Cortlandt

Bolivar Alvarez, Gladys Alvarez. (credit: New York State Police)

Cops: Cortlandt, N.Y. Parents Arrested After Teen Son Throws Party Involving Booze, Pot

Police said responding to a complaint of blocked traffic quickly discovered a party going on, with 80-100 teenagers in attendance. Some of the teens took off running when the police arrived.

01/08/2013

Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Adding More Service As Ridership Rises

Outside of the usual rush hour, off peak ridership has grown by about six percent a year.

07/20/2012

Metro-North President Howard Permut - Cortlandt, NY - Feb 15, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Cortlandt Metro-North Station Adds 700+ Parking Spaces

It’s not everyday that hundreds of new train station parking spaces open up in Metro-North territory, but that’s what has happened at the Cortlandt station.

02/15/2012

Chicks (file / credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

What Makes A Farm? Debate In Cortlandt Over Whether Property Can Be Classified As A Farm

In a unanimous vote, the Cortlandt town board passed a resolution asking the Westchester County board not to allow a six-acre piece of property on Croton Avenue to be classified as a farm.

07/26/2011

Entrance to Cortlandt Town Hall - Cortlandt, NY - File / Photo: Town of Cortlandt

Cortlandt Closing And Capping Sprout Brook Burnt Trash Ash Pit

In Cortlandt, workers are stretching a black, plastic membrane across four million tons of burnt trash.

04/22/2011

Werner Lippe's Mugshot - File / Photo: CBS 2

Westchester Jeweler Convicted In Wife’s Death Gets Prison

Werner Lippe was convicted in October of incinerating Faith Lippe in an oil drum after knocking her unconscious with a piece of lumber in October 2008.

03/29/2011

Entrance to Cortlandt Town Hall - Cortlandt, NY - File / Photo: Town of Cortlandt

Westchester Town Marking Henry Hudson Milestone

The hole has been dug and the time capsule is just about sealed in Cortlandt.

11/18/2010

Werner Lippe's Mugshot - File / Photo: CBS 2

Jeweler Convicted Of Murdering His Wife

A 68-year-old jeweler was convicted Wednesday of killing his wife by incinerating her in an oil drum.

10/27/2010

Werner Lippe's Mugshot - File / Photo: CBS 2

NY Wife-Killing Suspect Says Confession Was Fake

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who admitted incinerating his wife in an oil drum says he made up the story and never expected authorities to believe it. Werner Lippe of Cortlandt testified Friday […]

10/15/2010

Werner Lippe's Mugshot - File / Photo: CBS 2

Accused Westchester Wife Killer Back On Trial

The case of a man accused of killing his wife and incinerating her in an oil drum is going back to court.

09/27/2010