Swaying Ossining steeple deemed safe

Fears are that the steeple on the First

Fears are that the steeple on the First Baptist Church could come crashing down in Ossining's business district. (March 14, 2014 5:31 PM)

Streets in downtown Ossining have reopened after concerns over a unstable church steeple.

A steeple at the First Baptist Church was swaying in heavy winds on Thursday prompting worries that it may crash into the village's business district.

The church, located at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Church Street, was built in the 1870s. Engineers determined the steeple was not structurally...

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