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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.
Bryan Rivera April 18, 2014 at 07:33 am
cb, maybe they should put speed cameras on every road and ticket everyone that drives 1 mile perRead More hour over the speed limit. Maybe they should take it a step further and monitor every single vehicle for location and speed and store it so they can find patterns in everyone's behavior and ticket even more efficiently. All of that would be completely free of charge, of course, because it doesn't cost anything to constantly police roadways.
oldfed April 18, 2014 at 01:43 pm
Q. How do you catch a NYS Trooper going off duty. A. You don't, as they're driving much to fast.Read More Nice to have a badge/gun on the highway, isn't it?
Sally Savage April 10, 2014 at 05:39 pm
AND...my objection to our Police is that they leave their car motors running - polluting for ages -Read More WAY past the County three minute limit (which no-one seems to know about anyway). Does it really take so long to start up the motor for a chase, ticket, etc.? Rockalnd law is 3-minute idle limit - ice, snow, cold, or heat
willie 6 April 14, 2014 at 08:35 am
WE THE PEOPLE pay for the gas. observed a police car in front of PIERMONT VILLAGE HALL running andRead More came back the other way a half hour later and the POLICE CAR WAS STILL RUNNING. WHAT A WASTE !
Ryan Murray April 15, 2014 at 08:52 pm
I think it's great! Should be a priority everywhere, not just the highways. Might make someRead More enemies here, though that's not my intent. A thought though; how do police give tickets for using mobile devices when they themselves use them while driving without hands-free devices?
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
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 18, 2014 at 01:59 pm
Please remember other commenters are your neighbors and follow the Patch terms of use.
Robbie Shalla March 18, 2014 at 02:28 pm
http://ptab.it/2E8jS
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.
Happynewyorker March 11, 2014 at 10:47 am
Okay now try the Bronx River Parkway. State troopers will find tons of speeders, it always seems toRead More be a raceway than a parkway.
Street Heat Events March 11, 2014 at 02:55 pm
Use the WAZE app on your smart phones people, it's free.
Street Heat Events March 11, 2014 at 02:58 pm
https://www.waze.com/
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.
Bob Zahm February 28, 2014 at 01:49 pm
@Lanning - in which town / city / village did this take place? There are lots of Central avenues inRead More Westchester County and without a place name, it's tough to assess the relevance of this article to "my" patch.
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) February 28, 2014 at 02:47 pm
Thanks, RyeBob, for the headsup. For clarity I added "through Hartsdale" to this sentence:Read More Traffic through Hartsdale was shut down from Central Avenue to Hartsdale Village after the 2:30 p.m. explosion. And as for relevance, I think when more than 1000 people lose power because of a manhole explosion in lower Westchester that it's news all over lower Westchester. That's my opinion, anyway!
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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.
My voice February 26, 2014 at 05:23 pm
Why is this on New City Patch?
Johnny Rooten April 2, 2014 at 01:44 pm
Crime of the century I'm sure she surrendered. eastchester PD couldn't find drugs in a drug store ARead More little tip check your local high school parking lots Your welcome.
Silvio Raul Illescas was sentenced to 20-years to life in prison, Feb. 25, 2014.
Genrl Quarters February 28, 2014 at 08:37 am
Is it possible to rape a call girl ?
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) February 28, 2014 at 08:52 am
Read the DA's description of the second attack and you'll see: When the victim told the defendantRead More that she would not have sex with him without a condom, the defendant attacked her, punching her in the head and then pressing a knife to her neck telling her that he would kill her if did not comply with what he wanted. A struggle ensued and the defendant choked her leaving serious bruise marks to the side of her neck. The defendant then threatened the victim with a handgun and sexually assaulted her.
Patricia March 13, 2014 at 04:43 pm
This is a bad dude, I hope Genrl Quarters was just trying to be funny.
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Genrl Quarters February 28, 2014 at 12:07 pm
@Sue.....hypothetically, had she killed someone that morning would you still think she should walkRead More away free ?
Atom February 28, 2014 at 12:10 pm
Sue ..this is a clear case of "DUIK"....driving under the influence as aRead More Kennedy......separate justice systems..anyone else would have been punished
DG February 28, 2014 at 12:15 pm
justice is never blind. In the eyes of the law some are more equal than others.
Rob T February 20, 2014 at 11:30 am
Here hoping they leave him in general population so he can be traded for cigarettes.
Rachel February 20, 2014 at 12:54 pm
The basketball coach in Cortlandt got 25 years to life for his sickening acts, why was this piece ofRead More trash issued such a shorter sentence?
P February 22, 2014 at 10:28 am
One word answers all your questions pertaining to why this horrible human only received a 5 yearRead More sentence and it simply comes down to MONEY. I'm sure this asshole had a private practice, made out pretty well and had a 6 figure lawyer on retainer just in case he ran into trouble. For all you outraged, please don't fear, this guy will have an extremely unpleasant 5 years of being passed around and flip flopped.
Jimbo February 14, 2014 at 07:19 am
What happen to Montauk, East Hampton or Southampton? We changed to all rain and lots of it!
Patricia February 15, 2014 at 02:37 pm
boo hoo....I didn't get the weather report I wanted....give it a rest everyone..
Thomas February 15, 2014 at 03:31 pm
I know it's Feb. what do you expect?
lillian philbin February 2, 2014 at 08:56 am
Read Danbury News Times instead of Lohud or Patch.
Peggy Finch February 2, 2014 at 10:53 am
Where's the story?????
amerpatriot February 2, 2014 at 12:10 pm
Most people can tell the difference between news and political propaganda these days. ReadershipRead More has dropped off. Ad income is off because readership is off. The attacks on the licensed gunowners pretty much was the end of the line. No one needs a news organization that seeks to bring harm to people under false pretenses. Buh-bye Journal News.
The Village of Pleasantville Board of Trustees at its Jan. 27 public meeting. Photo credit: Michael Nocella
Johnny Rooten April 2, 2014 at 02:11 pm
Over paid dumbass. What were you thinking. Accept your over paid salary and do your time. WhenRead More you retire you can make all the idiotic comments you want.
Brian Fanelli. Photo credit: Contributed
Johnny Rooten April 2, 2014 at 02:22 pm
Funny how it's always the NYPD that everyone says is abusive or corrupt. These little town andRead More village departments have more abuse then anywhere No one ever has the balls to challenge them. Keep paying your high taxes for over paid empty suit cops
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