TIMELINES 8/23/18

TIMELINES 8/23/18

Long-distance swimmer and local businessman sentenced to 7 years jail for sexual abuse of minor Record-breaking long-distance swimmer and former Nanuet storefront owner David “Skip” Storch pleaded guilty in February to sexually assaulting a minor. Last week, he was sentenced to seven years in prison on the charges. Storch, 60, of New City, will be […]

TIMELINES 8/2/18

TIMELINES 8/2/18

Rockland County Steel Company Sued for Unpaid Debts A Rockland County steel company is using bankruptcy to avoid paying a $2 million dollar court judgement. Last year, Justice Robert M. Berliner of the Rockland Supreme Court found Solutions in Stainless Inc. liable to pay Taunton Metals of Florida in excess of two million dollars for […]

TIMELINES 7/19/18

TIMELINES 7/19/18

Woman killed in New City accident (MidHudson News) NEW CITY – A 21-year-old woman, who was a passenger in a car driven by a Monroe man in New City, was killed when the Jeep Wrangler they were in ran off Mark Lane and struck an unoccupied dump truck. She was ejected from the vehicle and […]

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Timelines: July 12, 2018

Decapitated Animals Connected to Caribbean Religion The recently discovered decapitated animals found in Pomona are believed to have been part of a Santeria ritual, professed experts told the Journal News this week. Santeria is “a pantheistic religion with West African roots that migrated to the Caribbean via the slave trade,” where it combined with Roman Catholicism. […]

Timelines 6/21/18

Timelines 6/21/18

Palisades Center Lawsuit Dismissed Palisades Center mall owners filed a $50 million lawsuit in 2016 after three years of negotiating with the town, claiming Clarkstown’s restrictions to prohibit the company from expanding the property violate the company’s rights. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by the Delaware-based company that owns the mall. The […]

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Rockland firm to revamp 99-year-old racetrack in Orange County The oldest continually operating dirt track in the U.S. recently kicked off its 99th year. Orange County Fair Speedway began operations in 1919 and will now undergo new renovations. A Nanuet-based development and promotion company, Orange Motorsport & Entertaining LLC, is taking on the project. The […]

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