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A man accused of petit larceny found himself back in Yorktown Justice Court this week, after he was arrested on a bench warrant for failing to appear in court. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, Verplanck resident Christopher Sheppard, 32, voluntarily surrendered himself into custody at the Yorktown Police Department after a bench warrant was issued for his arrest for failing to appear in court.
Authorities are pursuing a 2014 grey BMW in connection with a missing 16-year-old Verplanck teen, according to state police. Samantha Lucero, 16, of Verplanck who was first reported missing in June 2016, and again in January, has been seen in the Cortlandt area and may be with the man driving the car, according to Trooper Melissa McMorris, spokeswoman for the New York State Police.
The agreement between the state and the plant owner comes as New York will invest billions in the upgrade of nuclear power plants upstate. Reactor containment domes of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. rise above homes just north of the town of Verplanck, N.Y. as seen from the Stony Point Historic Site.
To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, photo, reactor containment domes of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y., rise above homes just north of the town of Verplanck, N.Y., as seen from the Stony Point Historic Site. The aging facility just north of New York City will close by April 2021 under a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has long argued it should be shuttered to protect the millions of people living nearby.
In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 photo, reactor containment domes of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. rise above homes just north of the town of Verplanck, N.Y. as seen from the Stony Point Historic Site. The aging facility just north of New York City will close by April 2021 under a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has long argued it should be shuttered to protect the millions of people living nearby.
A pair of Verplanck women who snuck into the Watergate Motel in Croton-on-Hudson and spent the night a couple of times in December, were caught on Monday after the motel called the New York State Police to complain. Sarah Pisanelli, 19, and Carrie F. Roberts, 23, were charged with two counts of criminal trespass after an investigation by troopers revealed the duo had stayed overnight at the motel in Croton-on-Hudson, without permission or paying on two occasions, said state police.
A colorful winter wonderland mural was painted on the post office front windows by Kathy Irwin’s fourth and fifth grade art students from Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School. “I’m sure the entire town is going to enjoy the students’ artwork when they drop by our office during the holiday season,” said Jackson.
… according to police. She is due to appear in the Town of Mount Pleasant Court on Dec. 15. Diana G. Villa of Verplanck, 24, charged with DWI, a misdemeanor by state police in Cortlandt after troopers were dispatched to a two-car auto collision that …
The pipeline is slated to carry fracked gas only hundreds of feet from the aging Indian Point nuclear power plant and then under the Hudson River. The arrests came as more than 100 activists rallied at a construction site in Verplanck, New York.
Cortlandt has received a hefty grant that will help it protect one of its greatest natural assets – the Hudson River. According to Supervisor Linda Puglisi, the town will get $50,000 in state money to fund a feasibility study, conceptual design and facility planning for the proposed Hudson River Environmental Educational Center in the hamlet of Verplanck.
The Great Pumpkin is about to rise from the pumpkin patch, and there’s tons of stuff to do in Cortlandt this Halloween weekend. The town’s annual 5K road race starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cortlandt Waterfront Park, which is at Riverview Avenue and Broadway in Verplanck.
Four demonstrators who got inside part of pipe while protesting the controversial Algonquin Natural Gas Pipeline in Verplanck are facing trespassing charges this morning. The protesters reached a deal with a state police tactical team on Monday evening before crawling out of the pipe around 11:30 p.m. Spectra Energy is building the controversial project that expands the natural gas pipeline underground.
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Four demonstrators who crawled into a pipe to stop construction at the Algonquin pipeline project in Verplanck reached a deal with a state police tactical team on Monday evening. The protesters negotiated a deal with police that they will only face reduced charges of criminal trespass if they come out on their own by 12 p.m. Tuesday.
Four protesters who crawled inside lengths of pipeline along the Hudson River to stop Spectra Energy from dragging its 42-inch diameter, high-pressure, methane gas pipeline under the Hudson River, remain inside the pipe late Monday. The protesters have been inside the pipe for more than seven hours after sneaking into the work area earlier Monday, said Nancy Vann of Resist Spectra.
Foes of a controversial gas pipeline project sang as they marched to the spot where Spectra Energy crews were drilling Friday in Verplanck, according to a spokeswoman for one of the activist groups. Once there, a few of the 30 or so protesters attempted to block construction vehicles and were arrested, said Nancy Vann of ResistAIM.
State police say Miguel Reyes and Benjamin Knowles, both 18, were captured on surveillance video breaking into the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society on Highland Avenue in July. Reyes was sent to the Westchester County Jail in lieu on $1,500 bail, while Knowles was released on his own recognizance.
Miguel Reyes and Benjaman Knowles, both 18-year-olds from Verplanck, were charged with burglary in the third degree, . Reyes was arrested on July 18 while Knowles was arrested on August 6. Knowles was also charged with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21. The men forcibly entered the area, which is an nonprofit Italian-American Club at 155 Highland Ave. in Verplanck, police said.
… industrial barges to drop anchor. Among the 10 spots are locations in Westchester including Yonkers, Montrose and Verplanck. “Once again, it appears that the federal government wants to do what it wants, where it wants, when it wants and that’s just …
… site built off Montrose. It would accommodate up to three vessels. There also would be an 98-acre site between Verplanck and Tompkins Cove for another three vessels. Puglisi said the town is opposed to the plans for several reasons, the main one …
… Police Department and Rockland County Sheriff’s Marine Units. Utility 14, Marine 12 and Marine 32, along with the Verplanck Fire Department’s Marine 1, Croton-on-Hudson Emergency Medical Services, Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Westchester …
State police are attempting to identify two male suspects pictured above who are wanted for questioning in the burglary of a non-profit organization in Verplanck. The men allegedly forcibly entered Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society, which is located at 155 Highland Ave. in Verplanck, at 5 a.m. Saturday, police said.
… McKeon. Faye is survived by her sons Timothy (Kathy) McKeon of Eugene, OR and Terrance (Eileen) McKeon of Verplanck, NY and her daughter Cindy (Dick) Maltby of Cape Coral, FL. Faye is also survived by ther daughters Brigid McKeon, Sarah Brown, Terah …
… the site had excellent natural defenses. On May 30, 1779, the British had seized control of both Stony Point and Verplanck’s Point, another fort on the opposite side of the river, directly across from Stony Point. The two forts cemented British …
In what Supervisor Linda Puglisi has called “a home run for everybody,” Cortlandt is now the owner of a 100-acre parcel in Verplanck. The Town Board voted in 2014 to purchase the land from Con Edison for $2.74 million in a bid to thwart a proposed electric converter station.
Popular New York party band FDR Drive will perform a free concert on Thursday at Cortlandt Waterfront Park in Verplanck on Riverview Avenue. FDR Drive offers a mix of current dance hits, Motown, R&B, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, rock, pop hits, swing, novelty songs and standards.
… the call about 6:20 a.m. Friday. Then, the department’s fireboat, Marine 12, was dispatched to a boat fire in Verplanck about 8:43 a.m. Marine 12 was unable to respond, however, due to a mechanical issue. On Saturday, Croton Fire and …
Residents of a trailer park in Verplanck are being forced out after the town of Cortlandt revealed it wants to transform the park into a recreation area. The Riveredge Mobile Home Park is located along Riverview Avenue.
Cuevas was employed by the Hendrick Hudson School District for many years and locally was a member of the Verplanck Ladies Auxiliary for almost 50 years, as well as a member of the Hudson Valley Ladies Auxiliary Fire Department. Cuevas is survived by her husband of 48 years, Cleofe Cuevas; daughter, Judy Gaudinier; son, Cleofe Cuevas Jr. and his wife Janet; daughter, Heather Schlurensauer and her husband Scott; siblings, Marion Perez, Dorothy Sebock, Patsy Mascalino and Beverly McCloskey; and grandchildren, Stephanie, Amanda, Justin, Miguel, Nicholas, Owen, April and Caylee.
… Cortlandt Manor. Light refreshments will be served at the event. Similar to its other locations in Mount Kisco and Verplanck, Canine Kindergarten Yorktown will offer dog daycare, cage-free boarding, grooming and training. The facility features over …
To celebrate the opening of Dinkum Hair, Westchester’s newest hair salon and barbershop, all haircuts for men, women and kids are just $10. Located in the Buchanan Circle, it is convenient for residents not only of Buchanan, but also Montrose, Crugers, Peekskill, Cortlandt, Verplanck, and Croton-on-Hudson, said owner Mark Young.