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April 15, 2021 at 7:21 a.m. EDT

Updated on:April 15, 2021 at 7:21 a.m. EDT

Here are some stories that hit the headlines in the Hudson Valley.

A former chiropractor will spend several years behind bars. James Spinda was sentenced to nine years in prison and will pay nearly $ 19 million in reimbursement for fraud against Medicare and other insurance companies. Spina previously owned Dolson Avenue Medical in Middletown, which now has a new name.

Former Orangetown Town supervisor and current Peekskill City manager Andrew Stewart was injured in a car accident on Wednesday. Stewart was taken to the intensive care unit at Westchester Medical Center. Details of the accident were not released, but Mayor Andre Rainey called it a “terrible accident”. A special meeting of the Joint Council will take place on Friday evening at the Zoom to appoint an incumbent city administrator.

The Putnam Hospital Center is laying off eleven nurses despite reports of staff shortages, according to the New York State Nurses Association. The association says one of the sacked nurses is a 30-year veteran of the hospital.

Welcome messages for early graduates of Manhattanville College as personal ceremonies will be held over several days in May. Only graduates from 2020 and 2021 are invited to participate. However, guests can watch via live stream.