Many Neighbors Oppose New Valley Cottage Church

Critics say area is swampy, overdeveloped and dangerous enough already BY ROBERT KNIGHT PHOTO BY TINA TRASTER CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Hundreds of residents of narrow, winding and hilly Mountainview Avenue in Valley Cottage are joining forces to oppose construction of a new church on their crowded street which already contains two other religious denominations, a large […]

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. […]