The contentious bridge linking Russia to Crimea has prompted another controversy, this one over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin's ceremonial first crossing actually came in second — to a cat. Putin proudly drove a bright orange, Russian-built truck across the Kerch Strait Bridge Tuesday.       

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  • Port Jervis man charged with attempted rape
    PORT JERVIS – City police have charged a 44-year-old Port Jervis man in an attempted sexual assault.According to police, a 29-year-old woman told them she was walking on West Main Street near Clark Street at 1 a.m. Monday when she was grabbed from behind and dragged down a steep bank leading to the D&H Canal tow path.The woman told police the suspect physically assaulted her and tried to sexually assault her, but she struggled with the man and he ran away. More
  • Public hearing on CPV plant set for next week
    GOSHEN — A hearing on the state's decision not to renew a critical air permit for the Competitive Power Ventures power plant in the Town of Wawayanda has been scheduled for Sept. 26.The legislative hearing will take place from 2-7 p.m. at the Orange County Emergency Services Center, located at 22 Wells Farm Road in Goshen.Officials at the CPV Valley Energy Center, a $900 million natural-gas plant located off Route 6, submitted its air permit renewal [...] More
  • City blames Trump admin for drop-off in free condoms
    The Health Department came up short in its annual distribution of free condoms last year. City officials blamed the Trump administration for cutting federal funding aimed at promoting safe sex — but refused to provide any details. Records in the Mayor’s management Report show the Health Department distributed 20,917,000 male condoms in the fiscal year... More
  • ‘Flood Rat’ takes subway station by storm
    In flood or famine, rats are once again showing they’re better than humans at navigating the subways. In the wake of pizza rat comes flood rat, who found a port in a storm during Tuesday afternoon’s mini- monsoon that soaked several subway stations. More
  • Ex-cop granted parole in 1996 parking-spot murder
    A former city transit cop has been granted parole in the off-duty murder of man during a fight over a parking spot in Westchester County nearly 25 years ago, The Post has learned. Richard DiGuglielmo, 53, is set to get sprung from the slammer on Jan. More


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