Rockland County

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.

04/29/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rockland Group Working To Keep Tappan Zee Pedestrian Traffic Out Of South Nyack Neighborhood

The Tappan Zee Gateway Alliance said its main concern is the landing for the shared use path. The group does not want the path to start in a residential neighborhood in South Nyack.

04/28/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Man Paralyzed In Surfing Accident Bolstered By Supporters

The New City husband and father was paralyzed following a surfing accident at the Jersey shore last fall.

04/28/2014

Rockland County Attorney To Punish Landlords To Help Weed Out Prostitution

Clarkstown police have conducted multiple sting operations at three such spas, arresting women, typically Asian immigrants. But authorities said the illegal activity continues.

04/24/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Charged In Last Summer’s Fatal Hudson River Crash Makes Court Appearance

Prosecutors say Jojo John was under the influence and at the controls of the 19-foot power boat as it slammed into a construction barge last July, killing Lindsey Stewart and Mark Lennon.

04/22/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Rockland Residents Rush To Get Hepatitis A Vaccine After Possible Exposure

The Rockland County Health Department is offering free vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare.

04/12/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Officials: Nyack Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

Tony Triarsi, owner of the La Fontana restaurant at 95 S. Broadway, said a waiter was diagnosed with Hepatitis A after returning from a trip to El Salvador.

04/11/2014

Raccoon ( Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Rockland County Woman Says Raccoon Broke Into Home, Bit Her Leg

A search was under way Thursday afternoon for a masked bandit in Rockland County who attacked a woman in her own house.

03/27/2014

Coyote (credit: David McNew/Getty Images, FILE)

Health Officials: Rockland Woman, Dog Attacked By Rabid Coyote

A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.

03/26/2014

Mary Lou Gardner and her dog, Jasmine, following a coyote attack in the early morning hours of March 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Woman Awaits Rabies Test Result After Protecting Dog From Coyote Attack

Shouts from neighbors drove the coyote back into the woods, where police officers found it and killed it a short time later.

03/25/2014

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

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

South Nyack Residents Don’t Want Parking For New TZ Bridge Traffic

A shared use path going in on the new Tappan Zee Bridge currently under construction. The path is expected to draw bikers, joggers and walkers who will need parking on either end of the span.

03/21/2014

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

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

Overnight Pothole Repair Coming To Rockland County Stretch Of NYS Thruway

Road crews will conduct overnight repairs over the next two weeks. As a result, there will be some lane closures from Nyack to Spring Valley between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

03/05/2014

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

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