Closing Dates Announced for DRCs in Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), opened in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, will be closing in early December. The DRC in the Village of Piermont, located at Village Hall, will be closed after December 1. The other DRC at Provident Bank Park in Pomona will […]

SANDY’S AFTERMATH: Spring Valley Gas Station Slapped With Gouging Charge

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced commenced enforcement proceedings against 12 gas station operators for violations of the New York State Price Gouging statute in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Notification letters were sent to 13 gas stations earlier this month bringing the total number of targeted retailers so far to 25. One of the […]

Carlucci Contemplates Power Move

Despite election results seemingly tilting NY Senate to liberal control, Carlucci’s coalition of “Democrats” may defect to align with GOP leadership BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Will he or won’t he? All eyes are on State Senator David Carlucci and his political boss Jeff Klein of the Independent Democrat Conference. Even though the Democrats have won the […]

Destination: BEER

Destination: BEER

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Rockland County is now home to craft beer retail store Growler and Gill Tucked away on Route 59 in Nanuet between Toys ‘R’ Us and Kohl’s is Rockland County’s best kept secret for beer lovers, the Growler and Gill. The Growler and Gill is a “hybrid concept” says co-owner Joe Fitzgerald, with […]



The perpetrator of a brutal knife attack last year, Segundo Loja-Llivicota, 26, of Spring Valley was found guilty on Wednesday of second degree assault, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe. The attack happened on August 23, 2011, when Loja-Llivicota cornered the victim and attacked him with a knife, causing serious injuries. Allegedly the attack […]

Despite Discontent, County Legislature Approves Outside Legal Aid for Dispute

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – Amid debate, the Rockland County Legislature’s Planning & Public Works and Budget & Finance committees approved an extension of their agreement with the law firm of Harris Beach, PLLC to continue litigation stemming from a particularly difficult lawsuit filed against the county by West Gate Landscaping, Inc. The suit, […]

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