Fatal House Fire in West Nyack

Fatal House Fire in West Nyack

On Tuesday, March 25 at approximately 5:50 a.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 9 Wheeler Pl. in West Nyack for a report of a house fire. As units from Clarkstown Police arrived on the scene of the single family home they observed heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the house which […]

1,340 POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES IN ROCKLAND STAY HOME TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

1,340 POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES IN ROCKLAND STAY HOME TO LIMIT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

New City, NY, – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert continue to warn residents of the widespread confirmation of COVID-19 in our county. The cases are rising dramatically each day, and it is expected this trend will continue. Currently, there are 1,340 reported positive cases of the novel […]

Rear-door Boarding on Rockland County TOR buses

Rear-door Boarding on Rockland County TOR buses

New City, NY, – In an effort to limit potential exposure to COVID-19 by reducing contact between passengers and bus operators, Rockland County’s Transport of Rockland (TOR) bus service will begin rear-door boarding on Friday, March 27, 2020. County Executive Ed Day said, “Our TOR buses continue to operate regular service to ensure that our […]

Spreading hope & encouragement with hearts & rainbows

Spreading hope & encouragement with hearts & rainbows

Submitted by Jeannine Rippa Since schools in Rockland County and Long Island are closed to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, children are using their imaginations. The Facebook page “Rainbows over Nassau and Suffolk Counties and Beyond” has 27,000 members. Children and families hope to spread joy, hope and encouragement around their neighborhood by […]

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 40,000 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER AS PART OF THE STATE’S SURGE HEALTHCARE FORCE

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced that to date 40,000 healthcare workers, including retirees and students, have signed up to volunteer to work as part of the state’s surge healthcare force during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with more expected to sign up in the coming weeks. Additionally, more than 6,000 mental health professionals have signed […]

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Safety Onboard Public Transportation

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and Acting Commissioner of Public Transportation Doug Schuetz remind residents to limit the use of public transportation to when absolutely necessary and to sit 6 feet (2 meters) apart to limit potential exposure to COVID-19. This is in keeping with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order, New York State on PAUSE.   Transport […]