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  1. Contractor Violated Stop Work Order Before Port Chester Demolition Slide, City Officials Say

    Contractor Violated Stop Work Order Before Port Chester Demolition Slide, City Officials Say

    An investigation by the village of Port Chester city manager found that the contractor in charge of a demolition project on South Main Street had violated a stop-work order before falling debris closed the roadway, city officials said.According to City Manager Christopher D. Steers, the incident took place Tuesday, Aug. 21, at about 3:15 p.m. when debris from a building undergoing ...

  2. West Nile Case Confirmed In Westchester

    West Nile Case Confirmed In Westchester

    Westchester County has learned of its first human case of West Nile Virus this year, which was confirmed in a 72-year-old Irvington resident who had been hospitalized and is now recovering at home.The Westchester County Department of Health found no signs of mosquito breeding activity around the resident’s home but treated surrounding catch basins with larvicide, said Westchester County ...

  3. Person Hit By Tree Branch In Ossining

    Person Hit By Tree Branch In Ossining

    This story has been updated.A person was hit by a tree branch late Thursday morning, Ossining Police said.Police received the call at 11:42 a.m. at 214 N. Highland Ave. in Ossining, police said.One lane of Highland Avenue was closed to traffic as firefighters and EMS worked to help the person. Ossining Police Chief Kevin Sylvester declined to provide additional information. 

  4. Burnt Food At Popular Northern Westchester Deli/Market Brings Fire Department

    Burnt Food At Popular Northern Westchester Deli/Market Brings Fire Department

    Just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday a whole contingent of dedicated firefighters responded to a popular Westchester County deli and market for a fire call but found instead burnt food.South Salem and Vista fire department were dual dispatched to a reported structure fire at the 5th Division Deli in Cross River, the South Salem Fire Department said.Car 2451 arrived on scene first and found ...

  5. Woman Nabbed For DWI With Child In Vehicle

    Woman Nabbed For DWI With Child In Vehicle

    An area woman was busted for allegedly driving drunk with a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle.Juliet Powers, 44, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested Tuesday following a traffic stop on Haight Avenue in the Town of Poughkeepsie by a member of the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Traffic Enforcement Unit, said Capt. Ken Roman. Powers was charged under Leandra's Law with felony aggravated DWI ...

  6. Good Samaritan Nabs Suspect During Strong-Arm Robbery

    Good Samaritan Nabs Suspect During Strong-Arm Robbery

    A man was grabbed by a Good Samaritan and held for police after he was seen attacking a woman during a strong-arm robbery.The incident took place around 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in the area of Innis Avenue and Delaval Place, said Town of Poughkeepsie Police Capt. Ken Roman.When police arrived on the scene, they found that a strong armed robbery had occurred where a male suspect, ...

  7. ID Released For Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge

    ID Released For Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge

    Police have released the identity of a 35-year-old Westchester man who jumped to his death from the midspan of the Bear Mountain Bridge earlier this month.The body of Jose J. Sosa Fragoso of Yonkers was pulled from the Hudson River on Sunday, Aug. 5, said New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks.Fragoso was wanted on a warrant in connection with a violent domestic abuse case in ...

  8. ID Released For Man Killed During Police Chase Crash On I-84

    ID Released For Man Killed During Police Chase Crash On I-84

    The identity of the person killed during a police chase on I-84 that ended in a fiery crash has been released by New York State Police.The chase began around 9:40 p.m. Monday when New York State troopers attempted to stop a 2001 Toyota Tacoma on the Taconic State Parkway traveling north in the town of East Fishkill, said Trooper AJ Hicks.During the stop, troopers learned the operator of ...

  9. Police Chase Ends In Fatal Crash On I-84

    Police Chase Ends In Fatal Crash On I-84

    Click here for an updated story: ID Released For Man Killed During Hudson Valley Police Chase CrashOne person was killed following a chase that started in Dutchess County and ended in Orange County with a firey crash.The chase began around 9:40 p.m. Monday when New York State troopers attempted to stop a  2001 Toyota Tacoma on the Taconic State Parkway traveling north in the town of ...

  10. Woman Struck, Killed By Car In Westchester

    Woman Struck, Killed By Car In Westchester

    A 61-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing a Westchester street.Patricia Mackey of Mount Vernon was killed around 5:30 p.m. Monday while walking home from work, according to Maria Donovan, spokeswoman for the Mount Vernon Police.Police say Mackey was struck on South Ninth Avenue in Mount Vernon near First Street when a gold Honda jumped the curb while in reverse, hit ...

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