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Watchdog April 17, 2014 at 08:52 pm
Good job by the State police.
Bruce April 18, 2014 at 04:55 am
Illegals? Where did you read that?
Sir April 18, 2014 at 05:33 am
I wonder if they would have been stopped if they were bob smith and mike jones?
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knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 09:06 pm
If the State Troopers on LI are going to have a "slowdown" to get pay parity with the SCPDRead More and NCPD, "Speed Week" would certainly be the week to do it.
cb April 17, 2014 at 09:55 pm
should be done at all times not just during a speed week
knee jerk April 17, 2014 at 11:05 pm
Yes, cb, I think they could come up with some other catchy names for various crack-downs on the taxRead More paying public. How about "Click-it-or-Ticket Week" or "Text Week" or "No-Right-On- Red Week" or "PBA Week" etc,etc. This way you could stay home the week of your biggest weakness.
Shaun McGuire April 15, 2014 at 05:11 pm
Thanks for the 6 month old news, Patch!
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) April 15, 2014 at 05:14 pm
Actually, LJ and Shaun, it took place April 12, according to state police.
SPK April 15, 2014 at 05:28 pm
Applebee’s surprises me. There is nothing in it for the server to break the law...so seemsRead More like inattentiveness.
DANI GARAVITo April 5, 2014 at 02:01 pm
I find it very difficult to have sympathy for someone who does drugs. Giving a false concept aboutRead More Narcan and telling folks it's going to save them, is false hope. Especially when drugs can be laced with other stuff where Narcan doesn't work. Why promote the "safe" use of drugs by providing an antidote that may not always work. I have a better idea: don't do drugs. Also, in many of our suburban areas the emergency services don't get called until someone is dead, found by mom and dad the next morning after the overdose. This is about education, not enabling our young people to do drugs and think it will all be ok if something happens because a cop will give them a nose full of Narcan.
John D April 7, 2014 at 09:54 am
The police already carry heart defibrillators for our bacon/egg/cheese eating residents. In NY theRead More State Police performed 170 saves out of 1095 attempts, or ~15%. Those 15% now mostly eat oatmeal and steamed broccoli for breakfast. Giving Nalaxone to the cops is no different in my view, and may result in a loser resident turning his life around for the good of all in the community. I'm no fan of drug abusing losers, but if the cops are going to show up anyway then they might as well try and save a life, even if it will be a very small percentage. I think this once again opens the debate on the readiness of our EMT/Paramedic services, not just for overdoses but for all medical emergencies. We keep increasing the expectations of our Police services but appear to continue to ignore our ambulances. Maybe it's time to give our EMT's some more responsibility or hire another paramedic or two.
DANI GARAVITo April 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm
John D makes a great point. EMS has always been treated as an after-thought, or the red headed childRead More of emergency services. Demanding that our local municipalities place some pressure on the local volunteer agencies to staff and respond quickly and appropriately would also be a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, too few people are willing to go to battle to demand a better and appropriate EMS response, whether that's a volunteer staffed ambulance or paid. Folks pay a hell of a lot of taxes in NYS, but get very very few municipal resources to show for it - especially when it comes to EMS.
C. Anderson April 5, 2014 at 09:04 pm
You get it Michael, this kid should have his thumbs cut off and be sent to GITMO for 5 years as aRead More lesson to all these kids, God Bless America! Home of the brave!
KD Q April 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm
How is a district to blame for the child's offense? Just bc he attends Lakeland doesnt have anythingRead More to do with what type of person he is. If it was Peekskill ppl would be saying the same thing.
JACKIE April 8, 2014 at 09:14 am
Yay KD Q!!!!!
Convicted repeat sex offender Jonathan DeLaura, 39, was sentenced to 35 years in prison
michele April 2, 2014 at 04:14 pm
Make it life in prison with out possibility of parole. Also put him in general population he willRead More get what is due to him. Inmates don't like child molesters. They will take care of it.
Roxane Bidlack April 3, 2014 at 10:41 am
Yes, it is disgusting that people enjoy watching little children being forced into sexual activity,Read More but even worse are the people who produce these videos and pictures....' These are real children and they are being destroyed by the depraved. Of course, there would be no need for child pornography if there was no demand for child pornography. It's just a vicious, evil cycle. Simply tragic.
Joe Malichio April 4, 2014 at 10:55 am
On October 8th, 2009... he should've been locked up for life. Sexual misconduct with a TWELVE YEARRead More OLD BOY. Game over. Our justice system is a joke. It's too bad for our children that people like me aren't in charge.
Suzanne Welch April 1, 2014 at 07:41 am
seriously? What a shame...
michael April 1, 2014 at 07:53 am
Definitely suspicious. I hope not but what a shame. Once again Peekskill takes 2 steps forward and 3Read More steps back.
NancyV April 1, 2014 at 07:24 pm
Such a beautiful old building. Hope this doesn't derail things.
michael March 27, 2014 at 07:54 am
What's going on with these guys? The DWI laws are apparently not a deterrent and must be modified toRead More ensure that there are no first offenses. Designated drivers must be advertised and paid to help ensure that people who need to drink do not drive. With the high unemployment rate I am sure some people could advertise and profit on the service especially on the weekends.
The charred remains of the Mariners Cove Inn in Point Pleasant Beach
getgoing1973 March 26, 2014 at 08:28 am
at least now with all the victims getting clothes, Karl (with a K) the registered sex offender willRead More be well dressed when lurking around playgrounds
grmahigold March 26, 2014 at 09:25 am
a quick search shows Karl isnt the only sex offender displaced. Glad they r beachfront at the WhiteRead More Sands now !!!!
frespase March 27, 2014 at 01:23 pm
and they are not sandy victims
Brad Mills March 26, 2014 at 10:45 am
Robert F. You should learn about St Francis of Assisi. But be forewarned, you might be shocked.
Robert F. March 26, 2014 at 01:17 pm
Brad, I am aware of St. Francis' compassion for animals and the annual blessing of the animals, etc.Read More Please do not confuse compassion with this disturbing trend towards exalting animals to the same level as humankind. God gave man dominion over the animals, as explained in Genesis. I'm no biblical scholar, but I think that if you are Christian, then what we are told in scripture supersedes our personal interpretation, which may include the mistaken idea that animals exist on an equal basis with man. I love animals and would never torment, kill or otherwise abuse an animal, but they exist for the use of man as a source of food, beasts of burden, companionship, etc. I just object to this increasing national confusion of priorities and values with respect to human and animal life.
KD Q April 2, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Jeez Rob it was quoted... now why dont you go play with the craft foam and snack will be out soon..
miguel Robert cook March 29, 2014 at 06:05 am
Well Well Well you dumb idiots Peekskill and it's decent citizens and it's Diabolical City Gang ofRead More Cohorts have gotten a taste of its own medicine. Now it's our children and not the inner city kids dying from drug use. You see we all get a turn Minority children are incarcerated and their lives are treated as nothing. While your white privilege has amounted to the same nothing less. In other words our children aren't exempt from the tragedies of life. Minorities are incarcerated while Caucasians are killed by the use of drugs. It all comes together, now you see and feel what ever parent feels when a child is lost to prison or drugs, we sit around knowing this city is racist, whites don't step up to denounce the wrong, now your property is worthless. You don't get mad with News 12 when they uphold the Racism , by not reporting police brutality, police selling and using drugs. Children being Raped by City employes, and the corruption of city staff. Citizens being targeted by police who think they are above the law. I can go on and on. But basically Our city is plagued by a drug far more deadly then Heroin , the city is plagued with Racism and Corruption. The news reporter should have knocked on doors so minorities could tell their stories of Racism and selective enforcement. Peekskill got what it deserved. Don't complain deal with it , everyone else does. If you want to know just how corrupt Peekskill is review the footage of the cop taking the news reporter on a ride. Who in the hell is he to disrespect people. Now if they portray his behavior on camera, just imagine how people are disrespected when there's no camera. Gun Ho ass cop must be looking for a Reality Show.
miguel Robert cook March 29, 2014 at 06:11 am
P.S. Peekskill is the Wild West
joshua tanner March 29, 2014 at 05:01 pm
Cook you're last one who should be complaining about racism since you obviously have glee over theRead More idea of white kids dying from heroin. First of all Peekskill schools are only 16% white and 81% black and hispanic. White people have left Peekskill in droves so portraying it as some oppressive white enclave is dumb. Facts are, the illegal immigrants came in and ran circles around everyone as they took up the jobs and businesses and bought up the houses. You don't see them going around down calling each other racial slurs while wearing their pants around their legs while complaining about how racism is keeping them down. People cant have a 70% illegitimacy rate and expect to do well. Indeed any of the racist violence that was in Peekskill the past years has usually came from black youths robbing, beating (one almost died) and shooting immigrants (one who was killed). Peekskill immigrants have been scared of black kids and not the white ones. Still, after all that I have to take sides with the black kids who have been abandoned by the liberal pols who ditched them for immigrants and other agenda groups. They are the Americans and most of them are nice. Resentment is the losers anger Cook. You're only poisoning yourself with it.
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 18, 2014 at 01:59 pm
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Robbie Shalla March 18, 2014 at 02:28 pm
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JOHN DEMPSEY JR. March 20, 2014 at 06:53 am
I'm sorry, but it sounds a little bit like racial profiling . This type of action does not takeRead More place on other ethnic holidays . Think about it.
The memorial many members of the Peekskill Fire Department are using to remember their calleague.
leesther brown March 4, 2014 at 06:14 pm
R.I.P Kevin Bristol...#jobwelldone..
Teleman March 5, 2014 at 08:25 am
Prayers with his family and his brothers and sisters in Peekskill FD.
Rubio4u March 6, 2014 at 03:45 am
To the Bristol and Leonard families, Much love and prayers all the way from the Philippines. MuchRead More sympathy Mr. & Mrs. Scott T Woods and "Lil Jerry"
R Rice March 6, 2014 at 07:05 am
Looks like another civil rights violation, force fed into law by executive action, instead ofRead More legislative debate "for the public's safety." Sounds a lot like the justification for NSA spying that no one seems too concerned about, anymore...
DG March 6, 2014 at 02:02 pm
if cops are going to have our personal digital life history at their fingertips, we should also haveRead More access to their personnel files, including complaints like, false arrests, departmental disciplinary actions and proceedings, psychological profiles, and driving and arrest histories. After all, no information is sacred anymore.
bill of rights March 8, 2014 at 11:17 am
have you driven a highway recently? everyone is speeding. cuomo is the worst governor. please voteRead More for the new guy in november.
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Zach March 3, 2014 at 08:36 pm
OK Paula. Good point in response to my post of March 1. So, I place the following addition to myRead More comment: "Oh poor Kerry. Poor, poor Kerry. Because she has more money than the common transgressor, her name got into the paper. Good, and double good for her. Paula: chill out, before you make yourself sick. This transmission is both "Over" and "Out".
john g flynn March 5, 2014 at 02:13 pm
Ask yourselves if this was you and a jury of your peers acquitted you , how and what would you beRead More posting now ? She had a great Attorney and a creative / unusual Defense which the Jury agreed with so case closed . As to names being printed in the Papers , I think everyone's name should be printed as they are potentially a danger to Society . Embarrassement can be a great motivator . Years ago the Media did print names and I was humiliated being one .
Johnny Rooten April 2, 2014 at 02:08 pm
Kennedy's have a knack for beating the laws Now death is another story.
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