The Impact of Hurricane Sandy

The Impact of Hurricane Sandy

BY MICHAEL CAHILL PHOTOS BY TOM MCGUIRE AND DYLAN SKRILOFF Hurricane Sandy blew through Rockland County on this week, with high winds and a record storm surge. In her wake, Sandy left many residents with damaged homes and property and tens of thousands more without power. Sandy made landfall around 8 p.m. on Monday night […]

Boulder Stadium becomes Home Base for Emergency Ice Distribution

Boulder Stadium becomes Home Base for Emergency Ice Distribution

BY MICHAEL RICONDA In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, long lines of cars packed the roads surrounding Boulder Stadium as police and Orange & Rockland personnel coordinated emergency ice distribution. The emergency services at the stadium began on October 30, when dry ice was provided to attendees before the services were cut short due to […]

PRESIDENT DECLARES MAJOR DISASTER FOR NEW YORK

Press Release from FEMA WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New York and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Sandy beginning on October 27, 2012, and continuing. […]

“WORST STORM IN COMPANY HISTORY” – O&R

“WORST STORM IN COMPANY HISTORY” – O&R

According to O&R spokesman Mike Donovan, Hurricane Sandy caused unprecedented damage. Donovan called Sandy, “The worst storm in company history. Double the amount of damage from Irene.” Donovan said 80 percent of O&R’s customers were affected adversely by the storm. Compared to last year’s two epic storms, Sandy blows them away. Donovan said, “Snowtober was […]

ELLEN FERRETTI IS TURNING IN HER GRAVE

ELLEN FERRETTI IS TURNING IN HER GRAVE

Simon says the dark side finally won Big money has bought out the determination of one fiesty Rockland County legend, Ellen Ferretti. But it took death to beat her. Ferretti gained fame in Rockland for her refusal to sell the house on the corner of Rt. 59 and Middletown Rd. that her father built with […]