Tax Bearers Pay for Police Brutality

A report posted at abc7news.com recently explored the high costs of police misconduct — such as brutality, riding roughshod over civilian rights, using excessive force, making false arrests, and violating people’s civil rights. The cost of settling police misconduct lawsuits ran over $300 million in fiscal 2019. Taxpayers bear the costs of police misconduct. New […]

The Consequences of Intoxication Assault

In Texas, alcohol-related driving offenses result in serious charges. But they can get worse if a driver were intoxicated (DWI) and caused bodily injuries to a person while operating a car, truck, aircraft, boat, or motorcycle. These crimes may lead to the suspension of a driving license, hefty fines, jail time, and more. The charges […]

ERCSD Threatens to Fire Teachers if Legal Fees Not Cut to $1: NAACP Leaders Respond

ERCSD Threatens to Fire Teachers if Legal Fees Not Cut to $1: NAACP Leaders Respond

By: Jennifer Korn After winning a three-year legal battle centered on the East Ramapo school district’s favoritism of private schools, the  NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is facing another predicament. The district board disagrees that they owe NAACP $4.3 million in legal fees and has threatened to dismiss teachers and other […]

Piermont to Create Time Capsule for 2020

Piermont to Create Time Capsule for 2020

    The Piermont Historical Society has posed a simple question to their community: what was it like to live in the village during the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020? In order to record the experiences of the villagers and capture the spirit of these extraordinary events, the society is asking that residents fill out a […]

Northeast Ramapo Eyed for High Density Development: Specht’s promise of “responsible growth” out the window

Northeast Ramapo Eyed for High Density Development: Specht’s promise of “responsible growth” out the window

By Kathy Kahn It’s a case of the cart being put before the horse, said members of Rockland’s  Citizens United to Protect our Neighborhood (CUPON) during a Zoom meeting Monday evening, Jan 18. CUPON was joined by Rockland Organized for Sustainability and a Safe Aquifer (ROSA) and concerned residents in decrying the Town’s plans to […]

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