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Grandview Elementary School

Art, Music Could Be Coming Back To Cash-Strapped East Ramapo Elementary Schools

This week, parent David Curry from Spring Valley filed an official complaint with the New York State Department of Education about the canceled programs.

10/25/2013

Duffman Pannell (Handout)

Ramapo H.S. Football Coach Accused Of Hitting Player In Head With Helmet

“Until the investigation is completed, the coach has been released from his coaching responsibilities,” the school district said in a statement.

10/22/2013

Larry Mulqueen (credit: Clarkstown Police)

Nanuet Man Gets 15-Month Prison Sentence For Making Death Threats Against Politicians

A federal judge told Lawrence Mulqueen he is entitled to have opinions, but his postings had crossed the line into criminal behavior.

10/16/2013

Authorities raid Yeshiva Shaarei Torah in Suffern, NY. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: Men Plotted To Kidnap, Use Cattle Prods To Force Orthodox Jewish Men To Divorce Wives

Three rabbis and seven other men were charged after the FBI raided several locations overnight.

10/10/2013

Shops at Nanuet ribbon-cutting. The shopping center officially opened on Oct. 10, 2013. (credit: Facebook/The Shops at Nanuet)

Ribbon-Cutting Held At Grand Opening Of The Shops At Nanuet

The Shops at Nanuet – the outdoor shopping complex on the site of the former Nanuet Mall – has opened to the public.

10/10/2013

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Toxicology Results In For Boater In Crash That Left Bride-To-Be, Best Man Dead

Authorities said the toxicology report, which hasn’t been made public, supports their investigation and should lead to an indictment in the summer’s fatal Hudson River barge collision.

10/09/2013

Lauren Shields, for whom Lauren's Law is named, speaks at City Hall press conference, Oct. 3, 2013. The law requires those getting NYS driver's licenses to decide whether to be an organ donor. (credit: Peter Haskell/ WCBS 880)

Lauren’s Law Takes Effect, Requires NYS Drivers To Decide Whether To Be Organ Donors

Lauren’s Law was named for 13-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, in Rockland County. She received a heart transplant when she was 9.

10/03/2013

Sang Ho Kim , suspect wanted in a fatal shooting near the Roosevelt Field Mall on Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Officials: Body Of L.I. Shooting Suspect Sang Ho Kim Found In Hudson River

Kim’s body was found just a few miles from Cold Spring, where the manhunt for him had been under way after a deadly shooting on Long Island last week.

09/30/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration In Southern Rockland County

Researchers say underground carbon dioxide storage is one possible hope for mitigating climate change.

09/30/2013

Kevin Reilly On The Couch

Cooking On The Couch: Goat Cheese French Toast

A new restaurant in Rockland County is already building up quite the fan base…including those of us here at The Couch. Roost is located in Sparkill, and is offering diners new American fare with a Mediterranean influence — as well as an impressive cocktail menu.

09/25/2013

People wait in line to vote  (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Nyack Voters In Turf War Over School Bond Issue

The bond issue set for a vote next month for the Nyack school district would cover new roofs, fire alarms, security cameras and a $7.7 million artificial turf field.

09/20/2013

Construction continues at The Shops At Nanuet (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

The Shops At Nanuet To Open In Mid-October

The shopping center is still very much a construction site, but officials said it will go beyond the typical shopping mall once complete.

09/18/2013

Welles Crowther (credit: Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Honoring A 9/11 Hero

Welles Crowther, 24, has come to be known as the man in the red bandana for sacrificing his own life to help save several people on that day.

09/09/2013

Michelle Sergio (Westchester County Police)

Ossining Judge Candidate Struck, Killed By Alleged Drunken Driver While Hanging Campaign Signs

A Rockland County woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on Tuesday after she struck and killed a pedestrian in Ossining, police said.

09/04/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Tappan Zee Bridge Pile Driving Project Rattles South Nyack

Work has begun on a new temporary platform on the Rockland County side to help with the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

08/26/2013

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