ZUGIBE SAYS GILLES CASE BEING PRESENTED TO GRAND JURY

District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said the findings pertaining to the death of Herve Gilles in Spring Valley will be presented to a grand jury within a week’s time. Gilles was shot by a Spring Valley police officer in December 2011 following a confrontation. Gilles was portrayed by Spring Valley authorities as being drunk and violent […]

Making POW’R Moves

POW’R Against Tobacco gains national victory right here in Rockland County After working with the American Lung Association and POW’R Against Tobacco for the past year, the Village of Haverstraw passed first in the nation regulations to restrict tobacco product displays in retail environments open to children. Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut said, “The law was […]

Events Abound in nearby Palisades Interstate Parks

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR Rockland County residents who are seeking something a little different to do on a weekend, can check out several local parks in Palisades Interstate Park System that are offering everything from historical hikes colonial cooking classes, and they are all family friendly. For example this Saturday there is a hike […]

DAVITT THE DANGLER DENIES CULPABILITY

DAVITT THE DANGLER DENIES CULPABILITY

“The Mad Dangler,” Michael Davitt of West Haverstraw, said in Greenburgh Town Court in Westchester County that he will not provide $33,818 in restitution to the public for the rescue expenses related to the dangling stunt he pulled above the Hudson River this past November. The Westchester DA had offered him a plea deal under […]

County Launches Misdemeanor Drug Court

County Launches Misdemeanor Drug Court

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Aims to thwart addicts’ descent into felonious lifestyle County of Rockland and Village of Spring Valley officials announced Tuesday at the Spring Valley Courthouse the creation of the Rockland County Misdemeanor Drug Court Program. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe joined Mayor of Spring Valley Normaie Jasmin, Judge Charles Apotheker, and Judge […]