Ex-Rockland Man Killed in Empire State Shooting

Nanuet raised Steven Ercolino, 41, was shot and killed by a disgruntled ex-employee near Empire State Building in N.Y. on Friday, August 24. Ercolino was the vice president at Hazan Import Corp., a clothing and accessories importer, where Jeffrey Johnson, 53, had been laid off from about a year ago. Ercolino had moved from Nanuet […]

16-Year-Old Charged with Arson

Jonathan Barillas, 16, was arrested in Nyack on Wednesday, August 22 on arson charges. Early Tuesday, August 21 four cars were set on fire and there was another fire over the past weekend, according to police. Barillas has been charged with two counts of third-degree burglary, a class D felony; one count of second-degree arson, […]

Four Cars Set on Fire in Nyack

Arson investigators and Orangetown police detectives are working in Nyack to uncover what happened Tuesday, August 21 where four cars were set on fire overnight within two blocks of each other. Police believe that thefts from 10 cars in the area are related to the fires and are asking residents to contact them if they […]

Wake for New City War Hero

A wake for Major Thomas Kennedy will be held today from 5-8 p.m. at William F. Hogan Funeral Home in Highlands Falls. Kennedy was a New City resident killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan on Wednesday, August 8. The decorated officer was born in Suffern and attended Clarkstown schools. He graduated from West Point […]

Boil Water Advisory in Nyack Over

After almost a week, local water authorities officially lifted the boil water advisory in Nyack today. A water main break in West Nyack on Saturday caused many residents and businesses in the area to lose water service for about a day. But Sunday, the water pipes were fixed and service was restored. However, the Rockland […]

Lynch’s Opens Friday

A North Rockland family tradition yet again! Rockland County Times PHOTOS BY TOM MCGUIRE Residents of Stony Point are ready to get a taste of the new Lynch’s Restaurant coming to 79 S. Liberty Drive. The popular eatery will open for business Friday, August 17. Stony Pointers fondly recall that Lynch’s was a family-run restaurant […]