Two Tragedies Tie Rockland and Bergen Together

Two Tragedies Tie Rockland and Bergen Together

BY EVAN WECHMAN The tragic loss of a child would have devastated many parents and left them in permanent misery. However, Hillsdale, N.J. resident Rosemarie D’Alessandro is a fighter who wants to spread the positive message of her organization. The Joan Angela D’Allessandro Memorial Foundation, also known as Joan’s Joy, is “really going with a […]

INDICTMENT HANDED UP: FATAL 7-11 ASSAULT IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

INDICTMENT HANDED UP: FATAL 7-11 ASSAULT IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

Rockland County Acting District Attorney Kevin Gillette on Wednesday announced the indictment of Jason Mendez (DOB 02/10/84) of 91 Toleman Road, Washingtonville, New York was arraigned on an indictment charging him with: One count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class “A” Felony Seven counts of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class “B” Violent […]

Getting Away With Murder in America

Getting Away With Murder in America

BY DIANE DIMOND Turn on prime-time television any night of the week and it’s likely you’ll find a show about a cold case murder. The program will feature an intrepid detective or two who dig in and — voila! — solve the most perplexing cases. The reality, however, is very different. Statistics reveal that more […]

Kin of Victim in Sloatsburg Murder/Suicide Pursue Lawsuit Against Town of Ramapo

Kin of Victim in Sloatsburg Murder/Suicide Pursue Lawsuit Against Town of Ramapo

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH Anyone that has lived in Rockland County or the Hudson Valley region will recall the truly tragic case where Patricia Nigro was murdered by her boyfriend William T. Groesbeck in her home in Sloatsburg. Groesbeck then turned the gun on himself, committing suicide in October 2015. While murder/suicide cases usually don’t lead […]

HAVERSTRAW MAN ARRAIGNED IN VIOLENT MACHETE ATTACK

HAVERSTRAW MAN ARRAIGNED IN VIOLENT MACHETE ATTACK

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced on May 14 that Jeremy Barrett (DOB 11/12/75) of 256 Westside Avenue, Haverstraw, New York has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with: One count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class “B” Violent Felony One count of Assault in the First Degree, a class “B” […]

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