Regional Briefs – September 20, 2018

Woman Breaches Airport, Drives Across Runways

TETERBORO, N.J. – A woman was arrested Tuesday after she breached Teterboro Airport and drove her car across two runways before fleeing on foot, The Associated Press reported. Police arrested her at her home.

Bus Driver Fired After Getting Lost With Students Onboard

MONTGOMERY, N.J. – A driver was fired for getting lost on the first day of school with 37 kids on his bus, The Associated Press reported. A mother seeking her kindergartener son found the bus “nowhere near” the route two hours late.

Condo Association Settles Allergy Bias Complaint

HIGHLANDS, N.J. – A condo association will pay $12,500 to a resident for barring her from removing carpeting to relieve an allergy, The Associated Press reported. Twin Lights Association refused the request despite the downstairs neighbor saying she didn’t mind.

City Hall Hit by Lightning Won’t Reopen Until Next Year

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Officials in Saratoga Springs say the Victorian-era city hall will be closed until next year as construction crews repair extensive damage stemming from a lightning strike last month, The Associated Press reported.

Robbers Steal $100,000 Worth of Jewelry From Store

NEW YORK – Two robbers made off with at least $100,000 in jewelry from a Manhattan store Tuesday afternoon, WABC reported. One suspect threatened a worker at Lucky Diamonds in Chinatown while the other grabbed jewels.

15 NY Crops Ranked in Top 5 Nationwide in 2017

SILVER SPRINGS, N.Y. – New York’s 35,000 farms had 15 products that ranked in the top five nationwide. These include cottage cheese, sour cream, yogurt, apples and grapes.