Pomona

Peretz Sontag, 50, was found dead in his car in Harriman State Park on Sunday, March 23, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Missing Rockland County Father Found Dead In Harriman State Park

The body of a father of seven who had been missing for nine days has been found in Harriman State Park by a hiker.

03/24/2014

Peretz Sontag, 50, was found dead in his car in Harriman State Park on Sunday, March 23, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Volunteers, Police Search For Missing Rockland County Father

An extensive search is under way in Harriman State Park for a Rockland County father of seven missing since Friday. Police said Peretz Sontag, 50, was last seen leaving his Pomona home on Friday morning.

03/18/2014

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

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

Orchards of Concklin in Pomona (file / credit: Google Maps)

Stories From Main Street: It’s Harvest Time In Pomona

20 years before George Washington was born, there was a member of the Concklin family farming in Rockland County. Now they’re celebrating their 300th harvest.

10/01/2012

Family Dinner (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stories From Main Street: Family Dinners Are Good For Students

“We saw the connection between the family meal and an umbrella of protective factors,” said school health coordinator Carrie Steindorff. “It protects against drug use… It is also is a protective factor against obesity.”

10/10/2011

A photo hangs in the Mount Ivy Diner showing bears hanging out in the dumpster - Pomona, NY - Sep 26, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Bears Caught Dumpster Diving At Mount Ivy Diner In Pomona

A family of black bears — a mother and three cubs — seem to be regular customers at the Pomona restaurant on Route 202.

09/26/2011

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Considers Drastic Cuts To Balance Budget

Scott Vanderhoef said the county has a perfect storm of financial issues.

07/27/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearing On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan Begins Tuesday

Residents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

07/26/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearings Scheduled On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan

New Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for the state’s energy future.

07/25/2011