Rx Drug Abuse Bill Passes Legislature

First-In-The-Nation Law Will Require Doctors To Check Patient Prescription History And Pharmacists To Update Database In Real Time The New York State Legislature has unanimously passed the Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing Act, or I-STOP. Introduced in June of 2011 by Attorney General Schneiderman, I-STOP is an online database that enables doctors and pharmacists to […]

While Suffern Turns Over Layne Files to Zugibe, Wesley Hills Stands by Their Man

While Suffern Turns Over Layne Files to Zugibe, Wesley Hills Stands by Their Man

Village won’t suspend inspector John Layne BY DYLAN SKRILOFF According to Mayor David Goldsmith of Wesley Hills, the principle “innocent until proven guilty” outweighs concerns over the ethical practices of Building Inspector John Layne brought to the fore by Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe. Layne retains his position as building inspector in the village […]

Linda Zimmerman’s New Zombie Book Set in Nyack

Linda Zimmerman’s New Zombie Book Set in Nyack

In local author Linda Zimmermann’s latest book, “HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse,” Rockland is under siege by something even more frightening than property taxes—-zombies. On Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m., Zimmermann will be at the Barnes & Noble at the Palisades Center to discuss the book and sign copies for both the living and […]

Carlucci-Conqueror?

Carlucci-Conqueror?

Rumor has it that former Republican Grant Valentine is preparing to mount a Democratic Party primary challenge against incumbent Senator David Carlucci. Rockland County Democrats are livid at Carlucci for not supporting home-rule legislation for a sales-tax increase and many want him out of office. Valentine ran unsuccessfully in a 2010 Democratic primary against Carlucci. […]

Shakespeare Under the Stars — Free and Open to the Public

Shakespeare Under the Stars — Free and Open to the Public

Rockland Community College and Rockland Shakespeare Company are proud to celebrate their 15th year of offering free outdoor Shakespeare productions each summer. To celebrate this milestone the company invites the Rockland community to a special party and one night’s performance of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” in addition to several scheduled performances of […]