Michael P. McKinney, The Journal News

Michael P. McKinney

The Journal News

New York, NY, United States

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  • Indianapolis Star
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  • 12 News
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Recent articles by Michael:

Renaissance Harrison project would create hundreds of apartments close to Wegmans

Renaissance Harrison, a 736-unit, mixed-use development would be 'the last piece' in a 'reimagining' of the area, according to the developers. → Read More

NJ teen sentenced to 19 years in prison for manslaughter in Spring Valley

On Sept. 1, 2019, Rodriguez entered a Spring Valley apartment building and fired shots at Emerson Jean-Baptiste, killing him, according to the D.A. → Read More

Yorktown man sentenced to five years in prison for sexual abuse

A 54-year-old Yorktown man, an Ossining deli owner, was sentenced Monday to five years in prison in the felony charge. → Read More

Yorktown's Trader Joe's opening Thursday: How traffic may impact area, what is being done

When Trader Joe's opens in Yorktown Thursday, town and police officials are expecting traffic from eager shoppers, which may last weeks. → Read More

Members of Orthodox community hit with items from moving vehicle in Kaser

The incidents occurred in the area of Maple Avenue and Route 306 in Kaser, according to the police. → Read More

Westchester, Rockland counties receive monkeypox vaccines

Westchester recently received 450 doses of the monkeypox vaccine, divided among various locations, and to date Rockland has received 80 doses. → Read More

Monsey synagogue found with swastikas, 'antisemitic vandalism'

Swastikas were found scrawled in a synagogue on Suzanne Drive in Monsey. → Read More

Poughkeepsie man charged with murdering ex-girlfriend's daughter in Wappinger stabbing

Paul Senecal has been accused of fatally stabbing Melanie Chianese on Scott Drive in Wappinger. → Read More

Ticks and mosquitoes: How bad will the season be and how to prevent bites

Some researchers, while warning people shouldn't let down their guard, said tick and mosquito season may be less problematic than last year. → Read More

Lewisboro gets $1.8 million to remove PFAS contamination in Oakridge Water District

In 2020, the state reduced the allowable limit for such man-made contaminants, called PFAS. → Read More

Elmsford animal hospital veterinarian accused of forgery, animal cruelty

An Elmsford Building Department notice on the Main Street Animal Hospital building Monday read "occupancy prohibited." → Read More

'Concrete steps' to improve Route 9A: What's planned for Mount Pleasant, Ossining stretch

The corridor has $3 million allocated for the study in the fiscal 2023 state budget. → Read More

Food Bank of the Hudson Valley's plans for larger distribution center gets $10.7M boost

The food bank distributes food to agencies in Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties → Read More

As Mount Vernon marches for Kayla Green, family denounces 'preventable tragedy'

Moments before a crowd of dozens marched in memory of a Mount Vernon teen, another teen plead not guilty in the stabbing death. → Read More

Somers drunk driver sentenced for wrong-way Interstate 287 crash that killed two people

Jamie Paucar was sentenced Monday to 8 1/3 to 25 years in prison for aggravated vehicular homicide after his wrong-way drunken crash on Interstate 287 → Read More

Asian American woman was punched more than 100 times in Yonkers attack captured on video

Tammel Esco has been charged with attempted murder and assault as a hate crime after a Yonkers woman was beaten in her apartment building. → Read More

State Attorney General asks Con Ed to explain higher utility bills

The Attorney General's office also said it wants Con Edison to provide consumers advance notice of increases. → Read More

Union Street apartment fire displaces at least 20 New Rochelle residents on frigid day

At least 20 residents of a New Rochelle apartment building were displaced by a smoky three-alarm fire on Valentine's Day. → Read More

Brewster’s downtown could see major changes. What's proposed, what it means for residents

More than five acres would see new buildings, including three that would total 408 rental apartments, as well as 11,000 square feet of retail. → Read More

Why Yorktown's Kmart redevelopment plan is facing an obstacle

About nine years remain on the building’s lease held by Transformco, a company that emerged from the Sears Holdings bankruptcy. → Read More