Sean Adams

School blackboard (credit: ClipArt.com)

Fiscal Monitor Calls For State Oversight Of East Ramapo Schools

Hank Greenberg said Monday that the Rockland County district’s finances “teeter on the edge of disaster.”

11/18/2014

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New York State Officials Want To Push Ahead With Bilingual Education

New York state officials said Monday that they are giving a fresh look at how bilingual classes are taught in the state.

11/17/2014

Eric Refvik

Dozens Protest Bail Set For White Plains Firefighter Accused Of Deadly DWI

Eric Refvik, 34, was stone-faced and said nothing as he left the courthouse. He is charged with felony criminally negligent homicide and misdemeanor DWI.

11/17/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Stories From Main Street: What Should You Do If You Encounter A Black Bear?

It was an absolute shock when a black bear killed a hiker in West Milford in September.

11/17/2014

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New Jersey Assembly Approves Assisted Suicide Bill

The New Jersey Assembly on Thursday voted 41-31 to approve the New Jersey Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act.

11/13/2014

FILE -- A man is outfitted with an exoskeleton device to walk in. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

White Plains Facility Offers Free Robotic Rehab To Veterans

At Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, a robotic arm initiates and guides Army veteran and stroke victim Tom Kastner’s affected limb with the hope of retraining the nerves.

11/12/2014

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Mamaroneck Mayor Warns Residents After Cop Kills Coyote In Neighborhood

On Monday morning, a police officer fatally shot an aggressive coyote on Stanley Avenue, not far from downtown Mamaroneck.

11/12/2014

Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's first Ebola patient, speaks to reporters as he is released from Bellevue Hospital on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Dr. Craig Spencer, NYC Ebola Patient, Released From Bellevue Hospital

Declaring “New York City is Ebola free,” Mayor Bill de Blasio hugged Dr. Craig Spencer after he walked out of Bellevue Hospital Tuesday as medical team members cheered and applauded.

11/11/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Brewster High Student Looks To Preserve History By Interviewing Veterans

Morini is videotaping veterans as a service project for her Girl Scout gold star, the equivalent of Eagle Scout.

11/10/2014

New York Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (credit: New York State Assembly)

Glitch Leads To Erroneous Report Of Westchester Assembly Winner

There was a discrepancy between unofficial results that were called in and the actual numbers being uploaded from voting machine memory cards.

11/10/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Proposal To Trim Rockland County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies Comes Under Fire

Police and their supporters have fired back against the Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies.

11/07/2014

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Ramapo Police Investigate Series Of Car Thefts

Three vehicles were stolen from the driveways of homes in the Monsey section of Ramapo in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, police said.

11/07/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives the final report from the Smart Schools Commission  on Oct. 27, 2014, in Mineola, N.Y. The advisory board gathers information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office/Flickr)

NY Public Schools Eagerly Awaiting Slice Of New Tech Funding

Sixty-percent of voters approved borrowing $2 billion for tech upgrades in schools.

11/06/2014

Dan Malloy

Foley Concedes Defeat, Malloy Declares Victory In Conn. Race For Governor

Republican Tom Foley on Wednesday conceded defeat to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in Connecticut governor’s race, a bruising and expensive rematch of the 2010 contest.

11/05/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Wins 2nd Term, Becomes 1st Democratic Gov. Since His Father To Win Re-Election In NY

A victory by Cuomo over Astorino would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in New York.

11/04/2014

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