Town of Ramapo Police arrested a Monsey man Friday on charges of sexual abuse. The man, Dovid Kohn, 59, of Monsey, also know as Avraham Perl, is being charged with 40 counts of a criminal sex act in the second degree for engaging in sexual conduct with a person younger than 15 years old, a […]

Ramapo Redistricting Lawsuit

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Residents in the Town of Ramapo brought a lawsuit against the State of New York last week alleging that new redistricting in the town is religiously biased and violates the state constitution. The main argument of the lawsuit cities article III, section 5 of the Constitution of New York State which reads, […]

Tappan Green Upgrade Outlined Projected Cost Less than Half of Estimate

Tappan Green Upgrade Outlined Projected Cost Less than Half of Estimate

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES A project to improve the historic 350-year-old Tappan Green that was estimated to cost nearly $1 million is now well under way, and is expected to be finished by this summer at a total cost of only about half that amount. A synopsis of the project was […]

New Officer Named, Intelligence and Narcotics Task Force Discussed, Receiver of Taxes Appointed

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Busy Stony Point Board Meeting on Tuesday CORRECTION: The originally published version of this article inaccurately stated that Councilman Javenes voted against the resolution to bring back Stony Point’s officer from the Joint Task Force. Javenes voted with the rest of the board in a unanimous approval of the resolution.  The Stony Point Town […]

Crime Report — 3/29

DA REPORT: Anthony Abdul, age 50, residing at 122 Parkway Mobile, Mt. Ivy, was indicted on March 23, 2012 by a Rockland County Grand Jury for the crimes of Assault in the 2nd Degree (3 Counts), Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, Menacing in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Mischief in the […]

Timelines — 3/29

Mild winter may lead to dangerous mosquito breed The Asian tiger mosquito was identified in Rockland for the first time last summer. Putnam health experts believe that the disease-carrying insect will likely be in the Lower Hudson Valley this summer when the weather warms up. Breeding sites have reportedly been identified in southern Westchester and […]