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A workplace fight on Tuesday ended with one Newburgh man injured by a box cutter and another charged with felony assault, city police said.
Featured in todays Record Newswatch - derailment survivor Linda Smith of New Windsor recounts her experience during the crash that killed her sister, Donna Smith of Newburgh; Metro North service on the Hudson line returned to near normal this morning between Poughkeepsie and Grand Central and Monticello Mayor Gordon Jenkins survives a vote to oust ... (more)
The New York-based startup, which Thum launched with his wife in June, has a specific mission: take guns and bullets off the street and turn them into beautiful pieces of jewelry.
The four people killed in Sunday morning's Metro-North crash included a sound technician for NBC's "Today" show, a tax preparer from Newburgh, N.Y., and a nurse from Queens, according to people who knew them.
Metro-North will continue to operate limited train service on the Hudson line between Poughkeepsie and Yonkers on Tuesday, pending recovery from the derailment Sunday that left four people dead and scores injured.
Operators of some Hudson Valley limo and town car companies fear the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission's newly aggressive enforcement of an obscure law will kill their businesses.
For two days, Linda Smith had taken Metro-North back and forth to Lincoln Center in New York City, rehearsing for the big show Sunday.
After two weeks of testimony and three and a half days of deliberations, an Orange County jury on Monday cleared Larry Gantt Jr. of attempted murder charges but convicted him of attempted first-degree assault and attempted aggravated assault on a police officer.
The deadly derailment on Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line probably resulted from excessive speed as the train rounded a curve along the Harlem River just north of Manhattan, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
Neighbors of Donna Smith knew her as a kind and hardworking woman and a Hudson Valley Renegades baseball fanatic who spent much of her free time with her younger sister, Linda.
The four people killed in Sunday morning's Metro-North crash included a sound-and-light technician from Cold Spring, N.Y., a tax preparer from Newburgh, N.Y. and a worker with a ready smile from Montrose, N.Y., according to people who knew them.
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach."
Mara Katria Pettman, formerly of Newburgh, won best director of a feature film, "Please Talk With Me," on Nov. 3 at the Wilson Film Fest in Chambersburg, Pa.