Town of Cortlandt truck catches fire

Getting around northern Westchester County has been no easy task, and first responders have had to help out a number of drivers so far today. Firefighters in Mohegan Lake responded to a number of calls today, including having to put out a fire in a Town of Cortlandt truck.

Westchester Celebrates Free Pancake Day

The pancake chain celebrated National Pancake Day at its restaurants across the country, including locations in Hartsdale, Yonkers, Larchmont, Mohegan Lake, West Nyack, and Poughkeepsie. Customers got a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes with the hope they will donate to help children battling critical illnesses.

Jeanne Rodriguez Schiller, 48, Teacher In Greenburgh

Jeanne Rodriguez Schiller, a teacher in the Lakeland School District, died at her Mohegan Lake home on Wednesday, March 1, after a long illness. She was 48. Prior to that, she had been a special education teacher at Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Lakeland Students Flip Flapjacks For Children’s Hospital

Ten students from Lakeland High School’s AP chemistry class recently went skillet-to-skillet in a Flip For Kids pancake-flipping contest to help raise money for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network. The event, which is part of a month-long fundraiser for children’s hospitals in cooperation with IHOPA Restaurants nationwide, was held Feb. 27 at the IHOP restaurant in Mohegan Lake.

Missing Northern Westchester Man Found Dead

A man who went missing in Cortlandt in late January was found dead on Monday, state police said on Tuesday afternoon. State police responded to Lexington Avenue in Mohegan Lake to investigate the report of a deceased subject located in a wooded area.

Original Annies Reuniting In Mohegan Lake To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

The five women who played the Little Orphan Annie in the original Broadway production of “Annie” will be at the Winery At St. George, at 1715 East Main Street, to tell stories and perform songs on April 30 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m, in celebration of the musical’s 40th anniversary. Fans can expect to see Andrea McArdle, Sarah Jessica Parker, Allison Smith, Alyson Kirk and Shelley Bruce, who all played the red-haired moppet from 1977 to 1983.

Mohegan Lake Man Violates Order Of Protection, Police Say

Police said that on Tuesday, Feb. 7, Dominic Mignogno, 59, was transported from the Westchester County Department of Corrections to Yorktown Justice Court, where he was placed under arrest for criminal contempt after a warrant was put out for his arrest. According to police, last December, officers launched an investigation into a report of a violated order of protection, which determined that at approximately noon on Nov. 21, Mignogno had in fact communicated with his victim by mail, violating the order that was issued by the Yorktown Justice Court.

Westchester Pet Store Owner Permanently Barred For Animal Cruelty

A pet store owner with stores in the Hudson Valley has been permanently barred from working as a pet dealer and will pay $20,000 in fees and penalties as part of a plea agreement for repeated animal cruelty, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday afternoon. Richard Doyle of Mahopac, who owned and operated three retail pet stores in Westchester and the Hudson Valley: American Breeders, Inc. in Wappingers Falls; Puppies and Kittens in Mohegan Lake, and Best Breeds, Inc. in Larchmont, took part in practices that resulted in sick dogs being sold and even dying, said a statement from Schneiderman.

Mount Kisco Woman Steals Wallet From Winery, Yorktown Police Say

A Mount Kisco woman turned herself into the custody of Yorktown police this week after she allegedly stole a wallet that was resting on a table at a local winery. Yorktown police announced on Thursday that Palmina Hernandez, 52, was arrested on a felony charge of fourth-degree larceny following a lengthy investigation into her theft of a wallet at the Winery at Saint George in Mohegan Lake.

Mount Kisco Woman Stole Wallet From Winery, Police Say

A Mount Kisco woman turned herself into the custody of Yorktown police this week after she allegedly stole a wallet that was resting on a table at a local winery. On Thursday, Yorktown police announced that Palmina Hernandez, 52, was arrested on a felony charge of fourth-degree larceny following a lengthy investigation into her theft of a wallet at the Winery at Saint George in Mohegan Lake.

21-Year-Old Possessed Crack Cocaine, Yorktown Police Say

A 21-year-old man found himself in trouble with the law in Yorktown after he was caught with a small amount of crack cocaine in Mohegan Lake. Shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 2, Yorktown police responded to a Turus Lane home when they received a call of an activated alarm on the property.

Mohegan Lake Teen Arrested In Yorktown For Possessing Marijuana In His BMW

A Mohegan Lake teenager found himself on the wrong side of the law earlier this month after he was caught with several ounces of marijuana in Yorktown. On Monday, Yorktown Police announced that shortly before 7 p.m. on Dec. 2, officers were alerted to a “suspicious vehicle” parked at Michael Robert Salon and Spa, where an investigation revealed that a 17-year-old was in possession of 3.67 ounces of marijuana in his BMW.

Woman Charged With Failure To Appear In Yorktown

A Mohegan Lake woman was charged with failing to appear in court on charges of criminal contempt on Tuesday in Yorktown, according to officials. Nancy Marllory Abrams contacted Yorktown officials regarding a missed court date on charges of violating an order of protection .

Four Teens Busted For Being In Yorktown Home

… others hid in the attic until they were captured by officers, police said. The teens from, Peekskill, Yorktown, Mohegan Lake and Putnam Valley, were all charged with criminal trespass; two were charged with resisting arrest. One was released on $300 …

Yorktown Man Charged With Driving With Suspended License

Yorktown police have charged a 51-year-old resident of Mohegan Lake with driving without a valid license, police said. The arrest came about when an officer assigned to investigate a disabled vehicle blocking a lane at the intersection of Route 6 and Lee Boulevard conducted a routine check of the operator’s driver’s license on Friday, about 1:29 p.m., according to police.

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Teen Charged With Starting Fire At Condominium In Yorktown

A 13-year-old Mohegan Lake teen was charged with two counts of juvenile delinquency for setting a fire at a condominium in Yorktown, according to Yorktown Police. The teen, who would have faced charges of felony arson and felony criminal mischief if he was an adult, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 3, after he set a garbage can on fire at the Landing Condominium complex at 209 New Chalet Drive, police said.

ShopRite Signs On As Tenant At Cortlandt Crossing Shopping Center

ShopRite has signed on to be one of the tenants at a 130,000-square-foot shopping center planned in the Cortlandt enclave of Mohegan Lake, its developers announced Monday. Acadia Realty Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony at the 3144 East Main St. site Friday, Oct. 21, that was attended by local dignitaries, including Town Supervisor Linda Puglisi.