Volunteer of the Week: George Wood, President of Rockland County TRIAD

Volunteer of the Week: George Wood, President of Rockland County TRIAD

BY BARRY WARNER Rockland County TRIAD is a nonprofit, three-way commitment among Rockland County Chiefs of Police, the Rockland County Sheriff and the AARP organization. Its main purpose is to reduce senior citizen victimization and enhance a sense of security and safety through education and training. The main area of focus is on programs that […]

Special Train Service for New Year’s Weekend

Special Train Service for New Year’s Weekend

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) trains and buses will operate on special schedules during the New Year’s holiday weekend, with lots of extra service to help customers enjoy the three-day weekend and celebrate the New Year. Also for holiday travelers, as part of the Port Authority’s measures to alleviate roadway congestion at LaGuardia Airport during the […]

County Executive’s Corner: Don’t Let the Terrorists Win

County Executive’s Corner: Don’t Let the Terrorists Win

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day Once again, we have seen someone who hates our way of life try to wreak death and destruction on innocent people at the height of the holiday season. And once again, that terrorist didn’t succeed. That’s in large part due to the quick and heroic work of law enforcement. […]

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month recognized for community efforts

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month recognized for community efforts

Three dedicated people—Martha Robles of Rockland Catholic Charities; Elsa Seguinot, retired Sergeant with the NYPD and President of the Rockland County Police Hispanic Society; and Michael Greco, the first Latino appointed as a U.S. Marshall for the South District of New York and Chairman of Rockland County Commission on Human Rights—were recognized for their contributions […]

Abato Sued NYPD, FDNY & Charities Over T-Shirt “Stampede”

Abato Sued NYPD, FDNY & Charities Over T-Shirt “Stampede”

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Suffern – Normally, hockey injuries occur on the ice, but according to a lawsuit from Suffern village trustee and 2013 mayoral candidate Trish Abato, a longstanding fan tradition at sporting events was enough to inflict injuries for which she filed suit against various parties, including charitable ones. According to court documents from […]