Peekskill City Court
- (914) 831-6480 is probably good. We had 737-3405
- Mailing Address:
- Attn: Janice, Peekskill City Court
Two Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
- Street Address:
- 2 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
- WWW Link:
The Court is in the same building as the Peekskill Police Department, giving defendants the same reassurance of judicial neutrality that is common throughout most New York courts. Enter through the glass doors facing the Public Library.
ABOUT THE AREA
During the American Revolution, Peekskill was attacked and burned by the British in 1777. Peekskill is the birthplace of NY Governor George Pataki, who was also a former Peekskill mayor, State Assemblyman and Senator. Actor Mel Gibson was born in the local hospital in Peekskill, leading to a life of fame and controversial comments. Peekskill serves as the setting for the girls' boarding school in the 70's sitcom, "Facts Of Life". In Oct 1992, a meteorite fell in Peekskill, punching a hole in the trunk of a car as it landed.
Justices Thomas Langan and William Maher preside.
Westchester District Attorneys handle most cases in the Peekskill Court. The police department or city counsel may prosecute vehicular offenses and local ordinance violations.
TYPE OF CASES
Criminal cases, vehicle and traffic cases, parking tickets, and civil cases including small claims. Speeding tickets from US-6, and some DWI cases.