What’s Happening — 1/5

BY GEORGE J. DACRE – The Sixth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival is set for January 28 and 29 at Rockland Lake State Park. World-class ice sculptors are expected to participate and the Palisades Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a placque for the sculpture that is voted “Fan Favorite” by those attending hours are 11 a.m. […]

Timelines — 12/29

Rockland officially overrides tax cap Over 80 percent of the local governments in New York have submitted their budget plans for 2012 coming in under the 2 percent tax cap. About 19 percent have decided to override this cap including Rockland County (one of six counties), and the Town of Haverstraw. County Executive C. Scott […]

Timelines — 12/22

Lingerie bandits apprehended Victoria’s Secret at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack, has been the location of a crime, yet again. In June the store was robbed of $16,000 cash.  In 2009, over $20,000 in lingerie was stolen from the location. This time, three employees of the lingerie store are suspected of stealing approximately $60,000 in […]

Timelines — 11/23

Haverstraw taking heat for sexual harassment case A Haverstraw town employee is suing a co-worker, Stephen Loblanco, as well as the town, stating that the co-worker made sexual remarks toward her and the town did nothing to intervene. She also has filed a criminal complaint against Loblanco. The “suer” stated that Loblanco has made sexual […]


Theft ring brought down in NYC Over 100 people were arrested in connection with a far reaching NYC crime ring. Service employees such as bank tellers and restaurant workers ripped information from residents and tourists, stealing the identity of thousands. Out of the 111 people charged with crimes, 86 are in custody. The others are […]

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