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Another Fire in Yonkers (19 Knowles St)

YFD responded to a fire on 19 Knowles St this morning at 6:30am. The fire was not visible from the outside, only smoke. The response from our FD/PD/EMS was quick and effective. The fire was contained and could not be visible from the outside….only smoke could be seen. No Fireman/woman  …

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Terrible early morning in Yonkers.

It was a very bad early morning (between 1:30am and 4:00am) in Yonkers today (7/8/15) . A stabbing took place in Park Hill Ave & Linden St that left a Mexican man wounded, this happen at around 1:30am ….Just down the Street (one block) on Park Hill Ave & Waverly …

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YPD ” Citizen Police Academy “

The Yonkers Police Department is proud to announce that we will be conducting a Citizens Police Academy beginning this fall. This informative and exciting 12 week program will meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Training Unit, located at the First Precinct. There is no fee …

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Yonkers Police Department Explorer Program

On Tuesday, 6/16/2015, Yonkers Voice had the pleasure of getting to film a program recently reinstated by YPD. This is a national program and Det. Lt. Patrick McCormick along with  (Coordinator) Police Officer Phil Yizar were the gracious hosts to Yonkers Voice. Here are some facts taken directly from the …

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Dangerous Killers on the run/lose!

Two dangerous killers escape maximum security prison in NY. ” Officials discovered Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, were missing Saturday morning during a “standing count” of inmates at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, state police said. The two men cut through a steel wall and …

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Memorial Day!

Memorial Day is now celebrated on the last Monday of May. This is a Day that we Honor those who gave their Life for Our Country and us. Lets not just have fun/BBQ and go to the beach. We should all proudly display the Flag of our Country and dedicate …

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Roads Close in Yonkers.

ROAD CLOSURES – 3RD PRECINCT (ELM STREET AREA) The following streets will be closed until approximately 7:00pm today for a film production crew: Oak Street – between Ash Street and Riverview Place. Elm Street – between Nepperhan Avenue and Walnut Street. Members of the Yonkers Police Department Traffic Unit are …

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