OMBUDSMAN ALERT: MIT’s Discovery is Good News for Joints, May Reverse or Slow Down Cartilage Breakdown In Patients Afflicted With Osteoarthritis

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: MIT’s Discovery is Good News for Joints, May Reverse or Slow Down Cartilage Breakdown In Patients Afflicted With Osteoarthritis

BY LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus who began his teaching career at the institute nearly 60 years ago, I have been privileged to quote Editor Jason Pontin directly from the “MIT Technology Review” and “MIT News” in several of my columns over the last two years. I will now quote the most current article […]

Clarkstown PD Community Policing Initiative Focused on Fighting Scams

Clarkstown PD Community Policing Initiative Focused on Fighting Scams

FROM CPD  The Town of Clarkstown is just like the rest of the country when it comes to its residents falling victim to scams and fraudulent activity. More often than not, the victims of these scams are the elderly. Local police are trying to combat this ever increasing crime spree,where victims have lost tens of […]

BOCES student allegedly stabs classmate with scissors

BOCES student allegedly stabs classmate with scissors

A student at Rockland BOCES allegedly stabbed a classmate with scissor Tuesday morning, according to Clarkstown PD. Police said that at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday morning officers responded to a call of a reported assault at Rockland BOCES, 65 Parrott Rd. in West Nyack. The investigation determined that the 16-year-old male victim and the 17-year-old […]

Rockland’s Newest Play Park

Rockland’s Newest Play Park

BY JOE KUHN Are you looking for a fun, affordable place to bring your kids this weekend?  If so you’ll want to stop by Turtleboo, an indoor play park located right in the heart of Spring Valley. Offering free admission for adults and rides and games for kids of all ages Turtleboo is the perfect destination […]

Stony Point Seeks to Enhance Potential Purchase of Former Letchworth Properties

Stony Point Seeks to Enhance Potential Purchase of Former Letchworth Properties

BY KATHY KAHN What’s in store for Stony Point’s portion of the former Letchworth Village Property, which has been marketed to no avail to Toll Brothers, Great Wolf Lodge and other major contractors for more than two decades? To overcome the obstacle, the Town is proposing an “overlay district”—one that concentrates on the 25 acres […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Marijuana Producers Move Forward Anticipating Legalization

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Marijuana Producers Move Forward Anticipating Legalization

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Apparently, in New York State, some political operatives believe, it’s only a matter of days before governor Cuomo will sign the Marijuana Legalization bill discussed in last week’s Ombudsman Alert column, despite the very strong opposition of the law enforcement communities such as the New York State Sheriff’s Association, as […]