MTA: No West-of-Hudson Fare Increase

MTA: No West-of-Hudson Fare Increase

PRESS RELEASE  Wednesday the MTA Board voted to waive fare increases for Metro-North’s West of Hudson rail riders, based on the ongoing poor level and quality of service that NJ TRANSIT has been providing to commuters on the Pascack Valley and Main/Bergen (Port Jervis) lines.   “I am pleased that the MTA Board has acknowledged the plight […]

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

CARLUCCI’S COLUMN: PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI Our environment must be protected for future generations, and currently our federal government is rolling back policies that protect us against climate change and global warming. First, the President pulled the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris agreement on climate change mitigation. Further, cuts are being made left and right to funding for the Environmental Protection […]

ROCKLAND PSYCHIATRIC CENTER PATIENT CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

ROCKLAND PSYCHIATRIC CENTER PATIENT CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

Acting Rockland County District Attorney Kevin Gilleece on Tuesday announced that Alias Stone aka “Billy Pugh” (DOB 07/01/64) of 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York has been convicted by a jury of one count of manslaughter in the first degree, a class B felony, in connection with the death of a fellow patient at […]