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New Update: Hudson River Swimming, Boating Advisory Lifted In Northern Westchester New Update: Hudson River Swimming, Boating Advisory Lifted In Northern Westchester
New Update: Hudson River Swimming, Boating Advisory Lifted In Northern Westchester This story has been updated. Following the completed repairs of a sewer main break at a Northern Westchester pump station, county officials have lifted an advisory for recreational activities in the Hudson River.  In an announcement on Monday, June 10, Croton-on-Hudson village officials said that repairs to the force main break at the Crotonville Pump Station on Croton River Rd. in Ossining have been completed and that the Westchester County Department of Health has lifted its advisory for avoiding the Hudson River.  The break occurred on Thursday, June 6. As a result, …
Historic Westchester Home Once Owned By Esteemed Meteorologist Listed At $4.75M Historic Westchester Home Once Owned By Esteemed Meteorologist Listed At $4.75M
Historic Westchester Home Once Owned By Esteemed Meteorologist Listed At $4.75M A more than century-old Westchester home with panoramic river views has become one of the most expensive listings in the area's history.  The residence, located in Hastings-on-Hudson at 255 South Broadway, was built in 1902 and is now listed for $4.75 million, according to its Houlihan Lawrence listing.  The five-bed, three-bath home was once owned by Central Park Observatory’s founding meteorologist Daniel Draper, the namesake of nearby Draper Park who spent more than four decades as New York City's official meteorologist.  Rebuilt by local architect Stephen Tilly…
Man Rescued After Falling From Overturned, Disabled Jet Ski Into Hudson River In Westchester Man Rescued After Falling From Overturned, Disabled Jet Ski Into Hudson River In Westchester
Man Rescued After Falling From Overturned, Disabled Jet Ski Into Hudson River In Westchester With plenty of great weather on the horizon, authorities in Westchester are reminding residents to be careful while out on the water after rescuing a man from the Hudson River who fell from a disabled jet ski.  The department announced on Friday, May 31, that the rescue happened over Memorial Day weekend in Yonkers. Officers from the Yonkers Police Marine Unit pulled a jetskier from the Hudson River.  According to the department, the events leading up to the rescue began when the man tied his jet ski to his friend's jet ski.  At this point, his friend accidentally accelerate…
Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge
Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge A body was recovered after a person jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge. The incident happened around 1 p.m. Friday, May 17. The body of the victim was recovered from the Hudson River near Stony Point, according to Trooper A.J. Hicks of the New York State Police. The identity of the person has not yet been released. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. The bridge carries Route 6/202 over the river between Orange County and Northern Westchester. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Historic Mansion Overlooking Hudson River Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Historic Mansion Overlooking Hudson River
Ceiling Collapse Causes Major Damage At Historic Mansion Overlooking Hudson River A ceiling collapse caused significant damage at a historic mansion and museum in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened in Putnam County in the hamlet of Garrison at Boscobel House and Gardens, which overlooks the Hudson River. On Tuesday, April 16, the plaster ceiling in its historic library collapsed without warning, causing major damage to the room, its contents, and adjacent rooms, according to Boscobel.  No one was in the building when the incident happened. Boscobel said it is "working diligently alongside a team of engineers, art conservators, and local officials to ass…
Westchester HS Student Leads Art Exhibition To Help Support Hudson River Westchester HS Student Leads Art Exhibition To Help Support Hudson River
Westchester HS Student Leads Art Exhibition To Help Support Hudson River A high school student from Westchester is looking to drum up support for the preservation of the Hudson River through the power of art.  To raise funds for environmental conservation efforts, Irvington High School Junior Minori Furtado has organized an art exhibition that will include works from students and seasoned artists, the Irvington Union Free School District announced on Thursday, April 4. The exhibition, titled "Ebb & Flow," will be held at the Studio 8 art gallery in Irvington at 8 North Dutcher St. from Thursday, April 11 to Wednesday, April 17.  The effort wi…
Woman Rescued From Water Under Dock On Hudson River In Westchester Woman Rescued From Water Under Dock On Hudson River In Westchester
Woman Rescued From Water Under Dock On Hudson River In Westchester Thanks to quick action from police and first responders, a woman was rescued from the Hudson River after jumping from a pier in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday evening, March 27, when a woman jumped from a pier in the downtown waterfront area of Yonkers. A short time after, a retired Yonkers Police member found her shoes, glasses, and a note left on the pier and alerted authorities that some may have tried harming themselves, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, April 1.  Officers soon began looking at camera footage and confirmed that a woman had jumped into the H…
Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Train Station In Westchester Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Train Station In Westchester
Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Train Station In Westchester Thanks to quick action from first responders, a man was rescued from a watery tunnel underneath a Westchester train station just before the incoming tide came in.  The rescue happened on Saturday, March 16 at around 1 p.m., when Yonkers Police and firefighters received a report of a man screaming for help from a tunnel underneath the Yonkers Train Station. According to Yonkers Police, arriving units from the department's 4th Precinct soon heard the man's cries coming from the tunnel, which runs between the Hudson River and Van Der Donck Park.  The department's Emergency Service U…
55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester 55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester
55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester A Hazmat team was called to the Hudson River in Northern Westchester after a resident spotted a 55-gallon drum floating in the water, fire officials said. The incident happened on Thursday, Feb. 8 at around 4:30 p.m., when a concerned resident told members of the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department that they had seen a drum of an "unknown substance" floating in the Hudson River by the northern shore of Croton Point, the department said. According to the fire department, a Hazmat assignment consisting of members from the Croton Fire Department, Croton EMS, Montrose Volunteer VAFD Hazmat, Ossini…
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge A man whose body was pulled out of the Hudson River at a dock in Northern Westchester weeks after he jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge has been identified by authorities.  Westchester County Police discovered the body of Scarsdale resident Donald Baker, age 49, at the Steam Boat Dock in Verplanck on Hardie Street on Friday, Dec. 29, according to authorities.  Earlier Report - Man Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Baker was identified as the man who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge closest to the Rockland County side on Friday, Nov. 24 around 6:40 a.m., Trooper AJ H…
Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Northern Westchester Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Northern Westchester
Alert Issued For Person Missing For Several Days In Northern Westchester Town officials in Northern Westchester are asking residents to be on the lookout for a person who has been missing for several days. Jose Fernando Palta has been missing since Sunday night, Dec 17, according to a Facebook post that was re-shared by Ossining town officials on Tuesday night, Dec. 19.  Palta was last seen near the Hudson River, his family said.  Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call 845-200-9017. Click the Facebook icon below to share this story.  Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
'New York State Of Mind' Birthplace For Sale In Hudson Valley: See Inside 'New York State Of Mind' Birthplace For Sale In Hudson Valley: See Inside
'New York State Of Mind' Birthplace For Sale In Hudson Valley: See Inside The Hudson Valley home where Billy Joel wrote the iconic “New York State of Mind” is up for sale. Want to take a Greyhound on the Hudson River line? Consider 26 Kings Road your next stop. The Orange County estate, located in Highland Falls, which once was the summer home of American financier JP Morgan and the spot that inspired one of Billy Joel’s most iconic songs is up for sale — if you’ve got a cool $2.5 million to spare. Tucked away in the trees with a direct view of the Hudson River, the estate is made up of two lots: a main house with 4,288 square feet of room and a 1,577-squa…
This Hudson Valley Locale Has Best Downtown Shopping District In NY, New Rankings Say This Hudson Valley Locale Has Best Downtown Shopping District In NY, New Rankings Say
This Hudson Valley Locale Has Best Downtown Shopping District In NY, New Rankings Say If you’re in need of some retail therapy, there’s no better place in New York to get your shopping on than this popular locale, according to a new ranking. In Dutchess County, the city of Beacon was named as having the best “Main Street” shopping district in New York by the financial blog Cheapism. The ranking, which includes towns with fewer than 90,000 residents in all 50 states, sought to pinpoint those “quaint, small-town” shopping centers offering an alternative to the bustling big-box stores and megamalls all too common across the country. “Beacon, on the Hudson River north of New Y…
Duo Rescued From Capsized Boat In Westchester Thanks To Observant Train Passenger Duo Rescued From Capsized Boat In Westchester Thanks To Observant Train Passenger
Duo Rescued From Capsized Boat In Westchester Thanks To Observant Train Passenger Two people were rescued from a capsized vessel in the Hudson River when an observant train passenger spotted them in the water while traveling in Westchester near the new Tappan Zee Bridge.  The incident happened on Wednesday, Aug. 16 around 6 p.m. when Irvington Police received a call from a passenger on a Metro-North train who told authorities that a small boat had capsized in the Hudson River.  The department then sent officers to the riverfront to canvass for it from the shore and soon requested help from a Westchester County Police Marine Unit.  With help from both Irvi…
Tank Ahoy!: 200-Pound Propane Container Washes On Shore Of Croton Park Tank Ahoy!: 200-Pound Propane Container Washes On Shore Of Croton Park
Tank Ahoy!: 200-Pound Propane Container Washes On Shore Of Croton Park An unexpected 200-pound piece of jetsam emerged from the depths of the Hudson River and washed onto the shores of a Northern Westchester park, fire officials said.  A 200-pound propane tank was found on the shores of Croton Landing Park in Croton-on-Hudson on Friday evening, July 28, the village's fire department announced.  After being notified of the tank, department members were able to lift it from the beach and bring it to dry land.  There, it sat for a day before being removed from the park on Saturday morning, July 29 by Halstead Quinn, the fire department said. Fire officials said…
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Hudson River Marina An investigation is ongoing after a female was found dead near a marina overlooking the Hudson River. On Sunday, July 30, at approximately 2:45 p.m. in Rockland County, the body was found in the water near the boat launch at the Nyack Marina.  Earlier report: Female Found Dead In Water At Nyack Marina The Nyack Fire Department pulled the body from the water and the female was pronounced dead at the scene, the Orangetown Police Department said. The female's identification is not being released until next of kin have been notified, said police. Her age has also…
Advisory Lifted: Hudson River Safe For Swimming Again In Westchester Advisory Lifted: Hudson River Safe For Swimming Again In Westchester
Advisory Lifted: Hudson River Safe For Swimming Again In Westchester An advisory warning swimmers and recreational boaters to stay out of the Hudson River following the temporary release of sewage has been lifted by Westchester officials.  The advisory, which was issued following the discovery of a force main break at the Tarrytown Sewer Pump Station on Monday, July 10, was lifted by the Westchester Department of Health on Friday, July 14.  Earlier Report - New Update: Sewage No Longer Being Released In Hudson River In Sleepy Hollow, Advisory Remains Officials had previously warned residents to stay out of the water because the discovery…
New Update: Sewage No Longer Being Released In Hudson River In Westchester, Advisory Remains New Update: Sewage No Longer Being Released In Hudson River In Westchester, Advisory Remains
New Update: Sewage No Longer Being Released In Hudson River In Westchester, Advisory Remains New, updated report: Advisory Lifted: Hudson River Safe For Swimming Again In Westchester Although sewage is no longer being released into the Hudson River in Westchester following the repair of a force main break at a sewer pump station, residents are still being asked to avoid contact with the water.  An advisory warning swimmers and recreational boaters to stay out of the Hudson River between Peekskill and Yonkers will remain in effect until at least Thursday morning, July 13, Westchester Department of Health officials said.  Earlier Report - Sewage Threat: Resident…
Sewage Threat: Residents Warned To Stay Out Of Hudson River In Westchester Sewage Threat: Residents Warned To Stay Out Of Hudson River In Westchester
Sewage Threat: Residents Warned To Stay Out Of Hudson River In Westchester New, updated story: New Update: Sewage No Longer Being Released In Hudson River In Sleepy Hollow, Advisory Remains As a sewer pump station force main break forces partially treated sewage to be temporarily released into the Hudson River, officials are warning residents to stay out of the water until the repair is made.  The force main break was discovered at the Tarrytown Sewer Pump Station on Monday, July 10 following a sight inspection by the county's Department of Environmental Facilities.  The county's emergency contractor, ELQ, was then immediately called to b…
Thunderstorms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region: Here's Latest Thunderstorms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region: Here's Latest
Thunderstorms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region: Here's Latest A line of thunderstorms, some severe, is sweeping through the region from west to east. Storm activity first began in areas west of the Hudson River in the early afternoon on Friday, July 7. Most of the severe storms from the system are farther inland, especially north of Interstate 84. (A radar image of the region at about 4 p.m. is shown in the image above.) But storm activity is expected to become more widespread late Friday afternoon into the middle of the evening. A widespread, more significant storm is predicted for Sunday, July 9. Between 2 and 3 inches of rainfall is expected wit…
Drowning Duo From Westchester Rescued From Hudson River Drowning Duo From Westchester Rescued From Hudson River
Drowning Duo From Westchester Rescued From Hudson River The quick action of a sheriff's deputy rescued two drowning Westchester residents from the Hudson River on Independence Day.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, July 4 around 9 p.m., when first responders were notified that two swimmers were in distress on the Hudson River near Little Stony Point Park just north of Cold Spring, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  Once they arrived at the river, sheriff's deputies saw a man and a woman who were having trouble staying above the water.  A deputy then sprang into action, securing his duty gear befor…
Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police
Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police An alleged car thief faces numerous charges after leading authorities on a pursuit in Westchester that ended with him being apprehended in the Hudson River, police said.  The incident happened on Wednesday, June 21 just before 4 p.m., when a patrol officer in Hastings-on-Hudson tried to pull over a vehicle with stolen license plates near the intersection of Broadway and Main Street, according to Hastings-on-Hudson Police Chief David Dosin.  The car then refused to stop for the officer and pulled over into the driveway of a residence on Main Street before continuing down the drivew…
Jet Ski Passenger Killed, Driver Critical After Crash On Hudson River Jet Ski Passenger Killed, Driver Critical After Crash On Hudson River
Jet Ski Passenger Killed, Driver Critical After Crash On Hudson River A passenger on a jet ski was killed and the driver critically injured following a crash with another watercraft on the Hudson River over Memorial Day weekend. The crash took place in Orange County around 2:50 p.m., Saturday, May 27 in the city of Newburgh. A preliminary investigation revealed that New Jersey resident Jorge Arribasplata, age 48, of Saddle Brook in Bergen County, was operating a 2018 Yamaha jet ski with a passenger, and David Torres, age 49, of Lodi, also in Bergen County, was driving a 2017 Yamaha jet ski, also with a passenger of his own, said New York State Police Troope…
Mom Tries Driving Into Hudson River With 2-Year-Old On Lap, Police Say Mom Tries Driving Into Hudson River With 2-Year-Old On Lap, Police Say
Mom Tries Driving Into Hudson River With 2-Year-Old On Lap, Police Say A 23-year-old mother is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly trying to drive into the Hudson River with her toddler son in the car. Police in Albany were called at around 5 a.m. Saturday, May 6, with reports that a car appeared to be driving into the water at a boat launch on Quay Street, according to Albany Police. When officers arrived, they found a sedan stuck on a curb, feet away from the water. An investigation found that the driver, Santisha Lopez, of Albany, had been involved in a domestic incident before intentionally driving toward the river with her 2-year-old son on…
Tornado Warning In Effect For Parts Of Region As Thunderstorms Sweep Through Tornado Warning In Effect For Parts Of Region As Thunderstorms Sweep Through
Tornado Warning In Effect For Parts Of Region As Thunderstorms Sweep Through Updated story: Tornado Hit Region During Round Of Storms, National Weather Service Says A tornado warning has been issued for parts of the region as a potent cold front accompanied by thunderstorms sweeps through Saturday evening, April 22. In the Catskills, a tornado warning has been issued for southwest Sullivan County until 8 p.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said. Showers have developed along a line around Manhattan and north into the Bronx and Westchester.  Brief heavy downpours can be expected and a rumble of thunder cannot be ruled out. Most of the storm a…
Brand-New Waterfront Restaurant Set For Opening Day In Westchester Brand-New Waterfront Restaurant Set For Opening Day In Westchester
Brand-New Waterfront Restaurant Set For Opening Day In Westchester Fans of waterfront dining will want to check out a new restaurant in Westchester that will soon celebrate its opening day.  The Sailhouse, located in Tarrytown at 238 Green St. right on the Hudson River, will hold a grand opening on Saturday, April 15 starting at 1 p.m., the restaurant announced on social media.  Located at the Washington Irving Boat Club, the newly-renovated eatery will serve a variety of food and drinks, including wings, pasta, seafood, and more.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by @thesailhousetarrytown Those w…
New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge
New Update: Body Found In Hudson River Identified As Woman, Age 32, Who Jumped From Area Bridge Police have identified the body of a woman found floating in the Hudson River.  The woman's body was found in Dutchess County on Monday, April 10, 10 near the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the city of Poughkeepsie. Earlier report: Woman's Body Found Floating In Hudson River According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, the woman has been identified as Ulster County resident Tashaunna S. Bogle, age 32, of Kingston. Bogle has been further identified as the person who jumped into the Hudson River from the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, Wat…
Woman's Body Found Floating In Hudson River Woman's Body Found Floating In Hudson River
Woman's Body Found Floating In Hudson River A woman's body was discovered floating in the Hudson River. The unidentified woman was found in Dutchess County around 10 a.m., Monday, April 10 near the Mid-Hudson Bridge and the city of Poughkeepsie. Sheriff's deputies responded to the area after receiving a report of a possible body in the river near the Mid-Hudson Bridge, said Capt. John Watterson, of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. At that time the Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol responded to the scene and recovered the body with the assistance of a Hyde Park Marina employee, Watterson said. The body appears to be that …
'A Beautiful View': Property In Northern Westchester Overlooking Hudson River To Be Preserved 'A Beautiful View': Property In Northern Westchester Overlooking Hudson River To Be Preserved
'A Beautiful View': Property In Northern Westchester Overlooking Hudson River To Be Preserved A scenic property in Northern Westchester that overlooks the Hudson River will now be permanently preserved for the public.  The property, located in Peekskill on Crompond Road (Route 202), was bought by the city from a private owner with the help of the Westchester Land Trust, which sourced donations for the purchase, according to an announcement from the organization from Friday, Nov. 4.  "The preservation of this property ensures that a beautiful view of the City of Peekskill and scenic Hudson River will be preserved forever," Westchester Land Trust President Kara Whelan s…
IDs Released For Woman, Child Killed After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River IDs Released For Woman, Child Killed After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River
IDs Released For Woman, Child Killed After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River Police have released the identities of two people who were killed when a boat capsized in the Hudson River. The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 in midtown Manhattan near the Intrepid off Pier 84 and West 46th Street. The NYPD identified the victims on Wednesday, July 13 as 7-year-old Julian Vasquez and Lindelia Vasquez, age 47, both of Colombia. See Earlier Story: Two Killed, Including 7-Year-Old, After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River According to police, upon arrival, two NYPD divers entered the water as part of the rescue efforts and recovered the victims with the…
Two Killed, Including 7-Year-Old, After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River Two Killed, Including 7-Year-Old, After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River
Two Killed, Including 7-Year-Old, After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River Two people, including a 7-year-old boy, were killed after a boat with more than a dozen on board capsized in the Hudson River. The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 in midtown Manhattan near the Intrepid off Pier 84 and West 46th Street. A 50-year-old woman was killed when the vessel capsized, authorities said. Two others are in critical condition including the captain and eight others pulled from the river are in stable condition, according to ABC 7. The boat was reportedly chartered by family and friends. The names of the victims have not yet been released. This is a…