News 12 Westchester/Hudson Valley Numbers & Links for February 2024

Feb. 29

Woman ID’d in Thruway accident: State police news website
Rockland County Friendly Calls Program: More Information
Drug arrests in Poughkeepsie: State Police news website
Job openings: City of Kingston (845) 481-7330
School delays due to traffic issues: Valhalla School District website
$7M for public housing improvements: Westchester Government website
Trailblazers award ceremony: Westchester County website
Thousands without power: Con Edison Outage map
Hudson Valley customers without power: Orange and Rockland outage map
Hudson Valley customers without power: Central Hudson outage list
Customers still without power: NYSEG Outage list
Lockdown after student’s call: Port Chester School District website
Narcotics delivery owner sentenced: US Attorney’s Office website
Rise in check washing: Mamaroneck PD FB page
Insurance fraud sentencing: Orange County DA FB page
11 arrests, drug trafficking at county jail: Ulster County Sheriff’s Office FB page

Feb. 28

How to comment on the MTA's congestion toll and link to live stream: Guide
At-Home COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests: FDA FAQ
Narcotics delivery owner sentenced: US Attorney’s Office website
Utility work on Spencer Place: Village of Scarsdale website
Black History Month honorees: City of Peekskill FB page
New Rochelle Affordable Housing Open House: Registration
Narcotics delivery owner sentenced: US Attorney’s Office website
Utility work on Spencer Place: Village of Scarsdale website
Black History Month honorees: City of Peekskill FB page
Dutchess County Youth Services: Contact Juliana Corbett at 845-486-3354 or to register for a workshop.
Stabbing incident investigation: Mt. Vernon Police (914) 665-2500
Arrest in Monday fatal shooting: City of Yonkers Police FB page
Shoplifting arrests: North Castle Police FB page
New Aviation Program: Mt. Vernon Youth Bureau (914) 665-2344
Sentencing in child sex abuse: Rockland County District Attorney (845) 638-5001
Stony Point murder arraignment: Rockland County District Attorney FB page
Drugs, animal abuse in Monticello: Sullivan County Sheriff FB page
Piermont man new charges in NJ: Bergen County Prosecutor’s office website
Harriman Police Department: Chief Tenaglia email -
Orange County: Job Applications

Feb. 27

Stepinac Blood Drive: Sign up here
Yonkers Idol: Online registration - kicks off 9 a.m. April 6 at Roosevelt High School. Participants must be 15-19 for Yonkers Idol or 10-14 for Yonkers Junior Idol.
Fatal Thruway accident: State Police news website
Sexual assault of child arrest: State Police news website
Tractor-trailer brake fire: Woodbury Fire Dept. FB page
Arrests after tires taken from vehicle: Hastings Police (914) 478-3400
CEO to retire: ArtsWestchester (914) 428-4220
Redevelopment plan hearing: City of Yonkers (914) 377-6300
Hall of Fame nominations: White Plains High School website
Accident on Thruway: Troop T (518) 436-2825
Investigating death of boy: Town of Poughkeepsie police FB page
Piermont man sex abuse arrest: Rockland Co. DA’s office: (845) 638-5001
Roofing guy guilty plea: US Attorney’s Office website
Fatal shooting investigation: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Business break in arrest: North Castle Police FB page
Contractor indicted in construction worker death: Westchester DA’s Office

Feb. 26

Drug Trafficking arrests: Orange Co. DA Hoovler FB page
Skimming device fraud: Blooming Grove Police FB page
Blood drive today: Town of Stony Point website
Man arrested, owes child support payments: Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office (845) 794-7100
Contractor indictment: Westchester DA’s Office (914) 995-3414
Reckless endangerment in crash: Town of Bedford police (914) 241-3111
Arrest for assault using rifle: Mamaroneck Police (914) 381-7800
African-American Museum proposal: Town of Greenburgh website
Apartment building fire: Port Chester Fire Dept FB page:
Search for suspect in homicide case: Yonkers Police FB page
Unregistered vehicle on Saw Mill Parkway: Westchester County Police FB page
Battle of the Badges: Ronald McDonald House website
Boy taken to hospital: Arlington Fire Dept. FB page
Gas station robbery arrest: Town of Lloyd Police FB page
Arrest in death of woman: Spring Valley Police (845) 356-7400

Feb. 25

Yonkers Parks Sports Hall of Fame: More Information

Feb. 23

Job Opportunities: Rockland County
Mercy University Funeral Home Management program: More information

Feb. 22

Narcotics possession arrest: City of Poughkeepsie PBA FB page
State of Hudson Valley address: Rep. Pat Ryan Twitter (X) feed
PFO Newburgh blood testing: State Health Dept. testing hotline (518) 402-7950
Applications now welcome: Restore New York program website
Two stabbed on Sunday: New Rochelle Police website
Cold Spring man killed in skiing accident: Stowe Vermont Police (802) 253-7126
Fish tank fire not worse: Millwood Fire Dept. FB page
Deadline for Volunteer firefighters: Yorktown Fire Dept. FB page
Wednesday house fire: Somers Volunteer FD FB page
Library name controversy: Desmond-Fish Library website
Accident on Thruway in Yonkers: State police Troop T (800) 842-2233
New Package store opens: Yonkers Mayor Spano FB page
Israeli flag stolen again: Town of Ramapo Police (845) 357-2400
Report on contract investigation: Orange County Legislature (845) 291-4800
Two arrested for drug sales: Dutchess County Sheriff website
Woman wanted for arson, insurance fraud: Saugerties police website

Feb. 21

City bridge now closed for repairs: Mayor Shawyn Patterson Howard FB page
Yorktown Heights Fire Department Application: More Information
Barricaded incident in Mahopac: Town of Carmel Police FB page
Bill for flood mitigation, prevention chief: NY State Senate website (details of bill):
Utility work on gas line: Village of Tuckahoe website
Driver indicted in fatal crash: Bronx District Attorney website
Crash on I-84 in Newburgh: State Police newsroom website
Arrest after shootings, stabbing at bar: Town of Wallkill Police FB page
Sentencing Port Jervis fire: Orange Co. DA Hoovler FB page

Feb. 20

New and Beginning Farmer Program: Registration
DWI crash on Saturday: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Officer injured in stolen car stop: Westchester County police FB page
Woman nominated for senate seat: Arena for Senate website
Drug arrest, death of victim: Yorktown Police website
Police investigation outside of condo: Town of Wallkill Police (845) 692-6757
Kingston man child endangerment: Saugerties police news website
Fire hero gets state recognition: Sen. Bill Weber FB page
First Westchester dispensary open: Elevate website
New downtown project: Peekskill Arts Alliance website
Rollover accident in Newburgh: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Chester man, explosive devices: Orange County NY Sheriff FB page
Former finance chief sentencing: Ulster County DA’s office (845) 340-3280

Feb. 19

Feb. 18

Type 2 diabetes Rockland County program information: Facebook

Feb. 16

Accident on Midland Avenue: Bronxville Police (914) 337-0500
Westchester County Transportation Scheduled Changes For Presidents' Day: More Information
Rockland County Civil Service Employment Portal: More Information
NYC man illegal gun possession: Westchester District Attorney (914) 995-3414
Block grant program spending: Westchester County website
Construction worker hospitalized: White Plains Firefighters Facebook page
Fatal accident on Taconic: State Police Troop K (845) 677-7300
Rescue of disabled man from fire: Washingtonville Fire Dept. Facebook page
Clarkstown school board petition: Website
Water improvement funding: Gov. Hochul website
Fatal crash, teen identified: Stony Point Police (845) 786-2422
Changes to 18, 19 districts: NYS Redistricting Commission website 
Vehicle freight train accident: Town of Ulster Police (845) 382-1111
Guilty plea assault on wife: Ulster County DA’s office (845) 340-3280
Arraignment in hit and run crash: Westchester District attorney’s office (914) 995-3414
2024 Redistricting proposal: NYS Redistricting Commission
Protesters outside of office: Rep. Lawler X feed
Guilty plea in shooting of cab driver: Westchester District Attorney website

Feb. 15

I-84 Emergency access gate: Gov. Hochul website
Kingston man firearms charges: US Attorney’s Office (NDNY) website
Saugerties court worker charges: State Police newsroom website
Woman found dead at YWCA: White Plains Public Safety (914) 422-6111
Suspect arrested in car larcenies: Village of Irvington Police FB page
Running for State Senate: Tricia Lindsay twitter feed
Superintendent release on reported racial slurs at game: Scarsdale School District website
Cats situation in White Plains: SPCA Westchester FB page
Mourning former dep. Mayor and trustee: Village of Croton on Hudson website
DWI for Chappaqua woman: North Castle Police FB page
Reports of new grandparent scheme: Rye Police FB page
Grafton Thomas update: Rockland District attorney (845) 638-5013
Work underway at new city park: City of Kingston FB page
Honoring two county black veterans: Rockland County FB page
Two new ambulances: Town of Wallkill EMS FB page

Feb. 14

The Angel Nyack - Love Week Reservations
Voters approve bonds: Yorktown School District website
Rockland man driving drunk, kids in car: NY State police newsroom website
Cats found in White Plains: SPCA Westchester FB page
Metro-North back to normal service: MTA website
Stony Point murder charge: NY state police newsroom website
Rockland man driving drunk, kids in car: NY State police newsroom website
Woman accused of animal abuse: Pennsylvania State Police (717) 783-5599
Kingston woman drug sentencing: Ulster County District Attorney (845) 340-3000
Pedestrian injured in accident: City of Newburgh police (845) 561-3131
Deerpark narcotics arrest: Orange Co. DA FB page
Five from Westchester, service academies: Sen. Gillibrand website
Recruits for youth police academy: Stony Point Police FB page
Remove snow from car roofs: Town of Greenburgh website
Five from Westchester, service academies: Sen. Gillibrand website
Sprain Parkway lane reductions: NYS DOT advisories website

Feb. 13

New Rochelle Citizen Police Academy Registration: NewRochelleNY | Application Transportation Delays:
Weather bans on 95, 287: NYS Thruway Authority twitter feed
Bomb threat investigation: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Modified rail schedule: Metro-North website
Flight delays, cancellations: Westchester County Airport website
Transportation update due to snow: Rockland Government Twitter feed
Hundreds without power in Rockland: Orange and Rockland Utilities outage map
$100M in state grants: Gov. Hochul website
No School Board meeting tonight: East Ramapo School District website

Feb. 12

Pharmacy break-in: Town of Bedford Police (914) 241-3111
Liquor store robbery: Mt. Pleasant Police (914) 769-1941
New Rochelle man arrest: US Attorney’s Office website
Yonkers police help arrest Times Square Shooter: Yonkers Police FB page
Tips for Securing Furniture: Anchor It
Frigidaire recall: More info
Pharmacy break-in: Town of Bedford Police (914) 241-3111
Liquor store robbery: Mt. Pleasant Police (914) 769-1941
New Rochelle man arrest: US Attorney’s Office website
Yonkers police help arrest Times Square Shooter: Yonkers Police FB page
Pharmacy break in: Town of Bedford Police (914) 241-3111
Garbage pick up today due to storm: Village of Croton FB page
Youth TV Film academy meeting: Yonkers School District
Lunar New Year celebration: Westchester Government FB page
Overturned tractor-trailer: Town of Ramapo police FB page
Snow emergency declaration: City of Newburgh FB page
Fed money for county bus system: Rockland County Government FB page

Feb. 11

Tips for safe walking for pedestrians: Website
The Fuller Center For Housing of Greater New York City: Website
MetroCard Van Schedule: February 2024
Yonkers Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K:

Feb. 10

Rockland county sewer district jobs: Website
2023 accomplishments for Dutchess County Sheriff's Office: Facebook

Feb. 9

Conversations with a Cardiologist: Zoom registration
Bronx Community Board: Application
Abandoned baby mother arrested: Yonkers Police FB page
School to reopen after lockdown: Carmel School District (845) 878-2094
Break-ins of cars: Yorktown Police FB page
No explosive found at shopping center: Clarkstown Police (845) 639-5800
Teens arrested in assault: Haverstraw Police FB page
Fatal accident on Route 300: Town of Newburgh Police FB page
Hopewell Junction man Jan. 6 arrest: US Attorney’s office (DC website)
Details in child abandonment case: Yonkers Police FB page
Guilty plea in hit and run: Westchester DA’s office (914) 995-3414
Survey in superintendent search: Elmsford School District website
New art projects: Playland Park website
Two-vehicle crash on 9W: Town of Highlands Police (845) 446-4010
Sentencing in slashing of boyfriend: Ulster County District Attorney (845) 340-3280
Raising African-American flags: Village of Nyack (845) 358-0548
Job opening for Environment Department Director: Ulster County FB page

Feb. 8

Abandoned baby, search for mother: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7724
Arrests after stolen police chase: Westchester County Police FB page
Communications Center phone scam: White Plains Public Safety FB page
Skydiver uninjured, rescued from tree: Orange County Emergency Services FB page
Livingston Manor man deceased: State Police (845) 344-5300
Two drug suspects arrested: Dutchess County Sheriffs Office website
Black History Month Celebration: Town of Ramapo FB page
Talking to person of interest in abandoned baby case: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7724
Helping family after house fire: Salvation Army Peekskill (914) 737-0280
Seeking to fill environmental services superintendent position: Town of Cortlandt website
Robotic competition on Saturday: Peekskill Schools FB page
CSEA contract settlement: Orange County Government FB page
State grant Fall Kill Creek: City of Poughkeepsie website
Baseball bat attack arrest: Town of Lloyd Police FB page

Feb. 7

Arrest in hit and run crash: Town of Haverstraw police FB page
Mount Vernon Recreation Programs: Website
Denzel Washington School of Arts: Application
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest: Website
Knife attack arrests: Town of East Fishkill Police (845) 221-9191
Mt. Vernon man in NYCHA scandal: US Attorney’s Office website
Principal receives national award: Nanuet School District FB page
Underhill Farm designation decision: Town of Yorktown (914) 962-5722
Warning about car break ins: Town of Greenburgh Police (914) 989-1700
White Plains Nanny sentenced: Westchester District Attorney website
Mt. Vernon man in NYCHA scandal: US Attorney’s Office website
Abandoned baby found: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7300
Yonkers schools being shortchanged: Mayor Spano Twitter feed
County’s first career fair today: Putnam County Government website
Power plant worker falls: Haverstraw Police (845) 354-1500
Missing man found deceased: State police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Black History month event: Town of Ramapo FB page
Assisting pets in emergencies: Rockland County Government FB page

Feb. 6

Into Order Healing Medical & Sports Massage: Make an appointment
Credit Card Surcharge Law: Educational video
Free Fishing: More information
Yonkers woman now arrested in chop shop case: Fairfield NJ Police website 
Search for new village manager: Village of Mamaroneck (914) 777-7703
Ruling against New Rochelle real estate company: NYS Attorney General’s office website
Stew Leonard’s chicken recall: CT consumer protection website 
Stabbing on bus: Newburgh School District (845) 563-3400
Denies investigation interference: Orange County District Attorney (845) 291-2050
Troopers arrest Wallkill man: NY State Police news website 
Sentencing for Middletown shooter: City of Middletown police (845) 343-3151
Sullivan non-profit shuts down: Sullivan County Human Services Office (845) 292-0100
Menacing, weapon arrest: Village of Liberty police FB page 
Port Jervis drug sentencing: Orange District Attorney FB page 
Free Fishing Days in NYS: Gov. Hochul website 
New program for mental health, addition issues: Westchester County website 
Multiple Grammy wins: Purchase College website 
Free Fishing Days in NYS: Gov. Hochul website 
Lane closures on Sprain today: NYS DOT advisories website 

Feb. 5

Rockland Emergency Food and Shelter Program: United Way of Rockland website
Westchester budget forum: Survey link
Black History Month Events:
Yonkers man child sex abuse: NYPD News Twitter Feed
Reward offered, New Rochelle shooting: FBI website
Weekend shooting: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Trying to steal pickups: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Assisted suicide arrest: City of Kingston Police FB page
Police academy graduates: Orange County Sheriff’s FB page
Dorm renovation completed: SUNY-New Paltz website
Port Jervis sexual abuse: NY State Police newsroom
Poughkeepsie House fire: Arlington Fire District (845) 486-6300
Finding photo equipment owners: New Paltz Police FB page 
Blood Drive this week: West Point website 
Vape shop closed: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Lunar New Year celebration: Chappaqua Performing Arts Center website 
Black History Month event: Peekskill community events website 

Feb. 4

West Point blood drive: Link, 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or use Red Cross Blood Donor App with the sponsor code WestPoint.

Feb. 2

2024 Westchester Chinese New Year Festival: More Information
Fire in apartment building: New Rochelle Fire Dept. (914) 654-2212
New Fire Commissioner sworn in: Yonkers Fire Dept. FB page
Report on Mt. Vernon Schools fiscal problems: NYS Comptroller’s Office website
Fatal building fire: New Rochelle Fire Dept. (914) 654-2212
Woman saved from parking garage: Yonkers Police FB page
Road closed, motor vehicle fire: North Castle Police FB page
Arraignment in Middletown woman’s death: Orange County District Attorney’s office (845) 291-2050
Taxicab, paid driving licensing: Town of Ramapo PD FB page
Youth field improvement program: Hudson Valley Renegades website
Pan-African flag raising: City of Newburgh FB page

Feb. 1

Town of Yorktown: Supervisor election set for April 16 (914) 962-5722
Group opens new voter center in New Rochelle: Westchester Unites website
Ex-Bedford justice censured: NYS Commission on Judicial Conduct website
Yonkers Community Planning Council: Mayor Mike Spano FB page
Hillcrest shooting, later suicide: Town of Ramapo PD FB page
Pleasant Valley Domestic Abuse: State Police newsroom website
Head-on crash driver, driving while drug-impaired: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Fatal hit and run on Friday: Town of Haverstraw Police FB page
Out of state drug trafficker arrested: Westchester County police FB page
Recovered stolen vehicles: Gov. Hochul website
Memorial service for Roundtree: Former Mayor Bramson remembrance website
Restaurant week extended to three weeks: Yonkers Business Improvement District
Details of woman’s shooting: Town of Ramapo Police (845) 357-2400
Search for vehicle, assault incident: Town of Poughkeepsie police (845) 485-3666
Teen driver safety initiative: Orange County Sheriff’s Office FB page
Recovered stolen vehicles: Gov. Hochul website