ROCKLAND UNIT PREPARES FOR AFGHANISTAN DEPLOYMENT

ROCKLAND UNIT PREPARES FOR AFGHANISTAN DEPLOYMENT

More than 150 Soldiers with the Army Reserve’s 668th Engineer Company (Vertical) are showing off their construction skills here while training for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. The unit from Orangeburg, N.Y., is at Contingency Operating Location Westbrook under the watchful eyes of observer controller/trainers of the 5th Armored Brigade’s 2nd Battalion, 361st Combat Support […]

CRIME REPORT 12/15/2011

ARRESTS AND INCIDENTS RECENTLY REPORTED TO THE MEDIA BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT:   DA REPORT: William Alexander, age 38, residing at 1102 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, was indicted on December 6, 2011 by a Rockland County Grand Jury for the crimes of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd Degree, Attempted Grand Larceny in […]

Quick Chek Coming to Stony Point?

Quick Chek Coming to Stony Point?

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM Las Margaritas (formally Fiesta Cancun) may become a Quick Chek convenience store and gas station sooner rather than later. At this week’s Stony Point board meeting a Quick Chek representative, Jeff Albanese, presented the current plan that the company has drawn up, in the event Quick Chek officially acquires the property. […]

NOEL’S IN A NOOSE

As the Rockland County Times warned readers a month ago, Noel’s restaurant in Stony Point is gaining an increasingly bad reputation among law enforcement and their business is in jeopardy. We reported this following a stabbing that occurred outside a Noel’s Halloween party. Around the same time the restaurant was fined $7K for serving an […]

North Rockland Transformation Meeting Brings Out Different Opinions

North Rockland Transformation Meeting Brings Out Different Opinions

BY LAUREN KATE ROSENBLUM At Tuesday’s monthly update on “NRCSD Transforming Our Future” Superintendent Ileana Eckert presented “’Plan B’ Attendance Lines and cost-containment.” Plan B differs from Plan A in several ways. Plan A took current middle school lines and simply dropped them down into the elementary school level. Plan B used the same transportation […]

Timelines — 12/8

 “Operation Hang-Up” catches many off guard Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced last week that the New York State police issued 816 tickets for texting-while-driving violations over the Thanksgiving holiday. Approximately 330 of the tickets were issued as a direct result of “Operation Hang-Up,” an enhanced enforcement campaign that was conducted from November 23-27. The additional […]