The Paella at These Westchester Restaurants Is Top-Notch
In the dregs of winter, the need for a respite grows. And where better to find such a blissful interlude than within the gold standard of Spanish cuisine? Paella takes its name from the traditional frying pan typically used to prepare it and originates just outside of Valencia, Spain. Saffron illuminates the dish in a warm yellow, and rabbit, chicken, and sometimes duck are nestled within a bed of fluffy rice. Over the years, chefs have taken liberties to add all sorts of other meats, seafood, and vegetables. Suddenly, those frigid temperatures don’t seem so intolerable anymore.
Rebranded Restaurant Celebrates 15th Anniversary In Mohegan Lake
Augie's Prime Cut, located in Mohegan Lake at 3436 Lexington Ave., has changed its name to "Augie's Prime Italian" and will be celebrating its 15th anniversary between Sunday, March 10, and Wednesday, March 13, the owners announced. The idea to rebrand the eatery under a new name was prompted by...
Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police
Ashley Spooner of Peekskill was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 29 in connection with a larceny that happened in January at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Boulevard in Yorktown, according to the town's police department,. On the day of the incident, Tuesday, Jan. 23 at...
Here’s the #1 Safest Small Town to Live in New York
New York residents are aware of the pros of living in the Empire State. Attractions like the state's rich culture, the four seasons, beautiful scenery, affordable housing, and family-friendly areas are all reasons why people move and live in New York. As is the case with any state there are...
DA: New York Man In Fiery Car On Palisades Parkway Was Murdered
A New York man accused of killing a Hudson Valley man, then lighting the body and his car on fire three years ago, is finally behind bars. On Tuesday, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced today the arraignment of Robert Rodriguez, 36 of Stony Point, New York.
Hudson Valley Armed Home Invasion: Suspects On Run
Police in the Hudson Valley are searching for several men who allegedly forced their way into a home and robbed the family at gunpoint before locking them in the basement. The incident occurred in Orange County around 5:40 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28 on Fletcher Drive in the town of Newburgh.Acco…
Police: Suspects wanted for ATM skimming incident at Pomona Wawa
Authorities say the suspects were seen entering the store at around 7:30 a.m. and installing a skimming device before leaving shortly after.
Major Retailer With 5 Hudson Valley Locations Plans Mass Closures
The future of five Hudson Valley retail locations is up in the air after an announcement that underperforming stores will be shut down forever. Sadly, the Hudson Valley has seen its fair share of retail closures. Trying to count the stores in Middletown, Kingston, Poughkeepsie and Newburgh that have disappeared over the years could take all day.
Lower Hudson Valley Man Steals Truck Carrying Over $30K Worth of Mike’s Hard Lemonade
Nobody makes lemonade like Mike. Well, don't tell that to this guy again. A lower Hudson Valley man was sentenced for a truck heist, which was carrying over $30,000 dollars worth of alcohol. Talk of the Sound says the theft happened in March 2023 near I-87. The 28-year-old defendant pleaded...
Yorktown's police plaza unveils renovated look, thanks to late town supervisor
Deputy Supervisor Ed Lachterman says making Tom Diana's dream come true was important and that the town hopes to install a plaque there in Diana's honor.
NY Briarcliff Manor's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near briarcliff manor.
Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Chief of Detectives Peter Walker Retires after 30 Years of Law Enforcement Service
ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Chief of Detectives Peter Walker retires after 30 years of law enforcement service. Chief Walker started his career with the NYPD in 1994, patrolling the streets of the Bronx while assigned to the 48th Precinct. In December of 1999,...
Massive Fire Destroys Tractor Trailer Temporarily Shuts Down RT 17
Some Hudson Valley commuters undoubtedly had their usual Tuesday commutes complicated, especially if they were traveling on Route 17 during the early morning hours as a tractor-trailer caught fire and then burst into flames. Early Morning Tractor Trailer Blaze. The early fire had occurred on Route 17 in the Woodbury...
See what nearly $3,500 monthly rent gets you in Westchester and Rockland
What will about $3,500-a-month rent get you in Westchester and Rockland counties?. A recent look online found most listings for buildings with management company-operated market-rate or luxury apartments are in cities such as New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers, as well as Port Chester and Nyack villages. Their asking rents...
Overnight Robbery at Drug Store in Dutchess County
The home of one of the Hudson Valley's friendliest pharmacists was robbed overnight in Hopewell Junction, New York leaving store owners and employees feeling "violated." It all started at approximately 5:30 in the morning on Tuesday when the folks at the Hopewell Drug Store were notified that the alarm at their drug store located at 410 Route 376, Suite 3, Hopewell Junction, NY, had been set off and just a few minutes later it was discovered that the drug store had been robbed.
2 Charged In Larcenies From Vehicles In New Square
The incidents occurred in Rockland County beginning on Monday, Feb. 26 in the village of New Square. According to Ramapo Police Lt. Chris Franklin, the department received multiple reports of larcenies from vehicles within the Village of New Square. The Ramapo Police Investigations Division conducted an investigation that revealed two...
Brothers Barbecue in the Palisades Center Mall is Open
WEST NYACK, NY – The menu is Southern barbecue with specific influences from both North Carolina (the family hails from the outerbanks of North Carolina) and Texas. Meat cooked in their smokers, featuring chicken, brisket, sausage, ribs, pulled pork, and chopped pork. Additional eats include soul food-influenced sides and...
Trapped workers rescued by volunteer firefighters from 65-foot high roof in Kiryas Joel
Fire officials say the private workers were installing surveillance cameras when their rented scissor lift malfunctioned 65-feet in the air and wouldn’t go down.
Protests continue at Rockland Plaza
On Sunday, February 25, demonstrators supporting both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict stood along South Middletown Road in Nanuet near the Rockland Plaza to make their voices heard. Though Israel and Hamas are currently inching toward a deal that would free some of the approximately 130 hostages held in the Gaza strip in exchange for a week’s pause in the five month war (according to AP News), tensions remain high.
Celebrating Local Success: X Sushi Express Opens in Yorktown, Continuing Xiao Family's Culinary Legacy
Yorktown officials recently marked the opening of X Sushi Express, a new restaurant at 1925 Commerce Street, on February 23. The restaurant, offering maki rolls, sushi, sashimi, and salads, is owned by Jack Xiao, a notable figure in Yorktown's restaurant industry.