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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team

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...
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POLICE & FIRE

State police: Sex offender moves from one Peekskill address to another

The State of New York Division of Criminal Justice Services announced Monday that Peekskill resident and level 3 sex offender Anthony Kalicharan has left his...

Man arraigned in Peekskill City Court after allegedly fondling himself and...

Nelson Fernandez was arraigned in Peekskill City Court last Thursday on forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child charges, both of which...
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POLITICS

Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team

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...

What a local election means for our future: ‘We did it...

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...

Lone Survivor: Peekskill’s Testa defeats fellow Peekskill resident Vann in county...

County Legislator John Testa, a Republican representing District 1, handily defeated Democratic challenger Nancy Vann Tuesday night. In victory, Testa is one of the...
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PEOPLE

‘People of Peekskill City School District’ brings you Hillcrest’s Karen Leggio

The Peekskill City School District is introducing "People of PCSD"—a new profile series celebrating those that make Peekskill's schools stand out. In this series, PCSD...

Peekskill businessman and philanthropist Chuck Newman to be honored by Westchester...

Prominent businessman, fundraiser and donor Charles J. Newman—owner of The Charles J. Newman Company, located at 906 South St. in Peekskill—is being honored by the...

Leesther Brown wants to set record straight about Hatch Act complaint

In July, Peekskill resident Leesther Brown filed a complaint with the federal government stating that, as a federal employee running for partisan political office,...

COMMUNITY

Peekskill Mayor-elect Andre Rainey announces transition team

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...

What a local election means for our future: ‘We did it...

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...

Peekskill observes Veterans Day 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park

The following information was provided by the City of Peekskill: Veterans Day Services will be conducted at Monument Park, located at the intersection of North...

SCHOOLS

Interim superintendent Mary Foster releases statement on heated student-teacher political discussion

The Peekskill Post has obtained a statement from Peekskill City School District Interim Superintendent Mary Foster, regarding the video showing a teacher and student...

Video: Peekskill teacher says FBI is rooted in white supremacy and...

On Monday of this week, multiple people contacted The Peekskill Post about a political discussion that appeared to take place between a Peekskill High...

‘People of Peekskill City School District’ brings you Hillcrest’s Karen Leggio

The Peekskill City School District is introducing "People of PCSD"—a new profile series celebrating those that make Peekskill's schools stand out. In this series, PCSD...

SPORTS

Peekskill Santos to host soccer games and activities this Sunday in...

The Peekskill Santos Youth Soccer Club is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Sunday with a fun-filled day of games, activities and even a visit from...

Week in Review: Peekskill packs Dramatic Hall for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Hundreds of area residents took in the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor fight late in the evening of Saturday, Aug. 26, at Dramatic Hall...

Watch Mayweather vs. McGregor for free Saturday night in Peekskill

Area residents are invited, free of charge, to watch the much-hyped Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor fight Saturday night at Dramatic Hall in Peekskill. Once...
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BUSINESS

Chuck Newman: Time running out for CareConnect Health Insurance members to...

With Northwell Health announcing it will shut down its five-year-old insurance arm, CareConnect, in 2018, individuals and companies covered by CareConnect are being strongly...

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center receives national award

The Emerald Peek Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was a recipient of this year’s Bronze National Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and...