A teenager credits skills he picked up as a junior volunteer in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in helping him think clearly during a brutal grizzly bear attack in Alaska over the weekend.
Sam Melman landed at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday before heading home. He was one of seven wilderness survival students who survived the attack in the Talkeetna Mountains on Saturday night.
Seven teenagers were nearing the end of a month-long survival course when 17-year-old Berg noticed the mama grizzly. Berg yelled “Bear! Bear!” but it was too late, the bear came charging at him and took him down.
A local teenager is fighting for his life after being mauled in Alaska and he’s not the only victim. Josh Berg of New City was with a group of teens learning survival skills when the grizzly bear attacked.
After some unfriendly words were exchanged on Facebook two virtual friends from New City got into a real-life physical fight.
According to credit rating agency Moody’s, school districts and municipalities in New York are already strained.
Last year, 120 beagles were rescued from a research lab that had suddenly closed its doors. Many of the dogs and their new owners gathered Sunday for a very special reunion.
Wild and dangerous weather caused quite a scare in parts of the Tri-State on Friday, as thunderstorms left toppled trees and flooding in their wake.
Illegal building conversions can be death traps if a fire breaks out in them.
Ramapo police Chief Peter Brower said Monday that Shaul Spitzer of New Square was trying to burn down Aron Rottenberg’s house when both men suffered burns and were hospitalized Sunday.
The District Attorney said Wednesday that 57-year-old Joyce Bidnick of New City was arraigned on a grand larceny charge.
Overall, statistics show that crime is down in the northern suburbs, with just a few exceptions.
The theme: to rebuild, renew, and reconnect with the citizens of Rockland.
It was called too urban, too political, and too loud.
It’s not just the police who want the drivers to slow down in Clarkstown.