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FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NTSB Calls For Safety Upgrades To Oil Trains

Oil trains are rumbling down the tracks in big numbers thanks to fracking out west and the NTSB says the tanker cars are an accident waiting to happen.

04/07/2015

A school bus. (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Rockland County Executive Presses Albany For East Ramapo Schools Monitor

Executive Ed Day says the financially troubled school district is failing and losing children to the penal system.

03/24/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

West Virginia Oil Train Derailment Sparks Fears Along Rail Lines In Bergen, Rockland Counties

The accident is raising concerns in Rockland and Bergen counties, where the same cars rumble past homes and businesses just about every day.

02/18/2015

Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

01/27/2015

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

01/26/2015

The seal of Rockland County

Proposal To Trim Rockland County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies Comes Under Fire

Police and their supporters have fired back against the Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies.

11/07/2014

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Voting Machines Locked Up After Reports Of Suspicious Campaign Phone Calls

Some residents reported receiving calls on election day from someone claiming to be the with the county Board of Elections and advising them to vote against the measure.

10/02/2014

A toll plaza on the old Tappan Zee Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll Hike

The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.

09/18/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Boater Safety Crackdown Around Tappan Zee Bridge

Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.

06/30/2014

Barrage balloons and shipping at Omaha Beach during the Allied amphibious assault, before the installation of Mulberry Harbour.   (credit: Three Lions/Getty Images)

As 70th Anniversary Of D-Day Approaches, Camp Shanks Museum In Rockland Mounts Special Exhibit

“[The pieces were] cobbled together out of scraps of wood they found around the base,” said Jerry Donnellan of Veterans Services in Rockland County. “Colored with shoe polish.”

06/05/2014

Rockland County Executive Ed Day (credit: electday.com)

Rockland County Residents Protest Planned Kosher Slaughterhouse

Some Rockland County residents are rallying Sunday against a planned kosher-poultry slaughterhouse.

06/01/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland Ad Campaign Hopes To Lure Businesses Into County

Rockland County is reaching across the border into New Jersey as part of its effort to lure businesses into the county.

05/19/2014

Rockland Snow

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

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Northern Suburbs Take Brunt Of Storm

One of the biggest obstacles come on I-84, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a full vehicle ban between the Connecticut and Pennsylvania borders for about six hours,

02/05/2014

Former Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef (credit: rocklandgov.com)

Stories From Main Street: Vanderhoef Looks Back On 5 Terms As Rockland County Executive

Republican C. Scott Vanderhoef said he is humbled and grateful that Rockland voters continued to re-elect him over all those years. He chose not to seek a sixth term in office.

01/06/2014

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