FAKE LICENSE PLATE GETS MATOS ARRESTED

FAKE LICENSE PLATE GETS MATOS ARRESTED

FROM SPPD On December 31, 2016 the Stony Point Police Department arrested Fernando Matos of Newburgh on charges of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree (D- felony) and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. A routine traffice stop revealed Matos allegedly had a fictitious Indiana “dealer” license plate affixed to […]

Fomer Rockland BOE commish suit to keep job dismissed in NY Supreme Court

Fomer Rockland BOE commish suit to keep job dismissed in NY Supreme Court

NY Supreme Court Justice Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman dismissed Former Rockland County Board of Elections Commissioner Lou Babcock’s suit seeking court intervention on his ouster as BOE commissioner. Babcock claimed the Republican Party inappropriately removed him via dictate of the Executive Committee instead of allowing the full Republican Committee to vote. Hon. Scheinkman said the […]

ULLMAN TO REPLACE WITHERS AS RAMAPO’S DEPUTY SUPERVISOR

ULLMAN TO REPLACE WITHERS AS RAMAPO’S  DEPUTY SUPERVISOR

At Wednesday’s board meeting Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and the town board voted Councilman Yitzchok Ullman as deputy supervisor, ending Councilman Patrick Withers two-year stint in the position. Withers has butted heads with St. Lawrence at times. He stood alongside former Ramapo Councilman Daniel Friedman, who passed away in an apparent suicide Friday, in calling […]

COURTHOUSE NEWS: Schwartz to Westchester?

COURTHOUSE NEWS: Schwartz to Westchester?

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY According to legal insiders and www.nycourts.gov, newly-elected County Court Justice Larry Schwartz will not serve in Rockland County. Court overseers have chosen to place Schwartz across the river in Westchester instead. Judge Rolf Thorsen, who had previously been transferred from Rockland to Westchester, apparently has been transferred back as he is listed […]

Timelines: January 5, 2017

Timelines: January 5, 2017

Public supportive of Ramapo Central School District name change Results confirm parents, staff members and the general public supporting changing the Ramapo Central School District’s name to Suffern Central as proposed by School Board trustees. The district hopes to differentiate itself from controversy-plagued East Ramapo School District. Under the status quo names were confused partly because […]

ROCKLAND OFFICALS TELL GOV. CUOMO NO: Universal outrage over commutation of Brinks terrorist Judith Clarke’s sentence

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY NEW CITY- Rockland PBA President Chris Tiernan stood on the steps of Rockland Superior Court and blasted NY Governor Andrew Cuomo at a Wednesday afternoon rally against the governor’s commutation of Judith Clark’s life sentence. “Andrew Cuomo got it wrong when he said [1981 Brinks Robbery co-conspirator and convicted cop killer Judith […]