East Ramapo Parents Sue School District

A class-action lawsuit is being brought by nearly 200 East Ramapo public school parents against the Board of Education for repeatedly misusing public funds. These residents claim that the board’s officials have repeatedly schemed to use public funds to support private religious institutions and have separated special education by race. With the help of the […]

Two Sex Offenders Move to Clarkstown

Two convicted sex offenders moved to Clarkstown, Cassidy Armistead and Christopher Popolizio. Armstead, 37, now lives at 31 Cottage Place in Nanuet. He is a level-two offender with moderate risk to reoffend. He was convicted January 2007 for sexual abuse of a 21-year-old woman. Popolizio, 21, now lives at 6 Sunnybank Drive in Nanuet. He […]

Tree Falls During Storm, Near Miss for Nanuet Woman

BY SARA GILBERT On Wednesday, August 1, Anita Rossi was on the phone with her pastor’s wife around 2 p.m. when a severe thunderstorm hit, sending a large tree crashing down onto her second floor apartment in the Normandy Village complex in Nanuet. She wasn’t badly injured, but was definitely hit by the tree and […]

Carlucci Questions Valentine Signatures, Slows Down the Process

Tight lips at the Board of Elections as they work to verify signatures hurriedly  BY SARA GILBERT New York State Senator David Carlucci challenged over 1,100 petition signatures gathered by Democratic candidate Grant Valentine and his supporters. Valentine, of Chestnut Ridge, plans to challenge Carlucci, of New City, for the 38th Senate District, which includes […]

RODDEY VS. SCHMITT HEATS UP

Schmitt takes Roddey to court over petitions, Roddey accuses Schmitt of BS-ing public Assembly candidate Colin Schmitt has filed an “invalidating petition” in State Supreme Court against opponent Kyle Roddey. Both men are running in the Republican Primary for the 99th Assembly District. Schmitt said he believes Roddey’s petitions contain inconsistencies. “We must protect the integrity of the […]