Law & Justice

March 7, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The former owners of Constellations Recovery, a sober living residence that once operated on Underhill Avenue in Yorktown, have agreed to pay $500,000 to the family of Hank McWilliam, an 18-year-old who died after overdosing at the facility in December 2015. McWilliam ...

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  WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Former Yorktown Supervisor Michael Grace has sued a resident and a newspaper, calling a Letter to the Editor critical of him libelous. The letter, in the Jan. 8 issue of the Northern Westchester Examiner, charged that Grace had made “self-enrichment deals behind the ...

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CORTLANDT, N.Y. – A Yorktown Heights woman was among several gas pipeline protesters found guilty last week of trespassing at a construction site in Cortlandt. Cortlandt Town Justice Kimberly Ragazzo ruled on Tuesday, Jan. 8, that Rebecca J. Berlin be granted an unconditional discharge, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A complaint made last year against former Supervisor Michael Grace has been dismissed by the Grievance Committee for the 9th Judicial District in White Plains. Last year, Grace, an attorney with offices across the street from town hall, represented an auto repair shop in a legal ...

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On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings.  While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A landscaping and paving company that has been operating out of a Gomer Street residence for decades is now being sued by eight direct neighbors of the property, who say the growing commercial entity has become a “nuisance.” In a joint lawsuit filed Aug. 27, the neighbors, who ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Justice Court was standing-room only on Friday, May 4, as town justices Sal Lagonia and Gary Raniolo presided over a mock trial led by Adele Kivel’s fourth-grade class from Crompond Elementary School. The case of Smartech v. ROZZUM 7134 was inspired by the book, “The ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Every year, students at Mohansic Elementary School assume the roles of attorney, judge and jury as they decide the fate of a fictional character on trial. The event, held every year on Law Day, is meant to teach students about the importance of law in society. On Monday, May 1, ...

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