Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Rockland firm to revamp 99-year-old racetrack in Orange County The oldest continually operating dirt track in the U.S. recently kicked off its 99th year. Orange County Fair Speedway began operations in 1919 and will now undergo new renovations. A Nanuet-based development and promotion company, Orange Motorsport & Entertaining LLC, is taking on the project. The […]

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

At 3:37 p.m. on May 28, the Ramapo Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Phyllis Terrance in the Village of Kaser. Arriving officers discovered that a 15-month-old girl, Gitty Rosenberg, had been struck by a 2017 Toyota Sienna driven by her father, Levi Rosenberg. The child was transported to Good Samaritan […]

MOVEMENT TO RESTORE TAPPAN ZEE NAME TO HUDSON RIVER BRIDGE GATHERS STEAM

MOVEMENT TO RESTORE TAPPAN ZEE NAME TO HUDSON RIVER BRIDGE GATHERS STEAM

Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (Brewster), sponsor of A8914 which concerns the re-naming of the former Tappan Zee Bridge, amended the bill on April 25 to match Senate Bill 7671, sponsored by Senator John DeFrancisco (Syracuse).  The matching bills are now able to move forward and have been referred to their respective Transportation Committees. The Assembly version […]

“Kids First” ticket wins in Suffern School Board election

“Kids First” ticket wins in Suffern School Board election

The Suffern School Board election has been decided in favor of the newly-launched “Kids First” ticket. All three candidates from the new line won Tuesday night: longtime educator and former RCC Foundation leader Don Cairns, former Ramapo town finance official and whistleblower Melissa Reimer, and former NYC Detective Angus MacKenzie comprise the slate. Buoyed by endorsements from many political leaders within […]

Raucous storms expected this evening

Raucous storms expected this evening

The Weather Channel reports an 80 percent chance of strong thunderstorms this evening peaking between 6 and 8 p.m. Forecaster warn of the possibility of damaging winds and large hail with some storms. O&R has declared a storm watch, anticipating the storms have the potential to cause tree, utility pole and power line damage, and, as a result, widespread electric service […]

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