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Police Investigate Fatal Crash on the Taconic in Yorktown

May 4, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 54-year-old Long Island City man was killed Friday morning when he crashed his car on the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown, according to the New York State Police.

Sandro Darsin was traveling southbound on the highway around 8 a.m. when his car exited the roadway just north of Exit 11 (Route 134) and struck a tree in the center median, police said.

He was ...

Motorist in Yorktown Crashes Car into Utility Pole, Parked Car and CVS

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A motorist appeared to lose consciousness around 11:15 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of routes 202/35/118, causing him to crash into a utility pole. The man’s truck then made its way across the lawn of the Triangle Center, hit a parked car, and crashed into the CVS, where it came to a rest.

“It appears that he suffered some kind of medical ...

Man Accused of Stealing $14k from Yorktown Car Dealership

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 66-year-old Cortlandt Manor man is accused of stealing $14,623.48 from a Yorktown car dealership over the course of a year, according to the Yorktown Police Department.

Between April 12, 2017 and April 10, 2018, Thomas V. Rubino is accused of making fraudulent merchandise returns and removing cash from the register at Curry Honda on Crompond Road, police said. He was ...

Taconic Hero Rescues Yorktown Woman from Burning Car

Editor's Note (Friday, April 27): A.J. Hicks, public information officer for New York State Police, said investigators will perform an accident reconstruction, which is expected to take up to six months.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A Hopewell Junction man is credited with saving the life of a Yorktown woman, whose overturned vehicle caught fire following an early morning crash on the Taconic ...

Route 35 at Greenwood Street Closed Because of Water Main Break

Editor's Note, 2:30 p.m.: Route 35 has reopened.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Police Department is advising motorists to avoid using Route 35 this morning.

The road is closed at Greenwood Street because of a water main break. Town crews are on the scene making repairs.

Students Safe After Utility Pole Falls on School Bus in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Around 10 a.m. Monday, a school bus with the Croton-Harmon School District was traveling eastbound on Underhill Avenue near Heights Drive when rain and strong winds took down a tree, which landed directly in front of the bus, said Police Chief Robert Noble.

Though the bus driver was able to stop in time, making only slight contact with the tree, part of a utility pole ...

Yorktown Native Colin Houlihan Hired as Police Officer

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Colin Houlihan, a lifelong Yorktown resident, is the newest officer with the Yorktown Police Department.

Houlihan is a 2007 graduate of Yorktown High School, where he captained the ice hockey and lacrosse teams in his senior seasons. He then attended Western New England College, where he also captained the lacrosse team in his senior season. He has also coached boys ...

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