Verplanck Man Fails To Appear In Court, Yorktown Police Say

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.

Police Pursue BMW With Missing Cortlandt Teen Believed To Be Aboard

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.

Aging New York nuclear plant to close by 2021

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.

AP source: Aging New York nuclear plant to close by 2021

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.

Police: Verplanck Pair Stayed Overnight In Watergate Motel Without Paying

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.

Students Put Holiday Stamp On Buchanan Post Office

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.

Cortlandt Gets $50,000 Grant For Hudson River Educational Center

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.

Pipeline protesters face trespassing charges

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.

Demonstrators who crawled into pipe reach deal with police

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 Still Inside Pipes In Verplanck Protest

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.

Verplanck teens charged with burglary

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.

Two Teens Charged In Northern Westchester Italian-American Club Burglary

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.

Faye L McKeon

… 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 …

Party Band FDR Drive Plays In Cortlandt

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.

Margaretann Cuevas, 67, Verplanck Resident

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.

Dog Daycare In Yorktown Holds Grand Opening

… 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 …

Dinkum Hair Offers $10 Cuts During Grand Opening

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.