A Queens man has been arrested after prosecutors said he tied up members of a Bedford Hills family, burned down their barn and then demanded $3 million from them back in May.
A burned out barn near a big home in Bedford Hills marks the scene of a two-part misfortune that has left an upscale town spooked.
Homeowners seeking dollars for clean energy and efficiency improvements through property tax assessments may find such programs unavailable. That’s thanks to what Rep. Nan Hayworth sees as an overreach by the fedeoverseers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.
Tropical Storm Irene dumped barrels of water on Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, knocking out power, flooding roads and even causing injuries and one fatality.
The National Weather Service changed earlier forecasts that called for as much as 8 inches of snow in northwestern New Jersey. The day will be more wet than white.
It’s no April Fool’s joke. More snow will hit parts of the Tri-State Area shortly after it enjoyed a brief reprieve from old man winter.
He’s not quite Santa Claus, but a businessman has saved a Christmas tradition in his suburban New York hometown.