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14 min ago | Times Herald-Record

Accused killer's 911 call replayed

That was one of the things David Carlson said to police who arrived after he fatally shot fugitive Norris Acosta-Sanchez outside a neighbor's home on Old Plank Road in Sparrowbush.


Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Briarcliff Daily Voice

Ossining Chamber Hosts Lobsterfest Fundraiser

LobsterFest 2014 will be held at the Ossining Boat and Canoe Club, 1 Westerly Road.


Related Topix: Ossining, NY, Life, Food, Food Festival, Haverstraw, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Item

After 47 years and a flood, Teaneck couple's wedding photos return

Paul and Patricia Kearns' wedding photos from 47 years ago were stored in relatives' basements and forgotten for decades as they raised four children and became grandparents.


Related Topix: Wedding, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

USA Today

N.Y. murder suspect charged in plot to kill witnesses

The Florida woman already charged with murdering her 80-year-old mother-in-law in New York has been indicted on charges she plotted from jail to kill key witnesses against her.


Related Topix: White Plains, NY, Airmont, NY, Orange County, NY

Albany Times Union

Mayor authorizes sale of downtown Saratoga parking lot

Is the city of Saratoga Springs getting the most it can from the sale of a parking lot on Broadway? Some don't think so.


Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Monsey, NY

Washington Times

NY murder suspect accused of kill-witnesses plot

The Rockland County district attorney says Diana Nadell approached a fellow inmate and asked her to take part in a scheme to murder two witnesses who are cooperating with the prosecution.


Related Topix: Valley Cottage, NY


Hook Mountain Challenge Helps Homeless

The Hook Mountain Challenge, a benefit Kayak Race for the Nyack Homeless Project, is getting ready to launch.


Related Topix: Nyack, NY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NYPD Officer Richard Christopher remembered

Last week, Christopher was killed in a head-on crash on the NY State Thruway. Investigators say he was driving in the wrong direction at the time.



Nyack Sketch Log: The Towt House

This stately structure on South Highland Avenue could tell us if slaves were hidden here during the abolition movement.


Related Topix: Nyack, NY, us Travel, Travel, Home Gardening, Home, Valley Cottage, NY, Underground Railroad

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Looking For A Nanny To Take Of Our 20 Month Daughter

We need a full-time mature nanny Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm in Congers, Rockland County, NY.


Thu Aug 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Council wants to make sure that it's legal

The proposed law would require all retailers selling tobacco products to obtain a city license in addition to the one they already get from the state.


Related Topix: Haverstraw, NY

Times Herald

Police: No sign of drugs, booze in wrong-way crash

Although toxicology results are months away for the off-duty police officer who drove the wrong way in Tuesday's fatal collision on the New York State Thruway, there was no evidence of drugs or alcohol at the scene , state police said Thursday.


Related Topix: Airmont, NY

Jackson Heights News


Greenworld is locally owned and operated by Brian K. Klimek. Brian is a Certified Irrigation Contractor and a Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor by the Irrigation Association.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY

The Somers Daily Voice

Katonah Perfumer KIORI Supports Rockland Family Fundraiser

Lisa Wallos is a creative entrepreneur on a mission to bring her new KIRI Natural Perfume Oil to the world, but her most urgent passion is to assist a Rockland County family as part of a fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 16. Wallos, a Katonah resident and the creator of her new fragrance brand of natural scents and oil-based scents, and her partner David ... (more)


Related Topix: Katonah, NY, Arts, Ballet

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Hudson Valley police getting bulletproof vests

The New York Attorney General's Office says more than $382,000 from civil and criminal forfeitures has been awarded in grants to help 41 police departments in the Hudson Valley buy 971 new and replacement bulletproof vests.



Lottery winners share plans on spending million dollar prizes

A new house could be on the horizon for million-dollar lottery winner Frank Compoccio, of Ridge, who won second prize in the June 11 Powerball drawing, the New York Lottery said.


Related Topix: Lottery, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Forest-Hills, NY, Blauvelt, NY, Tappan, NY

Times Herald-Record

11 miles to be repaved from GWB to NY

After being pummeled by the public and the media about post-winter potholes on the Palisades Interstate Parkway, the New Jersey Department of Transportation is spending $11.2 million to repave a highway it does not own.


Related Topix: New York, New Windsor, NY, West Nyack, NY, Nyack, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Wrong-way crash kills 2, including cop, on NY State Thruway

Police are trying to figure out why Richard Christopher, an off-duty NYPD cop from the Bronx, was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the I-87 on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Airmont, NY


Two dead in New York wrong-way crash

A wrong-way crash on the New York State Thruway kills two drivers and shuts down traffic during the busy morning commute.


Chaptzem Blog!

Rockland County Rabbi Arraigned on Child Sex Crimes Charges

A rabbi in Rockland County was arraigned Tuesday on charges of sex crimes involving children.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law