Harol Diamond, 80, of Wurtsboro is the sole winner of the $326 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn on Nov. 4, lottery officials revealed Monday.
The winner, a retired educator from Sullivan County, is the sole winner of the Nov. 4 jackpot and is the biggest jackpot winner in state’s history.
Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.
A dangerous round of storms was passing through some parts of the Tri-State Area late Wednesday, and the storm system was expected to persist until the morning.
One person is in custody following a stabbing at a high school in Sullivan County Friday.
Casinos are a jackpot of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to begin with. And for the Catskills, a chance to reclaim the glory days of the old lavish resort hotels.
The struggle for control of a small town in Sullivan County has drawn the attention of federal agents.
A video recording shows the mayor of the Sullivan County municipality of Monticello in a heated confrontation after being arrested by his own police officers.
Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.
For those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can’t drink the water.
He was a stranger in their midst. Campers at a Catskills retreat for young Hasidic teens and children said they woke last week to the alarming sight of a man roaming their sleeping area.
The scene of crime was Monticello’s Landfield Avenue Synagogue, where Saturday morning, the rabbi discovered something important was missing.
It is being described as the biggest indoor “home-grown” marijuana bust ever. As many as 7,000 marijuana plants — with a value of $10 million — were found in seven houses across upstate Sullivan County.
Keith Gruber, a 49-year-old Sullivan County man, was held without bail after he showed up 90 minutes late to his DWI hearing with an open can of beer and intoxicated, authorities said.
T.J. McGowan Sons Funeral Home in North Rockland is offering free rides to revelers between midnight Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday morning.