CRIME REPORT 12-1

CRIME REPORT 12-1

 DA REPORT: Elias Atkins-Dobie, age 34, residing at Farrell Street, South Burlington, VT, was sentenced November 22, 2011, before New York State County Court Justice William K. Nelson to a state prison term of 2 years and 3 years post release supervision after pleading guilty to Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree. […]

STONY POINT BUDGET PASSES 4-1

Stony Point’s budget passed on Monday, November 21 without much debate and only one dissenting vote; Councilman James White. The budget is the same that Supervisor William Sherwood had proposed. The controversy over police staffing will have to be saved for another day, as Sherwood’s budget provides for a 24-man force, as had been the […]

FBI Leads Drug Sting in Rockland County

Fifteen people were arrested for allegedly engaging in narcotics trafficking in Rockland County last week in an investigation led by the FBI. Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York; Janice K. Fedarcyk, the assistant director-in-charge of the New York Office of the FBI; and Tom Zugibe, Rockland County District […]

Veteran Flagpole Dedication in Stony Point

Veteran Flagpole Dedication in Stony Point

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL On Sunday the men’s club at Immaculate Conception Church in Stony Point dedicated a new flagpole and plaque in front of their school building. After the 10:30 a.m. mass, a crowd gathered in the front lawn where the sun was shining bright. Tom Robinson, the treasurer for the men’s club, lead […]

North Rockland Youth Police Academy holds 5th Annual Graduation

North Rockland Youth Police Academy holds 5th Annual Graduation

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM In 2011 the police forces of Stony Point and Haverstraw joined forces for the fifth year to educate young people through the North Rockland Youth Police Academy. This 10-week program showed teens what everyday cops must go through and the kinds of thing they learn on the road to becoming an […]

Be ‘Bear-y’ Careful

Over the past week a large black bear has been sighted in the Monsey/Wesley Hills areas of the town. Town and police officials advise residents to do the following: 1)   If you see the bear and/or if it comes onto your property call the Ramapo Police Department (357-2400) or Ramapo Animal Control Officer (Cathy […]