Carlucci Questions Valentine Signatures, Slows Down the Process

Tight lips at the Board of Elections as they work to verify signatures hurriedly  BY SARA GILBERT New York State Senator David Carlucci challenged over 1,100 petition signatures gathered by Democratic candidate Grant Valentine and his supporters. Valentine, of Chestnut Ridge, plans to challenge Carlucci, of New City, for the 38th Senate District, which includes […]

Person to Watch: Elan Weinberger

Person to Watch: Elan Weinberger

Well-spoken 18-year-old named new chairman of Rockland County Young Republicans BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN In what promises to be a tightly contested election year, the Rockland County Young Republicans have a new man at the helm. Eighteen-year-old Elan Weinberger of New City assumed the role of club chairman on June 27 and wants to get more […]

Summit Park, East Ramapo Schools Are Big Topics, Among Others, at Legislature Meeting

BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA   The Rockland County Legislature met on Tuesday, July 10 at the Allison-Parrish building in New City, where they discussed issues regarding Rockland Community College’s budget, final plans for Summit Park Nursing Home, and special education for East Ramapo students. First, the legislature discussed Rockland Community College’s budget for 2012-2013. During the […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Rockland County this Summer

BY ERIN MAHER 1. Visit a local park – Rockland County has an abundance of parks for the public to enjoy. With 11 state parks and over 50 county, town, and village parks, there are plenty of places to get out and enjoy the weather and outdoors. Many of the parks offer various recreational fields […]

Timelines: July 12, 2012

West Nile Found in Ramapo and Haverstraw Mosquito samples collected at the end of June in Rockland County have been testing positive for West Nile virus, confirming that it is appearing early and frequently in this area this summer. Two mosquito pools came from Ramapo, one came from Clarkstown and one from Haverstraw. The infected samples […]

Day of Unrest — Clarkstown Citizens Wake Up to Vandalism Spree this Sunday

On Sunday, July 8, the Clarkstown Police department received more than 20 complaints of criminal mischief to parked vehicles.  Rocks were used to break vehicle windows in 15 separate incidents and in other incidents police said windows were broken in an as yet undetermined fashion. All incidents occurred sometime overnight July 7 and 8 (Saturday into Sunday) […]