High School Cheerleading Team From Westchester Wins National Title: 'Hard To Put Into Words' High School Cheerleading Team From Westchester Wins National Title: 'Hard To Put Into Words'
High School Cheerleading Team From Westchester Wins National Title: 'Hard To Put Into Words' A Westchester high school cheerleading team's hard work has paid off with some spectacular results.  After a long journey, the members of the Harrison High School Cheerleading Team are now national champions after competing in the Universal Cheerleaders Association's 2024 National High School Championships.  The team emerged as the top victors in the Small Varsity Division II Game Day championship along with Union-Endicott High School from Endicott, New York.  In an Instagram post celebrating the win, the team thanked everyone who lent their support along the way.&…
Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl
Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl A Hudson Valley high school student who has persevered despite his cerebral palsy diagnosis and was presented with an award from the New York Giants was also able to enjoy a free trip to the Super Bowl.  Putnam County high schooler Eduardo Recinos, a student at Putnam Valley High School, was presented with the 2023 Heart of a Giant award by the New York Giants in early December 2023. In addition to getting the chance to meet Giants quarterback Daniel Jones, Recinos was also gifted four tickets to the Super Bowl, which was held on Sunday, Feb. 11.  Earlier Rep…
Speeding Motorist Nabbed After Leading Officers On Chase In Hudson Valley: Police Speeding Motorist Nabbed After Leading Officers On Chase In Hudson Valley: Police
Speeding Motorist Nabbed After Leading Officers On Chase In Hudson Valley: Police A 23-year-old man was arrested after leading police on a chase in the Hudson Valley until his motorcycle became disabled, authorities said. The incident began in Putnam County on Saturday, Feb. 10, when Carmel Police officers spotted a motorcyclist traveling at high speed on Route 6 in Mahopac. An officer tried pulling him over, but instead, the motorcyclist sped off, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo. Police then began pursuing the motorcycle and eventually caught up with it on Route 6 in the area of the Reed Memorial Library in Carmel. There, the driver tried making a U-tur…
Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 2 Small Children In Vehicle In Westchester Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 2 Small Children In Vehicle In Westchester
Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With 2 Small Children In Vehicle In Westchester A Hudson Valley man faces felony drunk driving charges after he was found to be traveling in Westchester with two young children in his car while intoxicated, police announced. Rockland County resident Frankln Agualsaca Caiza of Spring Valley, age 28, was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 10 after he was caught driving while intoxicated with children in his car, New York State Police announced on Monday, Feb. 12. According to police, on the day of Agualsaca Caiza's arrest around 5:30 a.m., troopers pulled over a vehicle traveling on Interstate 87 in Ardsley for vehicle and traffic violat…
New Superintendent Named At School District In Westchester New Superintendent Named At School District In Westchester
New Superintendent Named At School District In Westchester A school district in Westchester has named its next leader after an extensive nationwide search.  The Yonkers Board of Education unanimously voted to confirm Anibal Soler Jr. as the city's next superintendent of schools, Yonkers school officials announced on Friday, Feb. 9.  Soler, who was selected as part of a "rigorous national search process" that began in July 2023, will begin serving in the role on Wednesday, May 1.  Yonkers school officials said that Soler will bring plenty of experience to the role, as he has served as Superintendent of Schenectady City Scho…
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches If you couldn't help but notice pop superstar Taylor Swift's "87" necklace that she was sporting during the Super Bowl, you certainly weren't alone.  The necklace, designed by Westchester County native Stephanie Gottlieb of Scarsdale, was worn by Swift in tribute to her boyfriend, Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, who won the Super Bowl by defeating the San Fransisco 49ers 25-22 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stephanie Gottlieb (@stephaniegottlieb) Swift's fans noticed the necklace en ma…
Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store
Big Win: $50K Powerball Tickets Sold At Northern Westchester Store Three people are each tens of thousands of dollars richer after winning Powerball tickets were sold in stores on Long Island and in Westchester. Chiefs fans aren’t the only winners coming out of this weekend, according to New York Lottery officials. Multiple third-place-winning Powerball tickets, worth $50,000 each, were sold in the state for the Saturday, Feb. 10 drawing in Suffolk and Westchester counties: Waverly Express Mart, located at 1106 Waverly Avenue in Holtsville 7-Eleven, located at 112 Route 100 in Somers A third ticket, worth the same amount, was sold in Manhattan at a new…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, Region New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, Region
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, 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 …
Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Northern Westchester Village Dies: 'Mentor, Friend' Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Northern Westchester Village Dies: 'Mentor, Friend'
Beloved Longtime Trustee, Deputy Mayor Of Northern Westchester Village Dies: 'Mentor, Friend' A beloved former village trustee and deputy mayor from Northern Westchester who dedicated decades of her life to public service is being remembered for her exemplary leadership. The death of longtime Croton-on-Hudson resident and former deputy mayor Ann Gallelli was announced by village officials on Monday, Feb.12.  Gallelli, who lived in the village for half a century, spent more than 35 years serving her community in roles on several boards and commissions, including the Board of Trustees, the Planning Board, the Waterfront Advisory Committee, the Water Control Commission, …
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination A  nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of meat products. Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., based in Mount Olive, NJ, says the undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat charcuterie products containing Coppa may be under-processed, which may have resulted in possible contamination with foodborne pathogens. The recall was announced by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Coppa products have various best-by-dates.  Coppa, a dry-cured capicola, is a boneless pork shoulder product that is dry-cured. Click here to view product…
Truck Rolls Over At Busy Westchester Intersection During Winter Storm Truck Rolls Over At Busy Westchester Intersection During Winter Storm
Truck Rolls Over At Busy Westchester Intersection During Winter Storm Following a truck rollover at a busy Westchester intersection amid a major winter storm, police are warning residents to avoid all travel if possible.  The crash happened on Tuesday morning, Feb. 13, when a truck rolled over at the intersection of South Ridge Street and High Street in Rye, according to the City of Rye Police Department.  Although the crash appeared grisly, the driver was not injured, authorities said. The department used the incident as an example to warn residents to stay home during a major winter storm that is expected to last through Tuesday evening. "Please…
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…