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Saint Augustine School - New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Rockland Catholic School Could Sue To Keep Itself Open

Refusing to accept the New York Archdiocese’s order to close, parents at Saint Augustine School in New City are exploring their legal options.

02/14/2013

Smoke Detector (credit: clipart.com)

Rockland County Residents Neglecting Smoke Detectors

It’s a wake up call for us all, the disturbing trend in Rockland County.

02/13/2013

St. Jerome Closing Protest

Cash-Strapped New York Archdiocese To Close 2 Dozen Schools

The Archdiocese of New York has decided to close 22 elementary schools and two high schools that have been deemed financially “at risk.”

01/22/2013

Boats in downtown Piermont (credit: Moritz Eisold)

Deadline To Apply For Federal Storm Aid Extended In Rockland County

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be closing its main disaster recovery center at Provident Bank Park in Pomona on Friday, but FEMA officials will remain in the county to help residents apply for aid.

12/05/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

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

7-Eleven Logo

7-Eleven: Predictor Of The Presidential Election? It’s True!

Red, green, and blue – 7-Eleven is offering coffee cups in those colors to demonstrate the Presidential candidate of the customers’ choice.

08/23/2012

Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy (credit: DOD)

Funeral Set For New City Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Maj. Thomas Kennedy was one of four Americans killed along with an Afghan civilian in a suicide attack on Aug. 8.

08/15/2012

Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy (credit: DOD)

Army Maj. From New City Killed In Afghanistan ‘Great Man, Great Soldier’

Army Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy was killed Wednesday when a bomber detonated a suicide vest in the Kunar province, the Department of Defense said. A native of New City, he graduated from West Point in 2000.

08/10/2012

Beer (credit: clipart.com)

Liquor Shop Owner Allegedly Hid $1.3M To Skip NY Taxes

The owner allegedly shorted the state of more than $111,000 over the past three years at Kennedy Mall Wine and Liquor.

01/06/2012

House Light (file / credit: clipart.com)

Orange & Rockland: Most To Have Power By Midnight

New City homeowners Joe Bricks and Kirk Reilly were explaining the misery of living on generator power to WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond, when suddenly the power came back.

11/03/2011

Light Bulb (file / credit: clipart.com)

Some Rockland, Westchester County Residents Still Without Power

Susan and Martin Sher of New City are among those on their fifth day without power. There are no utility trucks in their neighborhood, just one orange cone near some downed wires.

11/02/2011

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Rockland Legislator Ed Day Continues Push To Lower Gas Prices

Rockland County residents know the road to cheap gas leads down south to New Jersey.

10/14/2011

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland County Takes Out $40 Million Emergency Loan

Rockland County is taking out an emergency loan to pay its bills.

09/12/2011

Linda Capron of Roosevelt, N.Y. finds there are no more D batteries and few of other batteries left for sale at the Home Depot store on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Freeport, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Batteries Hot Commodity For The Powerless In Wake Of Irene

Batteries and flashlights have been on high demand since Irene left millions without power around the Tri-State area.

08/31/2011

A utility crew is seen at work in Lewisboro, NY - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

President Obama Signs Irene Disaster Declaration For Upstate New York Counties

President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in New York after Tropical Storm Irene, freeing up federal recovery funds.

08/31/2011

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