Several stories in Rockland County made the regional news this week. Emeline Park body identified  The body found floating in the Hudson River along Emeline Park in Haverstraw on Sunday, fully clothed but with no identification, has now been identified. Joane DeLoatch, a 66-year-old resident of Green Hills assisted living facility, likely passed away due […]

North Rockland Switches Up Grades and Populations Within Schools

North Rockland Switches Up Grades and Populations Within Schools

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM At the North Rockland High School Committee of the Whole meeting (COTW) on Tuesday, discussion of the board’s NRCSD Transformation Plan highlighted the evening. Unfortunately attendees of the meeting found the board’s PowerPoint presentation to be confusing, and the Northern Zone school transition plan, which would help even out populations in […]

Fixler to be Honored for Dedication to Disabled Veterans

The Rockland Independent Living Center, a New City based consumer-directed, cross-disability advocacy and service organization dedicated to empowering disabled people to exert independence, choice and control in every aspect of their life, will hold its Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 27, 2011. During the dinner RILC will recognize two people from the Rockland County. […]

Tricky Tray Event Benefits Animals and Kids

The Hudson Valley Humane Society and Felix Festa Middle School Chain Links Club announced this week a joint fundraising “Tricky Tray” event to be held at the school Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. “Tricky Tray” fans and those new to the event will enjoy raffles and more than 300 gift baskets, gift certificates, prizes, […]


Theft ring brought down in NYC Over 100 people were arrested in connection with a far reaching NYC crime ring. Service employees such as bank tellers and restaurant workers ripped information from residents and tourists, stealing the identity of thousands. Out of the 111 people charged with crimes, 86 are in custody. The others are […]

Stony Point Holds Bimonthly Meeting Tuesday

Stony Point Holds Bimonthly Meeting Tuesday

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM The Stony Point Town Board meeting kicked off with the town thanking first responders for their heroic actions in a recent Stony Point house fire. “There is no better group than our volunteer fire company, the great Wayne Hose Company,” Supervisor Sherwood said. On September 19, police and fire crews responded […]