Timelines — 3/7

Gunshots fired in Haverstraw Last week, police recovered four bullet casings in an area of Haverstraw near Trimble and Wall Street. They have not found the shooter or what could have been several shooters, at this time. Police responded to a report of up to seven gunshots last Wednesday night. Witnesses reportedly told police that […]

Timelines — 3/1

Hundreds mourn the death of Sparkill teen This week, hundreds of people gathered at Nyack’s Grace Episcopal Church for the funeral service of Quincy Hedges, of Sparkill, who was killed in a car accident upstate on February 18. Because the church was so packed, nearly 100 people had to stand outside to listen to the […]

Timelines — 2/23

New City fire damages home  A single-family home was damaged on Monday evening after a fire blazed throughout the house. The family who resided in the home on Pepperill Court was safely out of the house and no one was injured. According to firefighters, a member of the family called 911 and reported that the […]


New City’s Gittelman School will be purchased by Schrieber Academy (ASHAR)  The Reuben Gittelman Hebrew Day School, a 61,000-square-foot building on New Hempstead Road, will be sold to Adolph H. Schrieber Hebrew Academy in Monsey. This will take place after the school shuts down operations at the end of the school year. Gittelman’s school board […]


Rothschild of Monsey to be sentenced in fraud case Federal prosecutors have recommended that former Monsey Fire Commission President Nathan Rothschild is sentenced to 27 to 33 months in prison. He was sentenced on Tuesday for trying to orchestrate a real estate fraud to pay off a debt of $125,000 to two of his former […]

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Etta James dies at 73 Legendary singer, Etta James, died at age 73 last Friday from complications resulting from her battle with leukemia. She had been in poor heath for a few years, having suffered from hepatitis C, as well as being diagnosed with dementia in 2009 and then was hospitalized the next year with […]