Four Rocklanders Charged with Conspiracy in $60K Plot

Four Rocklanders Charged with Conspiracy in $60K Plot

Police stopped an alleged plot to extort $60,000 from a businessman in Pomona, and arrested four residents of Rockland on conspiracy charges. A team of officers and detectives observed four people go to the victim’s home on Friday, and then arrested them. Two were Clarkstown residents, and two were Spring Valley residents. Marissa Turner, 22, […]


Ramapo man faces charges for setting New Square dissident Rottenerg’s car fire Aron Fromowitz, 22, surrendered on Tuesday to face charges that he set a car on fire while he was drunk for a Purim celebration. The car belonged to a New Square resident. Fromowitz pleaded not guilty through his attorney to charges of third-degree […]

Jury Convicts Haverstraw Man of Firing Weapon Toward Haverstraw Middle School

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced this week that Rony Veras (DOB 05/28/89) of 38 Conklin Avenue, Haverstraw, New York was convicted after a jury trial of the sole count of the indictment charging him with: One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class “C” Violent Felony […]

Letchworth’s True Story on Display at King’s Daughters Library this Month

Letchworth’s True Story on Display at King’s Daughters Library this Month

BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN For the greater part of the 20th century Letchworth Village was a formidable presence in Rockland County, providing a home for the developmentally disabled, and serving as a major local employer. To commemorate the facility’s 100th anniversary, the Thiells branch of the King’s Daughters Public Library is hosting an exhibit that presents […]

Crime Report — 3/15

STONY POINT POLICE DEPARTMENT: Vivian Alvarado, age 52, residing at 99 west Main Street, Apt. 6, Stony Point, NY, was arrested for Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 5th Degree. The defendant was arrested following an investigation into a shoplifting complaint at the Shop Rite of Stony Point where she is […]

Downtown Revitalization Project on South Main Street to Begin

This week Clarkstown’s contractor for revitalizing downtown New City, Morano Brothers Corp., will start performing work on South Main Street for the preparation of Orange & Rockland Utilities’ installation of a new gas main southerly from Third Street to Route 304. On Monday, workers will start saw-cutting the westerly side of Main Street and by […]