YONKERS — Timothy J. Rooney, president and CEO of Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, announced the casino and raceway’s 10th anniversary “Christmas Spirit Toy and Coat Drive” to assist families in need during the holiday season. The 10-year anniversary is an extra reason for the community to get involved in the drive, Rooney said. The team at Empire City hopes […]
BY CAROL MCILMURRAY ROVING EDITOR Rockland County’s first and only convicted Craigslist killer, Dylan Lentini, 20, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years to life for the late night killing of West Nyack man Michael Wimbert, 66. Judge William A. Kelly chose 20 years to life, as opposed to 25 years to life, due to several signed affidavits […]
At Tuesday night’s Rockland County Republican Executive Committee Meeting, the committee chose Patricia A. Giblin as the new Rockland County Republican Election Commissioner. She replaces Lou “Butch” Babcock, who held the post since Joan Silvestri assumed the position of director of Personnel in January 2012. Giblin is nearly a 10-year veteran of the Board of […]
BY JOEL GROSSBARTH A County Court Judge has ruled that Jacques O. D’l. Michel cannot sit as a judge in Spring Valley based upon a prior felony conviction. In a case that was first reported by The Rockland County Times, Hon. Charles Apotheker has issued a letter to Michel that his felony conviction from 1978 […]
BY JAMIE KEMPTON In a world that sometimes feels as if it’s spinning at warp speed, barely catching a breath to trumpet the latest tragedy or the next must-have gadget, it’s reassuring to know there’s a place like Bear Mountain where time seemingly slows down, where the mere act of roaming the grounds alights the […]
The annual Village of Suffern Pearl Harbor Commemoration which will be held on Sunday, December 4 at 2 p.m. in the auditorium at the Suffern Village Hall, 61 Washington Avenue. Brigadier General John F. Hussey will be the honored guest speaker. All veteran groups, scout groups and the public are invited to attend.