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.
Nyack Sketch Log Honors South Nyack's Tish DuBow
Former South Nyack Mayor Patricia "Tish" DuBow was honored by residents and local elected officials at a community celebration in Franklin Street Park on Friday May 9. After nine years in the Mayor's office, DuBow chose not to run for another term.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cogan out at Elmwood-Franklin
The board issued a statement in response to a media inquiry, acknowledging the move and saying the search for a new leader of the private, K-8 school will begin immediately.
Early Voting in Rockland: What Price, Democracy?
Updated 1045a - The NYS Assembly took a small step forward on April 30 to make New York as liberal as Florida to let citizens exercise the most cherished right in a democracy.
Police: Traffic Violations Lead to DWI Charge on Route 59
A Spring Valley resident spotted driving erratically on Route 59 has been charged with drunken driving, according to the Rockland County Sheriff's Department.
Changes Requested To State Education Law For College Chargebacks
The Rockland County Legislature's Budget and Finance Committee will vote Monday on a resolution asking the New York Legislature to support bills changing state Education Law .
Sat May 11, 2013
New York Post
Eye-opening firing suit
A Rockland County man claims he was unfairly fired after his boss accused him of sleeping - even though the employer knew the man actually had a rare illness that caused him to close his eyes, according to a lawsuit.
The White Plains Daily Voice
Stepinac Names Scholarship For 50-Year Faculty Member
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. Don Larkin is the first Archbishop Stepinac High School faculty members to reach 50 years, which the White Plains Catholic school recognized by creating a scholarship in his name.
Fri May 10, 2013
New York Post
Stellar science schools
The best American K-12 schools, many of them in the New York City metro area, are fully competitive with their peers around the world, even in math and science - though experts often tell us otherwise.
David Fried, Rockland County executive candidate, got 2006 campaign money from felons
Lobbyist Richard Lipsky; Democrat David Fried, who is running for Rockland County executive; and government informant and admitted felon Moses "Mark" Stern.
Nanuet's TITLE Boxing Club Holds Grand Opening
The first Rockland County TITLE Boxing Club held its grand opening on Thursday. It's in Nanuet, located at 253 West Route 59, behind P.C Richard and Son.