Eleven years ago, on September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when hijakers crashed a plane into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City at 8:46 a.m. At 9:03 a.m., another plane collided into the south tower. At 9:37 a.m., a third plane then crashed into the Pentagon building. […]

Borrowing and Union Negotiations Dominate Legislative Discussion

BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Rockland County Legislature met on September 4, 2012 at 7 p.m. to discuss several items, including the borrowing of revenue anticipation notes, the upcoming ratification of a new labor contract, hearings to discuss amendments to the electrical code, and several miscellaneous law enforcement and emergency expenditures. Referral 9473(c) authorizes the sale […]

Boulders Would Consider Full Merger with American Association

Boulders Would Consider Full Merger with American Association

Rollin’ with the Boulders BY GEORGE J. DACRE I was among 3,650 fans who enjoyed the Rockland Boulders baseball team’s final game of the 2012 season on Labor Day. On Monday afternoon the Boulders defeated the American Association’s Lincoln Saltdogs 5 to 4 with Pat Moran picking up the win pitching well for six innings […]

Timeline: September 6, 2012

Reverend Arrested for Child Rape The former head of the New Rochelle-based Salesian Brothers’ eastern division and former director of Marian Shrine, a Roman Catholic Retreat Center in Stony Point, pleaded not guilty to five charges of raping a boy 30 years ago. Reverend Richard McCormick, 71, was arrested on Thursday, August 30 in New […]

Lowdown on Village of Haverstraw’s Sept. 4th Board Meeting

BY MICHAEL CAHILL The Village of Haverstraw Trustees met Tuesday evening for a special post-Labor Day meeting to discuss several items and vote on a new law governing landlords collection of rent from illegal housing units. During the first public comment section of the meeting asked Mayor Michael Kohut was asked for an update regarding […]