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  1. Hen Hud Football's Red Ribbon Bowl Honors Local Drunk-Driving Victim

    Hen Hud Football's Red Ribbon Bowl Honors Local Drunk-Driving Victim

    MONTROSE, N. Y. -- As schools nationwide recognize Red Ribbon Week as a reminder to avoid drugs and alcohol, students at Hendrick Hudson High School in Montrose plan to have someone special in mind.When the high school hosts the Red Ribbon Bowl football game Thursday, donations will be collected for the family of Robby Schartner, 21. Schartner, a Rye native and a lacrosse player at ...

  2. Take Leap For Special Olympics In Westchester Polar Plunge

    Take Leap For Special Olympics In Westchester Polar Plunge

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N. Y. -- Special Olympics New York is looking for brave souls willing to take a leap of faith into Long Island Sound for the 8th annual Westchester Polar Plunge.This year's event, named Freezin' for a Reason, takes place Nov. 12 at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle. Organizers are hoping to surpass the $99,000 goal for the event.Last year, more than 600 people took ...

  3. Man Charged With Burglarizing Westchester Health In Yorktown

    Man Charged With Burglarizing Westchester Health In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N. Y. -- A 66-year-old New Jersey man is facing felony burglary and criminal mischief charges after a police investigation connected him to forcefully entering Westchester Health in Yorktown and damaging an office inside, police said.Steven Searcy of Union City, N. J., is being held without bail at the Westchester County Jail, police said. He's due back in Yorktown ...

  4. East Fishkill Police Investigate Rash Of Car Thefts

    East Fishkill Police Investigate Rash Of Car Thefts

    EAST FISHKILL, N. Y. -- East Fishkill police are reminding people to lock their car doors as officers investigate several recent thefts from unlocked cars parked in the Hopewell Glen area.Police suggest removing valuables from cars, and always keeping doors locked, even if the car is parked in a private driveway. If you see any suspicious activity, call police at (845) 221-2111.

  5. Sheriff: Motorist On Route 6N In Mahopac Had Cocaine, Ecstasy, Loaded Gun

    Sheriff: Motorist On Route 6N In Mahopac Had Cocaine, Ecstasy, Loaded Gun

    MAHOPAC, N. Y. -- A 37-year-old man is facing drug and weapons charges after Putnam County Sheriff's officers say they found a loaded gun along with cocaine and ecstasy during a traffic stop along Route 6N in Mahopac.Julio A. Garcia, of Coral Reef Way in Queen, is being held on $50,000 bail at Putnam County Correctional Facility, the sheriff's office said. He's charged with ...

  6. Teachers Share Ideas During Hendrick Hudson Schools' Early Release Days

    Teachers Share Ideas During Hendrick Hudson Schools' Early Release Days

    MONTROSE, N. Y. -- The learning continued for teachers in the Hendrick Hudson School District even after dismissal of students during a recent early release school day.District officials said the first early release day on Sept. 19 gave teachers a chance to learn from each other. It was the first early release day, and four more are planned for the 2016-17 school year, officials ...

  7. Yorktown Gears Up For Eighth Annual Street Fair

    Yorktown Gears Up For Eighth Annual Street Fair

    YORKTOWN, N. Y. -- The festival season isn't over in Yorktown where plans are under way for food, live entertainment, amusement rides and vendors for the 8th Annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair on Sunday, Oct. 9 in downtown Yorktown.Organized by the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Yorktown, the outdoor event takes place from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m. along Commerce Street ...

  8. Yorktown Plans New Garage Complex For Salt Trucks, Plows

    Yorktown Plans New Garage Complex For Salt Trucks, Plows

    YORKTOWN, N. Y. -- Plans are in gear to build a new storage facility for Yorktown salting trucks and snow plows along Greenwood Street, according to News 12 Hudson Valley.State Sen. Terrence Murphy is helping to provide $375,000 in state grant money for the project to replace the dated garage on Front Street, reported News 12 Hudson Valley. The old building will be town down to make way ...

  9. Curtis Roosevelt, FDR's Oldest Grandson, 86

    Curtis Roosevelt, FDR's Oldest Grandson, 86

    Curtis Roosevelt, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's grandson who worked to ensure his grandmother's legacy through the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site in Hyde Park, died Sept. 26 in France of an apparent heart attack. He was 86.Born Curtis Roosevelt Dall in Manhattan on April 19, 1930, he was the son of Curtis Bean Dall and Anna, the only daughter of Franklin and Eleanor ...

  10. Officials Question Cashless Tolls As NY State Thruway Losses Mount

    Officials Question Cashless Tolls As NY State Thruway Losses Mount

    The New York State Thruway's toll system at Exit 17 in Newburgh made the list of problem areas in the agency's increase in uncollected tolls over the last five years, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.The problem is leading some officials to question the move to a cashless system that some fear with bring about even more loss to the 570-mile thruway system. Just from 2013-14, loss ...

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