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Schumer Announces Legislation Making Cell Phone Tampering Illegal

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Tuseday, at the City of Middletown Police Department, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced legislation that will make it a federal crime to tamper with the unique identification number of a cell phone by imposing a multi-year criminal penalty, in the wake of a dramatic spike in cell phone thefts in Orange County. In the […]



Police Search For Suspect in Northern Westchester Bank Robbery

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The New York State Police in Somers are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify a subject implicated in a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon, November 19, 2013, at approximately 3:30 p.m. The incident took place at the Chase Bank, in Baldwin Place, New York. The subject entered the bank, displayed a black handgun, […]



Danbury Man Charged With Sexual Contact of a Somers Minor

Oct 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On October 28, 2013, the New York State Police at Somers arrested  Paul S. Hines, age 73, of Danbury, Connecticut, on charges of Criminal Sexual Act 3rd Degree (Class E-Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Class A-Misd) as a result of an incident involving a 15 year old child. Investigation revealed that Hines, […]



Newburgh Rowing Club Helps Set Up New Club in Cortlandt Manor

Oct 16th, 2013 | By | Category: In Your Town

Coaches and rowers from the Newburgh Rowing Club traveled to Cortlandt Manor on Saturday October 12th, to help setup a new rowing club and teach the fundamentals of rowing, said Coach Ed Kennedy, Programs Director of the Newburgh Rowing Club. “We are helping to start a new rowing club in Cortlandt Manor, Westchester, where Indian […]



State Police Conduct Underage Drinking Enforcement Operations

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: General Interest

On August 26, 2013, the State Police in Cortlandt and the Town of Yorktown Police Department conducted an Underage Drinking Enforcement Detail in which a 19 year old underage operative went into the below listed establishments that sell alcoholic beverages and attempted to purchase alcohol without being asked to show any identification. Four out of […]



Westchester County Airport Receives $6.5 Million in Improvement Grants

Aug 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a total of $6,534,000 in federal grants to Westchester County for improvements at the Westchester County Airport through the Airport Improvement Program. Specifically, Westchester County was awarded a grant of $4,734,000 to tear out and replace the entire runway; a grant of $1,260,000 to replace an outdated aircraft […]



Driver In Wrong Way Crash on Taconic State Parkway Dies

Aug 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

On Saturday August 10, just after midnight, the New York State Police in Hawthorne responded to a two car fatal automobile accident which occurred on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Yorktown. The investigation revealed a 2006 Honda Civic, operated by 34 year old Michelle Cio of Tarrytown was traveling southbound in the […]



Rapid Results Housing Boot Camps Help Homeless Westchester Veterans

Aug 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Events

A boot camp to streamline the process for getting Westchester County-area Veterans who are homeless into housing will be held August 6-8 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City in Philadelphia. At the Rapid Results Housing Boot Camp, senior officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will help those who work with […]



Former Indian Point Supervisor Charged With Falsifying Records

Jul 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Daniel Wilson, a former supervisor at Indian Point Energy Center,  was charged in a criminal Complaint with engaging in deliberate misconduct in violation of rules of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, making false statements in connection with a matter within the jurisdiction of the NRC, and fabricating records to conceal a violation of NRC requirements at […]



State Police Investigate Attempted Abduction in Somers

May 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The New York State Police in Somers are investigating a suspicious incident that occurred on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at approximately 6:30 PM. Police say a 17 year old girl was on Bloomer Road near the intersection of June Road in the Town of North Salem, when a dark colored four door sedan pulled up […]