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  1. FDNY Lieutenant From Hudson Valley Dies At 49 From 9/11 Related Cancer

    FDNY Lieutenant From Hudson Valley Dies At 49 From 9/11 Related Cancer

    Just two days before he died from Stage 4 colon cancer on Sunday, Nov. 12, Lt. Edward (Eddie) McDonagh, a retired Rockland County FDNY lieutenant, gave a speech during the Irish Echo’s First Responders Awards Dinner."He was larger than life and such a good man," said his wife, Kimberly McDonagh on Friday. "He was the love of my life and the consummate New Yorker."The ...

  2. Petition Launched Protesting Change In Marist Mascot's Name

    Petition Launched Protesting Change In Marist Mascot's Name

    After more than 38 years of romping across basketball courts and football fields, Marist College in Poughkeepsie has quietly changed the name of its school mascot from "Shooter," to "Frankie the Fox," prompting some not happy about the change to post an online petition."We felt this was the right time to make a change: Marist wants its athletics program to be ...

  3. Person Killed In Crash Near Westchester Border

    Person Killed In Crash Near Westchester Border

    An early morning two-vehicle crash on northbound I-684 near the Putnam/Northern Westchester border left one person dead, according to the New York State Police.The crash, between a car and a dump truck, occurred around 12:30 a.m., Thursday, in the northbound lanes in Southeast, said Trooper AJ Hicks.Following the crash, the northbound lanes were closed until 7 a.m., while state police ...

  4. Suspect Nabbed After Rape Near Metro-North Station In Westchester

    Suspect Nabbed After Rape Near Metro-North Station In Westchester

    A 23-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a 27-year-old woman near the Metro-North train station in White Plains.Carlos Pauate of White Plains was arrested Tuesday following an investigation that included the release of a composite sketch to officers and the public in hopes of locating the suspect, White Plains Police said.As previously reported by Daily Voice, the woman was ...

  5. Autopsy Pending In Sheriff Deputy's Hudson Valley Shooting Death

    Autopsy Pending In Sheriff Deputy's Hudson Valley Shooting Death

    The mystery surrounding the shooting death of Rockland County Sheriff Deputy Frank Farina on Tuesday continues as New York State Police wait for autopsy results.The shooting took place around 1:30 p.m. as Farina, who was off-duty from his position as a corrections officer, and his wife, Jennifer Farina, were driving on Long Mountain Parkway in the Town of Woodbury in Orange County, said ...

  6. Westchester Man, 21, Sentenced For Two-Year Crime Spree

    Westchester Man, 21, Sentenced For Two-Year Crime Spree

    A Westchester man was sentenced to two to six years in state prison on Tuesday for a crime spree that lasted almost two years, according to the Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. Devon Sherman, 21, of Mount Vernon, was sentenced to two to six years in state prison by Judge Barbara Zambelli after pleading guilty on Sept. 27, to burglary, grand larceny, ...

  7. White Plains Four-Story Office Building Sells For $13.7M

    White Plains Four-Story Office Building Sells For $13.7M

    The Westchester Business Center, a four-story office building on South Broadway in White Plains, recently sold for $13.7 million through Ten-X Commercial, an online real estate business.The listing received more than 4,000 web hits on Ten-X Commercial that resulted in multiple offers, said company spokeswoman Amanda Ferraro.Ten-X Commercial is a subsidiary of Ten-X, a digital real ...

  8. Two Teens Arrested Following Large Riot At Pleasantville Cottage School

    Two Teens Arrested Following Large Riot At Pleasantville Cottage School

    This story has been updated. A large riot of girls from the Pleasantville Cottage School took more than 10 to 15 police officers to break up and ended with two arrests and more pending, according to the Pleasantville Police.The riot started around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school at 1075 Broadway after two girls had been fighting during the day and the fight escalated to include ...

  9. Former Nanuet Fire Chief, White Plains Native Ted Meserole Dies At 79

    Former Nanuet Fire Chief, White Plains Native Ted Meserole Dies At 79

    Ted Meserole, a White Plains native and former chief of the Nanuet Fire Engine Company, died on Saturday, Nov. 11, in Youngsville, N.C. He was 79.Born in White Plains on March 27, 1938, Meserole was the son of the late Theodore F. Meserole and Eleanor Ley. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Carpenter.Meserole served in the U.S. Air Force Security Service from 1955 – 1959, ...

  10. Police Release Sketch Of White Plains Sex Assault 'Person Of Interest'

    Police Release Sketch Of White Plains Sex Assault 'Person Of Interest'

    Following the sexual assault of a woman near the White Plains Metro-North station, White Plains police are asking for the public's help to find "a person of interest" in the attack.As previously reported by Daily Voice, the woman was attacked Wednesday around 11:30 p.m., several blocks from the Metro-North train station on a path that is frequently used by commuters, said ...

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