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VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Two Victims Airlifted From Serious Crash On Route 17 And Exit 114 [UPDATED] (2 opinions)

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Two Victims Airlifted From Serious Crash On Route 17 And Exit 114 [UPDATED]
[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] At least 6 victims were airlifted from a serious crash on Route 17, just after midnight on Friday morning. Sources tell YWN that Catskill Hatzolah received numerous calls at around 12:15Am reporting a two vehicle crash on Route 17 Westbound between Exits 114 and 114. Upon arrival, Hatzolah volunteers found two vehicles involved in the crash - one was a 15 passenger van, and the second was a minivan. Two victims were pinned inside the vehicles. Paramedics began treating the victims on the scene, and ...

Camper At Camp HASC Airlifted After being Pulled From Swimming Pool

Camper At Camp HASC Airlifted After being Pulled From Swimming PoolA camper at Camp HASC was airlifted to a trauma center after being pulled from a swimming pool, Wednesday afternoon. Sources tell YWN that Hatzolah was called just after 3:00PM, for reports of a 14-year-old unresponsive after being pulled from the pool at the camp - located in Parksville, NY. Hatzolah Paramedics treated the victim on the scene, and requested that a chopper be dispatched to fly the victim to an adequate hospital for further treatment. The Medevac landed a few minutes later at the nearby NYPD Liberty Barracks, and the ...    Full Story »

NY Troopers' Union Complains About Patrol Car Mileage

NY Troopers' Union Complains About Patrol Car MileageThe union representing state troopers has filed a complaint saying many patrol vehicles have too much mileage to be safe. The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association says 45 percent of roughly 1,300 patrol vehicles in use statewide have traveled more than 100,000 miles. According to the union, significant breakdowns have occurred, including bearing failure and axle shaft fracture while driven. Union President Tom Mungeer says the cars are driven in severe weather, at high speeds and on various terrain and the high ...    Full Story »

Monticello: Two Arrested By Sullivan Deputies For Burglary of 'Farmers Market'

Monticello: Two Arrested By Sullivan Deputies For Burglary of 'Farmers Market'The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has arrested two suspects from Loch Sheldrake in connection with a burglary at the Monticello Farmer's Market. Deputies were called to the store on East Broadway on Friday morning, July 24, 2015, when employees discovered the break in. Entry had apparently been gained through an outside milk cooler which leads into the store. Employees discovered that over $6,000 in cash and coins had been stolen. Video surveillance revealed that the two burglars wore ski masks and had disabled the alarm ...    Full Story »
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