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Ruben
11/25/2018

Ruben

Looking forward to our 1st Salsa Saturday at 12 Peekskill Lounge, tomorrow, Saturday, November 24th, 2018. Band starts at 8:30pm Carlos Jimenez-flute, Amy Quint Millan-piano, Bernie Minoso-bass, and Ivo Tirado Jr-congas...
cena y salsa invite a su pareja así amiguita benga que la música empieza alas 8:30

'They are a true community partner’
10/16/2018
Emerald Peek recognized for its support of Peekskill area veterans - The Peekskill Post

'They are a true community partner’

Peekskill’s Emerald Peek Rehabilitation Center, the region’s premier 5-star rehab facility, received an award earlier this month for its continued support of local veterans. At an Oct. 1 dinner hosted by the Oliver C. Chase Jr. American Legion Post 274 at Table 9 in Cortlandt, Post Commander Joh...

09/14/2018

Peekskill Mayor Andre Rainey announced Friday that City Manager Richard Leins will not resign, as had been previously announced.

07/19/2018

Peekskill City Manager Richard Leins has resigned

Peekskill to name Buffalo's David Mauricio new superintendent of schools - The Peekskill Post
04/06/2018
Peekskill to name Buffalo's David Mauricio new superintendent of schools - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill to name Buffalo's David Mauricio new superintendent of schools - The Peekskill Post

The Peekskill City School District Board of Education plans on appointing Dr. David Mauricio their new superintendent on April 10, 2018. The Board of Education said the following in a Friday afternoon press release: Dear Peekskill Community, After a comprehensive and transparent school-community int...

Peekskill stabbing victim treated at hospital refuses to press charges against suspect - The Peekskill Post
01/25/2018
Peekskill stabbing victim treated at hospital refuses to press charges against suspect - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill stabbing victim treated at hospital refuses to press charges against suspect - The Peekskill Post

“It is important to know that this most likely was not a random act,” he said. “The two individuals know one another and obviously have some sort of beef. The victim who got the worst end of the beef doesn’t want to go about the legal way of handling it. That’s frustrating and I don’t un...

Great job Sgt. Sue Bielomyza, and officers Nick Franco, Alvaro Farias and Scott McDonough
01/24/2018
Peekskill police arrest two following armed robbery on Main Street - The Peekskill Post

Great job Sgt. Sue Bielomyza, and officers Nick Franco, Alvaro Farias and Scott McDonough

The female was found in possession of a razor knife and, after being positively identified by the victim, taken into custody without incident. The male suspect was located a short time later in possession of money believed to have been stolen from the victim. He was also taken into custody without i...

New York State: 'Sexually violent offender' relocates to Peekskill - The Peekskill Post
01/10/2018
New York State: 'Sexually violent offender' relocates to Peekskill - The Peekskill Post

New York State: 'Sexually violent offender' relocates to Peekskill - The Peekskill Post

A Level 3 sex offender has relocated from Elmsford to Peekskill, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Services. Omar Dancy, who in December of 2009 was convicted of Attempted Criminal Sexual Act-1st Degree: By Forcible Compulsion, has moved from 29 Hayes St. (Floor 3) in Elmsford to�...

City of Peekskill is seeking candidates for open Common Council seat - The Peekskill Post
01/10/2018
City of Peekskill is seeking candidates for open Common Council seat - The Peekskill Post

City of Peekskill is seeking candidates for open Common Council seat - The Peekskill Post

With the election of Councilman Andre Rainey to the position of mayor, the Peekskill Common Council is seeking to appoint a resident to fill the seat vacated by Rainey as a result of his ascent to the Mayor’s Office, pursuant to the City Charter and New York State law. Peekskill residents who are ...

Peekskill's newest police officer is a hometown boy - The Peekskill Post
01/06/2018
Peekskill's newest police officer is a hometown boy - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill's newest police officer is a hometown boy - The Peekskill Post

The Peekskill Police Department welcome their newest officer, Matt Rivera, who happens to be a native of Peekskill. Peekskill Police Department Chief of Police Eric Johansen had this to say about Rivera: “Matt is a 30-year-old resident of Peekskill. He attended Westchester Community College where ...

Peekskill resident being held for deportation drove drunk with children in vehicle - The Peekskill Post
01/05/2018
Peekskill resident being held for deportation drove drunk with children in vehicle - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill resident being held for deportation drove drunk with children in vehicle - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill resident Manuel Armando Arpi, 40, a national and citizen of Ecuador, is being held for deportation as a result of being convicted of a felony traffic offense in 2014, according to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Public Affairs Officer Rachael Yong Yow. Arpi was arre...

Peekskill City Schools on three-hour delay Friday - The Peekskill Post
01/04/2018
Peekskill City Schools on three-hour delay Friday - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill City Schools on three-hour delay Friday - The Peekskill Post

The Peekskill City School District sent out the following message shortly before 6:30 Thursday evening: “Due to the weather conditions, the schools will on a three-hour delay tomorrow. Be safe.” Schools were closed Thursday due to the snow.

Portions of Lower South Street closed until Tuesday
01/02/2018
Water service interruptions continue to plague Peekskill Monday night - The Peekskill Post

Portions of Lower South Street closed until Tuesday

A new year, a new administration but an old, familiar problem in Peekskill: water main breaks. Low water pressure and service outages are affecting higher elevations on the south end of the city Monday evening due to what the Peekskill police termed a “water leak.” As of 9:30 p.m., officer Brand...

Agenda for Monday's swearing-in ceremony at Peekskill City Hall - The Peekskill Post
12/31/2017
Agenda for Monday's swearing-in ceremony at Peekskill City Hall - The Peekskill Post

Agenda for Monday's swearing-in ceremony at Peekskill City Hall - The Peekskill Post

Mayor-elect Andre Rainey and his Common Council team of Vanessa Agudelo, Ramon Fernandez and Colin Smith will be sworn in at 1 p.m. Monday inside the Common Council chambers at Peekskill City Hall. Immediately following the ceremony—which is detailed below—a reception will be held at Division St...

Peekskill High School senior nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program - The Peekskill Post
12/15/2017
Peekskill High School senior nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill High School senior nominated for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill High School senior Valentina Loaiza was nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Thursday at the high school, as Sen. Terrence Murphy presented her with a proclamation recognizing her academic achievements and outstanding community work. Joining Valentina was her mother, Board�...

Third annual Santa Candy Cane Run starts 11 a.m. Saturday in Peekskill - The Peekskill Post
12/15/2017
Third annual Santa Candy Cane Run starts 11 a.m. Saturday in Peekskill - The Peekskill Post

Third annual Santa Candy Cane Run starts 11 a.m. Saturday in Peekskill - The Peekskill Post

The third annual Santa Candy Cane Run will be making stops with Santa Claus and candy canes at various locations in Peekskill Saturday afternoon. This event is being run and sponsored by Rob Casasanta, owner of the 1974 Mack Fire Truck Engine 626. “It is our hope to bring the kids of Peekskill som...

Peekskill Water Department on Thursday's water main break: 'Avoid doing laundry tonight' - The Peekskill Post
12/14/2017
Peekskill Water Department on Thursday's water main break: 'Avoid doing laundry tonight' - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill Water Department on Thursday's water main break: 'Avoid doing laundry tonight' - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill Water Department Superintendent David Rambo told The Peekskill Post Thursday afternoon that the water main break affecting “high service areas east of North Broad Street” in Peekskill should be repaired shortly. “I would say another hour or two,” Rambo said shortly before 4 p.m. �...

Update: Alleged Peekskill heroin dealer facing multiple charges released on own recognizance - The Peekskill Post
12/13/2017
Update: Alleged Peekskill heroin dealer facing multiple charges released on own recognizance - The Peekskill Post

Update: Alleged Peekskill heroin dealer facing multiple charges released on own recognizance - The Peekskill Post

Information obtained from the Westchester County Jail and Peekskill City Court Tuesday confirms that 41-year-old Clarence O. Bolton—the suspect arrested Dec. 1 and charged with multiple counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance—was not remanded to Westchester County Jail without bail, bu...

Peekskill resident arrested and charged with forcible touching - The Peekskill Post
12/11/2017
Peekskill resident arrested and charged with forcible touching - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill resident arrested and charged with forcible touching - The Peekskill Post

In an effort to protect the victim, Peekskill police are not releasing details of a case in which a resident was arrested and charged with forcible touching last week. According to the police report, Jose A. Madrid, 38, of 622 Harrison Ave., Apt. 3, was arrested at his home Dec. 4. “This is a misd...

Peekskill winter parking regulations are in effect - The Peekskill Post
12/08/2017
Peekskill winter parking regulations are in effect - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill winter parking regulations are in effect - The Peekskill Post

The Peekskill Police Department has announced that, effective immediately, the suspension of the alternate side of the street parking rules in the City of Peekskill has been lifted and winter parking regulations will now be enforced. “This was done following a discussion between the chief of polic...

'I’ll never forget that sight as they all ran down Division Street'
12/08/2017
Video: Greg Emery remembers Peekskill in the hours following Pearl Harbor - The Peekskill Post

'I’ll never forget that sight as they all ran down Division Street'

As I looked down the hill I was seeing Marines, sailors and Army men all in the uniform running at full pace, all towards the railroad station because the news was coming over the radio constantly: ‘All service personnel return to their stations, all furloughs, all leaves, are cancelled.’ I’ll...

Socialists, revolutionaries among those planning a 'sit-in' inside Sen. Schumer's Peekskill office Tuesday - The Peekski...
12/04/2017
Socialists, revolutionaries among those planning a 'sit-in' inside Sen. Schumer's Peekskill office Tuesday - The Peekskill Post

Socialists, revolutionaries among those planning a 'sit-in' inside Sen. Schumer's Peekskill office Tuesday - The Peekskill Post

At 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 15 people plan to “sit-in” inside Senator Schumer’s Peekskill office to demand that the top Democrat in the United States Senate vote against the omnibus spending bill unless it includes a clean Dream Act. A press release from a group called Our Dream sent the fol...

Newly-elected Peekskill Common Council to appoint individual to fill Mayor-elect Rainey's council seat - The Peekskill P...
12/04/2017
Newly-elected Peekskill Common Council to appoint individual to fill Mayor-elect Rainey's council seat - The Peekskill Post

Newly-elected Peekskill Common Council to appoint individual to fill Mayor-elect Rainey's council seat - The Peekskill Post

Through a third party, The Peekskill Post emailed Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey two questions Nov. 20. Those questions, followed by his answers, are below. Elected Peekskill’s next mayor last month, Rainey will be sworn in Jan. 1. There are two years remaining on his council term. The individ...

Google hosting free workshop Tuesday morning to help Peekskill businesses grow online - The Peekskill Post
11/28/2017
Google hosting free workshop Tuesday morning to help Peekskill businesses grow online - The Peekskill Post

Google hosting free workshop Tuesday morning to help Peekskill businesses grow online - The Peekskill Post

On Nov. 28, Google will host a free small business workshop in Peekskill, starting at 9 a.m. at the Dramatic Hall at Peekskill Central Market with morning training sessions for business owners. Google’s small business workshop is designed to help local businesses reach more customers by getting onli...

Wednesday night at Peekskill's Dramatic Hall: Dinner and a Comedy Show - The Peekskill Post
11/22/2017
Wednesday night at Peekskill's Dramatic Hall: Dinner and a Comedy Show - The Peekskill Post

Wednesday night at Peekskill's Dramatic Hall: Dinner and a Comedy Show - The Peekskill Post

The Historical Dramatic Hall Theater in downtown Peekskill is hosting Dinner and a Comedy Show 7 p.m. Wednesday. The event, hosted by Yahoo Sports’ Ron Nobles and presented by The Alchemist’s Kitchen, features the following lineup: • Headliner: Rodney Laney, HBO and Late Late Show CBS • Feature Comi...

Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team - The Peekskill Post
11/20/2017
Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team - The Peekskill Post

Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team - The Peekskill Post

Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announced Friday the appointment of a volunteer transition team to work with the city manager and department heads to ensure the new administration can hit the ground running on Jan. 1. The transition team’s primary purpose will be to meet with department heads and city staf...

What a local election means for our future: 'We did it in Peekskill. We’ll do it in D.C.' - The Peekskill Post
11/15/2017
What a local election means for our future: 'We did it in Peekskill. We’ll do it in D.C.' - The Peekskill Post

What a local election means for our future: 'We did it in Peekskill. We’ll do it in D.C.' - The Peekskill Post

To the editor, My wife and I moved to Peekskill in 2014. Before doing so, we wanted to relocate to upper Westchester to be closer to my son, Jacob, who lives in Mohegan Lake. But before we settled on a new town to call “home” from New Rochelle, we got out a stack of index …

Lone Survivor: Peekskill's Testa defeats fellow Peekskill resident Vann in county legislature race - The Peekskill Post
11/08/2017
Lone Survivor: Peekskill's Testa defeats fellow Peekskill resident Vann in county legislature race - The Peekskill Post

Lone Survivor: Peekskill's Testa defeats fellow Peekskill resident Vann in county legislature race - The Peekskill Post

County Legislator John Testa, a Republican representing District 1, handily defeated Democratic challenger Nancy Vann Tuesday night. In victory, Testa is one of the few local Republicans to come out on top. Testa and Vann are both Peekskill residents. A small portion of Peekskill is in District 9, a...

Pataki: 'Trump effect' devastates Astorino, Peekskill Republicans - The Peekskill Post
11/08/2017
Pataki: 'Trump effect' devastates Astorino, Peekskill Republicans - The Peekskill Post

Pataki: 'Trump effect' devastates Astorino, Peekskill Republicans - The Peekskill Post

Former New York State governor and Peekskill mayor George Pataki addressed Peekskill Republicans Tuesday night at at The Quiet Man and said that local Republicans are not just falling in Peekskill, but that the so-called “Trump effect” has taken out county executive Rob Astorino as well. Showing jus...

11/08/2017

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