A court document Thursday said money was the motive in the slaying of a popular Rockland County widow and grandmother whose daughter has been charged with her murder.
The New City husband and father was paralyzed following a surfing accident at the Jersey shore last fall.
Prosecutors say Jojo John was under the influence and at the controls of the 19-foot power boat as it slammed into a construction barge last July, killing Lindsey Stewart and Mark Lennon.
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.
Authorities said the toxicology report, which hasn’t been made public, supports their investigation and should lead to an indictment in the summer’s fatal Hudson River barge collision.
As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.
Forecasters say rain Monday morning will taper off to showers before finally ending in the afternoon. A few spots could also have a thunderstorm.
Most people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.
A 59-year-old Rockland County man got to go home without serving time in prison, after admitting to sex acts on seven different occasions with a 14-year-old boy.
The little girl’s 68-year-old father, Dr. Kristappa Sangavaram, told CBS 2 by phone that “the girl is doing okay. I thank everyone for their prayers.”
Police are investigating a possible attempted murder-suicide in Rockland County.
Rockland County Deputy Fire Coordinator George Drescher said the fire was so far advanced that firefighters “could only do what they could do.”
Refusing to accept the New York Archdiocese’s order to close, parents at Saint Augustine School in New City are exploring their legal options.
It’s a wake up call for us all, the disturbing trend in Rockland County.
The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”