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2 hrs ago | Patch.com
Former Pearl River resident Ashley Quiroa, 33, of Waldwick, NJ was convicted on two counts of Possessing an Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child, class E felonies.
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5 hrs ago | Patch.com
The county's purchasing division is sponsoring the Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise Forum from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Rockland County Fire Training Center in Pomona for county firms certified as MWBE or DBE companies.
9 hrs ago | The Port Chester Daily Voice
DNA testing by the Westchester County Police forensic lab has led to the arrest of a Spring Valley woman believed to be the mother of the infant boy named "Baby Angel" who was found in an Elmsford recycling plant last month.
Pearl River School District Director of Operations Quinton Van Wynen will recommend approving a Payment In Lieu of Taxes agreement with Cerovene, Inc. for the property at 10 Corporate Drive in Orangeburg at the board of education meeting 7:30 p.m. tonight in the district administration building.
Judge Victor J. Alfieri ruled Tuesday that six of the remaining Orangetown absentee ballots should be tossed out, leaving six more to be counted, but results will not be in until Wednesday.
The Nyack Fire Department apparently has connections in high places: the morning snowstorm abated at almost the exact time that polls opened this afternoon for the annual Fire District election.
The Nanuet School District has cancelled all after-school and evening activities including the School Age Care program at Miller and Highview elementary schools, the Barr Middle School After School Program, athletic practices and events and Continuing Education programs.
Polls will be open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Nyack Joint Fire District election.
Nyack's Farmers' Market will operate indoors at the Nyack Center through March 27. Organized by the Nyack Chamber of Commerce, the farmers' market has proven a bountiful harvest with a yield of 800 to 1000 shoppers a week when outdoors.
The pileup on an icy Bronx River Parkway that injured more than 40 people late Sunday night came with the region's first real taste of winter weather, underscoring a need for caution when a second blast -- a quick-moving snowstorm -- is expected to strike Tuesday morning.
To live in the Hudson River Valley is to hear the sounds of trains -- freights rattling along the west shore of the river, Metro-North shuttling commuters back and forth from The City on the east bank.
Teachers unions slammed the state's educational leadership Monday, trying to build a case for legislative action to halt the Common Core roll-out and a growing emphasis on standardized tests.
A winter storm expected to drop about 4 inches of snow Tuesday morning has Westchester and Rockland counties in its crosshairs.
Ramapo Central officials said farewell to the second school board member to resign this fall and are welcoming a new member as they also work to sort out the district's financial standing with the state.
Nyack High School teacher Adele Metrakos spoke about her love for teaching during the Day of Action gathering Monday morning in the high school gym.
A Rockland County man who drove into a stopped state police cruiser and a Port Chester woman who drove drunk with a child in her car were among 30 motorists charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.