Somers Police Rescue Baby from Hot Car

June 22, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y. – A casual Sunday trip to Home Goods in Somers Commons ended in near-disaster for a mother and her 1-year-old child after she accidentally locked her keys, and the baby, inside.

Time was of the essence, as temperatures reached 90 degrees in Somers that day. According to a study documented by heatkills.org, it takes just 10 minutes for the interior of a car to reach 109 ...

More Than 20 Car Larcenies Reported in Somers Last Month

SOMERS, N.Y. – A rash of car larcenies were reported in early May, according to Somers Police Chief Michael Driscoll.

In every instance, the cars were left unlocked and the thief stole change or other small items. No purses, wallets or cellphones were stolen, Driscoll noted.

He said there were about 21 or 22 reported larcenies in Somers early last month. All of the larcenies occurred ...

Photos: Somers Fire Department Holds Open House

SOMERS, N.Y. – The Somers Volunteer Fire Department may have inspired some future firefighters with Saturday’s open house event, which allowed the community to get an inside look at how the department operates. The department provided food, fun and games for kids at the annual event. EMS and fire volunteers also demonstrated rescue operations, such as CPR, a helicopter landing and the ...

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