Peekskill

Father John Higgins laces up his sneakers - Peekskill, NY - Nov 10, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Priest Walks From Peekskill Church To St. Patrick’s Cathedral For His School

Father John Higgins is a priest on a pilgrimage, a holy man hiking to help the children of Peekskill.

11/10/2011

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Peekskill Residents Livid About No Clapping Rule At City Council Meetings

After a series of boisterous council meetings, Mayor Mary Foster is trying to bring decorum back to the chamber.

09/27/2011

Good Samaritan Frank Matranga (credit: CBS 2)

Family Meets Good Samaritan Who Rescued Mother And Baby From Burning Minivan In NY

An accident left a minivan a charred shell of metal and broken glass, but thanks to the actions of a Good Samaritan, Jennifer Vasquez and her 2-month-old son Raphael were rescued from the vehicle with no serious injuries.

08/19/2011

Peekskill bullying

Mother Accused Of Holding 10-Year-Old Bully While Twin 7-Year-Old Daughters Get Revenge

Police said it was no way to resolve a conflict. A youth center worker and his wife, worried about bullying, face charges for helping their daughters fight back.

08/02/2011

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Around The Tri-State, Patriotism On Parade For July 4th

The tri-state area was filled with tributes to to the 235th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

07/04/2011

St. Sen. Greg Ball (credit: Ball for NY)

Sen. Greg Ball Backs Fraud Tax Bill To Help Bring Down NY Auto Insurance Rates

New Yorkers pay about 53 percent more for auto insurance than other drivers across the country.

05/26/2011

The New York State Capitol - Albany, NY - Mar 16, 2008 - Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Assemblyman George Latimer Wants To Abolish Hundreds Of New York State Agencies

The Mount Kisco Urban Renewal Agency, the City of New Rochelle Parking Authority, and the Nyack Urban Renewal Agency, are just some of the agencies that he says do nothing.

05/09/2011

Peekskill third grader Sarai brushing snow off car on snow day (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Days May Mean Fewer School Off Days

Eating away at the school calendar, districts may be forced to cancel teacher development days or shorten one of their break periods.

01/21/2011

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

NY Boy In coma After Being Hit By Truck

Peekskill police said the boy was one of several children crossing the street at a Route 9 intersection when he was struck.

12/13/2010

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