TIMELINES 5/25/17

TIMELINES 5/25/17

Consumer Protection Director Loses Battle with Leukemia  Rockland County’s Consumer Protection Director Terry David Grosselfinger died May 19 after a battle with leukemia. The 68-year-old was a Purple Heart recipient from his time with the U.S. Army infantry during the Vietnam War. After his military service, he attended Rockland Community College. Later, he graduated from […]

TIMELINES 5/18/17

TIMELINES 5/18/17

ROCKLAND COUNTY: Health Department Continues Mosquito Breeding Prevention The Health Department in New City has begun to prevent the population growth of mosquitoes by treating catch basins and storm drains. This treatment will continue until the end of the month. Residents should avoid blocking storm drains with their cars to allow easier access. County Health […]

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 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 […]

TIMELINES 6/13/13

Suffern Commons residents face eviction in late June Residents of the three-story Suffern Commons apartment complex on Chestnut Street are worried they will be kicked out to make room for new buyers, according to the Journal News. The potential purchase came to light on May 23, when eviction notices were handed out to residents of the […]