Ossining

Cortlandt Ridge apartment complex - Ossining, NY (file / credit: Solomon Organization)

Ossining Townhouse Complex Goes Two Weeks Without Gas

For two weeks now, there have been no hot showers and hot plate cuisine has been the order at the Cortlandt Ridge townhouse complex in Ossining, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

05/24/2012

Abandoned factory in Westchester (credit: CBS 2)

Police Nix Real Life ‘Project X’ In Westchester County

Would-be party-goers were given directions, admission prices, and even offered rides from the train station before police stepped.

03/22/2012

FILE - A chicken sits in coop (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

New Rochelle Considering To Allow Residents To Keep Chickens

The movement to allow chickens in New Rochelle was started by sisters 15-year-old Emma and 12-year-old Sophia Piester, who asked permission to own three hens for the purpose of egg consumption.

03/20/2012

Ossining, NY (file / credit: Village of Ossining)

Ossining Mayor Unhappy He’s Now In Rockland Legis. District

Ossining Village Mayor William Hanauer is adjusting to the new political reality as state lawmakers carved up legislative districts with an eye toward preserving majority power.

03/20/2012

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Staten Island, Bronx Prisons Among Those Now Closed In New York

The state recently closed the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island, the seventh prison, camp or work release facility shuttered in 2011 as New York transferred about 2,600 inmates and 1,400 staff to its 60 remaining penal units in an effort to save millions of dollars and remove excess capacity.

01/03/2012

Sleep Hollow Cemetery - Sleepy Hollow, NY (file / credit: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery on Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Spookytime At Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Just north of the Tappan Zee Bridge is a village full of ghosts and goblins and a rich part of New York’s history.

11/03/2011

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Commuters Relieved Subway Service Will Be Restored Monday Morning

The agency also said that Long Island Rail Road would restore near-normal service for Monday morning’s commute. Meanwhile, Metro-North train service will remain suspended on Monday.

08/28/2011

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Part Of The Hudson Safe For Swimmers After Sewer Main Break In Ossining

An estimated 1.5 million gallons of sewage was discharging into Killbrook Creek which is about a quarter-mile from the Hudson.

08/14/2011

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Bans On Hudson Swimming And Boating May Last Through Weekend After Ossining Sewer Main Break

An estimated 1.5 million gallons of sewage is discharging into Killbrook Creek which is about a quarter-mile from the Hudson.

08/12/2011

A fallen tree in Ossining (credit: Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

Severe Storms Sweep Through New York & New Jersey Leaving Downed Trees And Power Lines

Ossining, in Westchester County, was among the hardest hit by Friday’s weather. Residents said patio furniture went flying and some lost shingles off their roofs.

07/29/2011

Gray Fox (file / credit: Wikipedia)

Rabies Alert Issued In Westchester County After 25 Cases Reported

There have been 25 rabies cases in Westchester County this year – the most in the state.

07/20/2011

Woodchuck (credit: wikimediacommons)

Woodchuck Tests Positive For Rabies In Ossining

Health officials say the woodchuck seemed unhealthy and was caught on July 1. Test results received Thursday confirmed it was rabid.

07/09/2011

Leatherman Exhumation - Ossining, NY - May 25, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Wandering ‘Leatherman’ Being Reburied In Ossining

Named for his outfit of animal skins, the Leatherman made a 365-mile loop through the same towns about every month. He said little and relied on handouts for food.

05/25/2011

Maria Villa (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Grandmother Charged After Unattended Toddler Wanders Along Busy Road

Police said it was a dangerous and troubling situation in the neighborhood not far from Ossining High School.

05/11/2011

Vassar College - Poughkeepsie, NY (file / credit: Vassar College)

Man Accused Of Stealing Vassar College Funds At Center Of Another Investigation

Police have expanded their case against a contractor accused of stealing funds meant for Vassar College.

04/11/2011

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