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Monday, February 19, 2018

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Offered an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, Johansen will retire as Peekskill chief of police next month

After spending more than five years as chief of police in his hometown department, Eric Johansen will retire next month in order to pursue an opportunity elsewhere. Johansen's decision caps a 24-year career with the Peekskill Police. "My last day will be March 2," Johansen...
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LATEST HEADLINES

Peekskill stabbing victim treated at hospital refuses to press charges against...

A Peekskill resident stabbed Wednesday afternoon is refusing to pursue charges against the individual suspected of committing the crime, even though he was sent...

Peekskill police arrest two following armed robbery on Main Street

Peekskill police officers investigating a robbery on Main Street Monday night arrested two individuals on robbery charges, the department announced in a Tuesday afternoon press...

POLICE & FIRE

Offered an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, Johansen will retire as...

After spending more than five years as chief of police in his hometown department, Eric Johansen will retire next month in order to pursue...

Peekskill stabbing victim treated at hospital refuses to press charges against...

A Peekskill resident stabbed Wednesday afternoon is refusing to pursue charges against the individual suspected of committing the crime, even though he was sent...
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POLITICS

City of Peekskill is seeking candidates for open Common Council seat

With the election of Councilman Andre Rainey to the position of mayor, the Peekskill Common Council is seeking to appoint a resident to fill...

Agenda for Monday’s swearing-in ceremony at Peekskill City Hall

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...

Socialists, revolutionaries among those planning a ‘sit-in’ inside Sen. Schumer’s Peekskill...

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...
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PEOPLE

Offered an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, Johansen will retire as...

After spending more than five years as chief of police in his hometown department, Eric Johansen will retire next month in order to pursue...

Peekskill police arrest two following armed robbery on Main Street

Peekskill police officers investigating a robbery on Main Street Monday night arrested two individuals on robbery charges, the department announced in a Tuesday afternoon press...

Peekskill’s newest police officer is a hometown boy

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...

COMMUNITY

Offered an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, Johansen will retire as...

After spending more than five years as chief of police in his hometown department, Eric Johansen will retire next month in order to pursue...

New York State: ‘Sexually violent offender’ relocates to Peekskill

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...

City of Peekskill is seeking candidates for open Common Council seat

With the election of Councilman Andre Rainey to the position of mayor, the Peekskill Common Council is seeking to appoint a resident to fill...

SCHOOLS

Peekskill City Schools on three-hour delay Friday

UPDATE: PCSD has decided to close Friday due to weather conditions. The Peekskill City School District sent out the following message shortly before 6:30 Thursday...

Peekskill City Schools closed Thursday due to snow threat

The Peekskill City School District sent out the following message shortly after 7:30 Wednesday evening: "Due to the weather forecast, schools will be closed tomorrow....

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

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...

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

Peekskill’s Emerald Peek unveils state-of-the art Amputee Walking School

Emerald Peek Rehabilitation Center in Peekskill showcased its state-of-the art Amputee Walking School earlier this month, as amputees and rehabilitation therapists from around the...

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...