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

Jan. 31

Storm disaster aid approval: Gov. Hochul website
Southeast woman killed in crash: Putnam County Sheriff website
Traffic delays on Highland Ave. today: Village of Ossining FB page
Shooting in Hillcrest: Town of Ramapo Police FB page
Arrest in Goshen crash: NY State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Death of Retired Dutchess Judge: William G Smith and Son Funeral home website
Last day for USMA applications: US Military Academy website
Calls to save St. Mary’s: Yonkers City Council (914) 377-6060
Yonkers man chop shop charges: Fairfield NJ police website
Library mold being removed: Desmond Fish Library website
Parkway lane closures: NYS DOT travel advisories website
Train station stabbing: City of Poughkeepsie (845) 451-4000
Beacon woman stroller stolen items: Yorktown Police (914) 962-4141
Details of Fatal bus accident: Town of Ramapo Police (845) 357-2400
New Corrections Officers: Orange County Sheriff FB page
Certified Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises: More information

Jan. 30

Archbishop Stepinac Super Bowl Food Drive Donations: Facebook 
Hearing on production studio: Village of Hastings on Hudson website
Riverfront Park cleanup: City of Peekskill FB page
Cheerleading Invitational returns: Westchester County Center website
Raising $10K for breast cancer: Byram Hills School District website
Morning fire in home: Thiells Fire Department (845) 354-2320
Fatal pedestrian-bus accident: Town of Ramapo Police (845) 357-2400
Section 8 waitlist now open: Rural Ulster Preservation Company website
Development plan survey: City of Newburgh website
Boy killed in bus accident: Town of Ramapo Police (845) 357-2400
Otisville man drug trafficking sentence: Orange DA David Hoovler FB page
Slashing of man, woman: City of Poughkeepsie FB page
Councilman for Assembly: Patrick Carroll FB page
Public input for school expansion: Mt. Vernon School district website
Stabbing incident arrest: Town of Carmel Police (845) 628-1300
Sentencing in stealing $700K case: Westchester District Attorney website
New Chief: Garrison Volunteer Fire Company  (845) 424-3709
Lifeguard Information:
West Point Blood Drive:, 1-800-RED CROSS

Jan. 29

Charges against NYPD from Yonkers: US Attorney’s Office website
Lithium battery fire: Somers Fire Dept. (914) 248-5604
Cheer Squad nationals first place: Hendrick Hudson School District FB page
Two hurt in slashing: City of Poughkeepsie PBA FB page
Homicide fugitive arrested: Dutchess County Sheriff website
Hit and run investigation: Town of Haverstraw Police FB page
Repaving Route 118: Sen. Peter Harckham Office (914) 241-4600
State bills on drug trafficking: Assemblyman Slater FB page
Best Hospitals Patient Outcomes: Health Grades website
Disaster Preparedness Training: Dept. of Homeland Security website
Clarkstown Councilman for assembly: Patrick Carroll FB page
Caring for feral cats: Warwick Valley Human Society (845) 986-2473
Firefighters 99th birthday: Congers Fire Dept. FB page
Citizens Police Academy:

Jan. 27

Dutchess County accepting applications for jobs: Info
Wednesday Feb. 7, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. located at the Sheriff's Office, 108 Parker Ave in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Wednesday Feb. 14, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. located at the Sheriff's Office, 108 Parker Ave in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Wednesday Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. located at Beacon High School, 101 Matteawan Road in the City of Beacon.
Saturday Feb. 24, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. located at the Sheriff's Office, 108 Parker Ave in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Wednesday Feb. 28, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. located at the Sheriff's Office, 108 Parker Ave in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Please register by emailing the date(s) you wish to attend, your name and phone number to Additional details may be provided when you register. If attending, please wear appropriate exercise attire. Don’t forget a water bottle.

Jan. 26

Anti-Semitic graffiti investigation: Westchester DA’s office website
Phelps Hospital Building fire: Sleepy Hollow Fire Dept. (914) 557-0124
Downtown vision report: City of Mt. Vernon website
Art Gallery at Library: Yonkers Public Library website
Funeral today for Rockland teen: Sniffen-Sagala funeral home website
Nyack man menacing arrest: Orangetown Police (845) 359-3700
Stabbing guy back in custody: Ellenville Police FB page
Closing two schools: Yonkers School District (914) 376-8100
Senior Community at SUNY campus: Broadview website
Partial clean water settlement: Save the Sound website
Child Safety Seat check: Mt. Pleasant Police FB page
Fire destroys home: City of Beacon Fire dept. (845) 831-1334
Monroe Man facing charges: Orange County DA FB page
New Windsor woman DWI, assault officer: Ulster County DA’s office website

Jan. 25

Correction officer, federal charges: US Attorney’s Office website
Synagogue burglaries arrest: Town of Ramapo PD FB page
Bill to rename post office for Piperato: Rep. Mike Lawler website
Re-election campaign underway: Jamaal Bowman reelection video (Youtube)
Correction officer, federal charges: US Attorney’s Office website
Two Westchester Students reach finals: Regeneron website
Robitussin Recall: (800) 245-1040
New York State Police: Tara Muller case - 845-344-5300 and reference SJS number 11759549.
Vandalism at shopping plaza: New Rochelle Police (914) 654-2300
Bedford Hills sexual exploitation: US Attorney’s office website
Port Chester girl to national all star team: McDonald’s All American Team website
Assemblyman not seeking reelection: Ken Zebrowski office (845) 634-9791
PA woman fake lawyer in Orange: State Police newsroom website
Search for new superintendent: East Ramapo School district website

Jan. 24

Rockland Arts Festival: More information
Two-alarm fire destroys home: Mahopac Fire Falls Dept. (845) 628-4414
Dogs rescued from South Korea: SPCA Westchester FB page
Garrison Schools IT report: NYS Comptroller’s office website
Overnight ramp closure: NYS DOT advisory website
Curbside Textile Recycling: Westchester County website
Putnam NYPD Sgt. Indicted: NYS Attorney General’s office
Assaults in Somers: State Police Troop K (845) 677-7300
Fed funds to help fight Hudson Valley crime: Sen. Schumer website
Land Acquisition Legislation: Westchester Board of Legislators website
Inmate facing more charges: Dutchess County Sheriff website
Fed funds to help fight Hudson Valley crime: Sen. Schumer website
Poughquag insider trading guilty plea: US Attorney’s Office website
Monroe-Woodbury Central School District: Universal Pre-K
Briarcliff Manor School District: Kindergarten Registration
Empire State Fellows Program: More information

Jan. 23

Abolish New York Medical Debt: RIP Medical Debt
Investigation into father’s complaints: White Plains Public Safety (914) 422-6111
Rebate for saving electricity: New Rochelle School District website
Mt. Vernon woman arrested in Orange: State Police newsroom website
125th season begins: Yonkers Raceway FB page
Death of 3 year old: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Westchester woman arrest: State Police news website
Water Main Break: City of Newburgh website
Boil water advisory: Harriman DPW Superintendent: 845-604-1079
Monroe-Woodbury Central School District: Universal Pre-kindergarten (UPK) Program
Successful shows in the county: Westchester County website
Yonkers soccer coach recognized: Positive Coaching Alliance website
New York 7th worst retire state: WalletHub website
Valentines for Veterans: Rep. Pat Ryan website
New Larchmont website: More information

Jan. 22

Spanish virtual help with WIC: State Health Department
New police access to schools: Carmel Police FB page
New vehicles in Yonkers: City of Yonkers website
Fire at apartment building: Piermont Fire Department (845) 359-1208
Stabbing at Hospital: Town of Wallkill Police FB page
Wappingers Falls police assist in theft ring arrests: US Attorney’s Office Eastern District website
K-Food Festival: Event website
The Town of Cortlandt: Youth Employment Courses
Tarrytown Kindergarten: Registration
Saturday night Lake Carmel Fire: Town of Kent Police FB page
Construction project lawsuit: Blind Brook School District website
State WIC program now in Spanish: WIC Connect website
County Career expo: Putnam County website
Mt. Vernon woman arrested in Orange: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Rockland girls, crash in Bronx: East Ramapo School District website
Search for missing man: Middletown Police (845) 866-0442
Arrest from Wallkill store thefts: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
State WIC program now in Spanish: WIC Connect website
Hartsdale pharmacy petition: Change dot org website
Maya Gold Foundation:
Applying for Wallkill Police Department: More information

Jan. 20

Rockland Conservation & Service Corps: Website

Jan. 19

Be Winter Ready: FEMA Website

Jan. 18

Plan to connect Hudson Line to Penn Station: Westchester County Government website
Town of LaGrange Employment Application: More Information
North Carolina fugitive nabbed in Peekskill: Westchester County Police FB page
Rabies alert in Peekskill: Westchester Health Department website
Car into Hudson: Piermont Police FB page
Fire badly damages home: Woodbury Fire FB page
Mailbox thefts reported: Stony Point Police FB page
Loosening bus driver requirements: Gov. Hochul website
Transit Tech Lab: Website
Village of Croton-on-Hudson: (914) 271-4781
Truck driver ID in fiery crash: NY State Police newsroom website Fatal Crash on Danbury Road | New York State Police (
Driver hurt in I-684 crash: Croton Falls Fire FB page
Yonkers man insurance fraud: US Attorney’s Office website
Two puppies in Puppy Bowl: SPCA Westchester FB page
Car into Hudson: Piermont Police FB page
MA man drug charges: NY State Police newsroom website Half Kilo Of Cocaine Seized On The Taconic | New York State Police (
Spring Valley man fraud sentencing: US Attorney’s office website
New emergency alert system: City of Middletown FB page

Jan. 17

Employment Opportunities: Town of Bedford
Service for Hamas hostages: Temple Israel Center website
Addressing food insecurity: Westchester County website
Federal charges, Mt. Kisco firebombing: US Attorney’s Office
Marcus King at 20th Birthday party: 107.1 Peak website
Teen bomb threat arrest: Town of Ramapo Police FB page
Candidates for county offices: Rockland Democratic Committee FB page
Section 8 wait list openings: Rural Ulster Preservation Company website
Poughkeepsie man DWI: Dutchess Co. Sheriff website
United States Secret Service Partners with Iona University: Applications
Dutchess Land Conservancy: Applications
Meeting tonight on church’s future: St. Mary’s Yonkers website
First board meeting since Supervisor’s death: Town of Yorktown website
Money for Putnam arts organizations: Assemblyman Matt Slater FB page
Jail inmate facing new charge: Dutchess County Sheriff website
State budget proposal: Gov. Hochul website
Students award eligibility: New Paltz High School
Most impressive college museums: College Values website

Jan. 16

Police officer hurt in blast: Town of Highlands Police (845) 446-4010
Pharmacy robbery: Town of Haverstraw Police (845) 354-1500
Swearing in of new District Attorney: Ulster County Democrats FB page
Squirrel cruelty arrest: Putnam Co. SPCA FB page
Robbery at park: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Arrests in Bedford explosion: US Attorney’s Office (212) 637-2200
Westchester Transportation: Bee Lines buses running OK with snow
Peak Birthday party: Capitol Theatre website
Palisades reopened after crash: State Police Troop F (845) 344-5300
Library delayed opening due to weather: Finkelstein Memorial Library website
School Board meeting postposed: Nyack School District
Tourism funds for various groups: Rockland Co. Government website

Jan. 14

Bee-Line schedule for Martin Luther King Jr.: More information

Jan. 12

Fatal Accident on Route 6: State Police Troop K (845) 677-7300
Sentencing in attack on conductor: Westchester DA’s Office website
New phone scam warning: Port Chester Police FB page
Warning of possible new flooding: Village of Croton website
Driver hurt in Route 17 crash: State police (845) 344-5300
Shots fired incident investigation: City of Poughkeepsie PBA FB page
Sleepy Hollow shooting sentencing: Westchester DA’s office (914) 995-3414
Harrison man contractor scheme: Nassau County Police website
Altered Bee Line schedule for Monday: Westchester Transportation Alerts website
Former mayor street naming: Village of Croton on Hudson FB page
Morning bus accident: State Police website
Reaction to FBI subpoenas in OC case: Sen. Skoufis FB page
Details of large house fire: Goshen Fire Dept. FB page
Weekend Thruway closure for construction: NYS Thruway authority website

Jan. 11

Sentencing in enticement case: US Attorney’s Office website
City Roadways reopening: City of Kingston FB page
Newburgh man arrested in Poughkeepsie: Dutchess County Sheriff website
Arrests in Car larcenies: Town of Ramapo Police FB page
Truck strike on Hutch: Westchester County Police (914) 864-7900
Accused anesthesiologist due in court: Putnam Co. Sheriff (details of arrest):
Sewer project to begin: Mamaroneck FB page
Swearing in ceremony: Town of New Castle website
Putnam sheriff's office: 845 225-4500
Civil Service Applications: Village of Walden website
Route 59 still flooded, closed: Clarkstown Police (845) 639-5800
Truck driver killed on Thruway: State Police Newsroom website
Fatal hit and run accident: Saugerties Police website
Parkways reopen after flooding: Westchester County Police (914) 864-7900
Flooding recedes at train station: Metro North – Croton Harmon conditions
FEMA relief request: Town of Greenburgh website
2024 Science Research list: Regeneron website

Jan. 10

Route 59 remains flooded: Clarkstown Police FB page
Hole in New City service road: Town of Clarkstown FB page
Threats unfounded at schools: Tuxedo School District (845) 351-4786
Weapon Possession arrest: Haverstraw Police FB page
Parts of Parkways still flooded: Westchester County Police (914) 864-7900
Buses detoured due to flooding: Westchester Transportation Alerts
Using buses to replace trains due to flooding: Metro-North website
Scattered outages after storm: Con Edison Outage map

Jan. 9

Prepping for storm: Con Edison website
Stolen sneakers at two stores: White Plains Public Safety (914) 422-6111
Bronx man into police cruiser: Yonkers Police (914) 377-7900
Kent woman not registered: Putnam SPCA FB page
Mobilizing for storm: Con Edison website
Free sandbags today: City of Yonkers FB page
Catching porch pirate: Yonkers Police Twitter Feed
Donation to children’s hospital: Underdog Patch Designs FB page
Two students killed in crash: Kingston School District (845) 943-3000
Check fraud scheme sentencing: Orange County DA’s office website
Renaming post office for Anderson: Rep. Lawler website
Report on Fatal Ulster accident: State Police website 
Community service for New City family: St. Francis of Assisi Church (845) 634-4957
Town bridge reopens: Clarkstown Police FB page

Jan. 8

Family TV casting in Yonkers: More information
Swearing-in ceremony: City of Newburgh
Preventing patient info leaks: NYS Attorney General website
Money for state parks: Gov. Hochul website 
Porch pirate guy arrested: Yonkers Police FB page
Mayor’s Swearing in ceremony: Mayor Patterson Howard FB page
Vigil for murdered firefighter: Tom Dorr vigil FB page
City of Newburgh: Job information and application

Jan. 6

Snow removal volunteer form: Help request form, volunteer sign-up

Jan. 5

Customer feedback form: MTA
Sentencing of Yonkers man: Orange County District Attorney website
Port Chester man indicted: Westchester District Attorney
New mayor takes office: City of New Rochelle FB page
Accident on Thruway: Thruway State police (518) 436-2825
Thruway roadwork postponed due to storm: NYS Thruway Authority Twitter feed
Westchester man sentenced drug trafficking: Orange County DA website
Water main break update: Town of Wallkill police (845) 692-6757
Accident in Rockland: NY State Police Troop T (518) 436-2825
Addressing maternal and infant mortality crisis: Gov. Hochul website
Sentencing in Beekman Tax collector case: NYS Comptroller website
No Overnight parking reminder: North Castle police FB page
Cross River hit and run sentencing: Westchester County DA’s office (914) 995-3414
Veterans Park Advisory board: Putnam County website
Addressing maternal and infant mortality crisis: Gov. Hochul website
Winter Storm Preps:

Jan. 4

Anesthesiologist facing sex abuse charges: Putnam County Sheriff website
Scarsdale man ID’d, body in Hudson: State Police newsroom website
New Rochelle man guilty plea in Bronx shooting: US Attorney’s office website
County Police K9’s passing: Westchester County Police FB page
Death of child investigation: Orange County DA’s office (845) 291-2050
Lawler with GOP members at border: Rep. Lawler twitter feed 
Congressmen at US border in Texas: Rep. Lawler twitter feed 
Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter: CDC Website
Yonkers man drug trafficking: Orange County DA’s office website
Cortlandt Hospital Settlement: NY Attorney General’s office website
Police officers swearing in ceremony: Ossining Police FB page
Housing Buildings Commissioner search: City of Yonkers website
NFA on delay today after threat: Newburgh School District FB page
Thruway shooting investigation: NY Attorney General’s office (800) 771-7755
Illegal Cannabis seizure: NY State police newsroom website

Jan. 3

Prayer service for murder-suicide victims: St. Francis Assisi Parish FB page
Domestic Violence call a hoax: Village of Goshen Police (845) 294-7988
County legislative leaders chosen: Sullivan County legislature Fb page
Donation drive raises $100K: Go Fund Me for Brian Kilduff website
Victim Compensation: NY State website
NJ man arrested for Croton hit and run: Croton Police website
Shooting in residence: Sleepy Hollow police (914) 631 0800
Taconic down to one lane: NYS DOT advisories website
150th anniversary celebration begins: Village of Sleepy Hollow website
Vigil for New City Family: St. Francis Assisi parish FB page
Driver pleads not guilty in Fatal hit and run accident: Clarkstown Police FB page (details of accident):
Councilwoman becomes city’s first black mayor: City of Poughkeepsie FB page
Village taxes through website: Airmont tax payment website
Arrest in village shooting: Sleepy Hollow police (914) 631-0800
New Greenburgh Hindu temple: Durga Temple website
Reminder about driving with school buses: Yonkers Police FB page
Anesthesiologist facing charges: Putnam County Sheriff’s Office (845) 225-4300 Metro-North Schedule Update: More information

Jan. 2

Tips to Discard Christmas Trees - Croton on Hudson Spano begins fourth term: City of Yonkers FB page
Ramos-Herbert first woman, first person of color mayor: City of New Rochelle website
Park ranger applications being accepted: Westchester County website
Missing teen girl found: Town of Carmel FB page
Car seat check: Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department - 845-628-3160
Person recovering for multiple gunshots: City of Poughkeepsie PBA FB page
Burglary arrests: Village of Monticello Police (845) 791-8477
Deadly fire investigation: Clarkstown Police FB page
Green energy initiative: Rockland County FB page 
Sullivan County: Tax records
Prayer services tonight: St. Francis West Nyack (845) 634-4957
Man killed in fire ID: Clarkstown Police (845) 639-5800
Fire department now taking all ambulance calls: City of Kingston Fire Dept. FB page
Prayer services tonight: St. Francis West Nyack (845) 634-4957
Man killed in fire ID: Clarkstown Police (845) 639-5800
Fire department now taking all ambulance calls: City of Kingston Fire Dept. FB page

Jan. 1

National Blood Donor Month: