OMBUDSMAN ALERT: ROCKLAND’S FEDERAL AND STATE REPS SUPPORT FUNDING FOR STUDY TO IMPROVE ROCKLAND’S BUS TRANSPORTATION

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: ROCKLAND’S FEDERAL AND STATE REPS SUPPORT FUNDING FOR STUDY TO IMPROVE ROCKLAND’S BUS TRANSPORTATION

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Is the TOR bus schedule in Rockland County fair to all riders? Does the Town of Ramapo receive more than its fair share of bussing attention while other parts of Rockland languish? If so, can this be fixed? The Ombudsman Alert asked state and federal officials representing  Rockland County for […]

West Nyack Homicide Suspect Arrested

West Nyack Homicide Suspect Arrested

The Clarkstown Police Detective Bureau arrested a 24-year-old male from Delaware for the shooting death of 37-year-old Youbens Joseph stemming from a dispute that occurred at Youbs Auto Sales in West Nyack on Saturday. Eric Hue Ross, Jr., 24, of Wilmington, DE, was taken into custody at a residence in Quakertown, PA. The Clarkstown Detective […]

Breaking News this Week

Car Salesman Dies after being shot at Youbs Auto Sales at 357 Route 59 A Middletown car salesman died after being shot multiple times over the weekend in Rockland County. On Saturday thirty-seven-year-old Joseph Youbens was working at Youbs Auto Sales, a used car business located at 357 route 59, at around 3:15 p.m. when […]

PRESS RELEASE: WRCR Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Return AM 1700 to the Airwaves 

PRESS RELEASE: WRCR Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Return AM 1700 to the Airwaves 

Garnerville, NY – Rockland’s only local radio station last week launched a GoFundMe campaign to restore its broadcasting tower. WRCR has been providing internet-only service on its website, www.WRCR.com, since August 2017, when the station lost the lease for its transmitter site in Nanuet, NY. WRCR AM 1700 launched at 10,000 watts in July 2015, replacing the old 500-watt station at […]

State Labor Department Releases Preliminary October 2018 Area Unemployment Rates

State Labor Department Releases Preliminary October 2018 Area Unemployment Rates

The New York State Department of Labor today released preliminary local area unemployment rates for October 2018. Rates are calculated using methods prescribed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State’s area unemployment rates rely in part on the results of the Current Population Survey, which contacts approximately 3,100 households in New York State […]