REPORT: Du Pont Heir Gets No Jail for Child Rape

DAILY NEWS A du Pont family heir who pleaded guilty nearly six years ago to raping his 3-year-old daughter was never put behind bars because a Delaware judge ruled he “would not fare well” in prison, court records show. Robert H. Richards IV — scion of the family who built the chemical empire and kin […]

Governor Cuomo Announces New Strike Force to Crack Down on Illegal Cigarette and Tobacco Trafficking and Sales

PRESS RELEASE FROM NYS TAX DEPT Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new Cigarette Strike Force to crack down on illegal tobacco trafficking and sales. The multi-agency Strike Force is composed of state, local and federal agencies dedicated to stopping the influx of counterfeit and untaxed tobacco products into New York. The Strike Force […]

Regulate Us!: An Energy Producer’s Case for Fracking Rules

BY CHRIS FAULKNER California recently established the most stringent energy-extraction restrictions in the nation. As the CEO of a natural gas firm, you probably think I vigorously opposed these rules. You’d be wrong. In fact, California’s new law is a welcome step in the evolution of the American energy market. One of the biggest inhibitors […]

S.O.S. – Selling Out Seniors

Clarkstown drained its reserves keeping afloat budgets rippled with a river of structural deficits. It must now sell a Town asset for cash or lose its Triple A bond rating. Clarkstown’s seniors will be muzzled and ‘sold down the river’ for cash. BLOG BY MICHAEL HULL From news reports it is becoming increasingly worrisome that the Town […]

Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services Warns of Heavy Rain

Advisory: Potential for Heavy Rain this weekend The Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency warns that weather forecasts see an increasing chance of a 2 to 4 inch rainfall starting Saturday afternoon and ending Monday morning. Light rain is forecast to develop and spread northeast across the area Saturday morning. Rain will become moderate Saturday […]

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