News 12 Westchester/Hudson Valley Numbers & Links for April 2023

April 28

Two adults still in hospital after bus crash:
New Castle police - (914) 238-4422
Cuomo aide released from custody:
US Attorney’s Office (details of conviction)
Sculpture honoring Heavy D in Mt. Vernon:
Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard FB page
Officer helps baby goose back to its family:
Town of Greenburgh Police FB page
New Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Unit:
Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office
State help after Sullivan Tornado:
Gov. Hochul website
Suffern 2nd graders in state competition:
RP Connor Elementary School - (845) 357-2858
Casting Call:
To submit please email name, phone number, age, photos, and sizes to with the subject line "IG Skate Party."
Counselors at Bedford Schools:
Bedford School District - (914) 241-6000
State budget agreement reached:
Gov. Hochul
Westchester environmental legislation:
Westchester County Government  
Lake Mohegan project to reduce algae bloom:
Town of Yorktown (agenda where plan was approved)
Orange DA Request for Holley Special Prosecutor:
Orange Co. NY District Attorney
Highland Falls man facing charges in Putnam:
Putnam County Sheriff
Student arrested Pine Bush incident:
State Police

April 27

Westchester Magazine's Wine & Food Festival:
More Information
Just Desserts A Musical Bake-Off:
This Weekend April 28th, 29th, 30th
At The Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
For Tickets
Two from Kingston drug charges
State Police
State gun buyback event in Kingston
NYS Attorney General
Stewart to host first US flights to Faroe Islands
Port Authority of NY/NJ
Several injured in New Castle school bus crash
New Castle Police FB page
Pelham attorney guilty plea money laundering
US Attorney’s Office
New Rochelle students Mock DWI learning event
New Rochelle Police Dept. FB page
Westchester plans to keep down mosquito population
Westchester Health Department
Arrest in false report incident at Pine Bush HS
NY State Police
Pleasant Valley man weapons possession charges
New York State Police
Congressman mobile office hours after Sullivan tornado
Rep. Marc Molinaro website
Montgomery girl wins state gymnastics championship
Kennett School of Gymnastics FB page
Four Fox Lane students hospitalized after Wednesday crash
Bedford Central School District - (914) 241-6000
New Greenburgh leaf blowing ordinance
Town of Greenburgh - (914) 989-1500
Yonkers man sentenced in stolen checks scheme in NJ
US Attorney’s Office – NJ twitter feed
Scarsdale student fundraising for charity music program
Building Beats

April 26

Mt. Vernon Comprehensive Plan Workshop
City of Mt. Vernon
Two from CT face weapons charge, stolen vehicle incident
Westchester County Police FB page
Bronx man convicted in Yonkers shooting
Westchester County District Attorney - (914) 995-3414
Voters approve fire station expansion
New Castle Fire District
Conviction in Wallkill fatal stabbing
Orange County District Attorney
Land purchase to preserve property
Rockland County Government FB page
Arrest in medication stolen from pharmacy
New Windsor Police - (845) 565-7000
Ex-corrections officer guilty in jail incident
Rockland County DA’s Office FB page
Puppy Mill Rescue:
Bronx woman hurt in Tuesday parkway accident
Westchester County Police - (914) 864-7700
Urging vigilance due to senior scams
Westchester District Attorney
Ceremony honors those buried at SUNY campus
SUNY-Purchase (details about cemetery)
Yonkers increase fines for catalytic converter thefts
Yonkers City Council
(914) 377-6060

April 25

Paulding Drive open again this morning
Town of New Castle Police - (914) 238-4422
Motorcyclist killed on BRP
Westchester County Police FB page
Vote today in New Castle Fire District
New Castle Fire District
Westchester legislators call for chairwoman to step down
Legislator James Nolan FB page
Fatal Shooting City of Newburgh
City of Newburgh Police - (845) 561-3131
Haverstraw Police wanted man still missing
Haverstraw Police FB page
Stolen property arrest Saugerties
Saugerties Police
$300K to Rockland Sheriff
Rockland County Government FB page
Two from CT arrested, stolen car in Mt. Vernon
Westchester County Police  - (914) 864-7700
Greenwich burglaries, Westchester connection
Greenwich Police
Check cashing scheme warning
Larchmont Police FB page
Metro North workers receive honors for helping save child in Tarrytown
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Three arrested for stolen medications
Town of New Windsor Police - (845) 565-7000
Three facing charges after Thruway traffic stop
New York State Police
Ex-Rockland officer pleads guilty forcible touching
Rockland County DA’s office FB page
New photography museum, gallery coming to Kingston
Empire State Development

April 24

Kingston Green Jobs Training Program
Empower program
To learn more, contact Ariel Schwartz by email at or telephone at 845-309-7438
Yonkers shooting incident
Yonkers Police - (914) 377-7900
Investigation into Mt. Vernon Shooting
Mt. Vernon Police - (914) 665-2500
Home burglary arrest in Harrison
Harrison Police FB page
Pedestrian activated light coming to Central Ave.
Town of Greenburgh
Sullivan County hit by tornado
Sullivan County Government - (845) 794-3000
Cornwall hydrant flushing project
Village of Cornwall
Poughkeepsie police against drunk and distracting driving
Town of Poughkeepsie Police FB page
TV series shooting part of last episode in Nyack
Village of Nyack FB page
Yonkers shooting stemmed from dispute
Yonkers Police - (914) 377-7900
New Rochelle morning assault arrest
New Rochelle Police - (914) 654-2300
Mt. Vernon names valedictorian, salutatorian
Mt. Vernon School District
Pleasantville Poker Run for Autism
Select Human Services (organization receiving funds from Poker Run) -
(914) 741-6300
Fatal shooting city of Newburgh
Newburgh city police - (845) 561-3131
Orange Mobile health unit in Goshen
Orange County Government - (845) 291-2332
Rockland Sheriff needs footage from freight company
Rockland County Sheriff - (845) 638-5400

April 23

Cornwall Water Main Break Updates:
Text Keyword COH1250 to 99411
Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson Water Department Phone Number: 845-534-4200

April 21

Port Chester Fire House Fire
Port Chester Fire Dept. FB page
Two victims of fatal crash on Thruway ID’d
State Police – Troop T: (518) 436-2825
Yonkers man sentenced in 2022 shooting
Westchester District Attorney
Metro-North pandemic-era record
MTA website
Wawayanda man arrested in 2003 cold case murder
TSA Agents arrest Liberty man at JFK
Bear Mountain Bridge time capsule

April 20

New safety protocols in MVCSD
Mt. Vernon School District
Mt. Vernon group calls for public safety state of emergency
Save Mt. Vernon FB page
Arrest in Westchester stolen vehicle incident
Westchester County Police FB page
Westchester’s first LGBTQ+ friendly affordable house
Westchester Board of Legislators
Dutchess man sentenced in Poughkeepsie shooting
Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office - (845) 486-2300
Social media threat to Highland school
Town of Lloyd Police FB page
NY State bill for improved railroad safety
Sen. Bill Weber
Federal bill to improve SNAP benefits
Sen. Kristen Gillibrand Twitter Feed
Arrest in Meghan McDonald murder
State Police
Kicking off Bear Mtn Bridge 100th anniversary
NYS Bridge Authority
Rockland Legislature recognizes Sheriff’s Office
Rockland County Legislature FB page
New Beacon Fire Chief
Beacon Fire Department - (845) 831-1334
Wrong way driver stopped on I-287 in Rye Brook
NY State Police – Troop T - (518) 436-2825
Sentencing in federal child sex, porn case
US Attorney’s office
Renaming of Mt. Vernon health facility
Mt. Vernon Community Health Center
Pleasantville Photographer honored
ArtsWestchester FB page

April 19

Ossining luring incident arrest
Ossining Police FB page
Westchester legislative staff fired, allegedly tried to meet up with minor
Westchester Board of Legislators statement on firing
Two men arrested near Tuesday Mt. Vernon funeral
Mt. Vernon Police FB page
Harrison officers now have epinephrine auto-injectors
Harrison Police FB page
Vote for the best burger in the state
New York Beef Council
Motorcyclist ID’d in crash in Wallkill
Town of Wallkill Police FB page
Cancer awareness fundraiser in Arlington
Facebook page for Team in Training for Jeffrey Pells
Reaction to Regents banning Native American mascots
Wappingers Central School District - (845) 298-5000
Cerebral Palsy coach helps Beacon basketball program
Salvation Army of Beacon - (845) 831-1253
Nanuet man involved in Tartaglione case, pleads guilty 
US Attorney’s Office
Saugerties domestic violence arrest
Saugerties police
Programs to rebuild three Dutchess homes
Rebuilding Together Dutchess County FB page
Rockland teen dance at Radio City
Garden of Dreams 2023
Ossining man ID’d in child luring incident
Ossining Police - (914) 941-4099
Bedford inappropriate touching incident
Town of Bedford Police - (914) 241-3111
Westchester legislative chair calls for investigation after minor solicitation incident
Westchester Board of Legislators letter to US Attorney’s office
Lakeland grad to play for MLS developmental team
NYCFC Website

April 18

Bronx woman threatened to shoot up New Rochelle restaurant
US Attorney’s Office
Grant money for Mamaroneck Library
Village of Mamaroneck
Fire damages two Port Chester buildings
Port Chester Fire Department FB page
Monday night accident on Saw Mill Parkway
Westchester County Police - (914) 864-7700
Main stage headline act named for Pleasantville Music Festival
Pleasantville Music Festival
HV leaders join in river environmental battle
Ed Day FB page
Motorcycle accident in Wallkill
Town of Wallkill Police - (845) 692-6757
Route 9W reopened in Haverstraw
Town of Haverstraw Police FB page
Pleasant Valley man drug bust
Dutchess County Sheriff
Two injured in Saw Mill Crash:
Westchester County Police - (914) 864-7700
White Plains Apartment Building Fire:
White Plains Professional Firefighters FB page
Tibbets Brook Park Pickleball tournament:
Westchester County Parks
Three in Westchester among Most Diverse small cities:
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Wallkill:
Town of Wallkill Police FB page
Student pulls alarm at Middletown school:
Middletown City School District
Water hydrant flushing project:
Town of New Windsor FB page
South Hill Road closed for bridge replacement:
Sullivan County FB page
Motorcyclist killed in crash in Wallkill
Town of Wallkill Police FB page
Student pulls alarm at Middletown school
Middletown City School District
Water hydrant flushing project
Town of New Windsor FB page
South Hill Road closed for bridge replacement
Sullivan County FB page

April 17

Arrest in Bronx River crash
Westchester County Police Facebook page
Sentencing in 2011 murder
US Attorney’s Office
Arrest of driver in Yorktown
Garrison brush fire
Route 9W closed in Haverstraw
Haverstraw Town Police FB page
Film about Rockland Food Insecurity
Nyack Film Festival
Loch Sheldrake house fire
Liberty Fire Department FB page
Pleasant Valley drug bust
Dutchess County Sheriff’s FB page
Clarkstown residents to call about fire damage
Town of Clarkstown - (845) 639-2100
Bus driver facing charges, stopped bus harshly
Town of Ulster Police - (845) 382-1111
Kingston man indicted in kidnapping
Ulster County District Attorney - (845) 340-3280
Port Chester fire on S. Main Street
Port Chester Fire Dept. FB page
Delays on New Haven Line due to fire
Metro-North Twitter Feed
Mamaroneck meeting tonight, public library future
Village of Mamaroneck
Performers announced for Pleasantville Music Festival
Pleasantville Music Festival

April 16

Westchester County Mobility And Transit Plan:
More Information

April 14

Arrest in Yonkers Stabbing death
Yonkers Police FB page
Sentencing of Yonkers man, shooting of sister
Westchester County DA’s office: (914) 995-3414
Yonkers Teacher arrest
Yonkers Police FB page
Crackdown on Westchester robberies and burglaries
Westchester District Attorney
Accident on Palisades Parkway
State Police: (845) 344-5300
NY State Police
Accident on Route 17K
Town of Montgomery Police: (845) 457-9211
Port Jervis Drug Arrest
Orange County DA FB page
Elementary school closed today due to brush fire
Washingtonville School District: (845) 497-4000
Missing Port Jervis woman found alive
Hope Alive 845 FB page
Nanuet bookkeeper ordered to repay employer
Rockland County District Attorney: (845) 638-5001
Search for two after Bronx River accident
Westchester County Police: (914) 864-7700
Yonkers fireworks causes lockdown at school
Yonkers Police: (914) 377-7900
Mistreated dogs taken by SPCA
SPCA Westchester: (914) 941-2896 
Holtec pauses wastewater dumping plan 
Indian Point Decommissioning Oversight Board

April 13

Stabbing victim dies
Yonkers police FB page
Board votes to delay action on student placement plan
Hendrick Hudson School District  - (914) 257-5100
Assault arrest in Southeast
State Police
Charles Point parking closed
City of Peekskill
Remembrance ceremony Spring Valley fire
Village of Spring Valley - (845) 352-1100
Armed Robbery arrest in Woodbury
Town of Woodbury PD FB page
Bill for require school day recess
NYS Senate
Green Haven inmate hurts officer
NYS Correctional Officers PBA -(518) 427-1551
Sentencing of Yonkers man in shooting of sister
Westchester District Attorney
Lawrence Ray case
US Attorney’s Office
Mamaroneck Public Library budget problems
Statement addressing situation from library board
Middle School Robotics Club
Mt. Vernon School District
Three vehicle crash on Route 17K
Town of Montgomery Police - (845) 457-9211
Warning of imposters wanting to check petition signatures
Orange County Board of Elections - (845) 360-6500
NY getting $112.7M in e-cigarette case
NYS Attorney General’s Office

April 12

Orange County Youth Bureau Funding
Youth Bureau Page
Mt. Vernon Police
(914) 665-2500
Westchester County
Fire danger warning
Westchester County
Mobile food pantry
City of Poughkeepsie Police PBA Facebook
Arrest after shots fired incident
Guilty plea in December 2021 crime spree
Ulster County District Attorney - (845) 340-3280
City of Middletown Police FB page
Junior Police Academy registration
Yonkers LGBTQ+ Pride Scholarship 
Armed robbery Investigation
Town of Woodbury Police - (845) 928-2341
Two truck drivers hurt in Wurtsboro
State Police - (845) 344-5300  
Bill requesting increase in  occupancy tax
Ulster County Legislature
End COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Body found early this morning
Yonkers Police - (914) 377-7724 
Assault, menacing charge in stepfather shooting
NY State Police  
Announces Peekskill gun buyback event
Westchester District Attorney FB page
End COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Best counties to live in NYS

April 11

Assault arrest after slashing:
Mt. Vernon police Facebook page
Emergency water shutdown:
City of Yonkers Twitter Feed
Opposes swift action on radioactive wastewater plan:
Westchester County
$1M for sinkhole compensation:
Town of Yorktown
Body of female found in Hudson:
Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office
Bicyclist killed in accident in Montgomery:
State Police
Railroad tunnel work, road closure:
Village of Haverstraw
Principal receiving state, national recognition:
Clarkstown schools Twitter Feed
Charging Stations
City of Yonkers: (914) 377-6000
Croton Falls DWI
State Police
Mobile Food Pantry
Josh Riley Running Again
More Information
Dog saved from catch basin
Stony Point Police FB
Pavement Improvement Project

April 10

Mt. Vernon Police
Thursday fatal shooting investigation: (914) 665-2500
Westchester County Police FB page
Fatal motorcycle accident
Yonkers School District
Safety and Security meeting tonight
Somers Water Dept.
Water main break fixed: (914) 248-5181
Dutchess County District Attorney
Sentencing in murder case: (845) 486-2300
Village of Haverstraw
Road closed due to tunnel work
The Humane Society of Westchester at New Rochelle: 
Information About Adopting a Pet
Yonkers Police FB page
Smoke shop shut down
Dutchess County District Attorney 
Sentencing today in murder case: (845) 486-2300
Hope Alive 845 FB page
Missing man found dead
NYU Langone Health Medical Center 
Seeking donor for Thiells teacher: (212) 263-3621

April 7

Investigation into fatal shooting:
Mt. Vernon Police - (914) 665-2510
Verplanck Quarry plans:
Town of Cortlandt
Prison assaults up dramatically since HALT began:
NYS Correctional Officers Union
Free health exams on April 12, 15:
Mt. St. Mary College
Opening night game tonight:
Hudson Valley Renegades
Fatal shooting Thursday:
Mt. Vernon Police Facebook page
Reaction to guilty verdict in Tartaglione case:
US Attorney Office
Road closed, water main repairs:
Town of Yorktown
Fatal train accident in Harrison:
Metro-North Twitter Feed
Reaction to murder conviction:
US Attorney’s Office
Three from Orange facing charges, stolen vehicle:
Westchester County Police
Joining county bus safety program:
Nanuet School District - (845) 627-9880
Spring hours now in place:
Nyack Farmers Market
NY Auto Show tickets:
More information

April 6

Road Trip: Close to Home:
Hudson Beach Glass
Face-to-face IRS help:
More information

April 5

Con Edison Expands SmartCharge NY Availability:
Incentives are:
  • A $25 enrollment reward per vehicle or charging station after three months of charging in the Con Edison service area. The three months do not have to be consecutive.
  • 10 cents per kilowatt hour for charging between midnight and 8 a.m.
  • $35 per vehicle or charging station per month from June to September for avoiding charging weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • An additional $35 per vehicle or charging station for avoiding any charging from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays from June through September.
  • Participants receive their cash back each month through their choice of Venmo or PayPal payments.
State of city address:
Mt. Vernon Mayor
Calls for state of emergency:
Save Mt. Vernon Facebook page
Stolen vehicle, catalytic converters found:
Westchester County police Facebook page
Active Shooter training:
Bedford police Facebook page
Construction Career Day:
Rockland Business Journal
Reckless endangerment arrest:
Saugerties Police - (845) 246-9800
State budget stalemate:
Assemblyman Zebrowski - (845) 634-9791
Parking lot improvement project at Stringham Park:
Town of LaGrange Facebook page
What's Cooking:
Comment on Trump indictment:
Rep. Mike Lawler Twitter Feed
Call to make major investment in NY highways:
Rebuild NY Now Facebook page
Expanding electric vehicle rewards program:
Con Edison
Manslaughter guilty pleas:
Rockland County District Attorney - (845) 638-5001
Comment on Trump indictment:
Rep. Mike Lawler Twitter Feed
State of City address:
City of Middletown - (845) 346-4100
Call to make major investment in NY highways:
Rebuild NY Now Facebook page

April 4

Guilty plea 2012 murder:
Westchester District Attorney - (914) 995-3414
Delay in zoning change decision:
Village of Port Chester - (914) 939-5201
New mayor sworn in:
Village of Sleepy Hollow
New White Plains restaurant:
Red Horse
Monday fatal shooting:
City of Newburgh police - (845) 561-3131
Arrest in attempted murder:
Town of Ramapo police Facebook page
Missing from Sullivan County:
Hope Alive 845 Facebook page
Altered Books exhibit:
Saugerties Public Library
Florida man stopped with gun at HPN:
Morning house fire, owner hospitalized:
Ossining Fire Department - (914) 941-0215
Investigation into two drug overdoses:
Village of Elmsford Police - (914) 592-8383
Missing Mt. Vernon teenager:
NYS Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Monday shooting:
City of Newburgh police - (845) 561-3131
Reckless endangerment arrest:
Saugerties Police - (845) 246-9800
State budget stalemate:
Assemblyman Zebrowski - (845) 634-9791
Parking lot improvement project at Stringham Park:
Town of LaGrange Facebook page

April 3

Sullivan Youth Bureau:
Move to remove Trump name from park:
Assemblywoman Levenberg
Park reopens after sinkhole fix:
Town of Yorktown
Parking app now available at lot near trains:
Village of Mamaroneck
Delays on Hudson Line:
Car into home:
Clarkstown police - (845) 639-5800
Great American Clean Up:
Keep Rockland Beautiful
Attempted murder stabbing:
Town of Ramapo police
Sunday shooting, victim in hospital:
Village of Monticello Police - (845) 794-4422
Harassment incident on Saturday:
Saugerties police
Spackenkill Road repaving project:
NYS Dept. of Transportation
Mayor-elect’s candidate website:
Martin Rutyna for Mayor
Youth Bureau Teen Driving Court Expands:
Putnam County
Narcan training today in White Plains:
NCADD Westchester - (914) 949-8500

April 1