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Police & Fire

September 22, 2022

GOLDEN'S BRIDGE, N.Y. - Before you settle in with a cup of hot cocoa and a good mystery novel, and the warmth of a glowing fireplace, don’t set a match to your firebox this winter season until it is inspected and cleaned by a qualified chimney sweep. That should be at the top of your checklist for ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - The Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps and South Salem Fire Department will host a blood drive at the South Salem Fire Department from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. The donations will go to the New York Blood Center.  Giving blood is important, especially this year ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A motor vehicle accident took the life of an unidentified Town of Yorktown employee on Wednesday, Sept. 14. At approximately 11:07 a.m., the 28-year-old employee of the Highway Department was working in the area of 477 London Road when he was struck by a motor vehicle. He was ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. - The Vista Fire Department held a ceremony to remember those who were lost during the September 11 attacks. The ceremony took place at the 9/11 Memorial behind the Vista Fire Department building, and included a presentation of Troop 154 Boy Scout Daniel Gomes’ Eagle Scout ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. – A Somers man is facing drug charges after police reported finding fentanyl and crack cocaine in his car during a recent traffic stop. William E. Felling III was pulled over by members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit on Friday, Sept. 2, on Route 6 in the town ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - The South Salem Fire Department hosted the second annual Hometown Heroes Ice Cream Social on August 28. The event, which was put on by the Lewisboro Kids Club, let families meet members of Lewisboro’s fire and police departments as well as EMTs. It included a sundae bar, face ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The son of the former Putnam County sheriff has been arrested and charged with several counts relating to the possession of child pornography. Halston Media ran the story last week but due to a policy set forth by the county Law Department, the Sheriff’s Office was prohibited ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. - Lewisboro will soon be using a new program to train its police officers. The Town Board voted on a resolution to fund training from Lexipol, a public safety policy and training company, which will allow the department to keep its officers up to date on new policies and ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that 54-year-old Yorktown resident Patrick Patierno was sentenced on August 8, to five years in state prison, with 10 years of post-release supervision, following his conviction after a trial in May for sexual abuse ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - It takes a village to know a village. That’s Eddie Ramirez’s modus operandi in his new role as Mount Kisco’s Community Resource Officer. At any given time, he may be juggling everything from mediating neighbor and domestic disputes, engaging with the local homeless ...

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NEW CANAAN, CONN. – The report of a fire in a wooded area led to a horrific discovery, New Canaan authorities revealed. Upon arriving at the scene around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, police found the body of a man “fully engulfed in flames” near the town’s mulch pile off Lapham ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - After a five-day search, the missing Yorktown teen was found. On August 5, the Yorktown Police Department was notified that Kristan Lee, a 15-year-old student at Yorktown High School, had gone missing the night before. It was believed that Lee took an Uber to Port Chester and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Police Department is seeking information about a 15-year-old boy from Yorktown. Kristan Lee, a student at Yorktown High School, was announced missing by Yorktown Police.  At this time, it is believed that Lee took an Uber to Port Chester and then took a train to ...

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With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association forecasting an above-normal outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season, and warnings of more intense weather systems in store for our area this summer, a local emergency services responder says that now is the time to devise a ...

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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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