8 hrs ago
Under proposed law, Orange County would publicly ID its vendors
The proposed campaign-donor restrictions soon to be taken up by the Orange County Legislature would make public something the current administration has refused to divulge: a list of the hundreds of businesses holding contracts with the county.
21 hrs ago
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Measles outbreak in Orthodox community in NY's Rockland County
Public health officials discovered a case of measles at a kosher grocery store in the Orthodox community of Spring Valley, N.Y. The Rockland County Health Department advised anybody who was at the store, Hatzlacha Grocery Store located at 80 West Spring St., between 1:30 and 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday to contact their doctor.
Meet the New Bar Leaders
Meet the Affinity Bar Group Presidents May 24, 2013 The goals and bios for the new leaders of the Asian American Bar Association of New York; Hispanic National Bar Association, New York Region; LeGaL, LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York; Metropolitan Black Bar Association; Puerto Rican Bar Association; South Asian Bar Association of New York; ... (more)
Amanda Bynes in trouble, again
Actress Amanda Bynes was booked for suspicion of driving under the influence in Hollywood, California, on April 6 after she got into a fender bender with a marked police car.
Memorial Day Weekend Mass Transit Get Away
If you are planning on sneaking out of the office early on Friday to start your Memorial Day Weekend, the Rockland County has got your back.
Thu May 23, 2013
Court rejects union's effort to block sale of Onondaga County's Van Duyn nursing home
A judge has rejected a lawsuit seeking to block the transfer and eventual sale of Onondaga County's Van Duyn nursing home.
Heavy rain sparks flash flooding around the New York area
Heavy rain drenched the New York area on Thursday, sparking flash flooding in some places where as much as 4 inches.
Buffalo Continues Population Slide
New York's upstate cities struggled with population losses between 2000 and 2012, but the decline slowed in recent years, U.S. Census data released Thursday showed.
New Tappan Zee bridge project installs first noise, air, vibration monitor in Rockland
A environmental monitor designed to measure the noise, vibration and air quality associated with building the new Tappan Zee Bridge was installed today outside Salisbury Point Cooperative, an apartment building in South Nyack.
Wed May 22, 2013
NBC New York
Father Goose Protects Rooftop Nest, Attacks Passersby
A protective father goose whose babies will soon hatch in a nest on the roof of a New York home is guarding them so fiercely the neighborhood is living in fear of his attacks.
Mon May 20, 2013
Podcast: The Nyack Village Voice 2013-05-19
Voice actor, writer, actor and composer Noah Michael Levine is a Nyack native who recently returned home after many years away from Rockland County.
Sat May 18, 2013
Tappan Zee task force discusses funding
The Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force set the stage Friday for matching its wish list of new transit services with potential sources of funding.
Fri May 17, 2013
Are You Ready For The Summer (Camp)?
The Harriman Group Camping program began 100 years ago with the belief that parks should be for all people, particularly the urban poor who lacked fresh air and leisure.
Natural gas shipper proposes new pipeline from Binghamton to Syracuse area
A natural gas pipeline company has announced plans to build a 60-mile pipeline from the Southern Tier to the town of Onondaga that would increase New York state's capacity to transport gas from the Marcellus Shale, the Utica Shale and other drilling areas.
Thu May 16, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Sign of the times: FBI raids town hall, seizes records in corruption probe
The FBI yesterday stormed the Town Hall in Ramapo, Rockland County, and seized records in an apparent investigation of bond sales for town projects, the Journal News reported.
Wed May 15, 2013
NY corruption: FBI raids Ramapo Town Hall, seizes documents, hard drives
In Nassau Cnty road construction. two lanes closed on The Northern St Pkwy WB between Post Ave/X32 and The Grand Central Pkwy In Nassau Cnty road construction.
Long Island Business News
Owners must file or NY gun permit info public
Gun owners in New York who don't want their license information available to the public are facing a deadline to file an exemption form with local licensing authorities.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jawonio Audiologist Retires After 32 Years
While Barbara Blattstein enjoyed plenty of different aspects of her time as an audiologist, one part of the job always stuck out.
Red Cross Assists Rockland Family Displaced by Fire
The American Red Cross is assisting a Rockland County family left temporarily homeless as a result of a small fire that appears to have been caused by a lit candle this morning.
As Stepinac Teacher Reaches 50th Anniversary, School Launches Scholarship in His Honor
Upon first meeting Don Larkin, student activities coordinator at Archbishop Stepinac High School, one can immediately sense his passion for the school.