Racist and anti-semitic graffiti discovered at Hi-Tor State Park

Another instance of racist and anti-semitic graffiti being uncovered in Rockland County occurred this week, as the Palisades Interstate Parks Commission reported swastikas and racist comments painted at Hi Tor State Park in New City following their discovery by a local volunteer. Rockland County Executive Ed Day and other community leaders condemned the hateful graffiti. “We deplore […]

Clarkstown PD charges 33-year-old New City man with three armed robberies, one attempted robbery

Clarkstown PD charges 33-year-old New City man with three armed robberies, one attempted robbery

FROM CPD On Thursday June 8, 2017 The Clarkstown Detective Bureau arrested Luis Baez, 33, of New City, NY at police headquarters, bringing to a close a three month investigation stemming from four separate robbery cases in the New City area. Baez is accused of committing three armed robberies and one attempted robbery of two separate 24-hour gas […]

57-year-old West Haverstraw man accused of sexually abusing child

FROM HAVERSTRAW PD The Haverstraw Police Department has arrested Luis Rivera, 57, of West Haverstraw for alleged sexual abuse of a child. On Friday, June 2 the cops announced Rivera was charged with sexual abuse in the first degree and endangering the welfare of a child. Anyone who knows of other potential victims of the alleged abuser, can contact […]

Man claiming to be holder of LLC-owned property in downtown Pearl River threatens frivolous lawsuit for RCT coverage

Man claiming to be holder of LLC-owned property in downtown Pearl River threatens frivolous lawsuit for RCT coverage

This afternoon, Monday, June 5 a man claiming to be the owner of a Pearl river building featured visually alongside recent Rockland County Times articles discussing LLC-owned properties, threatened to sue the Rockland County Times if the newspaper did not issue a “retraction” of the photo in the next edition of the newspaper. He said the […]

Rockland County Executive Ed Day Announces that the County’s Bonds Have Moved into the A category: Savings for Taxpayers

PRESS RELEASE FROM COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE: Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that for the first time in a decade Rockland’s bonds are in the “A” category, a clear sign that fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. The “A-“ rating by Fitch is the county’s fifth consecutive bond upgrade since […]