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Caught on Camera: Driver loses control, plows into Orangeburg restaurant
There have been no reports of serious injuries related to the incident.
Headlines: Teens charged in graffiti case, fentanyl and gun trafficking, home invasion plot
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
NYC man charged with selling drugs and guns in Rockland: NY Attorney General
A Manhattan man has been charged with selling drugs and guns in Rockland and the region in a 94-count indictment announced on Wednesday by the New York State Attorney General's Office. Rafael Figueroa engaged in 11 separate sales of drugs and four separate sales of firearms, Attorney General Letitia James...
Hudson Valley, New York Home Where America Was Formed For Sale
A Hudson Valley home where George Washington once hosted several important meetings is now for sale. The home is located in Rockland County and is listed for about $1.9 million. The Meeting House In Rockland County, New York For Sale. The home is located at 201 Route 9W in Palisades,...
NJ sushi restaurant having grand opening this month
Sushi has proven to be more divisive than I had originally thought. Some people love it, while others can't stand the thought of it. I guess it was short-sighted of me to assume that everyone loved it. I happen to be one of the people who absolutely loves it. On...
Rockland County Executive Ed Day recovering from surgery
Rockland County Executive Ed Day is "in good spirits" after a recent surgery, according to his office.
Car crashes into Gino's Bagels in Rockland County
There have been no reports of serious injuries related to the incident.
Case adjourned for man accused in deadly machete attack on Hasidic Jews
Grafton Thomas was confined to a mental health facility in April after a judge found him incompetent for trial.
NY Woman Sentenced For Bribing NJ Mail Carriers to Steal Keys
A New York woman now knows her fate for her role in a scheme to bribe mail carriers in New Jersey to steal postal arrow keys in order to unlock mail receptacles and to use stolen items from the mail to obtain funds fraudulently from banks. 28-year-old Halimatou Ndiaye of...
Young couple who recently moved from NYC killed in Connecticut Thanksgiving crash, 3 kids injured
A beloved couple who just moved their family from the Upper West Side to Westchester were killed in a devastating Thanksgiving car crash in Connecticut that also left their three young children seriously injured. Toby and Brooke Cohen, of Scarsdale, were traveling home from a family gathering when their vehicle veered off the road, struck a road sign, and crashed in the woods in Bristol on Thanksgiving night, the Bristol Police Department said. Toby, 41, and Brooke, 37, were declared dead at the crash site, authorities said. Their three children — 6-year-old twin boys and a 2-year-old girl — were taken to the...
One City In New York Is Among The Worst In America For Single People
Is living in New York really as bad as they say it is for a single person? One city is, according to a new report. Having been in and out of the dating world in various states, I honestly don't think New York is a bad place to be single. Yes, during the long winters in Buffalo, aka "cuffing season," it can be a little chilly when you're alone. And it would be nice to have someone to go half on living expenses. But otherwise, to me personally, it's not any worse or better than any other city I've lived in. WalletHub conducted a study of the best and worst cities for singles in 2024.
Ramapo investigates post found on professor’s social media
Social media posts on the Facebook page of a Ramapo College professor – that some groups have branded as antisemitic – are being investigated by the college. In particular, the repost of a political cartoon about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that appeared on the Facebook page of associate professor of post production Renata Gangemi drew the ire of Jewish groups and New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer, who last Wednesday tweeted a condemnation of the post. Gottheimer said he also had a conversation with Ramapo President Cindy Jebb.
Josephine Spano, Yonkers mayor Mike Spano's mother, dies at age 89
Yonkers mayor Mike Spano said his mother, Josephine Spano, died at age 89 on Wednesday, Dec. 6. “Our beloved mother, Josephine Spano, went to be with the Lord this morning," Spano wrote on Wednesday. "She is the strongest woman I have ever known. She always made each of her 16 children feel loved, valued and cherished. We all just wanted to make her so proud." ...
1st Legal Weed Shop In Lower Hudson Valley Finally Opens
The wait is over! The first legal weed dispensary officially opened in the Lower Hudson Valley. This marks the first recreational cannabis dispensary to open in the Lower Hudson Valley. Recreational Cannabis Dispensary Opens In Westchester County, New York. Elevate Cannabis officially opened for business selling legal weed in Westchester...
5 Women Robbed by Moped Riding Chain Snatcher in the Bronx
BRONX - A moped riding chain snatcher has robbed 5 women within the space of 10 days throughout the Bronx, the NYPD said. Investigators said the same man on a red moped has robbed women in at least three different police precincts in the Bronx. They released surveillance video of the suspect dressed in black wearing a Brooklyn Nets hat and riding a red moped.
New York Yankees Hand Out Free Tickets At The 29th Holiday Holiday Food Drive
Wagswoofs – The New York Yankees hosted their 29th annual holiday food drive on Wednesday at their stadium in the Bronx. Marty Rogers, who has been participating in this tradition for over 20 years, expresses his gratitude that it has endured over time. Rogers expressed his gratitude for being...
Traffic Alert: Montvale Service Area Closed Until Mid-January
The Montvale Service Center, located on the Garden State Parkway near Exit 172, closed this week for extended renovations. The work is expected to take approximately six months. Until then, the gas station, restrooms, and food court will be closed. While the Montvale Service Center is closed, the shortcut connecting...
NYPD: Woman attacked on Bronx bus while commuting home
According to the NYPD, the incident took place just after 3 p.m. near Williamsbridge Road and Rhinelander Avenue.
Let's get saucy!
“Hell hath no fury like a woman starved.” ― Molly Wizenberg. First, let's get saucy ... I'm going to be a judge at the annual "Get Saucy for the Holidays" cookoff that supports People to People, Rockland County's largest food pantry. Six sauce-makers are competing in this "somewhat friendly" cooking competition. Get Saucy takes place from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 at Nyack Seaport (21 Burd St.) in Nyack. Tickets and info here. Tickets are $100 and get you samples of all the sauces, plus an antipasto buffet, desserts and beer and wine.
Did Wayne cops do enough to defuse altercation? Negligence claimed in '21 killing
WAYNE — The sister of a man found strangled to death in his apartment has sued the township, claiming the police officer who responded to the scene missed warning signs that would have prevented the tragedy. The case is the second civil lawsuit brought to state Superior Court in Paterson by Donna Majuri,...