NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle family is blaming Con Edison for a dangerous fire incident at their home located at 373 Forest Avenue.
Due to transformer issues in the vicinity, likely a remnant of an auto collision into a utility on Pinebrook Boulevard several years ago, the two houses on the Southeast corner of Pinebrook Boulevard and Forest Avenue do not have a typical electrical hookup.
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Jason Eisenfeld pf Old Bethpage, NY in police custodyRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
Faces Reckless Endangerment, DWI and narcotics possession charges
VALHALLA, NY -- A Long Island man was charged this morning with a felony and two misdemeanors after he drove the wrong way on three Westchester parkways.
Jason Eisenfeld, 34, of Old Bethpage, N.Y., was charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, a felony, and Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, misdemeanors. A small amount of cocaine was found in his car after his arrest.TOTS_Wide Police & Fire
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that
Harry Kyreakedes (DOB 12/01/89) was arraigned on an indictment today before Judge Susan Cacace and charged with:
•one count of Vehicular Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “C” Felony,
•one count of Vehicular Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class “D” Felony,
•one count of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Per Se, an unclassified Misdemeanor,
•one count of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified MisdemeanorNew Rochelle Police & Fire
VALHALLA, NY — A Pelham woman was formally charged on Wednesday night with a felony and two misdemeanors in connection to the wrong-way crash that occurred the previous night on the Hutchinson River Parkway in New Rochelle.
Joanna Logan, 42, of Wolfs Lane was taken into custody by Westchester County Police following her release from Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx last night. She was charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, a felony, and Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving, misdemeanors.New Rochelle Court System Police & Fire
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Four people were injured last night, two of them seriously, following a head-on collision involving a woman driving North on the Southbound Hutchison River Parkway in New Rochelle, according to Westchester County Police.
The incident occurred between the Mill Road and Weaver Street shortly before 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The roadway was closed for hours, re-opening at 6 a.m.
Ashley Ward who lives nearby reported hearing a loud bang that "sounded like thunder".New Rochelle Weather & Traffic Police & Fire
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A propane gas-fueled generator caught fire at a house in New Rochelle sending flames shooting up the side above a basement garage. No one was home at 14 Lawrence Place when the fire broke out.
The owner of the home told Talk of the Sound the generator located just outside the garage door caught fire.
A neighbor saw flames on the side of the house and call 911.
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A handgun-style BB gun or Pellet gun was seized by policeRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A student at Albert Leonard Middle School was arrested by New Rochelle police after a handgun-style "bb gun" was found in his backpack at the school.
The arrest took place on March 11, 2017.
"A juvenile was charged with criminal possession of a weapon less than 16 years of age and possession of a forged instrument 3rd degree," said New Rochelle Police Captain Cosma Costa. "The case is being adjudicated through the Department of Probation."New Rochelle Education Police & Fire
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Fire Department issued five Fire Safety Violation notices in March and five Appearance Tickets in April to the City School District of New Rochelle after multiple violations were found at the George M. Davis Jr. Elementary School.
The fire department conducted an inspection on March 6th.New Rochelle Education Police & Fire
New Rochelle Man Sentenced in the Shooting Death of an Iona College StudentRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Stivenson Desir (DOB 11/12/96) of 759 Main Street, New Rochelle, New York was sentenced by Judge Barry Warhit to twenty-five years to life in state prison after having been found guilty by a jury of:
•one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class “A” Felony,
•two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, class “C” Felonies, in the death of Brandon Lawrence.New Rochelle Police & Fire
Marisol Martel, Steve Young, Chrissy Stanionis (l. to r.)Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Chrissy Stanionis, last year’s Journal News Coach of the Year, is out after two decades as one of the most successful high school cheerleading coaches in New York State. The move comes a month after investigators from the Westchester County District Attorney's Office began a series of visits to offices of the City School District of New Rochelle in City Hall and began examining Athletic Department financial records.New Rochelle Education Police & Fire