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. […]

Timelines 6/21/18

Timelines 6/21/18

Palisades Center Lawsuit Dismissed Palisades Center mall owners filed a $50 million lawsuit in 2016 after three years of negotiating with the town, claiming Clarkstown’s restrictions to prohibit the company from expanding the property violate the company’s rights. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Delaware-based company that owns the mall. The […]

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Rockland firm to revamp 99-year-old racetrack in Orange County The oldest continually operating dirt track in the U.S. recently kicked off its 99th year. Orange County Fair Speedway began operations in 1919 and will now undergo new renovations. A Nanuet-based development and promotion company, Orange Motorsport & Entertaining LLC, is taking on the project. The […]

TIMELINES 5.31.18

TIMELINES 5.31.18

Infant Killed By Father in Accident A 1-year-old died Monday May 28 after being hit by a minivan driven by the victim’s father. According to police, 15-month-old Gitty Rosenberg, was struck by a minivan her father Levi was driving on Phyllis Terrace. Ramapo Police responded to the incident and the girl was transported to Good […]

TIMELINES 5/17/18

TIMELINES 5/17/18

Supreme Court Gives States Back Gambling Rules On Monday May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded legalized betting on college and professional sports by striking down a federal law forbidding states from authorizing this type of gambling. Casino stocks rose as a result of this decision and sports team owners wondered about a future with […]

TIMELINES 3/29/18

TIMELINES 3/29/18

Round Five of Restore New York funding to Mid-Hudson Announced Of the $11 million that Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced would be awarded to the Mid-Hudson, only one community in the Hudson Valley received a piece of the action. The Village of New Square will receive $1,000,000 for the reconstruction of the former New Square Matzah […]

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