Mike Diederich, Jr. to Deploy to Afghanistan

2007 and 2011 Democratic candidate for County Legislature (District-1) Mike Diederich, Jr., an Army reservist, is being ordered onto active duty, for military service in Afghanistan.  Lt. Col. Diederich is an Army lawyer and member of the “Judge Advocate General Corps.”  As a “JAG” officer, is the Command Judge Advocate of the 655 Regional Support […]

President of Riverkeeper and Allies to Battle Pro-Drillers at

An “Oxford-style” debate on the future of “hydro-fracking” or “fracking” in New York’s Marcellus Shale region will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2011, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at the Nyack Village Theater, 94 Main Street (2nd Floor), in downtown Nyack, New York. The public and media are invited to attend. The event is co-produced […]

Timelines — 11/23

Haverstraw taking heat for sexual harassment case A Haverstraw town employee is suing a co-worker, Stephen Loblanco, as well as the town, stating that the co-worker made sexual remarks toward her and the town did nothing to intervene. She also has filed a criminal complaint against Loblanco. The “suer” stated that Loblanco has made sexual […]

STONY POINT BUDGET PASSES 4-1

Stony Point’s budget passed on Monday, November 21 without much debate and only one dissenting vote; Councilman James White. The budget is the same that Supervisor William Sherwood had proposed. The controversy over police staffing will have to be saved for another day, as Sherwood’s budget provides for a 24-man force, as had been the […]

Crime Report — 11/23

RAMAPO Ronald Deans, age 43, of Spring Valley NY, was arrested and charge with Driving While Intoxicated – Felony – this was due to a previous conviction for DWI within the last 10 years, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st degree – Felony, and Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury […]

FBI Leads Drug Sting in Rockland County

Fifteen people were arrested for allegedly engaging in narcotics trafficking in Rockland County last week in an investigation led by the FBI. Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York; Janice K. Fedarcyk, the assistant director-in-charge of the New York Office of the FBI; and Tom Zugibe, Rockland County District […]