close 400 to 500 stores as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, according to a new report. The drugstore chain is now negotiating with creditors to formulate a bankruptcy plan that would include liquidating a substantial portion of its more than 2,100 drugstores, The Wall Street Journal says. Rite Aid is facing over $3 billion in debt and more than a thousand federal lawsuits alleging it oversupplied opioids, the report said. Founded 61 years ago in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Rite Aid moved its headquarters to Philadelphia in 2022. Click here to read the complet…
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears A new ice cream recall has been issued because of Listeria concerns. The Life Raft Treats products were shipped by GoldBelly.com to 40 states, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. The recall covered these products: "Not Fried Chicken" - 64-ounce bucket (No UPC) and 2.5 oz. bar (UPC 8 60006 18210 6) "Life is Peachy"- 6-count box (No UPC) To view product packaging photos from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), click here and scroll down. The company was notified last week by the South Carolina Department of Health and …
64-Year-Old  Killed In Hudson Valley Crash When Truck Crosses Center Lane, Police Say 64-Year-Old  Killed In Hudson Valley Crash When Truck Crosses Center Lane, Police Say
64-Year-Old Killed In Hudson Valley Crash When Truck Crosses Center Lane, Police Say A man from the region was killed in a Hudson Valley crash when his vehicle was hit by a 2006 International truck that crossed the center line for an unknown reason, police said. The crash took place in Orange County in the town of Crawford on Route 17K on Saturday, Sept. 23 around 10 a.m. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that the International truck, driven by Marcos Medina, age 33, of the  Bronx, was traveling east on 17K when for unknown reasons his vehicle crossed over the center of the roadway and stuck a 1993 Toy…
Man From Region Attacks Deputies After Narcan Brings Him Back To Life, Police Say Man From Region Attacks Deputies After Narcan Brings Him Back To Life, Police Say
Man From Region Attacks Deputies After Narcan Brings Him Back To Life, Police Say A 40-year-old who overdosed on drugs and was brought back to life with Narcan allegedly attacked deputies who saved him, police said. The incident took place in Sullivan County in Lake Kiamesha around 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19 on Route 42. According to Sullivan County Undersheriff Eric Chaboty, deputies responded to the scene of a vehicle crash and found a 2022 Toyota Prius in a ditch and Robert Forgione, of Loch Sheldrake, sitting on the ground against the car. When deputies determined he was unresponsive, they administered two doses of Narcan, Chaboty said. As Forgione regained consc…
Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley: Developing Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley: Developing
Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley: Developing A blaze has caused part of a busy Hudson Valley route to close in both directions. In Putnam County, Route 312 in the town of Southeast is closed to traffic in both directions at the intersection with Interstate 84 late Monday morning, Sept. 25, according to reports.  The closure was caused by a transformer fire in the area. More information about the blaze has not yet been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Hudson Valley $1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Hudson Valley
$1,000,000 Powerball Ticket In $748.3M Drawing Sold In Hudson Valley 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.
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Post-Tropical Storm Ophelia will continue to affect much of the region with rain, heavy at times, and dangerous coastal conditions on Monday, Sept. 25, National Weather Service. "Through Monday, Ophelia will slow track back offshore off the mid-Atlantic states, prolonging the duration of wet weather and gusty winds," according to AccuWeather.com. "Although Ophelia will continue to lose wind intensity through the early week, gusty winds and drenching rain can continue to impact many communities near the coast from the mid-Atlantic into southern New England." For a radar image of the reg…
COVID-19: Here's How To Order Free At-Home Tests Through Mail Now COVID-19: Here's How To Order Free At-Home Tests Through Mail Now
Covid-19: Here's How To Order Free At-Home Tests Through Mail Now The federal program offering free COVID-19 rapid at-home tests through the mail has just been restarted. Every American household may order four of the tests starting Monday, Sept. 25 by visiting covid.gov/tests, the Department of Health and Human Services says. But first, before throwing out tests past their expiration dates, HHS recommends visiting this page to see if expiration dates have been extended. The news comes as a newly identified COVID-19 strain BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, with around 30 mutations, has now been identified in 10 states. Earlier report - COVID-…
Tobacco-Related Cancers Down In NY, New Report Finds Tobacco-Related Cancers Down In NY, New Report Finds
Tobacco-Related Cancers Down In NY, New Report Finds Fewer New Yorkers are being diagnosed with tobacco-related cancers. A new report released by the state health department Thursday, Sept. 14, found that several of the cancers most often associated with smoking declined throughout the state between 2016 and 2020. Incident rates of esophageal, laryngeal, and lung cancer - those most closely related to tobacco use - steeply declined both in New York City and elsewhere in the state, the report found. Rates of oral cancer, however, increased by 1.3 percent each year between 2006 and 2020 among those living in New York City. Researchers also no…
Hudson Valley Woman Caught With Child Porn, Police Say Hudson Valley Woman Caught With Child Porn, Police Say
Hudson Valley Woman Caught With Child Porn, Police Say A woman from the region has been arrested after she was allegedly found to have child pornography. Following an ongoing investigation, Ulster County resident Jodi Judson, age 54, of Saugerties, was arrested  on Monday, Sept. 18 and charged with possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child, a felony. She was released released on an appearance ticket to reappear in the Town of Saugerties Justice Court on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Leading up to the arrest, on Thursday, Aug. 3, the Saugerties Police Department was contacted by the Dallas Fort Worth Airport Police Departme…