As 2017 election approaches, the drama continues in Village of Pomona

As 2017 election approaches, the drama continues in Village of Pomona

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Drama and accusations of favoritism and bizarre behavior continue to percolate amongst officials in the Village of Pomona as the village election approaches next week. Though Mayor Brett Yagel is on the receiving end of most accusations, he has managed to keep a strong board majority and win most political battles throughout […]

Rockland Suspends Brega, Seeks to End Bus Contracts

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE – Rockland County has suspended Richard Brega and the Brega organizations, barring them from bidding on future contracts, and is moving to end some current contracts before they expire, Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced. Rockland is encouraging Brega to assign the remainder of its contract to operate and maintain the Transport of […]

SCHOLASTIC WRITING AWARDS ANNOUNCED

SCHOLASTIC WRITING AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Writopia Lab, in partnership with the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards and Manhattanville College, held the 2017 Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony for the H2H Writing Region last weekend. The ceremony, to celebrate the creative excellence of writers in grades seven through 12 took place March 5 at the Reid Room of Manhattanville’s O’Byrne Chapel. More than 300 recognized student works […]

FBI ACKNOWLEDGES FATAL CONFRONTATION IN HAVERSTRAW, DECLINES TO CONFIRM IDENTITY OF DECEASED

FBI ACKNOWLEDGES FATAL CONFRONTATION IN HAVERSTRAW, DECLINES TO CONFIRM IDENTITY OF DECEASED

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF The FBI has confirmed that an event this morning culminated in the death of a man in Haverstraw. However, the FBI would not confirm the identity of the deceased individual, despite widespread conversation on social media that the individual was a Haverstraw police officer. The Haverstraw PD referred all comments to the FBI. […]

NYACK TAXI RAIDED; OWNER & EMPLOYEES CHARGES WITH UNDERREPORTING INCOME AND SOCIAL SERVICES FRAUD

Defendants Include Taxi Company Owner, Wife And Employees; Allegedly Engaged in Underreporting Income to Collect Ill-Gotten Social Services Assistance Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe on Wednesday announced the arrests of five individuals allegedly involved in a brazen scheme to defraud state and county government agencies of more than $95,000 in welfare benefits, income tax and other revenue. […]

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