Tobacco Industry Squashes Village’s Ordinance

Haverstraw to bow out of first amendment battle before it even begins BY DYLAN SKRILOFF On the heels of a lawsuit by seven tobacco companies and the New York Association of Convenience Stores, the Village of Haverstraw has scheduled a public hearing to rescind a first-of-its-kind ordinance passed this spring. The board indicated at a […]

Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame Inducts Seven

The Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame held its 39th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Pearl River Elks Club and continued its tradition of excellence by inducting seven outstanding athletes, coaches and officials. Marcel Cooper, Nyack High School 1988, was a State Champion Wrestler in the 126 lb. weight class and went on to become a two time Senior National Champion while serving […]

While You Work Hard, Some People Just Want to Milk the System

District Attorney Zugibe arrests seven for welfare fraud cases that cost the taxpayers over $300K. As the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office continues its effort to crack down on social services abuse, DA Thomas P. Zugibe announced yesterday the filing of criminal charges against seven individuals on grand larceny, welfare fraud and other charges. The […]