Sain Song and Dance- A Recap of Sale Disputes on selling the building to help balance the county budget

Sain Song and Dance- A Recap of Sale Disputes on selling the building to help balance the county budget

By: Jennifer Korn As the County Legislature prepares to vote on next year’s operating budget one item has remained conspicuously absent from the discussion. Despite severe budget shortfalls and continued pressure from the community, Rockland’s government has still not made any decisions as to the fate of a county-owned property that’s valued at millions of dollars and has been left vacant for three years. Since December of 2017, county legislators have disputed the sale of the Sain Building, which is located in New City and sits adjacent to the county courthouse and the offices of the county legislature. The building was constructed  in 1962, bought by the county in 1974, and sits on 3.5 acres of land at 18 New Hempstead Road.Planned to be used as office space for the county, the last of its […]

MTA Considers Cutting West of Hudson Service, ZOOM Public Hearings on Increases Set to Begin December 1

MTA Considers Cutting West of Hudson Service, ZOOM Public Hearings on Increases Set to Begin December 1

By Kathy Kahn   With ridership down nearly 75 percent since Covid-19 decimated public transportation in New York City and the counties surrounding it, the Metropolitan Transit Authority is asking for a Federal bailout to balance its 2021 budget. Currently under consideration is the elimination of the West-of-Hudson River service. The move to cut W-O-H […]

What will be your Monthly Cost to Buy a Home in Rockland County?

What will be your Monthly Cost to Buy a Home in Rockland County?

The process of buying a home is an extremely important decision in any person’s life, it is a very big purchase that can span almost 30 years. The most important cost for homeowners is the monthly mortgage paymentthat is paid over the life of the loan and can be a helpful tool in determining how […]

Life After Grief: Healing for Homicide Survivors

Experiencing the sudden death of a loved one is a painful experience. Death by murder often leads to overwhelming feelings of grief for the bereaved as their worlds have been twisted upside down. One cannot be prepared for the pain and grief experienced when facing the reality that a loved one has passed on. Homicides […]

Suspect in Custody After Fatal Shooting in Nyack

Suspect in Custody After Fatal Shooting in Nyack

By: Juliana Perciavalle   The Orangetown Police Department has identified the victim of Sunday night’s fatal shooting as Gregory Dubuisson, a 35-year-old Nyack resident. The suspect, who attempted to flee by bicycle, is Wendy Jean, 26 of South Nyack.   The shooting was first reported last night at 7pm; the OPD received several calls about […]

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