TIMELINES 6/15/17

TIMELINES 6/15/17

Shooter Opens Fire on Republicans Baseball Practice While practicing with the Republicans on Wednesday morning for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia, congressional staffer Steve Scalise was shot. The alleged shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Illinois, opened fire on the team’s practice after allegedly asking if the team was Democrats or Republicans. Scalise was […]

TIMELINES 6/1/17

TIMELINES 6/1/17

START-UP NY PROGRESS: RCC to Work With Company Relocating to Nyack York Analytical Laboratories Inc., a full service environmental laboratory, has been added to expand Rockland Community College’s presence into Nyack. York Labs analyzes environmental samples. The company has re-located their corporate offices from Connecticut due to a designation from Start-Up NY, which offers expanding […]

TIMELINES 4/27/17

TIMELINES 4/27/17

Overdose deaths spike in upstate NY New York has seen a significant increase in drug-related deaths over a recent six year period, officials report. From 2010 through 2015, a report showed deaths by overdosing increased by 71 percent. This issue is more pronounced in the New York City suburbs and upstate. Westchester County was ranked […]

TIMELINES 4/20/17

TIMELINES 4/20/17

Public School Board Elections Monday was the deadline for candidates seeking to run for board of education seats in Rockland County’s eight public school districts. Candidate voting as well as school budget voting will be held on May 16. Here who is on the ballot: EAST RAMAPO:  Mark Berkowitz and Alexandra K. Manigo are running […]

TIMELINES 8/1/13

Illegal yeshiva will not remain in New Hempstead Following a decision by Yeshiva Ohr Torah of Monsey, an illegal yeshiva set up in a single-family New Hempstead home will be vacated and an alternative site will be sought. The decision came in response to a July 25 decision by the New Hempstead Board of Trustees not […]

Timelines 7/4/13

LaDuca the Wild Man Joseph LaDuca, of Suffern, promised to “unleash Armageddon on the village” if he did not receive his personal property from the police. On May 30, LaDuca was arrested for public lewdness. Early in June, a private company towed his car, which had a suspended registration. LaDuca made his apocalyptic threats in […]