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Westport Property Transfers June 8 – 12, 2009

Westport property transfers as reported by the Town Clerk’s office for the period June 8 - 12, 2009:

Carousel Development Inc. to Daniel and Yelena Matviyenko, 5 Reimer Road, $2,200,000WN property.jpg

Laura A. Kleber and Garfield J. Karpiak to Colin J. and Melissa Dougherty, 31 Roseville Road, $687,000

Roger W. Stabell Est. to Joann G. and Florina Vincent Diaco, 20 Dover Road, $540,000

Scott P. and Jessica L. Schilling to Bruce McElwee, 58 Old Road, $589,000

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

UPDATE The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y. has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Westport and area until 6 p.m.

National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing nickel-size hail and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.

These storms were located along a line extending from Tarrytown to Yonkers and moving east at 25 mph, an advisory said.

In addition to large hail and damaging winds, continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm, it said.

Car Wash Benefits Interfaith Housing

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For the ninth consecutive year, Westport Wash and Wax at 791 Post Road East has held a “Good Neighbor Day” in which owners Scott and Craig Tiefenthaler donated all of the day’s proceeds to the Interfaith Housing Association (IHA)/Homes with Hope. “By doing this deed, I know I will sleep well tonight because I’ve done something good,” said Scott. IHA, a not-for-profit agency, is a local grassroots response to the tragedy of homelessness. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Westport and region which is in effect until 10 p.m.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across the tri-state area this afternoon and continue into the evening hours, an advisory said.

The best chance of storm development will be after 4 p.m. across the immediate New York City metro area, it said.

Some thunderstorms may become severe and will be capable of producing heavy downpours, hail, gusty winds and frequent lightning, the advisory said.

Slight Problem for the Gentleman

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A bus promoting a brand of whiskey hit the Metro-North Railroad overpass today on Saugatuck Avenue in Westport’s Saugatuck area. Only the bus driver was aboard and he was not injured. The overpass appeared to sustain little damage and trains continued to run. Police detoured traffic around the crash until the vehicle was removed. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com