New York to Put New Domestic Violence Laws in Place

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Monday announced an agreement on legislation to strengthen New York’s domestic violence laws. The agreement includes a series of measures to protect victims of domestic violence and crack down on repeat offenders. Provisions in the bill include increasing the penalty […]


Rothschild of Monsey to be sentenced in fraud case Federal prosecutors have recommended that former Monsey Fire Commission President Nathan Rothschild is sentenced to 27 to 33 months in prison. He was sentenced on Tuesday for trying to orchestrate a real estate fraud to pay off a debt of $125,000 to two of his former […]

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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 […]