Rockland Hasidic Schools Taking Millions in Federal Tech Funds

BY MICHAEL RICONDA A recent investigative report by Julie Wiener and Hella Winston of Manhattan’s Jewish Week publication revealed that religious Jewish schools in Rockland have been receiving substantial technology subsidies, though many of the schools have little to no information technology available. According to the report, 285 Jewish schools across New York State have […]

Rachel Katz ‘Wins’ the Makeshift “Monsey Marathon”

Rachel Katz ‘Wins’ the Makeshift “Monsey Marathon”

BY CHAYIM TAUBER In one corner, Hurricane Sandy; a natural disaster the likes of which New York has never seen, which has left nothing but chaos and destruction in its wake. In the other corner, a 4’10 mother of four from Rockland County. Rachel Katz decided roughly a year ago that she was going to […]

Timelines — 9/20

California Based Text Message Scam Put Out of Business Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a settlement last week with Game Theory LLC, a mobile-content corporation based in San Jose, California. The settlement comes following an investigation that revealed the company was sending spam text messages to New Yorkers, and then tricking them into signing […]

New Square “Circus” Chapter II

Follies of the “Sirkus Brothers” continue as a drunken Chaim is arrested for driving stolen garbage truck into school bus. Early on Tuesday, August 28, Chaim Surkis, 23, of New Square was arrested for stealing and then driving a garbage truck while intoxicated and hitting a parked, unoccupied school bus. The Town of Ramapo Police […]

SEVEN YEARS FOR SPITZER

SEVEN YEARS FOR SPITZER

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Shaul Spitzer, the 18-year-old who lit fellow New Square resident Aron Rottenberg on fire last year, has plead guilty to first degree assault, a class A felony, and will face seven years in state prison On Tuesday, Spitzer told Supreme Court Justice William Kelly that he knew he erred and “must be […]

Accused Ramapo Molester Indicted

Accused Ramapo Molester Indicted

Moishe Turner, age 58, of 5 Dana Road in Spring Valley was indicted on April 11, 2012 by a Rockland County Grand Jury for the crimes of Criminal Sexual Act in the 2nd Degree, a felony (4 Counts), Sexual Abuse in the 3rd Degree (4 Counts) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, misdemeanors. District […]