News 12 Westchester/Hudson Valley Numbers & Links for December 2021

Dec. 31

Dec. 30

Wednesday COVID-19 update:
Gov. Hochul
Donations for Wesley Hills fire:
Go Fund Me
Investigating assault at donut shop:
New Windsor Police - (845) 565-7000
Three testing sites today:
Yonkers School District
Temporary closures, including Mamaroneck:
Search for missing woman:
Town of Fishkill Police
Underage drinking initiative:
State police
Bee-Line, Paratransit on NYE and NY Day:
Westchester Bus Schedules
Seeking COVID-19 testing site at FDR park:
Town of Yorktown
White Plains NYE celebration:
White Plains BID

Dec. 29

What's Cooking:

Dec. 28

Officials reopening County Center for testing:
Westchester County
COVID testing:
Putnam County
Claims police shortage:
Mt. Vernon PBA
Save Costume Shop
Save Beyond Costumes Info

Dec. 27

Fatal Saw Mill Crash:
Westchester County Police 
images of burglary suspects:
Yorktown police FB page
ID theft suspect:
State police
JetBlue flights canceled:
Westchester County Airport
Update on COVID-19:
Gov. Hochul
Inmate tries to escape:
Fishkill Correctional Facility - (845) 831-4800
Distributing COVID-19 tests and safety masks:
Orange County Government FB page
Croton COVID test distribution:
Croton on Hudson FB page 
Monday COVID-19 update focus on schools:
Gov. Hochul
COVID test kit distributions Yonkers:
City of Yonkers
Search for person who took holiday decorations:
Chester Police FB page
Search for porch pirate in video:
City of Newburgh Police - (845) 561-3111

Dec. 26

Mother saves infant during Pomona house fire:

Dec. 24

Russo Family:

Dec. 23

Goshen Booster Pop-Up
More information
COVID-19 cases at White Plains HS:
White Plains School District
Wednesday COVID update:
 Gov. Hochul
Metro-North adds trains:
Pfizer COVID-19 pill approved:
Zebrowski urges for reopening of Anthony Wayne as testing site:
Assemblyman Zebrowski FB page
Westchester DA on COVID card tampering law:
 More information
Toy distribution event:
Yonkers Police FB page
Three Kentucky cats up for adoption:
Rock N Rescue Animal Shelter
Teen killed in accident:
Dutchess County Sheriff 
Tampering with COVID cards now a felony:
Gov. Hochul
Two booster clinics in Goshen: 
Orange County FB page

Dec. 22

COVID-19 testing sites:
Check the list here
Tuesday COVID-19 update:
Gov. Hochul
Blue Santa event Tuesday night:
Westchester County Police
Correction officer indicted:
Rockland County District Attorney - (845) 638-5001
Fake police scam alert:
City of Newburgh Police FB page
DWI, cruiser struck on Palisades:
State Police
Consumer price gouging alert:
NYS Attorney General
Fresh Express Packaged Salad Recall:
Approved COVID-19 Pfizer pill:
Urging for testing sites to reopen:
Assemblyman Zebrowski
Correction officer sexual assault case:
Rockland County Sheriff
Voters approve construction bond:
Blind Brook School District
Fake vaccine card:
Westchester DA’s Office
Bee-Line bus schedule:
Westchester Transportation

Dec. 21

Fake Police Scam Alert:
City of Newburgh Police
Cruiser Struck on Palisades:
New York State Police
Consumer Price Gouging Alert:
NY attorney general's release
Stolen Credit Card, ID Theft Case:
New York State Police
Drivers Ticketed For Unsafe Speed:
New York State Police
Sentencing in 2019 shooting:
Orange County District Attorney FB page
Monday COVID-19 update:
Gov. Hochul
Senior wins scholarship to go to MIT:
Poughkeepsie School District
Cuomo Bridge toll adjustment to begin Jan. 1:
Thruway Authority
Virtual learning beginning Wednesday:
Mt. Vernon School District
Changes to visiting rules:
St. John’s Riverside Hospital FB page

Dec. 20

Shock & Claus:
More information
Broadway performances canceled:
More information
Greenburgh Central School District (Woodlands in remote through Thursday):
More Information
Gov. Hochul (Sunday COVID-19 update):
More Information
Westchester Toys for Tots (Jessica Lynn Christmas Show Fundraiser):
More Information
Gullotta House/St. Ann’s Church Event on Sunday):
Facebook Page
Orange County District Attorney (Murder, Arson charges in Montgomery):
Facebook Page
Piermont Fire Dept. (Toy Drive For Kentucky Tornado Victims):
Facebook Page
Fatal Crash 
Town of Montgomery Police: (845) 457-9211
Cuomo Bridge Toll Adjustment
Greenburgh Budget
Town of Greenburgh

Dec. 19

Westchester “Toys for Tots”

Dec. 17

School in virtual learning, threat
Pelham School District website
Middle School remote learning due to threat
Peekskill School District website
COVID-19 testing
Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center: (914) 699-7200
Hate Crime Charges in Robbery
State Police
Reward offered in Haverstraw Shooting
Rockland County District Attorney FB page 
Wreaths arrive in Goshen
Orange County Government
Victim ID in accident
Town of Montgomery Police: (845) 457-9211
Thursday COVID-19 Update, cases spike:
Gov. Hochul 
New discount fare structure:
Ossining Grad, Marshall Scholarship:
COVID-19 booster search:

Dec. 16

Attorney sentenced in DWI crash:
Westchester DA
Wednesday COVID-19 update:
Gov. Hochul
Fire destroys Bedford home:
Bedford Fire Department - (914) 234-3133
Fatal accident on 17K:
Town of Montgomery Police - (845) 457-9211
Spring Valley death of 1-year-old:
Rockland County District Attorney Facebook page
Sentencing in New Windsor Murder:
Orange County District Attorney Facebook page
Victim ID in accident:
Town of Montgomery Police - (845) 457-9211
Collecting toys for Kentucky tornado victims:
Piermont Fire Dept. Facebook page
3 cadets win science scholarships:
West Point
Hosting free display of Vatican relics:
Sacred Heart Parish (Suffern)
Yorktown businessman stealing from Home Depot:
Westchester DA
First contract, Penn Station access project:
Gov. Hochul
Ossining Grad, Marshall Scholarship:

Dec. 15

Spike in COVID-19 cases:
Greenburgh School District - (914) 761-6000
Brewster officer sex trafficking:
US Attorney’s Office EDNY
Latest study on COVID-19 vaccine pill:
Arrest in 2014 Sullivan murder:
State police
Middle school to open today:
Poughkeepsie School District
Holiday shipping deadlines:
Arrest in hit and run on Dec. 4:
Suffern Police FB page
Opposes mask mandate:
Assemblyman Schmitt - (845) 469-6929
Attorney sentenced in DWI crash:
Westchester DA
Vaccine clinic today:
Port Chester Schools

Dec. 14

Pedestrian walkway removal:
NYS Thruway Authority
Dutchess will not spend time, energy on mask mandate:
Marc Molinaro
First responders release deer from fence:
Town of Ramapo PD Facebook page
Tests positive for COVID:
George Latimer Facebook page
Dirt bike rider on sidewalk:
Yonkers Police Facebook page
Will not enforce mask mandate:
Putnam County
Missing Yonkers female:
NYS Missing Persons Clearinghouse

Dec. 13

Indoor mask mandates begin:
Gov. Hochul
Shots fired incident:
Croton-on-Harmon police - (914) 271-5177
Rocky Bar Tree Farm:
Go Fund Me
Pedestrian walkway removal:
NYS Thruway Authority
Fifth indictment Spring Valley fire:
Rockland County District Attorney - (845) 638-5001
Morning fire:
White Plains Fire Department - (914) 422-6360
Extra police after threat:
Bedford Police - (914) 241-3111

Dec. 12

Santa Claus comes to White Plains:
View Santa's drive by route

Dec. 10

NY mask requirement:
Gov. Hochul
Indictment in Spring Valley fire:
Rockland County District Attorney:  (845) 638-5001
Rocky Bar Farm:
Go Fund Me
Town board approves BLM resolution:
Town of Greenburgh: (914) 989-1500
NYS Attorney General leaves governor race
Letitia James Twitter Feed
Shelley Mayer leaves AG race:
Plans to complete Riverwalk project:
Westchester County
Westchester Board of Legislators
Distinguished Service awards
COVID-19 update:
Gov. Hochul
Animal cruelty arrest:
NY state police

Dec. 9

NYS Attorney General leaves governor race
Letitia James Twitter Feed
Westchester Riverwalk Project
Westchester Government website
Westchester Board of Legislators
Distinguished Service awards
Village of Montgomery Police
(845) 457-3666
Arrest in animal cruelty
NYS Police
Arson indictment Newburgh fire:
Orange County DA Facebook page
Alcohol ban during SantaCon:
Teen arrest in terror threat incident:
Yonkers School District - (914) 376-8000

Dec. 8

Dogs for Adoption in the Hudson Valley:
First omicron case detected:
Westchester County
Update on COVID-19 positivity:
Gov. Hochul
Funds to assist homeowners:
Gov. Hochul
Pit bull attack:
Village of Fishkill police - (845) 896-7821
Update on vaccine vs. Omicron:
Indictments in double Newburgh shooting:
Orange County District Attorney
Up to date gas prices:
Gas Buddy
Teen arrested, threat against school:
Yonkers Police FB page
Alcohol ban during SantaCon:

Dec. 7

Alexander & Hornung Recalls Fully Cooked Pork Products:
FSIS Announcement
Radio City Rockettes Tickets:
More information
Con Ed Outage map:
State of emergency/Monday COVID update:
Westchester County
Arrest in Nov. 17 shootings:
City of Newburgh Police Facebook page
Search for vehicle in hit and run crash:
Suffern Police Facebook page
FEMA extends Ida deadline:
Gov. Hochul
FEMA - (800) 566-7636
Assault, DWI on Thruway
School Threat
Eastchester School District - (914) 793-6130
1999 Cold Case
Bronx DA

Dec. 6

New York Blood Center (Blood Shortage):
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital (Stella's Toy Drive):
Phone Number (914) 493-7000
December WPBID Holiday Market:
Suffern Police (Hit-And-Run):
Phone Number (845) 357-2300
Good Samaritan Hospital (Hit-And-Run):
Phone Number (845) 368-5000
Stony Point House Fire Investigation:
Email -
Phone (845) 786-5870
NYC Health:
New York State Thruway:
Village of Suffern, New York:
Police department
Welcome to Village Of Mount Kisco, NY:

Dec. 5

Operation Santa Claus:
Facebook Page
Stella's Toy Drive:
More information

Dec. 4

Greenburgh Recycling Day
List of accepted items
Scarsdale vaccine clinic:
More information
Ossining luring:
Police: 914-941-4099

Dec. 3

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National Weather Service
White Plains Hospital:
Putnam County:
Westchester County Department of Health:
Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson:
Dutchess County Government:
Mount Vernon cheerleading:

Dec. 2

Incident at women’s health clinic:
Westchester District Attorney - (914) 995-3414
Mt. Vernon church Saturday vaccinations:
Gov. Hochul
De-escalation training next month:
Yonkers Police Facebook page 
Arrest in deli shooting:
City of Poughkeepsie police - (845) 451-4000
Fatal accident in Dover:
State Police
Arrests in beating of teen:
City of Newburgh police - (845) 561-3131
Minnesota visitor Omicron variant:
Gov. Hochul
2022 spending plan:
Rockland County Budget
Orange County now included in FEMA help:
Gov. Hochul
Nonprofit raising money for families of terminally ill children:
Friends of Karen
Summer 2020 lifeguard application:
Westchester County
White House COVID-19 Action Plan
Deescalation training next month:
Yonkers police Facebook page

Dec. 1

Arrest in assisted living facility incident:
Tuckahoe Police - (914) 961-4800
Box truck strikes NYSP cruiser:
State police
Nursing home workers union agreement:
Gov. Hochul
Drivers warned to lock cars:
Stony Point Police Facebook page
What's Cooking:
Fatal crash in Rhinebeck:
NY State Police
Arrests for teens in attack on student:
City of Newburgh Police - (845) 561-3131
Shooting outside of deli:
City of Poughkeepsie Police - (845) 451-4000
Incident at women’s health clinic:
Westchester District Attorney - (914) 995-3414
Indian Point Emergency Preparedness Exercise:
Village of Buchanan - (914) 737-1033
Mt. Vernon church Saturday vaccinations:
Gov. Hochul