NEW TICK FOUND IN ROCKLAND

NEW TICK FOUND IN ROCKLAND

NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert caution Rockland residents and visitors about the continued importance of taking measures to protect against ticks, as a new tick species, the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, commonly known as the “longhorned tick,” has been found in New York […]

Man Injured During Houseparty Shooting

Man Injured During Houseparty Shooting

  A 26-year-old man was shot early Sunday morning in Pomona after attending a weekend party on Hidden Valley Drive. The victim arrived at Good Samaritan Hospital with a non-life-threatening penetration wound. Ramapo Police were alerted by hospital staff of the shooting incident to investigate.  At this time the motive of the shooting is unknown. […]

WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN ROCKLAND COUNTY MOSQUITOES

WEST NILE VIRUS DETECTED IN ROCKLAND COUNTY MOSQUITOES

First pool (group) of mosquitoes to test positive this season for West Nile Virus in Rockland County COUNTY PRESS RELEASE Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert this week announced that the first pool, or group, of mosquitoes to test positive this year in Rockland County for West Nile […]

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Decapitated Animals Connected to Caribbean Religion The recently discovered decapitated animals found in Pomona are believed to have been part of a Santeria ritual, professed experts told the Journal News this week. Santeria is “a pantheistic religion with West African roots that migrated to the Caribbean via the slave trade,” where it combined with Roman Catholicism. […]

Charges filed against bus passenger who unleashed racist rant

Charges filed against bus passenger who unleashed racist rant

The Rockland County Sheriff’s Office arrested Anne Marie Messiano, 57, of Pearl River, Thursday afternoon following an investigation into the incident that took place on Saturday, June 30. The incident happened on Transport of Rockland (TOR) bus #235 operating in service for TOR Route #92. Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office conducted interviews and gathered evidence […]

CPD: Child Injured by Fireworks

CPD: Child Injured by Fireworks

REPORT FROM CLARKSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT On July 4, 2018 at approximately 9:25 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded to Demarest Mill Rd. in West Nyack for a report of a child injured by fireworks. Responding patrol units arrived at the scene and encountered an 8 year old male with an injury below his eye. Nanuet Volunteer […]

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