Timelines: July 12, 2018

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Decapitated Animals Connected to Caribbean Religion The recently discovered decapitated animals found in Pomona are believed to have been part of a Santeria ritual, professed experts told the Journal News this week. Santeria is “a pantheistic religion with West African roots that migrated to the Caribbean via the slave trade,” where it combined with Roman Catholicism. […]

Sarah Wallace making a difference in Rockland

Sarah Wallace making a difference in Rockland

Sarah Wallace and her WNBC I-Team continue to contribute to journalism in Rockland County. Since taking on the Rockland County beat, Wallace has had the scoop on several major news stories, helping to change the course of events to come. Recently, the Spring Valley FD finally received much needed equipment upgrades partly as a result of NBC coverage. Outdated equipment in […]

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 28 IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 28 IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Rockland is once again offering residents the opportunity to empty their medicine cabinets of unused prescription drugs before they fall into the wrong hands. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the pharmacies listed below. The event is part of […]

KEEP ROCKLAND BEAUTIFUL SEASON IS HERE: Aney Paul Organizes Earth Day Cleanup

KEEP ROCKLAND BEAUTIFUL SEASON IS HERE: Aney Paul Organizes Earth Day Cleanup

Rockland County Legislator Aney Paul and a volunteer crew will participate in the 2017 Great American Cleanup sponsored by Keep Rockland Beautiful on Earth Day, which is Saturday, April 22. New volunteers are welcome. Debris left on roadsides is often washed by rain and melted snow into local waterways through storm drains or blown directly into […]

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 […]

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