Lauren Shields Encourages New Americans to Donate Organs

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Lauren Shields is an organ donor recipient. She received a new heart, and now at age 9 she is an advocate for people to become organ donors. Last Friday she took the microphone at the naturalization ceremony to tell her story to 75 new Americans at the Rockland County Courthouse in […]

Crime Report — 4/5

DA REPORT: Jerome Baron, age 70, residing on Southern Boulevard in the Bronx, was convicted after a jury trial of one count of Burglary in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony, one count of Petit Larceny, a class “A” Misdemeanor, and one count of Possession of Burglar’s Tools, a class “A” Misdemeanor On June […]

Orangetown Golf Club to Remain Open for 2012

BY ROBERT KNIGHT Town Board Delays Decision on Future Closing of Broadacres After a heated debate that lasted more than an hour Thursday, a bitterly divided Orangetown Town Board decided to keep its financially beleaguered Broadacres Golf Course open for this year, but could not reach an agreement on what to do with the nine-hole […]

A Jewel of a Street: Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw Village

BY JARED RODRIGUEZ Every great town or village has its showcase residential street. Nyack has North Broadway. Grand View has River Road. Suffern dons stately Victorians on Washington Avenue. In the historic Village of Haverstraw, Hudson Avenue belongs on a postcard. One can argue that the riverfront village boasts two separate trophy Victorian streets, Hudson […]



Town of Ramapo Police arrested a Monsey man Friday on charges of sexual abuse. The man, Dovid Kohn, 59, of Monsey, also know as Avraham Perl, is being charged with 40 counts of a criminal sex act in the second degree for engaging in sexual conduct with a person younger than 15 years old, a […]

Ramapo Redistricting Lawsuit

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Residents in the Town of Ramapo brought a lawsuit against the State of New York last week alleging that new redistricting in the town is religiously biased and violates the state constitution. The main argument of the lawsuit cities article III, section 5 of the Constitution of New York State which reads, […]