TIMELINES 5/26/16

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Former Twersky chef accused of perverted antics

One of New Square’s grand rabbi David Twersky’s drivers and former chef, Nachman Breier, was arrested Monday night in Fort Lee, New Jersey for allegedly opening motel windows and taking photographs of nude couples in a Bergen County motel with his cell phone. Breier, 54 of Monsey, is charged with third-degree invasion of privacy.

According to police a man identified as Breier was seen fleeing the area driving a black Toyota Sienna minivan with a New York Volunteer Ambulance Service license plate. Anyone with information about the incidents please contact the Fort Lee Police Department Detective Bureau at 201-592-3510.

Nyack Center to teach audio production

A sound and recording studio is set to open in July at the Nyack Center, a 26-year-old community center that offers programs for students. The new program will teach students about voice-overs, audio engineering and music and video production. The new space includes a 12-foot soundproof “live” room for recording and a state-of-the-art control room.

“We were looking for a creative solution to keep Nyack Center children engaged,” said the Center’s Executive Director Kim Cross. More than 15 local professionals including sound engineer Ed Willock, music producer Fran Cathcart and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster Eilliot Forrest of WQXR-FM will teach classes.

Suez to release fire hydrant data, withhold other information

Suez, one of the main water companies in Rockland, will disclose fire hydrant information to the Spring Valley fire department on June 1. The company has agreed to share data about all fire hydrant locations, recent pressure readings and flow rates. With this new information, “now you can make intelligent decisions,” Justin Schwartz, captain of the Spring Valley fire police said. “And more importantly…we can know where those hydrants are and what’s coming out of them.” Suez will not follow through with Schwartz’s other request, to release the locations of the village’s water mains.

Officer Assassinated in Massachusetts

Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino, 42, was shot and killed at 12:30 a.m. while conducting a traffic stop on May 22. Officer Tarentinto was approaching the vehicle when the occupant fired a gun multiple times striking the officer. He was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center where he died. The subject fled the scene but was later found by officers in an apartment building. The subject exited a closet and opened fire, wounding one Massachusetts State Police trooper before being killed. Officer Tarentino is survived by his wife and three children.

Charges Dropped Against North Carolina Mom

Resisting a public officer and misdemeanor child abuse charges have been dropped against mother of two Julie Mall, 43, of the Charlotte area after the arresting officer failed to appear twice in court. Last July her son asked to drive the golf cart back to their rented cottage on Bald Head Island when police stopped them. Mall told the Charlotte Observer, “[the officer] has my arm behind his back and I sort of fall to my knees, because it hurts, and then he pushes me down into the ground.” Mall’s husband recorded a video as officer’s handcuffed her. The instance has been held up nationwide as an example of overzealous policing infringing on basic civil liberties.

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