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Trustee Vilair Fonvil sues Spring Valley to stop alleged bad camp deal; Judge Berliner issues emergency “stop”

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY NEW CITY- Spring Valley Trustee Vilair Fonvil successfully filed an emergency order Thursday to stop the village of Spring Valley from paying $114,280 to the Martin Luther…

Thruway corridor improvements and a streamlined system are slated by 2018

STORY AND PHOTO BY JANIE ROSMAN Sixteen months after it recommended rapid transit when the new bridge opens in 2018, the transit task force rolled out Phase 1 — a…

Volunteer Reading Program Expands in Rockland County

BY JANIE ROSMAN Kindergarteners in the East Ramapo Early Childhood Center will have a surprise next fall from the Tales for Tots Literacy Program. “The single most important activity for…

UNSUNG HEROES: Raising Money for an Orphanage across the Globe

BY JANIE ROSMAN One New City resident is teaching her students at Yonkers’ Lincoln High School that generosity and community service can reach recipients more than 7,100 miles away. “A…

Fireworks legal in most of New York for July 4, but not Rockland and Westchester

This year’s Independence Day celebrations will be marked in most places with traditional fireworks displays, particularly in places where localities have relaxed restrictions on certain sparklers, but locally the devices…

Some fireworks shows to look out for this week

“Fireworks and Family Music Festival” Wednesday, July 1, 8 p.m. Nanuet High School, 103 Church St., Nanuet Free admission   “July 4th Celebration“ Thursday, July 2, approximately 8 p.m. Bowline…

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