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  1. Ex-Hudson Valley Renegades Player Sentenced For Trying To Smuggle Heroin

    Ex-Hudson Valley Renegades Player Sentenced For Trying To Smuggle Heroin

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Former minor league baseball player Leandro Caminero, who played for the Hudson Valley Renegades in Fishkill's Dutchess Stadium, has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to importation of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute, according to multiple reports.The outfielder was apprehended at Kennedy Airport for ...

  2. Six West Point Cadets Face Drug Conspiracy Charges

    Six West Point Cadets Face Drug Conspiracy Charges

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Half a dozen West Point cadets may be court-martialed after being charged with multiple drug-related offenses, according to multiple reports.The allegations against the cadets include conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, the Times Herald-Record reports.The cadets, who have been placed on administrative leave, include five members of the class of 2017, ...

  3. Teen Charged With Possession Of Marijuana In Yorktown

    Teen Charged With Possession Of Marijuana In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested a 19-year-old resident of Mahopac on a marijuana possession charge, police said.The arrest came about when a patrol officer stopped a black Volkswagen traveling at a high rate of speed along East Main Street on Wednesday, about 11:18 p.m., according to police.An investigation at the scene revealed the operator of the vehicle, ...

  4. Cortlandt Man Charged Following Crash Near Route 132 In Yorktown

    Cortlandt Man Charged Following Crash Near Route 132 In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have charged a 64-year-old resident of Cortlandt Manor with driving without a valid licence, police said.The arrest came about when an officer responded to the area of East Main Street and Pine Court near Route 132 for a property damage auto accident on Friday, according to police.During the accident investigation, it was discovered that one of ...

  5. State Police Conducting Halloween Crackdown On DWI, Underage Drinking

    State Police Conducting Halloween Crackdown On DWI, Underage Drinking

    The New York State Police have launched a special traffic enforcement initiative aimed at drunken driving during the Halloween weekend.Troopers will also conduct underage drinker identification details statewide, according to state police.The effort, which began Friday, will continue through Tuesday, according to state police.Drivers can expect a number of sobriety checkpoints, along ...

  6. Five Hudson Valley Walks To End Alzheimer's Expect To Raise More Than $1M

    Five Hudson Valley Walks To End Alzheimer's Expect To Raise More Than $1M

    The Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter held five walks around its seven-county region over the past few weeks, starting with the Westchester Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 25 at White Plains High School and ending with the Putnam walk on Oct. 16 at the Putnam Office for Senior Resources in Carmel.Walks were also held in Montgomery, Pomona and on the Walkway Over the Hudson ...

  7. Vehicle Fire Extinguished On Route 202

    Vehicle Fire Extinguished On Route 202

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- The Somers Volunteer Fire Department extinguished a motor vehicle fire on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Firefighters from the department were dispatched to a parking lot on Route 202 after the fire was reported shortly after 2 p.m., according to fire officials. Units arrived in four minutes, and found a small fire in the passenger compartment of the vehicle; the ...

  8. Comedian Kevin Meaney, Westchester Native, Dies At 60

    Comedian Kevin Meaney, Westchester Native, Dies At 60

    Comedian and actor Kevin Meaney, a Valhalla native, has died at the age of 60, according to multiple news reports.Meaney, whose career included numerous appearances on HBO, “Saturday Night Live” and “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson, was found unresponsive at his Forestburgh home Friday, with the cause of death not immediately known, according to CNN.Meaney, who also starred in the ...

  9. Cortlandt Man Charged With Driving With A Suspended License In Yorktown

    Cortlandt Man Charged With Driving With A Suspended License In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have charged Ripcary Tejada II, a 28-year-old Cortlandt Manor resident, with operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, police said.The arrest came about when a patrol officer pulled over a burgundy Toyota traveling eastbound on Strawberry Road at a high rate of speed on Wednesday, Oct. 5, around 12:45 p.m., according to police.A ...

  10. Westchester Supporting $145 Million In Private Investment Initiatives

    Westchester Supporting $145 Million In Private Investment Initiatives

    With a spark provided by three high-powered entities, plans for $145 million worth of private investment in Westchester County are on track to move forward, county officials said.The impetus stems from a pair of separate projects initiated by Million Air and Bethel Methodist Home, along with a recent proposal from Dannon. The county’s Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and Local ...

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