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Carriere man wants money for snakes seized in child porn raid
A man imprisoned for enticing a teenager to pose in pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has filed a lawsuit asking the government to compensate him for his reptiles.
Earlier train service on tap for Memorial Day weekend
On the Port Jervis line, an extra train to Port Jervis will depart Hoboken Terminal at 2:45 p.m. On the Hudson line, extra trains to Poughkeepsie will leave Grand Central Terminal at 1:41 p.m., 1:48 p.m., 2:41 p.m., 2:48 p.m. and 4:04 p.m. The regular 5:29 p.m. and 6:12 p.m. Hudson line trains to Poughkeepsie will not operate.
Sun May 19, 2013
30 district budgets under NY tax cap
The proposed 2013-14 budgets for the mid-Hudson's school districts show the financial squeeze is getting tighter yet.
Sat May 11, 2013
New Jersey Herald
Man arrested on drug charges, woman on warrant
Roberto Bertoa, 34, of Hardyston, was arrested May 4 after police were called to an attempted burglary in the Stockholm section of the township.
New Jersey Herald
Anniversary sun catcher benefits humane society
Submitted photo - Allyson Gillinder, center, presents Port Jervis/Deerpark Humane Society shelter manager Katrina Roloson, left, and Vanessa Park, shelter office manager, with a donation from sales of the store's anniversary sun catcher.
Nine from NYC charged with filling forged prescriptions in Port Jervis
Nine people from New York City were arrested Friday in what police describe as an organized scheme to fill forged prescriptions for oxycodone in Port Jervis.
Fri May 10, 2013
Easy Way Discount Beverage is named Business of Week
The City of Port Jervis named the Easy Way Discount Beverage Outlet, 283 E. Main St., as its Business of the Week.
High school artists to exhibit work at Upfront May 18-25
The Port Jervis Council for the Arts is sponsoring the Port Jervis High School student art show and sale at Upfront Exhibition Space from 6-9 p.m. May 18.
Bargain hunters descend on citywide yard sale
It may be Orange County's smallest city, but Port Jervis hosted a huge community yard sale Saturday that crisscrossed much of its 21 2-square-mile area, and drew bargain hunters from throughout the entire tri-state region.
A 'Wonderland' to behold on stage
Dozens of students in the Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School's Performing Arts Club have been rehearsing their musical rendition of "Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr." on the Port Jervis High School stage in preparation for performances this weekend.
Panelists present different crime-prevention approaches
Panelists at a recent community meeting on crime prevention, sponsored by the Port Jervis Police Department, each had his or her own window on Port Jervis crime, which they reported to an audience of about 50 at Drew Methodist Church.
Wed May 08, 2013
Port Jervis voters OK firetruck buy
After years of failed referendums, city residents approved the purchase of a new, $804,033, 109-foot aerial ladder truck Tuesday, which will replace Port's 23-year-old truck.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sleeping couple awakened by burglar in Port Jervis, cops say
A Lumber Street couple was awakened early Saturday by a man breaking into their home and coming up the stairs, Port Jervis police said.
Mon May 06, 2013
O&R arborist visits Port Jervis school
Orange and Rockland Utilities Certified Arborist Mark Beamish presented an Arbor Day education program that underscored the importance of healthy community trees to 140 third-grade students at the Anna S. Kuhl Elementary School last week in Port Jervis.
Fri May 03, 2013
Port panel approves trees for its planting initiative
The Port Jervis Tree Commission met recently to decide how to implement its new initiative to plant 100 trees in the next year.
Wed May 01, 2013
Port Jervis overrun by feral cats
Roaming colonies of cats lurking in the shadows of Port Jervis are pestering locals, marking territory with urine, meowing incessantly at night and attracting hungry coyotes into the city limits.
The Journal News
Signals malfunction on Metro-North Port Jervis Line in Sloatsburg
No injuries occurred as a result of the malfunction, which was reported to police about 6:45 p.m. Officers contacted officials with the MTA, who had already become aware of the problem and were taking steps to correct it, police said.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
New superintendent has big plans for Port Jervis
When Tom Bongiovi takes over as head of the Port Jervis School District this September, he plans to use a strategy of teamwork to tackle student attendance rates, look into online instruction and dive into teacher union negotiations.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Port Jervis fire department seeks OK to buy new truck
The Port Jervis Fire Department is looking to replace its 23-year-old ladder truck with a new 100-foot model.