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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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.

Group Climbs Into Pipe To Protest Natural Gas Pipeline In Westchester

... a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Got a nose for [] VERPLANCK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A group climbed into pipe for a natural gas pipeline in northern Westchester County Monday morning, and the ...

Monday, October 10, 2016

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.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Time Is 'Running Out,' Say Pipeline Foes; 3 Arrested In Verplanck Protest

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.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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.

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