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Performing Arts Spotlight - Arielle Zeitchick
SOMERS, N.Y. - At Somers High School, Arielle Zeitchick’s creativity takes many forms. Most recently, she was part of the team that provided the makeup effects for the SHS production of “Night of the Living Dead,” and passes her passion for the arts on by teaching youth painting, crafting, and improv classes. In addition, Arielle is also an avid photographer and has steadily built her portfolio by snapping shots at the 2022 Battle of the Bands and Tusker football games, among other events. Outside of the arts, she is involved in environmental advocacy and currently serves as the co-president of the school’s...
Man Baits Cops Into Chasing Sports Car In Mahopac, Caught When Engine Seizes
An 18-year-old man is facing the music after taunting officers and instigating them into chasing him across multiple counties in the Hudson Valley before he was eventually caught thanks to a seized engine, police said. The incident happened on Thursday, March 23 around 9 p.m., when two officers from the...
Suspect On Loose After 20-Year-Old Shot Near Health Center In Westchester
Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a 20-year-old in Westchester, causing him to be hospitalized, police said. The incident happened on Thursday, March 23 around 6:15 p.m., when police in Mount Vernon responded to the area of 107 West 4th St. for a reported shooting, where th…
Former Brewster Student Arrested For Threatening Current Brewster Student
Putnam County Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports the arrest of a former Brewster High School student for making threats against a current student. On March 23, 2023, at approximately 12:30 pm, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into threats made on social media targeting a juvenile student at the school. The suspect, who resides outside the county, was quickly identified, located, and issued an appearance ticket for Putnam County Family Court.
Photos - Yorktown Holds First Act of Kindness Day
YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Last Thursday was the first annual “Captain Kenneth Sgroi Act of Kindness Day” in Yorktown. Honoring the memory of the Yorktown Police Department’s late Captain Kenneth Sgroi, the community came together and collected donations for United for the Troops and Hope’s Door. United for the Troops sends care packages to active members of the military overseas, and Hope’s Door helps victims of domestic violence. Going forward, the event will be held annually on March 16, the day Sgroi was hired by the department.
Westchester Caseworker Accused Of Stealing More Than $300K From Client
A Westchester County caseworker who resides in Connecticut faces numerous charges after allegedly stealing more than $300,000 from a 95-year-old woman suffering from dementia whom she had been taking care of. Fairfield County resident Chantel Chenault, age 46, of Danbury, was indicted on multiple charges on Friday, March 24 for...
Hudson Valley Man Stole From Walmart, Target, Supermarket
Police say they arrested a Hudson Valley man who has stolen from 12 different popular local stores in the past few months. Early Friday morning the Town of Newburgh Police Department announced a man was arrested following an investigation into larceny at Walmart. Newburgh, New York Man Accused Of Stealing...
Yorktown Youth Faces Juvenile Delinquency Charge
YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Police Department has reported the arrest of a 17-year-old male Yorktown resident who was charged with juvenile delinquency after allegedly obtaining firearm parts. According to police, if the defendant was an adult the charges would have consisted of two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the 3rd degree; both Class “A” misdemeanors. On March 13, Officer Hannigan, working alongside members of the Westchester County Police Department, learned that a Yorktown juvenile might have obtained firearms, firearm parts, or components. At 12 p.m.,...
Cold Case Closed: ‘Evil, Ruthless, Soulless Man’ Killed Hudson Valley Woman
Nearly 20 years after a Hudson Valley woman was killed and "inhumanely left on the side of the road" an "evil, ruthless, soulless man" was sent to prison. Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah recently announced that a man from the state of Florida was sentenced for killing a Hudson Valley resident in 2005.
Officials: Yorktown couple found dead in home with 125 cats died from drug intoxication
A county spokesperson says 58-year-old Mary McGuinness and 57-year-old Patrick Hickey died of acute mixed drug intoxication of fentanyl and cocaine.
Student arrested in threat to Carmel middle school
The Putnam County Sheriff's Office says it received a report of a threat of violence at the George Fischer Middle School in Carmel.
Man Caught With Cocaine Steals From Lowe's, Evades Court Date In Northern Westchester: Police
A 33-year-old man from Northern Westchester faces numerous charges after allegedly being caught with cocaine and stolen merchandise from a Lowe's store, as well as not showing up to his court appearance, police said. The man, identified as David Herbin of Peekskill, was originally arrested on …
These Westchester Agencies Broke Law, Warned For Not Submitting Financial Reports
Several public authorities in Westchester have been issued an official warning by a New York state agency for breaking the law and failing to submit financial reports before the required deadlines. The list of public agencies that failed to submit financial reports was released by the New…
Poetry Highlight: “Self Love”
Meet the Author: Nickesha Barnett is a Junior at Peekskill High School. She’s one of the many speakers for the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance), and in her free time she likes to play volleyball and write, as well as read. Self love, What is it?. It’s easier to experience,...
A Look Inside: Famed Radio DJ Lists Westchester Estate For $3.45 Million
Famous radio DJ Scott Shannon's 9,620-square-foot Westchester County home is up for sale for more than $3 million, in case you're interested. The luxurious post-modern colonial, located in Purchase at 132 Lincoln Ave., was owned by now 75-year-old radio DJ Scott Shannon, who became one of…
Monkey Business: Truck Carrying Bananas Slams Into Overpass On Parkway In New Rochelle
A truckload of bananas had to be offloaded from a tractor-trailer after it struck an overpass on a busy parkway in Westchester. The crash happened on Thursday, March 23 at 7:40 p.m., when a tractor-trailer traveling north on the Hutchinson River Parkway in New Rochelle hit the Wilmot Road Bridge, according to Westchester County Police Spokesman Kieran O'Leary.
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Westchester To Last Months
Traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be affected by a scheduled lane closure that will last months. Beginning on Monday, March 27, one lane along the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 ((Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (State Route 127) in Harris…
Wrong way driver arrested after crash in Westchester County
On March 23, 2023, at about 10:45 p.m., Troopers responded to the New York State Thruway southbound in Greenburgh, Westchester County, for a reported motor vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver. The investigation determined that Juan Sinchim, 38, of Port Chester, NY, was driving northbound on I-87 in the southbound passing lane when he collided with another vehicle. Sinchim was taken into custody and transported to Westchester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The other driver was also transported to Westchester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
New York Man Brought ‘Dangerous’ Drugs To Woodbury Commons
A Hudson Valley man is heading to prison after he was found with "dangerous narcotics" at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler confirmed a Newburgh man was sentenced for dealing drugs at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. Newburgh, New York Man Sentenced For Bringing...
Anti-violence program tested in Newburgh to expand to 5 other parts of NY
The program will give police and prosecutors more tools to help solve nonfatal shootings and to prevent retaliatory gun violence.
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