DIMOND: Universities Routinely Ignore and Violate Basic Civil Rights

DIMOND: Universities Routinely Ignore and Violate Basic Civil Rights

BY DIANE DIMOND This column might win me no fans on college campuses, but there is something that must be said. Universities across the country are unconstitutionally punishing those accused of sex-based misconduct with no regard to the civil rights guaranteed of due process. They say they are acting lawfully under the so-called Title IX […]

American Council of Engineering Companies Recognizes Rockland Stormwater Mapping Project with Platinum Award

American Council of Engineering Companies Recognizes Rockland Stormwater Mapping Project with Platinum Award

Submitted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County Stony Point, NY – The 2020 Platinum Award for Engineering Excellence was recently awarded to the Stormwater Consortium of Rockland County, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County and H2M Architects + Engineers for an innovative stormwater mapping project. The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New […]

Police Promotions and K-9 Chase Remembered

Police Promotions and K-9 Chase Remembered

At the most recent Haverstraw Town Board Meeting, three Police Officers were promoted to Sergeant and one Police Officer was promoted to Detective. Officers William Gould, James McNally and John Neumann were promoted to the rank of Sergeant and Officer Eric Ramos was promoted to the rank of Detective. The Town would like to commend […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Driven by You”

County Executive’s Corner: “Driven by You”

By County Executive Ed Day As they have done each year, our Commissioner on Human Rights, Constance Frazier, and the Commission on Human Rights recently detailed their short and long-term strategies to combat crimes of hate, racism, violence, bias and vandalism here in Rockland. I stood in full support of their efforts and echo their […]

O&R to Award $1,000 Each to 50 Outstanding Classroom STEM Projects

O&R to Award $1,000 Each to 50 Outstanding Classroom STEM Projects

PEARL RIVER, NY Jan. 15, 2020 — Calling all teachers who strive for that “Oh, Wow!” moment in their classrooms. You know who you are. You are the enthusiastic, hard-working, talented creators of thoughtful, ambitious, interesting, ingenious, sparkling lessons that dazzle. You are the teachers who challenge their students to think, plan, act and achieve — […]

ROCKLAND PSYCHIATRIC CENTER PATIENT SENTENCED ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES

ROCKLAND PSYCHIATRIC CENTER PATIENT SENTENCED ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II today announced that Alias Stone aka “Billy Pugh” (DOB 07/01/64) of 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York has been sentenced on his February 11, 2019 conviction after a jury trial of: • One count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “B”Felony in connection with […]

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