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  1. 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 ...

  2. Somers FD Extinguishes Vehicle Fire

    Somers FD Extinguishes Vehicle Fire

    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Lewisboro Land Trust Cleaning Up Trail In Vista

    Lewisboro Land Trust Cleaning Up Trail In Vista

    LEWISBORO, N.Y. -- The Lewisboro Land Trust is asking for the public’s help in an effort to clean up a public trail at St. Paul's Church in Vista on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.Those who wish to help will assist the Land Trust in hiking and clearing the seldom-used wooded preserve. Plenty of light work is available for both adults and kids.The group will meet at the church, Route 123 in ...

  7. Driver Charged With Having Suspended License After Unsafe Start In Yorktown

    Driver Charged With Having Suspended License After Unsafe Start In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have charged a 24-year-old resident of Garrison with operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, police said.The man’s arrest came about when a patrol officer observed a white Dodge Ram, which allegedly started unsafely, traveling eastbound on East Main Street on Saturday, about 7:05 p.m., according to police. The vehicle was stopped, ...

  8. Motorcyclist Sentenced In Fatal 2014 Westchester Crash

    Motorcyclist Sentenced In Fatal 2014 Westchester Crash

    A 27-year-old resident of New City has been given a sentence of 16 months to four years in state prison after pleading guilty  to criminally negligent homicide in a traffic death that occurred in 2014, according to Acting Westchester County District Attorney James A. McCarty. The defendant, Clifford Perkins, pleaded guilty to the charge in relation to the  death of New Jersey resident ...

  9. Somers Fire Department Invites Community To Open House

    Somers Fire Department Invites Community To Open House

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- The Somers Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fire prevention open house on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lincolndale Firehouse.The family-friendly event will offer a firsthand look at how the department serves the community.Free food, drinks, fire demonstrations and games for the kids will be included in the festivities.Fire safety training ...

  10. K9 Super Sleuth Meets Fox Meadow Students

    K9 Super Sleuth Meets Fox Meadow Students

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Fox Meadow Middle/High School students had the chance to meet an 80-pound, long-eared super sleuth last week when Wiltsy, the K-9 detective, came to the school for a visit. Teacher Patty Lucido invited Trooper Fran Torson of the New York State Police K-9 Unit to come to class with her canine partner in response to questions students taking Lucido’s forensic ...

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