A fire started in a house on Litteville Road in the town of Avon on Monday morning. The emergency services received a call at around 2:30am on April 27th. After reports of the fire at 4725 Littleville Road, Avon,...
A part-time school worker has been accused of raping a 14-year old student from the school on Upper West Side. The 22-year old staff member, who worked at the after-school program, is under arrest after being accused of second-degree...
Last week, upstate New York saw a forest fire which destroyed nine acres of plants and trees. Not only did the city lose a huge amount of forest, but it took more than five hours in order to get the...
The local police have recently tweeted a photograph showing the latest sighting of the coyote in Riverside Park. After several people got in touch to report sightings of the wild animal, the police embarked on a chase which lasted more...
Police are searching for the creep who is cycling around Astoria grabbing the butts of female pedestrians. He has groped three different women in the neighborhood so far. He tactic is to pedal past them as grab their butts as...
A man recently passed away, while scuba diving. He was with some friends off the northern part of the county coast. On Monday, the county sheriff’s officials identified the Rohnert Park man as CHP Lieutenant Jeffrey Alan Rhea, 54. On...
The economy of the Bay Area sizzles, while traffic inches at a colder pace. Slower commutes have been very prevalent recently because people have come running towards the less expensive bedroom communities. There are about 587,000 vehicles entering the Bay...
Drivers in the small village of Ellenville had to be careful on the roads last week in order to avoid getting a ticket. A total of 68 tickets were given out to drivers in the area, and seven arrests...
A historic site in the town of Oyster Bay has received 50 brand new signs. Sagamore Hill is a National Historic Site, and a new partnership has resulted in the recent development. The Town of Oyster Bay and the...
An Andover man has been accused of burglary while he is in jail serving time for a previous offense. Bradley Hollenbeck, 34, was charged with second-degree burglary this week, although the police have not disclosed information about the location. However,...
A violent struggle led to a robbery suspect being shot by the police in East Village on Saturday. After investigating robbery claims which had been made previously in the week, police managed to track down the robber in East Village....
New York is just one of the privileged cities which will be able to participate in the 'Make Music Day' festival. The festival aims to celebrate music and the making of music all over the world, and what better way...
The second annual Color Run event took place on Sunday, and it was the small town of Dickinson which was the proud host. The SUNY Broome campus became home to more than 5,500 runners for the day. All of the...
The 'Courtesy Counts' campaign isn't something which is brand new to the area of New York, but the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has decided to expand it. The campaign will now be targeting Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road. Over...
A local designer has managed to win the title of Designer of the Year after creating some elegant and stylish pieces of work. The New York Pet Fashion Show 2015 is an annual event which occurs during New York Fashion...
A supermarket near Harlem has closed after just 8 months of being in business. The shop, situated on Amsterdam Avenue was inside the Key Fresh & Natural Marketplace. The owner reported that the supermarket wasn't meeting the expectations required after...
A man from Smithville has been sentenced to 5 years in jail after stabbing a man outside his home. James Button was the victim of the stabbing, and was also his co-worker and girlfriend's ex-boyfriend. The incident happened in March...
Manuel Israel, 20, was charged with robbery and hate crime after he attacked five Chinese women in Brooklyn. The offender, from Manhattan, faces charges of robbery, assault and other crimes. The Borough Park neighborhood was disturbed when Israel robbed five...
The recent beer-tasting festival which took place in New York has been a thrilling experience, not only for the drinkers of the popular alcoholic beverage, but also for the brewers. Craft beer is loved by the local people in the...
The feral cat population seems to have been getting out of hand in Hempstead, provoking the new mobile unit which has been brought into the area to deal with the problem. The new vehicle will act as a mobile vet...
The thief who stole two bicycles from an apartment in the Upper East Side of Manhattan didn't hesitate to bring two toddlers along with him. The apartment, which is on East 60th Street, received an unwelcome visit from the thief...
Last week, Stanford Women in Business, also known as SWIB hosted a series of presentations and events, introducing entrepreneurship opportunities to students throughout the Bay Area. SWIB president for 2015-16 Priyanka Jain said they instigated the event the previous year...
A New York auction saw the sale of a 100-carat diamond on Tuesday. The jewel, which was described as 'perfect', fetched $22 million. Sotheby's has reported that this diamond is the only one of its kind to ever be seen...
An NYPD horse is currently being treated after sustaining wounds following a vicious attack from a pit bull. The attack took place in Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon, and the horse was left with abrasions and bite wounds from the dog. Pompey...
After a large amount of kindergarten students were put on the waitlist for this year, parents in Long Island have voiced their growing concerns about the public school system. According to many parents in the neighborhood, there are not nearly...
Suffering from cystic fibrosis since the age of two, 26-year old Kate Arian has always had a passion for looking and feeling great. Her new beauty business, which offers manicures and pedicures, has provided her with the perfect way...
It could have been the end of the cat and dog caught in the Brooklyn fire, had it not been for the help and dedication of FDNY firefighter heroes. Butterscotch, a tabby cat and Sonny, a hound, were caught in...
Art and Betty Havens, from Wellsville, have recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. Their relationship has been going strong for decades, and they have managed to endure several wars, including World War II. Not everything was disastrous in 1944, the year...
A former employee of a coupon magazine filed a suit against the owner of the company, the OpenGate Capital. The plaintiff claimed that the company has violated the law when the administration suddenly closed the business, terminating about 680...
Local police officers in the town of Albany shot a total of 15 buffaloes on Friday. The animals had escaped from a nearby farm and were causing danger to the road users and pedestrians. The buffaloes made their way to...
Farhad Mokbul disappeared from his home in Flatbush two days ago, and now police are asking local people and residents for information. The NYPD have called out for help from anybody who might have information about the disappearance of the...
Door-to-door salespeople and peddlers are a problem in many towns and cities in the US, but town supervisors in Hempstead, New York, have revealed that they are introducing a new program to deter these cold callers from local homes. The...
On Monday morning, the Hamilton College campus was much quieter than usual. A New York State trooper was blocking the traffic making its way to the south side of the building. At around 9:40am, the Office of Campus Safety received...
After investigating the case for four months, the New York State Police have revealed that two arrests have been made in small villages of New York. The investigation was into the sale of cocaine, which was taking place in Otsego...
With all the costs of going to prom these days, it can soon become a very expensive affair. However, for the young ladies who attend Owego Free Academy, this will be a little different this year. Alice's Closet, a local...
A woman from the town of Canisteo was arrested on Thursday for fraud relating to Social Services. Mary Brewer was arrested and accused of claiming welfare benefits when she was not entitled to them at all. The authorities also...
Hate crimes are not uncommon in Manhattan, and after the latest incident, police are searching for suspect they believe to have committed the most recent crime. The man is suspected of attacking two victims in midtown Manhattan, and the police...
The Gowanus Canal certainly isn't a body of water that many people would choose for a swim, but Christopher Swain has reported feeling fine. Swain said that he felt healthy, happy and as good as new the day after he...
Earlier this year, a complex in Hempstead was on fire, while 200 firefighters rushed to the scene and tried to save it. Housing more than 400 units, many homes were on the brink of being destroyed. The complex, situated on...
On Thursday afternoon, the Pace University campus in Pleasantville cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand reopening of one of their student centers. The Jeanette and Morris Kessel Student Center had been undergoing renovation and expansion. Finally, the work was...
Showing their support for the March for Babies 2015 walk, Saxon Woods Pool will see thousands of people gather together this morning. Commencing at 10am after registration at 9am, Mamaroneck Avenue welcomes all the supporters. Local people as well as...
Estate funds totaling $34,247, which had been set aside for a convent, were stolen by a man from the local town of Flushing. John Giordanella was disbarred from the practice of law in March 2007, but was hired in 2012...
This week, supervisors of the county have approved a revised order regarding yard sales in the county. The revision was an order to limit when residents hold yard sales in unincorporated areas of the county. The officials said the revised...
At first, it was thought of as a tragic accident, claiming the life of a 35-year old woman. Now, it is being treated as a deadly crime, as it was revealed that the driver responsible for taking the life...
Keller Williams Realty Partners, from Mahopac, has been praised for their recent fundraising efforts. The company was able to raise more than $6K through holding a charity event in the hamlet of Granite Springs. The Keller Williams Now Serving charity...
Letter grades could be received by street food vendors in Albany, according to the Health Department. The new bill will seek to stop the tension between supermarkets and street vendors. In addition, it could also get rid of the black...
The school board in Hempstead voted in favor of complying with new requirements which will enable immigrant children to get an education. District Clerk Patricia Wright believes this is an important issue, and rather than bringing down the reputation of...
With plans to improve the institution, students of Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine wait with anticipation for the new positive changes. The plans hope to encourage the growth of academic programs, bring about more conferences and build off-campus partnerships. On...
About 23 years ago, local resident Mike Dorsey started making his yearly journeys to the Lakota Reservation, seeing the grinding and pervasive poverty there as the main reason for the high suicide rates among the Native American youths residing...
A job fair in the Rountree Detention Center will help inmates find jobs, the first ever employment fair inside a county jail in the country. The job fair is an expansion of a previous program that started about 18 months,...
A charity benefit took place in the town of Chenango on Saturday to remember Mario Masciarelli. Masciarelli, 24, was killed after the murdered came into his home and beat him to death with a baseball bat last year. Almost a year...
A man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in a burning apartment. Jean Hartwig and Thomas Murphy lived in an apartment which was part of a complex for senior citizens. Hartwig worked in a Wegmans store...
The Department of City Planning and a group in the neighborhood town of Flushing have come together to work on a project which will bring more houses to the area. A grant was received in 2011 which enabled the town...
Conklin Town Supervisor Jim Finch has recently announced that the town is 'desolate' and people are struggling to find work and money. However, the ground in the town is full of natural gas, which is a great resource for the...
A new food and entertainment center was welcomed with opened arms when it opened in Pelham Manor last week. The center is situated at Post Road Plaza, a popular shopping mall in the area. Taking up almost 40,000 square feet,...
The residents of Mahopac Central School District will be faced with a tax increase after the new budget from the Board of Education. However, the tax increase is very small, and will be less than 1%. The budget for the...
In an attempt to convince his wife to come home, a man from Bushwick repeatedly called the emergency services to report his wife for several attacks. He claimed that she had attacked him, causing the police to respond to...
The Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has chosen an appropriate day to announce his plans for a better environment in the city. His new plan was revealed on Earth Day 2015, and it hopes to provide a better...
A mixture of popular food from the Caribbean and New England is being served at LoLo's Seafood Shack, a new restaurant in the neighborhood of Harlem, New York. The lolo, a dish from the Caribbean, can be sampled at this...
Women suffering from breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer in the area of Yorktown will soon be able to benefit from a new wellness retreat. Support Connection has recently announced its plans to hold the retreat - an event which will...
The Suffolk County Police Department are facing a lawsuit after a man accused them of racial discrimination earlier in the year. Vladimir Aristilde stated that he passed all the necessary exams - the medical and physical tests, civil service exam...
At the beginning of April, North Hempstead stated that there were plans to raise the wages of many employees around the city. While this came as good news to many, not everybody was happy with the plan. The board voted,...
Those who live in North Castle and want to get rid of medications can now take advantage of the new area program. In the past, North Castle residents have to wait for just one or two days during the year...
Not one, but two of the principals from Mount Pleasant schools have revealed that they will be retiring at the end of the year. At the end of this academic year, two of the schools in the area will find...
The flash flooding on Wednesday created an extensive damage, urging the city council to declare a state of emergency, allowing the police to close roads when needed, and as an initial step to applying for assistance if necessary. According to...
While sitting down with a gynecologist, a lot of topics might be talked about such as issues surrounding women’s health from birth control to breast cancer. There is a way to do just that, while The Memorial Hospital hosts...
Carol Veravanich, a mother and a kindergarten teacher thinks parents should not use childcare in helping the kids mature. She said maturity does not happen during summer daycare or after-school programs. The children who usually attend these programs have working...
The expansion of Spring Lake Village has just been completed and is planning to expand again, an indicator for a strong high-end senior housing market, however, raising traffic concerns, including transparency issues among the neighbors within the semi-rural area. In...
On May 11, 2015, Monday, a man was shot on Continental Avenue. Around 5:30 in the morning, Humberto Nava, 31, was pronounced dead, following an argument, according to detectives. That early morning outside an apartment complex along the Continental Avenue,...
The Scotts Valley police arrested a suspected drug dealer this week, after finding her in a hotel room with nearly 66 grams of methamphetamine, plus items related to the sale of drugs. On Tuesday, a police officer stopped a woman...
A mother and a grandmother were arrested on related to a May 7 shooting incident, leaving the 4-year-old boy in the hospital bed for nearly 3 weeks. After he was shot in the neck, Q-Marion Jones remains in a critical...
On Thursday, the testimony began in the trial of two youth defendants who were charged with murder in a party-slaying at an apartment complex in the county in 2013. Joseph Mario Varela, 17, who was 15 at that time, and...
Based on a 2-pronged asset disposition proposal, the Doctors Medical Center (DMC) is now up for sale, according to a board decision announced on May 12, 2015, Tuesday. The decision was made by the West Contra Costa Healthcare District board,...
A few of the residential and vehicle burglaries in Orinda are being solved, despite the overall low crime rate. The situation could improve further as the council has already approved the installation of automated license plate reader cameras, which is...
The Farm Rockaway, a non-profit organization, has received recognition for improving the lives of children within low-economic areas as they advocate good eating and good nutritional habits. The commemorative plaque was awarded by the National Association of University Women...
Danny Vitali was fined with $142 due to driving without the seat belt on, plus another $300 civil assessment, while the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) suspended his driver’s license. Things got worse a few months later during a...
On Thursday, prosecutors confirmed their legal obligations in discussing the New Brighton Middle School shooting case; regardless the 5 teens involved are charged or will be charged criminally that will never go public. District Attorney Jeff Rosell declined to deny...
Nearly 30 years have passed, and the Garrison Family Fun Fest has come to its end. Marty Strong, the county fire chief and a volunteer at the Garrison Fest said this year could have been the 29th anniversary of...
Recently, the Clarkfield Care Center received the first-place award from Ecumen for customer satisfaction amongst all 14 nursing communities managed or owned by Ecumen. It has also received the third-place award from the company for employee satisfaction. Clarkfield Care Center...
On Wednesday, employees at the Printing House condo went through a strike, following the abrupt termination of one of their leaders in their current struggle to create a union. On April 30, Thursday, doorman Arturo Vergara was fired after his...
The Sheriff’s Department of the county is asking the public for help in locating 3 additional suspects in a deadly firebombing at a local tire shop, killing 3 teenagers last month. At a Tuesday’s press conference, the officials of the...
A 2M-dollar lawsuit was filed against a police department employee, allegedly leaking records to a gang member who sought information about witnesses in an attempted homicide case. Sources revealed that dozens of private records have been compromised by a police...
A pilot program will ease the burdens of food vendors who usually make use of gasoline generators and charcoal grills as 500 eco-friendly carts will be given away for free. The sleek food charts to be given away make...
On May 10, Sunday evening, student activists and community protesters associated with the organization of animal advocates celebrated Mother’s Day in an unusual way, by holding a demonstration, opposing the treatment of cows at grocery stores, highlighting the meat...
On Saturday, animal officers hunted for a coyote as it attacked a young girl near Silverado Park in the city’s northeastern part, leaving the nearby community members on the edge. At about 5:50 in the afternoon of Friday, the incident...
More information about the noisiest incident this week, the unfortunate Amtrak train derailment has left 7 people dead. The breaking news highlighted the death of a dean of Medgar Evers College (MEC), pronouncing him as one of the fatalities. On...
Caroline Lopez, 51, who lives in an apartment in Bed-Stuy goes through a memorial ritual every first of May, still feeling the wound after losing her son and continues to cry for justice for a man slain due to...
Jarrae Nikole Estepp, 21, was found dead in a trash recycling center. Jodi Pier-Estepp, the victim’s mother now alleges the state’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s overworked parole agents and its defective GPS tracking devices, according to the lawsuit...
According to the private investigator from the city, a couple was found recently, the man dead, while the woman dehydrated. On Sunday afternoon, they were flown to the nearest hospital, after they were found in a remote area. The authorities...
On Sunday, a 25-year-old woman was found beaten to death in her apartment in Newhall, and was developing a signature clothing line, along with her husband, who is now charged in connection to the incident. In March, Courtney and Robert...
Guillermo Figueroa, 36, was found slain, discovering his remains last fall within the woods. The investigation has resulted in 2 arrests, according to the police officials. They also expect to take in additional suspects in custody related to the...
On Wednesday at the Intersections of Anthropology and Social Justice Panel, anthropology department students presented diverse ranges of research projects, including their respective connections about issues surrounding social justice. The panel was initially designed as a yearly event, instigated...
Michael Gorley, 38, had been missing for several days now. Jennifer Coffey, Gorley’s sister said her gut has been telling her that something is wrong. His brother was last seen on May 17 at round 9 in the evening...
Last fall, Don Fix, a mail carrier noticed something wrong in the Nelson’s home, saying that the mailbox was full, while a guy from the Meals on Wheels program was also there, but claimed nobody would answer the door. As...
A settlement hearing on Tuesday at the county courthouse resulted in no settlement for a man facing a second-degree murder charge in relation to the death of his long-term girlfriend. On Tuesday, 54-year-old Chad Laraby appeared in court. However, following...

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