NEW CITY FATHER CHARGED IN OVERHEATING DEATH OF 1-YEAR-OLD TWINS

NEW CITY FATHER CHARGED IN OVERHEATING DEATH OF 1-YEAR-OLD TWINS

By Keith S. Shikowitz Juan Rodriguez of New City is accused in the death of his one – year old twins Luna and Phoenix after leaving them in his car on Friday. He plead not guilty in Bronx Criminal Court. Rodriguez claimed he thought he dropped off the infants at their day care after he […]

County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

By County Executive Ed Day In 2016 there were nearly 45,000 suicides in the United States, that is more than twice the number of homicides, making it the 10th leading cause of death according to the CDC. Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34 and […]

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O’Rourke Dies at 79

Former Westchester County Executive Andrew O’Rourke Dies at 79

Andrew O’Rourke, who served as Westchester County Executive from 1983 to 1997, died Thursday night at the age of 79. He passed away at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx following a long illness. During his time as county executive, O’Rourke expanded a number of things, including the county’s airport, jail and open space. He also […]

Let’s Limit Lasers

BY DIANE DIMOND Imagine this life-or-death scenario: An airplane with hundreds of people on board is descending in the darkened sky to land at an airport. Passengers are busying themselves with tray tables, checking their children’s seat-belts and packing up their bags in anticipation of landing. Up in the cockpit, the flight crew is systematically […]

Timelines: July 5, 2012

Rockland County Launches Travel & Entertainment Guide Rockland County Tourism & Local Development’s launched its first ever 2012 Travel & Entertainment Guide. This 50-page guide includes listings of Rockland’s tourist attractions, including parks, hotels, historic sites, theaters, arts organizations, farmers’ markets, restaurants and more. As part of this effort, Rockland Tourism & Local Development is […]