Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake
Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake The bodies of two Fairfield County men who were missing after jumping from a boat in Candlewood Lake have been recovered by police. Related: New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26 The two men, identified as 26-year-old and 38-year-old Danbury residents, were found by the Connecticut State Police dive team and the Danbury Police dive team in Candlewood Lake in Danbury on Thursday, July 18. The names of the victims have not been released pending notification of family.  According to James Fowler, a spokesperson for the state Department of Energy and…
Lightning Strike Sparks Blaze At Historic Inn In Westchester Lightning Strike Sparks Blaze At Historic Inn In Westchester
Lightning Strike Sparks Blaze At Historic Inn In Westchester An over 120-year-old former convent in Northern Westchester that has since been converted to an inn was damaged by a lightning strike and resulting fire.  The blaze began in Peekskill on Wednesday, July 17 just after 4:15 p.m. when lightning from a passing thunderstorm struck the Abbey Inn & Spa at 900 Fort Hill Rd., according to the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department, which helped respond to the incident.  Arriving fire crews raced to the 122-year-old building and began cutting into the layers of asphalt shingles, foam insulation, tar, plywood, and lumber in the roof …
Latest Update: 2 Westchester Beaches Reopened After Algae Blooms Disappear Latest Update: 2 Westchester Beaches Reopened After Algae Blooms Disappear
Latest Update: 2 Westchester Beaches Reopened After Algae Blooms Disappear Two beaches in Northern Westchester have been allowed to open after testing confirmed the complete clearing of harmful algae blooms from the water.  The following two beaches, both located in Mohegan Lake, were cleared to open on Thursday, July 18, the Westchester County Department of Health announced:  Mohegan Colony Association; Mohegan Beach Park District.  Both beaches were originally shut down on Monday, July 8 as a precautionary measure, according to health officials.  Earlier Report - Harmful Algae Blooms Close Pair Of Mohegan Lake Beaches Their reopenings…
Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say
Hudson Valley Spa Shut Down For Prostitution, 1 Charged, Police Say One person was charged with alleged prostitution during an undercover operation at a Hudson Valley spa. The incident occurred in Rockland County on Wednesday,  July 17, at the Angel Spa in Pearl River. According to Capt. Michael Shannon of the Orangetown Police the department conducted a joint operation with the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Narcotics Task Force after receiving allegations of prostitution and unlicensed massages at the spa. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Pei-Chen Juan, age 46, of Staten Island, for prostitution and unauthorized…
Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6 Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6
Greenwich Resident, Fandango Founder J. Michael Cline, 64, Was Father Of 6 Fairfield County resident J. Michael Cline, the founder of Fandango and other startups, who died from an apparent suicide after falling from the 20th floor of a luxury hotel in Manhattan, was a father of six. Cline, age 64, a homeowner in Greenwich, died around 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, at the Kimberly Hotel on 50th Street, said the New York City Police Department. "Upon arrival, officers found an unconscious and unresponsive male with injuries indicative of a fall from an elevated position. An investigation remains ongoing," NYPD said.  Original report: Fandango Founder Fr…
New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure
New Update: Two-Way Traffic Restored On Tarrytown H-Bridge After Emergency Closure Although two-way traffic on a busy bridge in Westchester has been restored following an emergency closure prompted by a failed inspection, a ramp leading to the structure remains blocked off.  Motorists are now able to travel in both directions on the "H-Bridge" in Tarrytown, which carries Railroad Avenue over Metro-North tracks, village officials announced.  Earlier Report - Failed Inspection Closes Part Of Tarrytown's H-Bridge The bridge's eastbound lane was originally closed on Monday, July 15 after a failed inspection of the northeast portion of the structure. …
'Coolest Thing Made In NY' Competition Accepting Nominations 'Coolest Thing Made In NY' Competition Accepting Nominations
'Coolest Thing Made In NY' Competition Accepting Nominations Know of a product that’s too cool for school? The Business Council of New York State is now accepting nominations for its inaugural “Coolest Thing Made in New York” competition. "A statewide initiative aimed at spotlighting the innovation, creativity, and manufacturing excellence of businesses across the state," the council said of the contest.  "This exciting competition will provide a platform for manufacturers to showcase their products and highlight the vital role they play in driving New York's economy forward." The competition is open to all products that are created in New Yor…
2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Westchester 2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Westchester
2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Westchester Two people were taken to a trauma center after a serious crash on a parkway entrance ramp in Northern Westchester, including one person who had to be rescued from a vehicle.  The crash happened on Monday, July 15, when two cars collided on the Taconic State Parkway southbound entrance ramp leading from Crompond Road (Route 202) in Yorktown, according to the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Arriving fire crews found one person stuck inside their car and used Hurst Hydraulic extrication equipment to remove the side of the vehicle, freeing them in the process.  Two p…
Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: NYPD Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: NYPD
Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: Nypd Connecticut resident J. Michael Cline, the founder of online movie ticket sales company Fandango, has been identified as the man who took a fatal leap for a luxury hotel in New York City this week. Cline, age 64, leaped to his death from the Kimberly Hotel at 145 East 50th Street at approximately 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, a spokesperson for the NYPD said. He was found unconscious at the scene and pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m. Cline's primary address is in Palm Beach, Florida, but they also has homes in New York City and Greenwich, records show. A venture capitalist who earned his bachel…
HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player
HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player A 16-year-old high school student from Westchester who was killed in a crash is being remembered for his love of baseball and his role as a mentor to young summer campers.  New Rochelle resident Aidan Galeano, age 16, was killed in a crash that happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne said on Wednesday, July 17. Earlier Report - ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In New Rochelle Born in 2008, Galeano spent hi…
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets COVID-19 Again
Fully Vaxxed, Boosted President Biden Gets Covid-19 Again Despite being fully vaccinated and boosted, President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 — again, White House officials announced on Wednesday, July 17. The 81-year-old Biden has tested positive for COVID while in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of the DNC, officials with the White House explained. His symptoms are mild. His doctor noted that he presented with upper respiratory symptoms, such as a runny nose, a non-productive cough, and "general malaise," as stated in the release.  Since his condition did not improve throughout the day, a COVID test was conducted on Wednesda…
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester The identity has been released of a high school student who was killed in a crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story: HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collin…