BOCES student allegedly stabs classmate with scissors

BOCES student allegedly stabs classmate with scissors

A student at Rockland BOCES allegedly stabbed a classmate with scissor Tuesday morning, according to Clarkstown PD. Police said that at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday morning officers responded to a call of a reported assault at Rockland BOCES, 65 Parrott Rd. in West Nyack. The investigation determined that the 16-year-old male victim and the 17-year-old […]

Stony Point Seeks to Enhance Potential Purchase of Former Letchworth Properties

Stony Point Seeks to Enhance Potential Purchase of Former Letchworth Properties

BY KATHY KAHN What’s in store for Stony Point’s portion of the former Letchworth Village Property, which has been marketed to no avail to Toll Brothers, Great Wolf Lodge and other major contractors for more than two decades? To overcome the obstacle, the Town is proposing an “overlay district”—one that concentrates on the 25 acres […]

TOWN OF RAMAPO TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES IMPLEMENTATION OF MORE THAN A DOZEN TRAFFIC SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

TOWN OF RAMAPO TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES IMPLEMENTATION OF MORE THAN A DOZEN TRAFFIC SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

New improvements include additional stop signs, safer road signals, “No Parking” signs, and new crosswalks from Suzanne Drive at Francis Place to Widman Court to Hempstead Road & Augusta Avenue at Grove Street; critical measures will improve pedestrian safety in high-traffic areas for Ramapo’s children and families Town of Ramapo, NY – The Town of Ramapo’s […]

Flexible Seating in a Tappan Zee High School Classroom Inspires a Productive Learning Environment

Flexible Seating in a Tappan Zee High School Classroom Inspires a Productive Learning Environment

By Barry Warner Flexible seating allows students to find comfortable positions throughout the classroom. Relaxed students are calm, focused and learn better when they have a chance to work together. Traditional desks in rows isolate students from each other. History teacher Beth Smith told the Rockland County Times, “I have always enjoyed having the students […]

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes MaryBeth O’Hara

Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes MaryBeth O’Hara

PRESS RELEASE Ellis Sotheby’s International Realty on March 8 announced that MaryBeth O’Hara has joined the luxury brokerage firm as an associate broker. Prior to joining Ellis Sotheby’s, O’Hara managed a real estate office in Orange County, New York, coaching and training agents. She has been in the real estate business for 25 years, specializing in […]

Rockland TOR Bus Service Restored: Transdev & Workers Reach Agreement

Rockland TOR Bus Service Restored: Transdev & Workers Reach Agreement

A surprise “wildcat” strike by dozens of Rockland TOR bus drivers stalled the county’s public transportation on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday, TOR bus system operator Transdev reached an agreement with its employees and service was restored. The strike was not officially sanctioned by the transportation union, but participating workers got their point across – earning […]