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 […]

Good Samaritan Hospital chooses name Lesslie for Surgery Robot in Contest

Good Samaritan Hospital chooses name Lesslie for Surgery Robot in Contest

Less pain, less blood loss, less infections, and less scarring BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM Children from local schools descended on Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern for the results to a naming contest for the new da Vinci Si- Surgical System, a revolutionary robot that dramatically reduces risks associated with traditional surgery techniques. Excited children were […]

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 […]

The Biggest Pumpkin in Rockland

The Biggest Pumpkin in Rockland

Brian Uline’s daughter Samantha (pictured here) could probably fit inside this giant pumpkin he raised. Uline’s 474 lbs. pumpkin baby is most likely the largest squash grown in Rockland County this year. Uline said the giant pumpkin grew from July 4 to September 23. It is currently on sale at Auntie El’s in Sloatsburg for […]

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