The Florida special prosecutor investigating the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, announced this evening that the shooter, George Zimmerman, will be charged with second degree murder. Zimmerman claims he acted in self defense when he shot an unarmed Martin in February at a gated community in Flordia. Zimmerman faces up to life in prison if he is found guilty.
Rick Santorum announced today that he is officially suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination. The former senator did not cite specific reasons for his departure in his speech on Tuesday. Although a spokesperson for the campaign later said the major reason was Santorum’s concern about the health of his daughter Bella. The end to […]
Dear Editor, I am responding to the comments of Legislator Ed Day that appeared in the Journal News on March 30 regarding Rockland County Intelligence Unit funding. Mr. Day stated that 50 percent of the arrests come from Haverstraw. We get the insinuation. That would be like someone saying that all the larcenies from the […]
Town of Ramapo Police arrested a Monsey man Friday on charges of sexual abuse. The man, Dovid Kohn, 59, of Monsey, also know as Avraham Perl, is being charged with 40 counts of a criminal sex act in the second degree for engaging in sexual conduct with a person younger than 15 years old, a […]
BY MICHAEL CAHILL Residents in the Town of Ramapo brought a lawsuit against the State of New York last week alleging that new redistricting in the town is religiously biased and violates the state constitution. The main argument of the lawsuit cities article III, section 5 of the Constitution of New York State which reads, […]
BY DYLAN SKRILOFF AND MICHAEL CAHILL Will new rules be enforcable? Those who detest smoke have scored another victory, as all smoking at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack will be banned as of May 31, including outdoors, by entrances and in the parking lot. The ban even includes e-cigarettes and no new shops that […]