TIMELINES – December 14, 2017

TIMELINES – December 14, 2017

DOJ Files Appeal After Federal Court Says Military Must Accept Transgender Recruits According to the Liberty Counsel, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an appeal after the US District Court for the District of Columbia said the military must accept transgender recruits beginning Jan. 1, despite President Trump’s opposition. The DOJ is reviewing legal […]

Peak Physique opens new location at Suffern’s Indian Rock Shopping Center

Peak Physique opens new location at Suffern’s Indian Rock Shopping Center

  BY KATHY KAHN Eva and Steve Eckert, owners of Peak Physique in Nanuet, held a grand opening for their second location in the Indian Rock Shopping Center on Route 59. The Spring Valley Chamber of Commerce helped owners and members of the fitness center cut the ribbon. “Our members call themselves ‘Peak Freaks,’” said […]

St. Lawrence sentenced to 30 months, fined 75K

St. Lawrence sentenced to 30 months, fined 75K

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Federal district court justice Cathy Seibel sentenced former Town of Ramapo supervisor, Christopher St. Lawrence, to 30 months in federal prison and a $75,000 fine Wednesday afternoon for bond fraud in connection with the financing of Ramapo’s controversial baseball stadium. A jury found that in addition to lying to taxpayers about his […]

WEATHER THIS WEEK: December 15 – 21

WEATHER THIS WEEK: December 15 – 21

Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz Hello, Rockland County! I hope that you have had a great week! It’s now that time to get to the forecast! Friday: Mostly cloudy and very cold. High near 24° after a morning low near 12°. Chance of snow is 0%. Saturday: Mix of clouds and sun. Cold, with […]

What’s Happening ~ Week of Dec. 14, 2017

What’s Happening ~ Week of Dec. 14, 2017

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Santa & friends will be riding around Stony Point this weekend escorted by Wayne Hose Fire Co. Look and listen for the sirens and Christmas carols. Santa Claus will show up Saturday, December 16, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on the south side of Farley Bridge and Sunday, December 17, 10 […]

Rockland Corrections Officers contract ratified

Rockland Corrections Officers contract ratified

PRESS RELEASE Rockland County officials announced on Friday that the Corrections Officers Benevolent Association of Rockland County ratified a tentative contract with the county. County Executive Ed Day said that he will sign the agreement, which also requires the approval of the Rockland County Legislature. “We thank the union, the Sheriff’s Department and the Department […]