Gas Explosion and Fire Blaze on Broadway in Nyack

Gas Explosion and Fire Blaze on Broadway in Nyack

BY SARA GILBERT A gas explosion resulting in a large open fire occurred in Nyack on Thursday, June 21 while Raines & Welsh & Sons, contractors of Orange & Rockland Utilities, were working on a gas main replacement project. By Sunday, June 24, the intersection of North Broadway and First Avenue in Nyack was cleaned […]

Vin Etching This Weekend

The Clarkstown Police Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring a free VIN (vehicle identification number) etching program to be held on Saturday, June 2 at the Clarkstown Police Department, 20 Maple Avenue, New City from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Watch Your Car” VIN program is a nationwide program in which vehicle owners can have the […]

The Police Property Room

BY DIANE DIMOND The scene: Flashing police lights and officers pull over a suspect van. Two thieves are found inside along with cartons of stolen electronics and computers. The scene: A bare-bones apartment where police respond to a domestic dispute. After calming the situation, they discover a horde of stolen jewelry and expensive Rolex watches. […]


It was supposed to be a smooth goodbye for longtime Sheriff James Kralik, but Clarkstown Sergeant and media liaison Harry Baumann changed all that when he spilled his guts to Steve Lieberman of the Journal News about Kralik’s supposedly bloated budgets and “empire-building” ambitions, including a supposed desire to consolidate all police departments into one. Baumann lamented […]

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