New York Legislature votes to join national popular vote

BY MICHAEL RICONDA A bill which passed both the New York State Assembly and Senate on March 27 could mean the state will determine victors in national elections based on a popular vote. The vote, sponsored by Republican Sen. Joseph Griffo and Democratic Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, enters New York in an interstate compact seeking to […]

Five to Ten Inches of Snow Forecast for Tuesday; Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Region

Five to Ten Inches of Snow Forecast for Tuesday; Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Region

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the region from noon Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday, including all of Rockland County. The National Weather Service predicts 5 – 10″ of snow (updated prediction  5 a.m. Tuesday), beginning late morning/around noon, with the heaviest snow falling between the evening commute and midnight. The snow should […]

Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Flames creep toward Orangeburg houses, embers hit homes on Tweed Boulevard BY BILL DEMAREST CLAUSLAND MOUNTAIN – The brush fire that swept up the west side of Clausland Mountain all afternoon and night on Thursday this morning began to threaten homes on both sides of the mountain. Orangeburg volunteer firefighters were called out early this […]

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

STORY BY BILL DEMAREST ORANGEBURG – Volunteer firefighters from throughout southeastern Rockland County are battling a stubborn brush fire that has slashed up the west side if Clausland Mountain near the landmark “TZ Rock.” Firefighters from Orangeburg went to the area just behind Nice Pak Products on Greenbush Road in Orangeburg at about 1:15 p.m. […]

The Queen of Quirk Hails from North Rockland!

The Queen of Quirk Hails from North Rockland!

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF What can you say about Progressive Insurance’s contagiously quirky advertising icon Flo? She’s a one-of-a-kind; but did you know, she’s also a North Rockland-kind? That’s right, the face and voice behind the advertising sensation Flo is Stony Point native Stephanie Courtney, daughter of retired longtime North Rockland High School high school social studies […]

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