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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Fire Breaks Out At Elementary School In Cortlandt

Students were evacuated from an elementary school in Cortlandt on Thursday when part of a heating unit malfunctioned, sending smoke into the school, said Buchanan Fire Chief Stuart Bayer. The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. when an alarmed was activated at the Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary Schools, sending firefighters from Buchanan to the school, at 160 Westchester Ave., the chief said.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Love A Parade? Here's Info For County Volunteer Firemen's Big Event

The parade, being held Sunday at 1 p.m., is hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department. Joining Briarcliff will be fire departments from Hastings, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Millwood, Pocantico Hills, Hawthorne, Buchanan, Irvington, Pleasantville, Montrose, Putnam Valley, Verplanck, Rombout, Tarrytown, Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Yorktown, Valhalla, Bedford Hills, Croton along with other first responders.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hendrick Hudson Elementary Schools Remember Sept. 11

At all three of the Hendrick Hudson School District's elementary schools, students participated in a variety of activities designed to commemorate the attacks. Students at Buchanan-Verplanck and Frank G. Lindsey Elementary Schools gathered in front of their respective buildings for ceremonies highlighting service and freedom and to mark Sept.11 as a day of remembrance.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Have You Seen Her? Olivia The Dog Goes Missing In Ossining

... e who may spot Olivia not approach her, as she may run. Anyone with information can contact Canine Kindergarten in Verplanck at (914) 739-7877.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Level 2 Sex Offender From Northern Westchester Abused Teen Boy, Police Say

A registered sex offender has been remanded to Westchester County Jail after being arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a teenage boy in Cortlandt, state police said on Monday. On Friday, April 21, New York State Police and the Westchester County Child Advocacy investigated reports of a sexual offense that had been reported to state police involving 56-year-old Verplanck resident Kenneth Brody, who is a level 2 sex offender.

Friday, February 24, 2017

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.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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.

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