Haitian Media Empire Spawned

Two of the Haitian community’s best newspapers have entered into a Joint Operating Agreement to streamline advertising and business operations, the publishers announced. The newspapers – The Haitian Times and Haiti Liberté – have different audiences and the combined circulation will be about 25,000 weekly with distribution in greater New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Montreal, Paris, […]

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Etta James dies at 73 Legendary singer, Etta James, died at age 73 last Friday from complications resulting from her battle with leukemia. She had been in poor heath for a few years, having suffered from hepatitis C, as well as being diagnosed with dementia in 2009 and then was hospitalized the next year with […]

STONY POINT SEALS GEAR UP FOR SUPER BOWL SUNDAY 2012

The Seals have been “taking the plunge for the community since 1999″ It’s that time of year again… The Stony Point Seals 13th annual Polar Plunge Come take the plunge for a good cause Super Bowl Sunday February 5, 2012 Grassy Point Seawall 12:00 p.m.   Due to weather and lack of parking, it is […]

Check Out B’s Nest Deli on the Main Strip in Stony Point

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Among the good places to eat in Stony Point, B’s Nest Deli is surely on the top of many lists. B’s Nest is actually more than a deli, as owner B.J. Slapp is a trained chef who graduated from culinary school and has worked at restaurants all over the world. For Knapp, […]

Sicko Michael Mele Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Sicko Michael Mele Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

A judge’s ruling made it risky for Orange County, NY prosecutors to seek a murder charge for the 2008 death of then 25-year-old Laura Vargas, so instead they had to settle for manslaughter in the case against Michael Mele, a registered sex criminal. Mele, who was once arrested for exposing himself and masturbating in front […]

Hurricane Irene Flood Recovery Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

A $30 million-grant program for communities and businesses in New York recovering from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee is now accepting grant applications, Empire State Development and the Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week. The program consists of two components: $21 million through the Business Flood Recovery Grant Program to be directed to […]