BY DIANA BIERMAN The holiday season has entered the home stretch – seasonal displays and lights on every other house you pass, the smell of pine in the brisk air, and the jolly demeanor of most people. However, holiday spirit also comes with lots and lots of shopping, which means crowds beyond crowds of people […]


Lower, middle and upper-class will receive tax reductions, multi-millionaires will receive tax hike similar to current “millionaire’s tax” On Tuesday Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced they have reached a proposed three-way agreement on legislative and executive proposals to create jobs and cut taxes for middle class New […]

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 […]

Recap of October 27 Tappan Zee

Recap of October 27 Tappan Zee

New bridge expected by 2017; no plans for a train at this time BY KOREY WILSON Plans for a rebuilding the Tappan Zee Bridge are underway.  The Federal Highway Administration along with New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and New York State Thruway Authority are working on ways to improve the structure that has […]

Timelines — 12/1

 Public urinator stabs Nanuet man On Thanksgiving evening around 7:45 p.m., a 54-year-old man from Nanuet was stabbed after an argument escalated when another man was seen urinating in public. The 54-year-old, a Forest Brook Road resident, was taken to Nyack Hospital for treatment. He told police that he came across a man urinating near […]

President of Riverkeeper and Allies to Battle Pro-Drillers at

An “Oxford-style” debate on the future of “hydro-fracking” or “fracking” in New York’s Marcellus Shale region will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2011, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at the Nyack Village Theater, 94 Main Street (2nd Floor), in downtown Nyack, New York. The public and media are invited to attend. The event is co-produced […]