PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- A 36-year-old man with a criminal history was convicted of illegally possessing a loaded handgun after fleeing when he crashed his Porsche on the Taconic State Parkway, Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy announced on Tuesday. Click here to read the entire story.
Here are some of the other top stories of the week (click on the link to read the story):
- Hey, area cell phone users, sick and tired of not getting any reception during your travels?
- More than one reference was made to the fact that "someone was looking down and smiling" at the more than 800 dignitaries, union workers and residents from Rockland and Westchester gathered on the cable-stayed area of the first span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge on Thursday, Aug. 24.
- A New Milford, Conn., man died earlier this month of a tick-borne illness that is becoming more common in the area, according to the News-Times.
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