Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced Monday the courts have granted her petition to dismiss all marijuana cases involving felony and misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession or sale. “Dismissing all marijuana cases, including underlying bench warrants, has been a
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A black bear that shuttled between towns in Connecticut and Armonk in Westchester County this spring and summer was hit by a car early Monday evening and had to be euthanized. Bear 211 was struck by a vehicle on Route
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By Samuel Rowland The Village of Croton-on-Hudson Board of Trustees is considering lifting a ban on inking tattoos for non-medical purposes within village limits. A public hearing was held on the issue at the board’s July 19 meeting, which ended
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Legislation allowing peace officers residing in counties adjacent to Putnam County to be appointed as peace officers for the Putnam County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) was recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo. The bill,
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer recently appointed two new members to some of the county’s advisory boards. Former County Legislator Marty Rogowsky was named to the Parks Board, while Jerry Ruderman was appointed to the Ethics Board. “Marty and Jerry are
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Orchestra 914, formerly known as the Chappaqua Orchestra, last week announced the appointment of Russell Ger as its music director. Co-executive Directors David Restivo and Amy Harter are thrilled to begin working with Ger, whose artistic energy encompasses Orchestra 914’s
By Richard Levy Taking the 10-minute ferry to Shelter Island from Greenport or Sag Harbor is like boarding a time machine. When you drive off the ferry, you’ve arrived in a magical, storybook island covered with gingerbread houses, windswept picturesque...
The profile and style of the most popular wines have been similar for centuries: a certain balance of fruit and acidity, a mild tannic backbone and an ethereal olfactory impression. However, in the last few decades that profile has seen...
By Bill Primavera Perhaps I’ve always been a bit too sensitive about noise in and around my home environment. I was first made aware of this when I moved into my first apartment in New York in a brand-new building,...
By Brian McGowan I recently read “Good Friday: The Death of Irish Republicanism” by Anthony McIntyre, who as a member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) spent 17 years imprisoned in the notorious Long Kesh Prison. McIntyre, incarcerated in his...
By Ray Gallagher, Examiner Sports Editor @Directrays The Cortlandt American Little League baseball program has long been the model guide to local baseball success. At a time when travel teams — spring, summer and fall — have taken over most...
Ell(a)-of-a-Year! Somers Senior Kittredge Excels on, off Field Co-Player of the Year: Somers senior Midfielder, Ella Kittredge Player File: 2021 All-American 2X All-Section 2021 Season: 67 goals, 20 assists, 77 draw controls, 33 ground balls, 24 caused turnovers Career Numbers:...