Hurricanes and Earthquakes and Halloween Blizzards, Oh My!

Hurricanes and Earthquakes and Halloween Blizzards, Oh My!

Rockland gets Slammed by Storm Again BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM AND DYLAN SKRILOFF The weather has been going mad. And the Earth too, remember the rare Northeast tremor felt this summer? The latest dose of unusual activity is the unheard of late October snowstorm that dumped around 6 to 8 inches on most of Rockland […]

Warming Shelters Open During Power Outages

Warming centers have been set up throughout the County for residents without power: · St. Lawrence Center 115 Torne Valley Rd, Hillburn 6 a.m. – 10 p.m., 753-2324 · Congers Community Ctr 6 Gilchrest Rd, Congers 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., 268-9700 · Pascack Community Ctr 87 New Clarkstown Rd, Nanuet 8 a.m. – 10 […]

Monsey Cemetery Flag-Raising Ceremony

Monsey Cemetery Flag-Raising Ceremony

Shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, November 5, a U.S. flag, which until recently flew over a hospital in Iraq, will be hoisted on a new flagpole to fly over the graves of American veterans of the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War buried at the Historic Monsey Cemetery. The cemetery, located […]

NINETY PERCENT BACK IN SERVICE BY LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

O&R expects to restore electric service by midnight Wednesday night to the vast majority of approximately 100,000 of its customers who lost power as a result of Saturday’s destructive snow storm. O&R expects to return electric service to the remaining customers affected by midnight Friday night. O&R has restored electric service to about half affected […]

Fall Blizzard Leads to Power Outages, Closure of All School Districts

Fall Blizzard Leads to Power Outages, Closure of All School Districts

A virtually unprecedented late October Nor’easter swept through the region on Saturday, leaving 4 to 8 inches of snow in Rockland townships, and up to 2 feet in areas of upstate New York and New England. The wet snow clung to the autumn trees which have yet to be denuded of their leaves. The snow […]