SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORT

On January 5, Carrie Kemmerer, age 29, from Tappan, was arrested on a warrant for Criminal Contempt, a felony. She was put in the Rockland County Jail, and is awaiting a court appearance. On January 9, Curtis Leonard, age 53, of Garnerville, was arrested on a warrant of a felony charge. He was brought to […]

SVENSSON CONTINUES EFFORT TO STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

SVENSSON CONTINUES EFFORT TO STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A 2010 Rockland Community College (RCC) alum and current senior at Georgetown University, Mark Svensson, was recently selected from a worldwide pool of applicants by the Clinton Foundation to serve as one of 30 Commitment Mentors to President Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU). His assigned focus area- Human Trafficking. Svensson first became active in […]

Need for O Negative Blood Remains Extremely Critical In Lower Hudson Area

Stony Point PBA Schedules Special Blood Drive In February   BY GEORGE J. DACRE Robin Friehling, account manager for the New York Blood Center says the O negative (universal donor) supply is very low. Blood drives were conducted Monday, January 23 at Rose Memorial Library, 79 East Main Street, Stony Point from 2 to 8 […]

RELIEF FUND SET-UP FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY WEST HAVERSTRAW GAS BLAST

Supervisor Howard Phillips of the Town of Haverstraw along with Fran Nardi, deputy mayor of the Village of West Haverstraw and George Zayas, fire chief of West Haverstraw, have announced that a relief fund has been established for the families affected by the gas explosion that occurred at the Fair Grounds II housing development in […]

Timelines — 1/19

New law blocking business deals with Iranian energy industry Recently passed was the Iran Divestment Act of 2012 out of the New York State Senate. The bill (S.5917A) will bar entities that invest in Iran’s energy industry from receiving state contracts here in New York. The bill would also require local government contractors to certify […]

CLARKSTOWN POLICE BEAT

CLARKSTOWN POLICE BEAT

Large Bag of Heroin 1/11/12 On January 11, 2012 at approximately 8:30 p.m. a Clarkstown Police Officer on routine patrol observed a taxi traveling eastbound on West Clarkstown Rd. in an erratic manner. The vehicle was stopped and one of the police vehicles that were involved with the stop was one of the Clarkstown Police […]