A Spring Valley man faces two felony and seven misdemeanor counts for striking a 38-year-old mother and her three children on the shoulder of Rt. 59 in Monsey yesterday. The mother and her daughters, ages nine and 13, as well as her 3-month-old son in a stroller were struck by a 1999 Toyota around 2:47 p.m. Monday, June 26, […]
CANINE HOUSE OF HORRORS DISCOVERED IN STONY POINT: 5 pups found dead, several others malnourished at 13 Chestnut St.
Approximately 8:30 am Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Stony Point Police assisted the Hudson Valley Humane Society in enforcing a search warrant at a private house at 13 Chestnut St, Stony Point, NY. After receiving several complaints of abuse, neglect or otherwise unsanitary conditions for dogs at the location, the HVHS Law Enforcement Division obtained […]
Former Rockland County Corrections Officer Frank Olivier has been found not guilty of felony forgery in a case brought against him by his former employer, the Rockland Sheriff’s Dept. Olivier’s lawyer Michael Sussman claims Supreme Court Judge Helen Blackwood and another judge involved in the case expressed skepticism throughout the case. “[The] judges seemed surprised […]
To the Editor, Although there are measures being taken to reduce smoking throughout New York State, the harmful effects of tobacco use are still threatening to the youth of our community. Many areas and counties have taken restrictions on outdoor smoking, prohibiting the use of tobacco products being sold without proper licensing, and initiating laws […]
BY JOEL GROSSBARTH The last forty-eight hours have been interesting, to say the least, in Ramapo politics. Since former supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s conviction on federal securities fraud charges last month forced his resignation, Deputy Supervisor Yitzchok Ullman has been serving as interim supervisor. In a hastily called special meeting on Monday night, the […]
ROGUE ORANGETOWN DEPUTY ATTORNEY SETTLES WITH ALUF: Corporation to pay town $12,500 and invest in fixing factory in settlement unapproved by Town Board
BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR Blauvelt area residents, environmentalists and Orangetown officials were equally shocked Tuesday, June 6 when they learned via the Internet that the town had settled its bitter court battle with the controversial Aluf Plastics Corp., despite the fact that the Town Board had told the Deputy Town Attorney in charge of […]