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Pomona Middle School Extends School Day By Two Hours

Some middle school students in Rockland County will have to wait a bit longer for the final bell to ring this fall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News12.com

Rockland County announces new owners of Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Home

Rockland County Executive Ed Day announced Shalom Braunstein and Summit Park Acquisition Group as the new owners of the facility.

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The Real Deal

The 15 priciest homes for sale in the NYC suburbs

If you're sick of squeezing into New York City apartments but still want to stay within commuting distance, these amazing homes might pique your interest.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Westchester County, NY, Nassau County, NY, Home Gardening, Victory, NY

Empire State News

a oeRevenge Porna bill, awaits governor's approval

NEW CITY Legislation which recently passed both the State Assembly and Senate might soon update current Internet privacy laws to protect victims of "revenge porn" whose explicit photos are posted online without their consent.

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Related Topix: New City, NY, Privacy, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Ozone Alert Hits Greater New York City Area, Westchester 'Moderate'

Written by Lanning Taliaferro The Air Quality Index forecast for today is "moderate" for the Lower Hudson Valley, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage honored for outstanding performance

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. was honored for its outstanding performance during the past year at the 2014 Cartus Broker Network International Conference held Feb. 25-28 in Florida at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort and Spa, Ft.

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Patch.com

Closing A Revenge-Porn Loophole in New York's Laws

It seemed like a classic case of revenge porn. The victim, a Rockland County woman, went to the police after an image was posted on the Internet of her and another person in sexual contact.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Patch.com

Rockland County Department of Health Partners with Community Outreach ...

The Rockland County Department of Health gave away free bike helmets to children last week as part of the Child Pedestrian Safety Program.

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Related Topix: Haverstraw, NY

NyackNewsAndViews

Meals on Wheels Serves 9 Millionth Meal

Wednesday, July 23 at 10a. And for dessert, they will celebrate their 40th anniversary of providing meals and services to seniors.

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Related Topix: West Nyack, NY, Nanuet, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Tarrytown Daily Voice

Multi-Vehicle Crash Snarls Traffic On Tappan Zee Bridge Span

A multi-vehicle accident has resulted in a lane being blocked and stop-and-go traffic in the span leading to the Tappan Zee Bridge early Sunday afternoon.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

13WHAM

Records requests unseen by NY county sheriff

Officials say dozens of public information requests filed with a suburban New York City's county sheriff went unseen because they were being diverted to outdated email addresses.

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Sunherald.com

Experts: Social media can feed Munchausen by proxy

This undated file photo provided by the Westchester County District Attorney's office shows Lacey Spears, who was indicted June 17, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y., on charges of depraved murder and manslaughter in the death of her son, 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, White Plains, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

14 Years Not Too Long for Sunscreen Expiration Legislation

Legislation has finally passed both houses of the New York state legislature to require expiration dates on sunscreen.

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13WHAM

Group raises money for NY toddler's funeral

A local organization has raised $2,250 toward the burial of a 20-month-old boy crushed by a truck in New York's Rockland County.

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Related Topix: Spring Valley, NY

NyackNewsAndViews

A Complete Guide to Jazz Week

Since 1985, the Rockland County Jazz & Blues Society has brought "Jazz Week" to Nyack and surrounding communities.

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Related Topix: Nyack, NY, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Piermont, NY, Tappan, NY

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

3 to Serve Time for Drug, Forgery, Burglary Convictions: Rockland DA

Attempted Burglary: Joshua Rios-Colon, age 23, was sentenced July 2 by the Honorable Charles Apotheker, County Court Judge, to nine months in the Rockland County Jail after pleading guilty to Attempted Burglary in the Third Degree.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sloatsburg, NY

Empire State News

Fuel NY initiative launches

ALBANY The New York Energy Research and Development Authority launched two Fuel NY initiatives the Portable Emergency Generator Program and the State Strategic Gasoline Reserve.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY

News12.com

Wake services held for toddler from Spring Valley

Family and friends are saying goodbye today to the toddler who was hit and killed by a truck just outside his home in Rockland County.

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Related Topix: Spring Valley, NY

Patch.com

Rockland County Officials Make Statement on Sale of Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center

The following information os from the Rockland County Government -- The following is a statement from Rockland County Executive Day, Legislative Chairman Wolfe and RCHFC Chairperson Sherwood on agreement to sell Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

NyackNewsAndViews

TZ Bridge History Boat Ride: Second Voyage Added by Popular Demand

By popular demand, the big wheel of River Rose will keep on turning. The Historical Society of Rockland County has added a second voyage of "The Tappan Zee Bridge Experience: Past, Present and Future" on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tappan, NY

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