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Teenagers participate in a firefighting training course in Pomona, N.Y. (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Youths Spend Spring Break Learning To Fight Fires

They could have been at the mall or playing video games, but instead a bunch of kids from north of the city suited up and became firefighters over spring break.

04/08/2013

Police say Ryan Barron, 19, injured a man in a hit-and-run incident in Nanuet and tried to escape to New Jersey via train.

Police: Nanuet Hit-And-Run Suspect Tried To Flee Via Hoboken Bound Train

Ryan Barron, 19, was allegedly driving a 1998 Ford through a parking lot at the Wald Pavillion in Nanuet when he hit a parked car and caused it to lurch forward and strike a pedestrian and another parked vehicle, according to police.

03/16/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud.

03/01/2013

FILE - Oxycodone Pills (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AG: Manhattan Doctor Illegally Sold Prescriptions For Millions Of Dollars Worth Of Painkillers

Dr. David Brizer pleaded not guilty to the charges in Rockland County Court and remains free on bail. If convicted, Brizer could face up to seven years in prison.

02/11/2013

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Feb. 5, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Old Tappan Zee Bridge To Be Decommissioned In 2016

The “old” Tappan Zee Bridge will be out of commission in 2016. That is one piece of new information that came out in a meeting Monday night in Tarrytown.

02/05/2013

Jonathan Barillas is accused of setting the fires. (credit: Orangetown Police)

Teen Accused Of Setting Four Cars On Fire In Nyack

Jonathan Barillas, 16, was arrested for setting fire to four cars in a two block area earlier this week, police said.

08/23/2012

House and car damaged by fire on Summit Street (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Multiple Car Fires In Nyack

Arson in suburbia. A neighborhood near the Tappan Zee Bridge is dealing with an alarming series of attacks.

08/21/2012

Rosie O'Donnell (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Entertainment)

Rosie O’Donnell Suffers Heart Attack, Is Recovering At Home In Nyack

Rosie O’Donnell says she is happy to be alive. That is because the comedienne and former talk show host suffered a heart attack last week in Nyack.

08/20/2012

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Massive Fire Tears Through Rockland County Apartment Building

A massive fire tore through an apartment building in Spring Valley, leaving dozens homeless.

07/11/2012

Flames shoot from the site of a gas main break in Nyack. (credit: CBS 2)

Nyack Gas Main Break Leaves Hundreds Without Gas Service

Electrical power was eventually restored to nearly 2,500 customers, but about 480 were expected to be without gas service for several days.

06/21/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge

State Changes Course, Will Not Take Private Property To Build New Tappan Zee Bridge

The engineers have decided they can live with the South Broadway overpass over the New York State Thruway, which means they will not have to take property along the Rockland approach to the bridge.

05/25/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge construction

Residents On Both Sides Of The Hudson Losing Their Minds Over Tappan Zee Noise

The steady pounding has echoed up and down the river this month as pile drivers have tested the riverbed for the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built alongside the old span.

05/15/2012

Kids Playing (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stories From Main Street: Nyack Mom Develops Playdate Planet To Help Get Kids Together

Life is hectic. Sometimes there isn’t much time for the little ones to play, let alone for mom and dad to make the arrangements. That’s where Playdate Planet comes in.

05/07/2012

Asian Tiger mosquito (file)

Warm Weather Brings Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes To Rockland, Westchester Counties

It’s tricky business trying to tame a tiger — the Asian tiger mosquito, that is. The daytime biting, disease-carrying vector first turned up in Rockland County last summer, and it’s feared that the mild winter spared many eggs.

03/27/2012

Main Street - Nyack, NY - Mar 9, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Parking Could Be Free When You Go Out To Dinner In Nyack

Visitors to downtown Nyack may soon see a change in the village’s parking rules.

03/09/2012

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