Local fire companies assist Buffalo area in snow cleanup, flood relief PHOTOS FROM “ROCKLAND FIRES” FB PAGE Several local fire companies made the trek last weekend to Erie County, NY to assist in their recovery from record snowfall and anticipated flash floods. Fortunately, the flooding from rapid snow melt did not cause a catastrophe.
Matthew Capuano of West Nyack was arrested on Thursday, August 16 after he was found in his home with $2,000 worth of prescription drug medications. The Rockland County Drug Task Force, Orangetown Police Department Detective Bureau and Uniform Patrol, Clarkstown Police Department K-9 Officer King, and Rockland County Rescue, Entry and Counter-Terrorism Team (REACT) worked […]
An increase in pay for members of the New York State Legislature is in discussion and opinions are strong. This raise in pay would be voted on at the end of 2012 and, if passed, would go into effect at the beginning of 2013. State legislator base salaries have not been raised since 1999. And […]
The Women’s Enterprise Development Center recently awarded five grants of $5,000 each and five grants of $4,000 each to promising female entrepreneurs in Westchester, Fairfield, and Rockland Counties. The annual award is open to students and alumni of the WEDC 15-week entrepreneurial program, who are currently running a business and submit a business plan for review. The awards were officially announced […]
BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Haverstraw board met Monday, June 25 to present three local families with checks from the 3-mile Fun Run and discuss purchases, the town’s audit and residents’ concerns. Once the pledge of allegiance was recited, roll call was taken, and adoption of the June 11 meeting was passed, Supervisor Howard […]
Haverstraw Knights of Columbus Raise $5,000 to Help Five-Year-Old Tomkins Cove Girl in Battle Against Cancer
BY GEORGE J. DACRE More than 260 people attended a fundraiser on Saturday at the K.C. 581 Units Hall in Haverstraw to help the family of six-year-old Gabrielle DiCarlo. Gabrielle is reported to be in good spirits and getting stronger. Gene Barnum and Angie Amengual were co-chairman of the KC event that featured a show, […]