Police & Fire

October 16, 2018

From the New York State Police: On Oct. 8, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks arrested Carlos H. Lopez, 24, of Brewster, for burglary, a felony, and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.   Troopers responded to Route 22 in North Salem on Oct. 8 at approximately 7:55 p.m., for a ...

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Sen. Terrence Murphy has asked the Public Service Commission to replace NYSEG with a different company after more power outages hit the Westchester and Putnam counties region. In a letter to John Rhodes, chair of the state Public Service Commission, Murphy said “it is past time for your agency ...

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NORTH SALEM N.Y. - The North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps (NSVAC) needs more volunteers.  And, it needs a new ambulance. To get all the shifts covered, NSVAC Capt. Maria Hlushko estimates the corps should have a roster of about 56 volunteers. Currently, it has 10 active members.  To fill ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Ladder trucks from area fire departments look resplendent as they reach toward the night sky in the parking lot of the Mahopac firehouse on Route 6. The Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department held a drill Thursday (March 22) while hosting the first “Ladder Fest” in Putnam County. It ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Operating under a state of emergency, the town opened up a warming center at the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Saturday, March 3, welcoming in from the cold those who lost electricity. Supervisor Warren Lucas voiced his frustration over the power outages several times ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-On Monday, Feb. 12, firefighters with the Croton Falls Fire Department, along with a crew from the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps, conducted training on ice rescue. Live “victims” were placed in a pre-cut opening in a local pond and members used an ice rescue sled and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y.-The New York State Police from the Somers barracks announced Monday, Jan. 29, they are investigating the use of a counterfeit $100 bill at a restaurant in Croton Falls on Jan. 27. The female, captured by a surveillance camera, used a counterfeit $100 bill at Frank's Pizzeria on West ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The dedication and hours Harold Richard Daros gave to the Croton Falls Fire Department during his 78 years did not go unnoticed. Daros, 78, died Jan. 13 at Northern Westchester Hospital. For 61 years, he was a part of the Croton Falls Fire Department, holding nearly every job, ...

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