New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer
New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer A 30-year-old man has been charged with shooting an off-duty police officer in a targeted attack that happened near a parkway in Westchester, authorities announced.  Port Chester resident Bryan Martinez, age 30, was arrested on Thursday evening, Nov. 16 in connection with the shooting of a 27-year-old off-duty New York City Police Department officer near the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers on Tuesday, Nov. 14, Yonkers Police announced.  Earlier Report - Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Yonkers On the day of the shooting, …
Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Cortlandt Manor Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Cortlandt Manor Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver
Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Cortlandt Manor Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver Just days after a beloved father from Northern Westchester was killed in a crash caused in the region by an alleged drunk driver that also injured his young son, a community has already raised thousands to support his family.  Cortlandt Manor resident Joe Stubblefield, age 52, was killed in a crash in Putnam County on Saturday, Nov. 11 around 9:45 p.m. on Route 9 near Stone Ridge Road, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  Earlier Report - Man Killed, Child Injured After Car Veers Into Oncoming Lane In Putnam County: Police According to authorities, he …
Broadway Productions Of 'Lion King, Beetlejuice' Seeking Actors Broadway Productions Of 'Lion King, Beetlejuice' Seeking Actors
Broadway Productions Of 'Lion King, Beetlejuice' Seeking Actors The Actors' Equity Association is casting actors for two popular Broadway shows. Recent casting calls are seeking actors for "The Lion King" and "Beetlejuice." Both are paid gigs with actors earning approximately $1,165 a week for "Beetlejuice" and $2,439 for "The Lion King." "The Lion King" is being produced by Disney Theatrical Productions while "Beetlejuice" is produced by Beetlejuice First National Tour LLC. Auditions for "Beetlejuice" are Nov. 30 and auditions for "The Lion King" are Nov. 28. Click here to see the roles for "The Lion King" and here for "Beetlejuice."
High School In Hudson Valley Closed After Student Brawl Breaks Out High School In Hudson Valley Closed After Student Brawl Breaks Out
High School In Hudson Valley Closed After Student Brawl Breaks Out A physical altercation involving students has resulted in the closure of a high school in the Hudson Valley. In Orange County, Middletown High School will be closed on Friday, Nov. 17 following the fight on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 16. The closure for grades 9-12 only. All K-8 campuses will be open. There will be no after-school or evening activities on Friday for grades 9-12. Creeden said in a statement to the community that Superintendent of Schools Amy Creeden said in a statement to the community: "The high school closure is being implemented out of an abundance of caution an…
Update: Amtrak Service Resumes To Croton-Harmon After Structural Issues Cause Suspension Update: Amtrak Service Resumes To Croton-Harmon After Structural Issues Cause Suspension
Update: Amtrak Service Resumes To Croton-Harmon After Structural Issues Cause Suspension After a few days of service suspension caused by safety concerns, those looking to travel by Amtrak between New York City and Westchester will once again be able to do so.  Amtrak rail service resumption between Croton-Harmon station in Croton-on-Hudson and New York City was announced by Amtrak officials on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Earlier Report - Structural Issues In Building Above Tracks Cause Amtrak Service Suspensions Up To Croton-Harmon Service between the two stations had been suspended on Sunday, Nov. 12 after structural issues were found in a New York City park…
Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Westchester Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Westchester
Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer In Westchester Authorities are still working to solve the shooting of an off-duty officer that happened near a parkway in Westchester and are asking for help from the public in doing so.  New, updated report - Update: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Yonkers, Police Say The incident happened on Tuesday, Nov. 14 just before 11:30 a.m., when an off-duty member of the New York City Police Department was shot in the arm while sitting in a vehicle in Yonkers in the area of the Saw Mill River Parkway and Tompkins Avenue, according to Yonkers Police. Earlier Report -&n…
SNL Needs Muscular Man, Person With 70s Haircut As Extras SNL Needs Muscular Man, Person With 70s Haircut As Extras
SNL Needs Muscular Man, Person With 70s Haircut As Extras If you're a muscly man or still rocking a 70s-style haircut, "Saturday Night Live" needs you. The NBC show is looking for extras for an upcoming episode, according to a new casting call. The muscular man should be between 18 and 40 years old, while the person with 70s hair should be between 18 and 75. The gig pays between $220 and $1,700. Click here to apply.
Discovery Of Possible Skinned Dog At Hudson Valley Parking Lot Prompts Police Response Discovery Of Possible Skinned Dog At Hudson Valley Parking Lot Prompts Police Response
Discovery Of Possible Skinned Dog At Hudson Valley Parking Lot Prompts Police Response Authorities responded to a parking lot in the Hudson Valley following the discovery of what appeared to be a skinned adult dog only feet away from handicapped spots.  The carcass was discovered in Putnam County at the Patterson "Park and Ride" lot on Route 311 on Thursday, Nov. 9 around 3:15 p.m., the Putnam County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced.  According to authorities, the carcass was found in grass a couple of feet away from handicapped spots at the lot. Arriving SPCA detectives and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation Po…
$4.1M Paving Project Begins On Route In Northern Westchester To Fix 'Unacceptable' Disrepair $4.1M Paving Project Begins On Route In Northern Westchester To Fix 'Unacceptable' Disrepair
$4.1M Paving Project Begins On Route In Northern Westchester To Fix 'Unacceptable' Disrepair An extensive $4.1 million paving project meant to greatly improve a well-traveled route in Northern Westchester has commenced.  The project, which will consist of the resurfacing and paving of around three miles of Route 35/202 in Yorktown, has officially begun, New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblyman Matt Slater announced on Monday, Nov. 13.  The work will focus on a stretch of the busy route beginning at the Taconic State Parkway and ending at the intersection with Route 118 in the commercial center of Yorktown Heights, according to Harckham's office.…
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…
Man Engages In Sexual Acts With 11-Year-Old In Ossining: Here's His Sentence Man Engages In Sexual Acts With 11-Year-Old In Ossining: Here's His Sentence
Man Engages In Sexual Acts With 11-Year-Old In Ossining: Here's His Sentence A 40-year-old man will spend time in prison for engaging in sexual acts in Northern Westchester over several years with a sleeping child, officials announced. Fairfield County resident Angel Castro Maldonado, of Danbury,  was sentenced to seven years in state prison for repeatedly engaging in sexual conduct with a child, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday, Nov. 14.  According to the DA's Office, between September 2018 and March 2020, Maldonado repeatedly subjected a child to several sexual acts while they were sleeping, beginning when they…
Massive New Nationwide Recall Issued For 27 Eye Drop Products Due To 'Insanitary Conditions' Massive New Nationwide Recall Issued For 27 Eye Drop Products Due To 'Insanitary Conditions'
Massive New Nationwide Recall Issued For 27 Eye Drop Products Due To 'Insanitary Conditions' A new nationwide recall has been issued for 27 eye drop products. The drops, distributed to wholesalers and retailers by Velocity Pharma LLC,  are being recalled due to potential safety concerns after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigators found insanitary conditions. All lots subject to the recall have expiration dates ranging from November 2023 to September 2025. For a table listing all 27 brands involved, click this link from the FDA. A risk statement accompanying the recall says: "For those patients who use these products, there is a potential risk of eye infections or…