Ramapo

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Town Attorney To Seek Stay Of Judge’s Order To Throw Out Town Vote

The ballots for Ramapo’s recent municipal election have yet to be counted, and the Town Board wants them preserved.

10/08/2014

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Judge Tosses Controversial Vote On Makeup Of Ramapo Town Board

A judge on Tuesday threw out a pair of referenda that set up a ward system and added two new town board members in Ramapo.

10/07/2014

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Voting Machines Locked Up After Reports Of Suspicious Campaign Phone Calls

Some residents reported receiving calls on election day from someone claiming to be the with the county Board of Elections and advising them to vote against the measure.

10/02/2014

FILE -- A man uses a crosswalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Crackdown Aims To Cut Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries

Three people have been struck and killed by cars this year in the Rockland County town, and five pedestrians were struck in the span of a week.

10/02/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Ramapo Official Calls For Federal Investigation Into Town Vote

A vote next Tuesday in the diverse Rockland County town of Ramapo is turning into a debate over race, class and political power.

09/25/2014

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Authorities: Recluse Found Dead In Rockland County Home Was Worth $3 Million

Authorities say a man found dead outside his rural New York home was a recluse who had $3 million in the bank.

07/02/2014

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Police Across NY Enforce School Bus Safety Law With Ramped Up Patrols

Law enforcement officers across New York state participated in a crackdown on motorists who illegally pass school buses when they’re picking up or dropping off students.

04/03/2014

Ramapo Brush Fire

Brush Fire Leaves Acre After Acre Charred In Rockland County

Helicopters dumped water Tuesday evening on a brush fire that spread to a wooded area in Rockland County.

10/29/2013

Welts from Ramapo paintball attack (credit: Joseph Gestetner/handout)

Police: 3 Charged With Hate Crimes In Ramapo Paintball Attack

Police say Shashi Ramsaroop, Lindsey Peaks and Demetrius Latrell Torain were arrested on assault, aggravated harassment, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tampering charges.

08/08/2013

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Ramapo Parents To Rally For School Board Lawyer’s Firing

A rally will be held Monday evening ahead of a special school board meeting where parents will call for East Ramapo Central School District lawyer Chris Kirby to be fired.

07/08/2013

Airplane (file / credit: clipart.com)

FAA: Low-Flying Jet In Ramapo Was Testing Flight Path

A low-flying jet that caused a scare this week in Ramapo was actually conducting a navigational check for the flight path to Teterboro Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.

07/05/2013

Ramapo Police Patch

Judge To Let Ramapo Cop Leave Home During Disability To Get Married

There will be wedding day blues for a Rockland County couple. The groom told his bride-to-be he’ll leave their planned wedding reception early in order to keep his job.

10/12/2012

Lake Lucille

Rockland Town Residents: Construction Site Is Ruining Our Water

Residents of a Rockland County town say the water now flowing into a nearby reservoir is a muddy mess, and runoff from a construction project is being blamed.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Officials: $14 Toll Expected For New Tappan Zee Bridge; Commuters Go Ballistic

Larry Schwartz, a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, gave the estimate at a public meeting in Ramapo on Thursday. The new price is nearly three times the current toll cost of $5.

08/03/2012

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Four Youths Charged With Sexual Assault In Ramapo

Police said the victims were a 14-year-old, who was raped, along with a 12-year-old, who was the victim of attempted rape. The assaults allegedly occurred over a four-day period last week at the home of one of the victims.

06/19/2012

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