Gleeful Cyberstalker; Duck Donuts Opens; Raccoon Bite Mystery – Patch.com

There was a lot of news on the Hudson Valley Patches this past week, and it wasn’t all about the weather.

Police ID Victim In I-87 Crash Under Tractor Trailer

SLOATSBURG, NY — New York State police identified the severely injured driver in Monday morning’s crash… Read more


Rabies Warning: Officials Seek Raccoon Bite Victim

NEW CITY, NY — Rockland County health officials are searching for a man who was bitten by a raccoon last weekend at Kakiat Park in Suffern. The raccoon could be rabid and the bite victim will need… Read more


SI Swimsuit Issue Finalist Lives In Hudson Valley

MONROE, NY — A woman from Orange County has a chance to be featured in the next Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Florinda Estrada of Monroe went to an open casting call in Miami set up to find models… Read more


Duck Donuts To Open 1st Westchester Location

MAMARONECK, NY — How does it sound to spend part of your Saturday not only trying a new doughnut shop but also entering a contest to win free doughnuts for year? Well, you can because Duck Donuts… Read more


Bed Bath & Beyond To Close Rockland Store

WEST NYACK, NY — Officials at Bed Bath & Beyond will close their store in the Palisades Center. It’s one of several nationwide including two in New York that the popular home store with locations… Read more


Cyberstalker Terrorized Victim, Parents For 18 Months

BARDONIA, NY — A Rockland County man who cyberstalked a former college classmate and her parents for months was sentenced Friday to 18 month in prison. Kristian James O’Hara of Bardonia led an 18-month… Read more


Red-Light Cameras Yield 35K Violations

WHITE PLAINS, NY — It’s only been 17 months since White Plains installed red-light cameras at key intersections, and so far, more than 35,000 violations have been issued. From August 2018 through… Read more


2nd Trial: Acquitted In Vigilante Killing Of Rape Suspect

GOSHEN, NY — An Orange County man who shot a handyman he had befriended during a police manhunt in 2013 was acquitted Thursday after his second trial. David Carlson, 48, of Sparrowbush, was facing murder… Read more


Police Warn Of Tax Payment Scam

BEDFORD, NY — The Bedford Police Department is alerting the public to scams that direct taxpayers to send their payments to fraudulent addresses. On a Facebook post, the department said there are… Read more


Cuomo Brings License Plate Readers To Jewish Community

AIRMONT, NY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared in Rockland County Monday morning to announce a project to put electronic license plate readers in the local Jewish community. The project comes in the wake… Read more