Rockland Raises Legal Smoking Age

Rockland Raises Legal Smoking Age

Rockland’s plan to raise the smoking age is becoming a reality after County Executive Ed Day returned a piece of legislation unsigned, allowing it to pass. The new law will ban the sale of tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes and rolling papers to anyone under 21-years-old. The Rockland County Health Department is designated to […]

Joseph Percoco convicted on three counts

Joseph Percoco convicted on three counts

BY KATHY KAHN Some call it money—in Albany, Joseph Percoco and his cronies called it “ziti.” After eight weeks of both trial and jury deliberation, Joseph Percoco, referred to as a “third son” by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s father, former Governor Mario Cuomo, has been found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and solicitation of […]

COUNTY RECEIVES ANOTHER BOND RATING BOOST

COUNTY RECEIVES ANOTHER BOND RATING BOOST

FROM THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced today that Moody’s Investors Service rated Rockland’s bonds A2, a clear sign that the fiscal policies he put into place are paying off for taxpayers. The A2 rating by Moody’s is a two category upgrade from the county’s previous rating of Baa1. This is […]

Early Monday morning assault arrest in Stony Point

Early Monday morning assault arrest in Stony Point

REPORT FROM STONY POINT PD Winfil Germosen, 28, of Tomkins Cove was arrested 2:57 a.m., Monday, March 5 on charges of assault in the third degree, disorderly conduct and harassment in the second degree. Stony Point PD reports that a town police officer was on stationary patrol on Route 9W in Stony Point when he observed the defendant arguing with a […]

Threatening Message Found at Nyack High School

Threatening Message Found at Nyack High School

REPORT FROM CLARKSTOWN PD Today at approximately 1:36 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department School Resource Officer was notified of a threatening message found in a boys’ bathroom located on the third floor of the Nyack High School. CPD has been working with the Nyack School District to ensure that the situation is responded to promptly and properly. […]