Rabbitt to Announce Re-election Bid

Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt will announce Wednesday that she plans to run for re-election for the New York State Assembly in the newly drawn 98th Assembly District. Rabbitt has served in the Assembly since 2005, representing the current 97th District. Due to redistricting, she will now be covering new territory in Orange and Rockland counties. Rabbitt […]

Timelines: June 14, 2012

Timelines: June 14, 2012

Funeral for Judge Edelstein Retired Judge Harry Edelstein, who served as a Rockland County Court Judge and Clarkstown justice for more than three decades, died Saturday, June 9. He was 87. The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Monday at the New City Jewish Center. Shivah, a Jewish period of mourning, will be held at […]

While Suffern Turns Over Layne Files to Zugibe, Wesley Hills Stands by Their Man

While Suffern Turns Over Layne Files to Zugibe, Wesley Hills Stands by Their Man

Village won’t suspend inspector John Layne BY DYLAN SKRILOFF According to Mayor David Goldsmith of Wesley Hills, the principle “innocent until proven guilty” outweighs concerns over the ethical practices of Building Inspector John Layne brought to the fore by Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe. Layne retains his position as building inspector in the village […]

Popular Pastor Leaving as Local Parish Celebrates 175th Anniversary

Popular Pastor Leaving as Local Parish Celebrates 175th Anniversary

BY MAUREEN MOLLAHAN This week, the Sloatsburg United Methodist Church celebrated 175 years of worship of God and service to both God and the Sloatsburg community. As great as 175 years is, this particular anniversary was bittersweet for the congregation, as Reverend Agnes Saffoury prepares for retirement at the end of June. Bishop Jeremiah Park […]

Sloatsburg Thanks Irene Helpers

Sloatsburg Thanks Irene Helpers

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL For the Village of Sloatsburg, the impact of Hurricane Irene on August 28 has made lasting impressions. The village was cut off from the rest of the county by washed out bridges, blocked roads, lost electricity and much more. Mayor Carl S. Wright and the village board took time during last […]