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  1. Bear Fact: Bring Bird Feeders Inside, Peekskill, As Bruins Make Return

    Bear Fact: Bring Bird Feeders Inside, Peekskill, As Bruins Make Return

    In the spring, does a young bear’s fancy turns to thoughts of love?Not necessarily, say area authorities. It’s more likely garbage that bruins want as the weather warms up.When the animals emerge from their long winter’s nap, they are as hungry as, well, bears.Where better to grab a quick snack than trash cans, dumpsters, bird feeders, and pet food left outside?Bird feeders, said ...

  2. Bill Nye The Science Guy Appearing In Westchester

    Bill Nye The Science Guy Appearing In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- There’s a science to book signings, especially when they involve big celebs like Bill Nye, says Aimee Gautreau of the Eastchester Barnes & Noble.Nye and co-author Gregory Mone will be at the store at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, to promote the first installment of their new children’s book series, “Jack and the Geniuses.”Published by Amulet, it costs ...

  3. Matthew Mancini, 28, Mount Kisco Native, Somers HS Grad

    Matthew Mancini, 28, Mount Kisco Native, Somers HS Grad

    Memorial services have been set for Matthew Charles Mancini, a 28-year-old former Somers resident who died in his sleep on Saturday, March 25.Mancini was born in Mount Kisco but grew up in Somers, graduating from Somers High School.He was working as a telecom systems engineer in Philadelphia at the time of his death.Mancini had attended SUNY IT, now known as SUNY Polytechnic Institute, ...

  4. Cortlandt Manor Man Pulled A Gun After Car Was Towed, Police Say

    Cortlandt Manor Man Pulled A Gun After Car Was Towed, Police Say

    A 75-year-old Cortlandt Manor man, who police said was angry that his car had been hauled off, is accused of pulling a gun on a worker at Stiloski's Towing in Tarrytown, according to News 12.Jonathan Oakley was charged with pointing a loaded 9 mm handgun at the employee, Tarrytown police told News 12.Police were called to the automotive business, located at 155 Wildey St. in the ...

  5. Putnam Valley Man Charged With Selling Marijuana To Undercover Deputy

    Putnam Valley Man Charged With Selling Marijuana To Undercover Deputy

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- A Putnam Valley man has been accused by police of selling marijuana to an undercover officerRobert Laregina Jr., 20, was arrested at his home on Thursday, March 9, and charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of marijuana, a misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.According to Putnam Sheriff Donald B. Smith, Laregina Jr. was accused ...

  6. Community Rallies Around Family After Westchester Woman's Sudden Death

    Community Rallies Around Family After Westchester Woman's Sudden Death

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – It is not surprising that more than 400 people came Tuesday to bid farewell to Deann Gromelski Cartwright, a lifelong resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, said one of her closest friends.The 43-year-old healer and mother of two always liked to pack them in, said Cori Gardner, who had known Cartwright since high school.Anyone who showed up at her door was welcomed ...

  7. Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival Supports Putnam Nonprofit

    Hudson Valley Wine & Chocolate Festival Supports Putnam Nonprofit

    PATTERSON, N.Y.  – A fest set in Putnam County's Patterson this weekend will give wine and chocolate lovers the chance to sip, sample, and shop -- and help others at the same time.The gustatory gala is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2, at the Patterson Recreation Center, 65 Front St.Proceeds from the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival will go to ...

  8. Three Possess Heroin In Kmart Parking Lot, Yorktown Police Say

    Three Possess Heroin In Kmart Parking Lot, Yorktown Police Say

    Three people are facing charges of heroin possession after being arrested at a Yorktown Heights shopping center late Monday, police say.Jesse Suggs, 31, of Yorktown; Katlin E. Leonard, 30, of Brewster in Putnam County; and Christopher Velazquez, 30, of Holmes, were arrested around 10:20 p.m. at the Yorktown Green Shopping Center off Downing Drive, police said.Holmes is a hamlet in the ...

  9. Another Town Of Poughkeepsie Chain Restaurant Closes It Doors

    Another Town Of Poughkeepsie Chain Restaurant Closes It Doors

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. --  Just days after a brand-new Golden Corral franchise was shuttered, the folks at The Melting Pot threw in the towel as well.The chain restaurant specializes in heated pots of cheese, chocolate, and broth for dipping and cooking fruits, veggies, and other goodies.Its website says it offers a “dining experience like no other” where patrons can gather around the ...

  10. Birds Killed In Fast-Moving Hopewell Junction Coop Fire

    Birds Killed In Fast-Moving Hopewell Junction Coop Fire

    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. – A fast-moving blaze that took the lives of an unknown number of game birds in Hopewell Junction Sunday was likely caused by heat lamps, fire officials said.Beekman Fire District Chief Tom Kinsley said Monday that the fire destroyed a chicken coop at a home at 1223 Beekman Road.Inside the small shed, which was located about 50 feet from a house, there were quail ...

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