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Politics

Counties Applaud Senate Bill Aimed to Curb Unfunded Mandates

A Statement by Stephen J. Acquario, Executive Director of the New York State Association of Counties Today, the NYS Senate passed legislation that protects property taxpayers in New…

The County Executive’s Corner: Budget Season Presents Challenges

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day It’s budget season again, the time of year when my administration starts to craft a fiscally responsible spending plan for next…

World

Middle East on Fire: Jordan’s military operations not without risk

BY ADAM LUCENTE Often heralded as a staunch U.S. ally in the War on Terror, Jordan is currently participating in three of the Middle East’s major military…

Putin’ your rubles where your mouth is: justice unlikely to come in Nemtsov murder investigation

BY ADAM LUCENTE Over a month has passed since the death of Boris Nemtsov, the Russian politician and noted critic of Russian President Vladmir Putin. Despite the…

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Lifestyle & Entertainment

Montvale’s 5th Annual Street Fair

  On June 7 Paragon Drive will be turned into a “Giant Street Festival”. We will feature over 100 quality exhibitors, a special arts & crafts section,…

What’s Happening 5/28/2015

BY GEORGE J. DACRE -  The “Passione” set for Lafayette Theatre, Suffern on June 7 at 2:30 p.m. Featuring classical and pop music by celebrated artists. Part of…

Nation

Trains put on fast track for speed control following Amtrak disaster

BY SKYE JOYCE In the wake of last week’s train disaster, the Federal Railroad Administration has told Amtrak that they must make immediate safety changes especially implementing…

Gas goes up second week in a row

From GasBuddy May 4- Average retail gasoline prices in New York have risen 6.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.78/g Monday, according to GasBuddy’s…

Sports

ATTACKING THE INJURY EPIDEMIC IN YOUTH BASEBALL

Increasingly high number of players are having Tommy John surgery because of an injury in their elbow to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) including Ivon Nova of…

Campbell and Plawecki Help Keep Hope Alive for Mets

Offense erupts and Syndergaard earns first win BY JOE RINI Halfway to the halfway point of the 2015 season, the Mets surprisingly sit in a tie for…

Local

Stony Point Progressing on Parks Projects, Approves 15 Year Cablevision Franchise Contract

BY CHERYL SLAVIN Questions were raised and answered at Tuesday night’s Stony Point Board meeting about the progress of several public works projects that the town has…

Four childhood friends making a difference, one home for a vet at a time

BY JANIE ROSMAN What better way to move into a new home than with a welcoming party from your new neighbors. Since 2006 Building Homes for Heroes®…