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Tragic Accident Highlights the Perils of Unlicensed Teen Driving
A recent tragedy on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County, where a car accident claimed the lives of five young individuals from Connecticut, has sparked a conversation on the dangers of unlicensed teen driving. The victims, including two sets of siblings aged between 8 and 17, were traveling in a vehicle driven by an unlicensed 16-year-old who is believed to have fallen asleep at the wheel. The car veered off the road, struck a boulder and a tree, and caught fire. Despite the severity of the accident, authorities have decided not to file criminal charges.
14-Year-Old Duo Nabbed For Spray Painting Graffiti On Wall At Yorktown Intersection
The arrests stemmed from an incident on Monday, Dec. 4 around 11:40 a.m., when the two teens were seen spray painting graffiti on a sound barrier wall just east of the intersection of Route 6 and Mill Street in Yorktown, according to Yorktown Police. Officers then responded to the intersection...
No criminal charges filed in crash that killed 5 on Hutchinson River Parkway
The tragic incident took the lives of two sets of siblings aged between 8 and 17.
36-Year-Old Man Nabbed For Burglarizing 2 Croton-On-Hudson Homes
The suspect, a Bronx resident, was arrested by Croton-on-Hudson Police on Tuesday evening, Dec. 5 in connection with two burglaries that took place within the village, according to the department. The two burglaries happened on Wells Avenue and Piney Point Avenue, police said. The man, whose name was not released...
Police Blotter, December 5 – December 11, 2023, Print Edition
Nov. 24: A 21-year-old Fed Ex driver from Yonkers was arrested and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor. A complaint was received at 1:04 p.m. that a Fed-Ex driver making a delivery to a home on Beverly Road had opened the mailbox, removed a letter and put it in his pocket. The complainant said she observed this while watching the delivery on her doorbell camera. The woman and her husband called police, followed the Fed Ex truck along Beverly Road and confronted the driver.
Bedford Man Charged in Fiery Crash on Saw Mill Parkway
A 51-year-old Bedford Hills man was arrested and hospitalized at Westchester Medical Center last Friday night after refusing to stop following an accident, eluding police and overturning on the Saw Mill Parkway in a fiery crash. Michael Miller was charged with multiple criminal counts and summonses in connection with the...
Man Nabbed For Assaulting Girlfriend In Westport, Police Say
The incident occurred in Westport around 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5 on the Sherwood Island Connector. According to Lt. Eric Woods, of the Westport Police, New Haven County resident Antonio Trusty, of Waterbury, was arrested after receiving information from his girlfriend that she was assaulted in a car and prevented from calling 911.
Person Fatally Struck By Train Near Port Chester Station
The incident happened in Westchester County on Wednesday, Dec. 6 just after 2 a.m., when a person trespassing on tracks at the Port Chester station was struck by a Stamford-bound Metro-North Railroad train on Track 3, according to an MTA spokesperson. The person struck was later declared dead, officials said....
Northern Westchester Hospital Makes History
MOUNT KISCO – Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) is the first hospital in the world to be awarded the prestigious Planetree Person-Centered Care Gold Certification with Distinction by Planetree International for the sixth consecutive time, solidifying its commitment to providing exceptional person-centered care. The Distinction level recognizes the hospital’s innovative and replicable programs, while the Gold Certification recognizes the hospital’s continuous delivery of exceptional person-centered care in several key areas, including empathy and compassion, patient engagement, holistic healing, quality and safety, healing environment and community engagement. Hospitals are eligible to be recertified every three years.
Richmond Community Services holds ribbon-cutting Workforce Media Training Studio in Mount Kisco
The organization provides support to people with developmental disabilities and their families.
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...
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 said in a news release. ...
Northern Westchester School Bus Driver Wins National Award
A Northern Westchester school bus driver is being nationally recognized for her efforts to make sure that all her young passengers have the best experience possible on their way to class. Katonah-Lewisboro School District bus driver Carol Rivera Gaffey was awarded National Special-Ne…
Bedford Stuyvesant Gateway BID opens fourth annual Winter Wonderland market
Sign up for our amNY Sports email newsletter to get insights and game coverage for your favorite teams. The intersection of Fulton Street and Marcy Avenue is alive with Christmas festivities, thanks to the Fourth Annual Bed Stuy Gateway Business Improvement Shop Small Popup Market where gift items will be available for sale on Thursday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m., until Dec. 23.
Norwalk Man Nabbed For Leaving Scene Of Darien Crash, Police Say
Richard Bliss, age 46, of Norwalk, was charged on Thursday, Nov. 30 after turning himself in to Darien Police on a warrant, said Sgt. Dan Skoumbros of the Darien Police. According to Skoumbros, Bliss allegedly struck a car from behind, got out of his vehicle, and asked if the woman was okay in the car he struck in the area of Ledge Road and Noroton Avenue, then drove away.
Fox Lane HS Senior Ranked Top Cellist In New York State: 'Incredibly Proud'
Cameron Bly, a senior at Fox Lane High School in Bedford, won the principal cellist seat at the All-State Orchestra Winter Conference held in Rochester by the New York State School Music Association, Bedford Central School District officials announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6. This win officially names Bly as the...
Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Northern Westchester Store: Police
A 39-year-old man has been hit with a grand larceny charge after stealing almost $1,600 worth of baseball gloves from a store in Northern Westchester, police announced.Osmani Then-Mendez of Garfield, New Jersey was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 5 after surrendering himself to Yorktown Police on an outs…
Mohegan Lake man charged in connection to fentanyl-related death
The U.S. Attorney's Office says Perry Freeman, 37, sold fentanyl to the victim in November 2021.
Stroke treatment delay leads to biggest ever malpractice verdict in Westchester
A former Elmsford man and his family were awarded $120 million — reportedly the largest malpractice verdict in Westchester County history — for damages suffered after Westchester Medical Center doctors delayed treatment for a stroke. A jury took a day to deliberate and reach the verdict. The former...
Bedford Town Board to Hold Public Hearing on New Building Health and Performance Law
On Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 6:00pm the Town Board of the Town of Bedford will meet and hold a public hearing on the draft of this proposed law. All members of the public are welcome to attend and comment in person at 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY or via Zoom. For more information and the draft of the proposed law, visit the Landlord Registry page.Visit here for more details.