Police Are Investigating Firework Explosions Outside Two Rabbi’s Homes

Police Are Investigating Firework Explosions Outside Two Rabbi’s Homes

Police are investigating a recent incident outside the house of two Rockland county rabbis. Two separate explosions outside the homes of Avremel Kotlarsky, the Director of Chabad, and Simcha Morganstern, an associate rabbi at the Chabad of Rockland, are believed to be religiously premeditated. Fireworks caused the dangerous explosions. Witnesses recount hearing loud booms and […]

Clothing Companies Hope to Reach National Sustainability

Clothing Companies Hope to Reach National Sustainability

Eileen Fisher, Inc., a New York City clothing company, is collecting used clothing to be recycled into newer products. “Our goal was to find techniques that minimize waste and preserve the inherent value of Eileen Fisher’s materials,” said Carmen Gama, winner of the Social Innovator Award, who, along with Teslin Doud and Lucy Jones, helped […]

Federal Agents Charge Dozens in Alleged Organized Crime Ring Activity

Federal Agents Charge Dozens in Alleged Organized Crime Ring Activity

In approximately 12% of credit or debit fraud cases, an Internet website is the initial point of contact, but other forms of crime are still operating just as strongly as before. An East Coast organized crime ring that stretched from Springfield, Massachusetts, to the Hudson Valley and down to Florida was allegedly behind crimes involving […]

Momentum Starting to Build for Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail

Momentum Starting to Build for Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail

It’s been four years since the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail was announced, and there are still years ahead until the project is completed, but momentum is finally starting to build for this massive project. This is one of the most ambitious trail projects in the mid-Hudson valley, one that when completed, promises a nine-mile trail […]

Rockland County Officials Declare Stage II Water Emergency

Rockland County Officials Declare Stage II Water Emergency

As the weather continues to heat up, so too are Rockland County’s water issues. Last week, County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert declared a Stage II Water Emergency for the county. As a result, mandatory limitations on water have been placed on both businesses and residents until further notice. […]

Westchester Gets First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

Westchester Gets First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

There’s good news for the one in five Americans suffering from one or more untreated cavities in Westchester. The county will soon be able to offer an education in dentistry after nearly 50 years, thanks to the New York State Board of Regents. New York Medical College (NYMC) has recently received approval from the New […]