Hudson Valley's Pat Ryan Becomes 8th Democratic Congressman To Call On Biden To Quit Race Hudson Valley's Pat Ryan Becomes 8th Democratic Congressman To Call On Biden To Quit Race
Hudson Valley's Pat Ryan Becomes 8th Democratic Congressman To Call On Biden To Quit Race A prominent Hudson Valley representative is the eighth  Democratic Congressman to publicly call on President Joe Biden to step aside and make way for another candidate following his disastrous debate with former President Donald Trump. Rep. Pat Ryan, age 42, a moderate who represents the 18th District, which covers part of Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties, made the public announcement on Wednesday, July 10, telling The New York Times that “for the good of the country” he should step aside, to prevent a Trump return to the White House. The 18th district includes all of Orange Count…
Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance During Dispute In Westchester Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance During Dispute In Westchester
Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance During Dispute In Westchester A 54-year-old man faces charges after allegedly stabbing a victim to death during a dispute that went out of control in Westchester, police said. Mount Vernon resident Nathaniel Tyrone Hill was arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing that happened in White Plains on Thursday, July 4, White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong said on Wednesday, July 10.  According to Chong, around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, authorities learned of a dispute involving two men at 162 Ferris Ave. and arrived at the scene within seconds, soon finding a man with a stab wound to the chest. …
Westchester Road Where Mother, Son Were Killed By Bus Has 3 Times State Average Of Crashes Westchester Road Where Mother, Son Were Killed By Bus Has 3 Times State Average Of Crashes
Westchester Road Where Mother, Son Were Killed By Bus Has 3 Times State Average Of Crashes The stretch of road in Westchester where a mother and her young son were fatally struck by a school bus has seen three times the statewide average of crashes over the last decade, according to a new report.  The data was revealed in a report compiled for the Village of Mamaroneck's Traffic Commission by the AKRF, Inc. consultant company in response to the deaths of Mamaroneck residents Molly Murphy Donovan, age 43, and her 6-year-old son, Michael Donovan Volpe on Thursday, June 20. At around 8:30 a.m. on the day of the crash, the mother and son were struck by a school bu…
Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley
Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley Part of a busy Hudson Valley road was briefly closed to traffic after a semi-truck collided with a utility pole, causing a blaze sparked by live wires.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, July 9 around 1 p.m., when a semi-truck hit a utility pole on Farmers Mills Road (Route 42) in Kent, according to the Lake Carmel Fire Department.  Arriving police and fire crews found that active live wires had sparked a fire that reached the truck. To put the blaze out, first responders isolated the live wires and had NYSEG crews cut power so the flames could be extinguished.&nb…
Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life'
Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash Remembered For His 'Zest For Life' A 23-year-old Westchester County police officer who died in a Hudson Valley crash is being remembered for his smile and zest for life. Original Report: 'Happy-Go-Lucky' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Highlands Crash Christopher Bernal, a lifelong resident of Port Chester resident and a police officer with the Village of Port Chester, died on Sunday, July 7, in Orange County in the town of Highlands in the motorcycle crash. He attended King Street Elementary School and Corpus Christi Middle School in Port Chester and graduated from Port Chester High School in 2018; Christopher …
Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track
Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes Fueled By Beryl's Remnants To Hit Northeast: Timing, Track Numerous clusters of severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and possible isolated tornadoes fueled by the remnants of Beryl are headed to the Northeast. Beryl, which made landfall along the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane on Monday, July 8, will move into upstate New York and northern New England on Wednesday, July 10, starting late in the afternoon and continuing overnight. The most severe storms on Wednesday are expected in areas marked in orange and yellow in the image above, mainly farther north and west of the I-95 corridor. In those areas farther inland, storms will also be…
Person Flips Canoe, Then Pulled From Water In Dramatic Hudson Valley Rescue Person Flips Canoe, Then Pulled From Water In Dramatic Hudson Valley Rescue
Person Flips Canoe, Then Pulled From Water In Dramatic Hudson Valley Rescue A person was rescued from the water after they were found clinging to a kayak in a Hudson Valley pond. The rescue happened in Putnam County at around 2:40 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, when a forest ranger with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation saw a person in the water while patrolling White Pond in the town of Kent.  According to the DEC, the person had rolled their canoe and could not flip it back over. Although they could not swim, they were able to grab a nearby kayak.  The ranger then attached a throw rope to the person in the water and tied it to t…
Babysitter Admits Raping, Murdering 3-Year-Old NY Girl Found Covered In Bleach Babysitter Admits Raping, Murdering 3-Year-Old NY Girl Found Covered In Bleach
Babysitter Admits Raping, Murdering 3-Year-Old NY Girl Found Covered In Bleach One year after a 3-year-old New York girl was found murdered inside her home, the man responsible has formally confessed. Rensselaer County resident Robert Fisher, age 34, of Rensselaer, pleaded guilty to murder and rape on Tuesday, July 9, in the death of Josefina Cunningham. According to prosecutors, emergency crews were called to the girl's Rensselaer home near Broadway and Tracy Street on July 7, 2023, after relatives found her not breathing. Earlier Report: Man Rapes, Murders 3-Year-Old Girl At Home In Region, DA Says Josefina’s mother found her lying lifeless on the floor, fo…
Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree
Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Authorities are urging residents to lock their cars after a Maserati was stolen from a New York neighborhood and used in a commercial burglary spree that took place in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  The theft happened in Westchester County during the early morning hours on Thursday, July 4, when a Maserati was stolen from the Greenhaven area of Rye, the City of Rye Police Department announced on Monday, July 8.  A Rye officer saw the theft while it was happening and tried to stop the suspects, leading to a police chase that ended soon after the stolen car crossed the Connect…
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester This story has been updated.  A crash on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester left a 33-year-old man dead.  The incident happened on Monday, July 8 around 7:20 p.m. on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown near Granite Knolls Park, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police.  Arriving first responders found 33-year-old Ramon Feliu Disla of New York City ejected from his vehicle. Despite efforts from Good Samaritans to save his life, he was pronounced dead at the crash scene, Hicks said. An investigation later determined that Feliu Dis…
Missing Westchester Resident Found Safe Missing Westchester Resident Found Safe
Missing Westchester Resident Found Safe New update: A man who went missing after leaving his Westchester residence has been found safe.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was located safely after going missing on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m. after walking away from his Irvington home, Irvington Police announced.  More information about where he was found was not released.  Original report:  Authorities in Westchester are asking for the public's help in finding a man who went missing after leaving his home.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was last seen on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m., walking away f…
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Westchester New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Westchester
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Westchester This story has been updated.  The body of a swimmer who went missing after taking a dip in the Hudson River in Westchester was recovered following an intense recovery effort.  The person's disappearance happened on Monday, July 8 around 6 p.m., when a swimmer was reported to be in distress in the Hudson River by the area of Dobbs Ferry's Waterfront Park, according to the Dobbs Ferry Fire Department.  Arriving crews spoke to witnesses, who said they saw a swimmer go under the water around 30 feet from the shoreline who did not resurface.  More personnel were then called…