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Clarkstown Crackdown: Only Town Residents Allowed In Town Parks

There’s certainly an attraction to the Clarkstown, New York, parks, pools and manicured fields, but some residents complain the town parks are being overrun by out-of-towners.

04/16/2015

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Clarkstown Supervisor Asks State To Help Pay For Pothole Repairs

Meanwhile on Long Island, Nassau County officials are urging people to report potholes using the “Nassau Now” mobile app.

03/25/2015

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Brutal Winter Leaves Some Municipalities With Depleted Snow-Removal Budgets

As Mother Nature belts the Tri-State Area with snowstorm after snowstorm, some municipalities are draining their budgets to clean up the mess.

03/04/2015

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Rockland County Officials Hoping They Have Enough Salt To Last Through Winter

Skip Vezzetti, Rockland’s superintendent of highways, said this winter seem to be falling in line with recent years, when the county has spent $300,000 to $400,000 for salt and other melting supplies.

02/11/2015

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Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

01/28/2015

Surveillance video of the robbery of a gas station in Valley Cottage, Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland County Gas Station Clerk Fights Off Armed Robbers

A Rockland county gas station clerk refused to become a victim when two robbers stormed in and demanded cash.

01/12/2015

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Clarkstown Dispatcher Meets Woman She Helped Guide In Delivering Sister-In-Law’s Baby

A newborn baby girl had some surprises in store, not only for her mother but for an unexpected aunt.

11/16/2014

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Clarkstown 911 Dispatcher Guides Woman As Sister-In-Law Gives Birth

A Clarkstown police dispatcher was being hailed as a hero Saturday, after guiding over the phone a woman as her sister-in-law birth.

11/15/2014

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Ask.fm Site Owners Agree To Increased Oversight To Prevent Harassment

The site has been acquired by the owners of Ask.com, whose chief executive, Doug Leeds, says the focus is ensuring a safer and more enjoyable experience for users.

08/14/2014

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Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

Artist's Rendering Of The Shops At Nanuet. (credit: Simon Property Group)

Dozens Of Stores Sign To Join Open-Air Shopping Center Replacing Nanuet Mall

The Shops at Nanuet will feature a Fairway market, 24 Hour Fitness and a Regal movie theater in addition to the anchor stores of Sears and Macy’s.

05/07/2013

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Clarkstown Parents Seek Police Help Investigating Online Threats

On the attack against cyberbullying, concerned parents in Clarkstown have been calling police and school officials after some recent anonymous online postings.

04/18/2013

A salt plow in Clarkstown, N.Y. - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Rockland Salt Plow Driver: ‘I Don’t Leave Until It’s Done’

It’s hard to fathom the weight of one of the big plow trucks full of salt until you’re in the passenger seat, which is where WCBS 880 reporter Alex Silverman got to be Friday morning.

02/08/2013

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Clarkstown Sets Up New Emergency Notification System After Sandy

‘Better updates? Sign me up!’ That’s what people in Clarkstown are saying after what they experienced during superstorm Sandy, and the town has followed through.

11/30/2012

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Reports: Madoff’s Accountant’s Son Commits Suicide In Ohio

The son of Bernie Madoff’s accountant committed suicide earlier this week in Ohio, according to published reports.

11/17/2012

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