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Police & Fire

May 18, 2022

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – For the third time in as many months, a message of hate has been put on disturbing display at John Jay Middle School in Cross River. A racial epithet, scratched earlier this month in a boys lavatory, joins swastikas found in separate incidents at the school in February and ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. FIGHT. April 14, 7:39 p.m. – Police responded to an ongoing fight in the Oakridge Common shopping center. When officers arrived, one man had another in a headlock.

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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When fire, medical, storm-related, and other 9-1-1 emergencies are sounded in its fire district—which encompasses Goldens Bridge and small swaths of Somers and North Salem—the Goldens Bridge Fire Department is almost always first on the scene. A state legislator is now answering the call of Goldens ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – As expected, the Town Board doubled last week what were deemed outdated penalties for sounding false fire alarms. Saying most false alarms are transmitted through error, not mischief, by systems linked directly to a firehouse, Supervisor Tony Goncalves said he hoped the ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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As nature awakens from its winter slumber, spring may not be the only thing in the air in the weeks ahead. This is also the season for heightened risk of brush fires. From March 16 to May 14, New York will institute a statewide “burn ban.” The annual springtime program is enforced to help ...

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VISTA, N.Y. – For any emergency response entity, having modern communication systems is an essential piece of keeping the community safe. After using its current radio equipment until the end of its shelf life, the Vista Fire Department is set receive an upgrade to its communications ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Calling Lewisboro’s fines for false fire alarms “very old and very low,” Supervisor Tony Goncalves will seek residents’ input tonight on a proposal to double the penalty for summoning volunteer firefighters to a nonexistent emergency. Goncalves, at the Feb. 28 meeting, said ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. -- The episode starts with some sad news about a fire in Heritage Hills, which resulted in the death of a woman and her dog and a discussion about keeping safe and helping out in the wake of disasters. Tom Walogorsky, the editor of The Somers Record, discusses the fire. You can ...

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It’s the time of year that local residents, and others from down county and New York City, are drawn to Northern Westchester’s resources for outdoor winter activities. Perhaps it’s an ice-fishing excursion on the Muscoot Reservoir, or ice-skating, snowshoeing, and other recreational activities on ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. – The annual “Community Day” at the Goldens Bridge Fire Department may have been forced to skip a year because of the pandemic, but evidently, it didn’t miss a beat when the much-anticipated event with the country-fair-like atmosphere returned Saturday, Oct. 16, for the first ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – Emily Rose Storm, a transgender first responder who called the Katonah-Lewisboro area home and was formerly known as Nicholas Arthur Kaplan, died by suicide on Sunday, Oct. 10. In response, the Kaplan family set up a GoFundMe hoping to offset some of the funeral costs from the ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – After decades of speculation, real-estate heir and convicted murderer Robert Durst has been formally charged with murdering his wife nearly 40 years ago when the couple lived in South Salem. The felony complaint was made against the 78-year-old Durst in Lewisboro Town Court ...

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Firetrucks, firefighting tools, and smoke alarms replaced whiteboards, pencils, and notebooks for students at Increase Miller Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 7, when a team of firefighters of the Goldens Bridge Fire Department provided a lesson in fire safety as part of its community outreach ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- New York State Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who walked uninvited into a house on Titicus Road in North Salem in August. According to police, he fled after being confronted by one of the home’s residents. The case is being investigated as a ...

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A trio of brothers with a combined 116 years of service with the Goldens Bridge Fire Department, and another firefighter with more than six decades of service, were honored by County Legislator Kitley Covill for their longtime commitment as volunteer emergency first-responders. They and nine ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- When the first plane struck Tower 1 at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, retired FBI agent and Somers resident Neil Herman immediately knew the culprit. LISTEN TO THE HUDSON VALLEY UNCENSORED PODCAST with Neil Herman by clicking HERE.  Indeed, inside his townhome in ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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VISTA, N.Y. – On Saturday, Aug. 7, the Vista Fire Department held its 2021 annual inspection dinner at the Vista Firehouse. Awards given out at the event were: • Firefighter Lance Phillips won the 2020-2021 Firefighter of the Year award. • Foreman Elly Hersam won the 2020-2021 EMT of the ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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The following items are from the Lewisboro Police Department and are only a portion of the calls to which the department responds. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to ...

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