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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10:30 - 11:00 Daniel Road, Sunset Drive, Alice Road, Westview Avenue, Westview Cross Road, Ridgeway Avenue, Sunset Drive, Park Lane, Oak Ridge Road 11:10 – 11:20 Valeria Circle, Stephens Road, Morris Road 11:30 – 11:45 Whip Mill Lane, Cider Mill Lane, Trotter Drive, Livery Lane 11:50 – 12:00 ...

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The State Police have just reported a burglary that occurred at Hayfields Market in North Salem late last month. "Unknown persons" entered the business during the early morning hours Nov. 23 and stole valuables, police said. Police will continue to investigate the theft. *This story will ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-A driver was injured in an early-morning accident last Wednesday, after his vehicle crashed and combusted going northbound on I-684 at about 1:30 a.m. The Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 1:38, where they extinguished the car, which had ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Two years after the murder of North Salem resident Lois Colley, authorities announced today that an arrest was made. Esdras Marroquin Gomez, a former laborer who had worked on Colley's 300-acre estate, was arraigned today before Judge Barbara Zambelli on an indictment ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--October went out with bang, thanks to a tropical storm that ravaged the East Coast at the end of October, leaving many Westchester residents without power on Oct. 30 and some even longer. Lights started going out on the night of Oct. 29 as winds reached 57 mph and knocked down ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Nearly all of the Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department’s 140 members and an additional 250 of their closest friends and family enjoyed an evening of nostalgia and fun in celebration of the department’s 125th anniversary. Mark Morin, chairman of the board of commissioners, ...

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