Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Evans Mills woman charged with disorderly conduct

    Evans Mills woman charged with disorderly conduct WATERTOWN — Destiny M. Phillips, 19, of 26594 Boyers Circle, Evans Mills, was charged by city police on Sunday night with disorderly conduct. Police said she yelled loudly on a porch at 125 Bowers Ave. in trying to start a fight.She was…

  • Coyote attacks family, is killed

    Coyote attacks family, is killed Thornwood An off-duty police officer jumped on a coyote and throttled it as the animal attacked a 5-year-old girl on a suburban New York playground. Kasey King-Petrellese told WNBC that the coyote appeared out of nowhere and bolted “like a cheetah” toward her daughter,…

  • Churchill: Now about that honorary RPI degree for Bill Cosby…

    Churchill: Now about that honorary RPI degree for Bill Cosby… Troy Seventeen years ago, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute made a mistake. It declared Bill Cosby a “great American” and gave him an honorary degree. The mistake can be forgiven. At the time, the country was still buying Cosby’s carefully cultivated…

  • Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

    Will New York raise the smoking age to 21? Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

  • Rochester families living with autism will have access to better support services by July 1

    Rochester families living with autism will have access to better support services by July 1 City families with children on the autism spectrum will have a dedicated navigator to help connect them with similar services to peers in the suburbs            Source: Rochester New York Latest News…

  • Two facing charges after heroin bust in Amsterdam

    Two facing charges after heroin bust in Amsterdam AMSTERDAM – Two Amsterdam men are facing charges after police found them with multiple illegal substances during a patrol for possible drug activity in Amsterdam. Kyle R. Snow, 32, and Jacob M. Martuscello, 20, both were charged with misdemeanor criminal possession…