Afternoon News Update 9/14

A small fire broke out on a CSX cargo train this morning causing the train to stall on the tracks near the Lake Road Congers crossing. The fire has since been extinguished and it did not pose a threat to the public at any point. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. (Source: LoHud)

On Tuesday afternoon, Sleepy Hollow firefighters and police officers worked tirelessly to clean up an oil spill that seeped into the Hudson. Authorities say an overfilled heating oil tank from an assisted living center spilled into a storm drain, which lead straight to the Hudson. The spill has been contained at this point, however the cleanup will continue until all the oil has been removed from the Hudson. (Source: LoHud)

Two New York City men were arrested in Hackensack for possessing four kilograms of cocaine with intent to sell. 31-year-old Jason L. Scott and 32-year-old Shaun A. Henry were pulled over at a vehicle stop. Authorities obtained a search warrant after the passenger, Shaun Henry, was found with an automatic weapon. The two men were transported to Bergen County Jail and are being held on a 150,000 dollar bail. (Source: NorthJersey)

The Rockland Boulders beat the Ottawa Champions 6-5 last night in game one of the championship series. The Boulders scored 3 times in the top of the eighth to take the lead for good. Matt Kostalos earned the win for Rockland, while Hector Nelo took the loss for Ottawa. The two teams will play game two of the championship series at RCGT Park in Canada; game time is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

-Patrick Flood

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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