Contact Us
Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns

Kathy Reakes

Reporter kreakes123@gmail.com

Kathy Reakes's Contributions

  1. Mamaroneck Fatal Domestic Incident Case Heads To Grand Jury

    Mamaroneck Fatal Domestic Incident Case Heads To Grand Jury

    The attorney for Cynthia Arce, who tried to kill two Mamaroneck police officers who were attempting to save her dying 2-year-old daughter, is letting the case proceed to a grand jury who will decide whether to indict her.Following a hearing outside of Mamaroneck Village Court on Thursday, Richard Portale, who also represents Angelika Graswald, known as the "kayak killer," ...

  2. Westchester Gymnastics Coach Charged With Several Sex Offenses

    Westchester Gymnastics Coach Charged With Several Sex Offenses

    A popular local gymnastics coach who owned gyms across the area has been arrested on five counts of sexual conduct against a child under 13, according to Ramapo police.Police said Joseph Lewin, 67, of Port Chester, also known as Joseph Lewandoski in the 1990s, abused children from 2001 to 2014. They also suspect that he may have sexually abused teens 16 and up as well.In addition to the ...

  3. Beloved Northern Westchester Teacher ID'd As Storm Fatality

    Beloved Northern Westchester Teacher ID'd As Storm Fatality

    A beloved Northern Westchester art teacher has been identified as one of the two Fairfield County residents killed during Tuesday's powerful storms that left a swath of destruction across the region.Lauren Svendsen, 41, died when a tree fell on her car in New Fairfield around 5 p.m., on Brush Hill Road. Her 3-year-old daughter was also in the vehicle but was not injured, reported ...

  4. Woman Visiting College Is Third Hudson Valley Storm-Related Fatality

    Woman Visiting College Is Third Hudson Valley Storm-Related Fatality

    A 58-year-old woman visiting Mount Saint Mary College's Desmond Campus in the Town of the Newburgh became the Hudson Valley's third storm-related fatality and second from Orange County when a tree fell on her vehicle, police said.Lisa Resnick, of Rosendale in Ulster County, was killed around 5 p.m. Tuesday as she was sitting in her vehicle on the campus when a large tree struck the ...

  5. Woman Killed After Tree Slams Into Car During Storm

    Woman Killed After Tree Slams Into Car During Storm

    An 80-year-old woman was killed during the height of Tuesday's severe storm when a tree slammed into the driver's side of her vehicle in Rockland County.The incident occurred around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday as the woman was driving south on Red Schoolhouse Road in the village of Chestnut Ridge during the storm when the tree toppled onto the roof of her car, said Ramapo Police Lt. Chris ...

  6. Two Tornadoes Confirmed So Far In Hudson Valley During Deadly Storm

    Two Tornadoes Confirmed So Far In Hudson Valley During Deadly Storm

    This story has been updated.The National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes and two microbursts touched down in the Hudson Valley during the intense storm system that moved through the area Tuesday and resulted in the deaths of an 11-year-old girl in Orange County, 80-year-old woman in Rockland County as well as two adults in Fairfield County.Both tornadoes were in Putnam ...

  7. 11-Year-Old Hudson Valley Girl Killed During Height Of Storm

    11-Year-Old Hudson Valley Girl Killed During Height Of Storm

    An 11-year-old Hudson Valley girl was killed by a falling tree as a line of intense storms rolled through the area.The girl and her mother had just arrived home on Robinson Avenue in Newburgh around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday and were unloading their car when the tree toppled onto the top of the vehicle, trapping the girl inside, said Newburgh Police Department Det. Lt. Joseph Burns. Newburgh ...

  8. Details Emerge In Double Tractor-Trailer Crash With Serious Injury

    Details Emerge In Double Tractor-Trailer Crash With Serious Injury

    One person was seriously injured in a double tractor-trailer crash on I-87 that closed the major roadway in Orange County for more than 12 hours.The crash occurred around 3:52 p.m. Monday in the town of Newburgh, said New York State Trooper Michael P. Cassella.The initial investigation suggests vehicle one, a tandem tractor-trailer hauling recycled aluminum cans, was southbound on I-87 ...

  9. Popular Westchester Diner Close To Reopening Following Norovirus Outbreak

    Popular Westchester Diner Close To Reopening Following Norovirus Outbreak

    After being given the all-clear to open following an outbreak of Norovirus by the Westchester County Health Department, the Mamaroneck Diner said it is still working to restock and prep fresh foods before welcoming diners.The Health Department confirmed Monday that people who ate at or worked at the Mamaroneck Diner last week tested positive for Norovirus, a highly contagious stomach ...

  10. Ossining Roadway Reopens, Power Still Out After Tree Falls On Lines

    Ossining Roadway Reopens, Power Still Out After Tree Falls On Lines

    This story has been updated.What was originally reported as a transformer explosion in Ossining that closed a road for several hours, knocking out power to dozens of residents, was actually caused after a tree fell on the lines, according to Allan Drury, Con Edison Public Affairs manager, police said.The tree fell around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday and dropped lines onto Hudson Street, closing it ...

  11. Prev Page 10 of 63 8 9 10 11 12 Next
    91 - 100 of 621 articles

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.