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Smoke Detector (credit: clipart.com)

Rockland County Residents Neglecting Smoke Detectors

It’s a wake up call for us all, the disturbing trend in Rockland County.

02/13/2013

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Massive Fire Tears Through Rockland County Apartment Building

A massive fire tore through an apartment building in Spring Valley, leaving dozens homeless.

07/11/2012

East Ramapo School District

Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Close To Eliminating Kindergarten

This Rockland County district has kindergarten on the chopping block because its budget was rejected by voters, an apparent push-back from a large population of ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents who school their children elsewhere and feel overtaxed.

05/21/2012

Police released this surveillance image of a suspect who they say is part of the Oxycodone ring. (credit: Glen Rock Police Department)

Police: Suspects Used Stolen Doc’s Pad To Fill Oxycodone Prescriptions In N.J., N.Y.

An incident on April 25 tipped off authorities to the drug ring after a woman successfully filled out a prescription at a Glen Rock pharmacy and another man showed up an hour later trying to fill the same prescription.

05/16/2012

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Spring Valley Faces Fines Over Lack Of Animal Control Officer

Spring Valley faces steep fines for apparently violating a state law requiring municipalities issuing dog licenses to have an animal control officer.

03/12/2012

Mitchell Schecter holds up a Jeremy Lin headline - Spring Valley, NY - Feb 22, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Charity Auction Win Means Rockland Lawyer Gets To Meet Jeremy Lin Tonight

Talk about Linsanity! Mitchell Schecter is one lucky Jeremy Lin fan!

02/22/2012

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Family Of Spring Valley Man Shot To Death By Police Demanding Answers

The family of a mentally ill Spring Valley man who was shot and killed during a struggle with police earlier this month are speaking out.

12/22/2011

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Armed Man Shot And Killed During Confrontation With Police In Spring Valley

Officials said the man was combative and officers opened fire, shooting the man in the head.

12/14/2011

Jean-Max Naissant (credit: Helping Hands)

Stories From Main Street: Helping The Homeless In Spring Valley

Homelessness isn’t just an urban problem. The suburbs are not immune.

11/28/2011

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Spring Valley Family Uses Charcoal To Heat Home, Suffers Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A Rockland County family suffered carbon monoxide poisoning Monday while using charcoal to heat their home, according to Emergency workers.

10/31/2011

Buzz Off! Rainy Summer Causes Mosquito Population Explosion

Some of us feel eaten alive in a bloom of mosquitoes this summer and health experts say all the rain has created a perfect breeding environment.

09/13/2011

Akiva Reichenberg mourns the loss of his father David Reichenberg. (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan David Reichenberg Dies Trying To Save Father, Son From Flood Waters In Spring Valley

Many are calling 50-year-old David Reichenberg a hero in the storm after he tried to save a father and his 6-year-old child entangled with a live, downed electrical wire

08/29/2011

Bronx River Parkway in Greenburgh, NY (credit: Debra Brookes)

NY Suburbs Of Dutchess, Rockland, Westchester Counties Not Spared From Irene’s Wrath

Tropical Storm Irene dumped barrels of water on Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, knocking out power, flooding roads and even causing injuries and one fatality.

08/28/2011

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NY Lawmaker Tries To Help Homeowners Save Money By Going Green

St. Sen. David Carlucci is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Power New York Act of 2011.

07/21/2011

The New York State Capitol - Albany, NY - Mar 16, 2008 - Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Assemblyman George Latimer Wants To Abolish Hundreds Of New York State Agencies

The Mount Kisco Urban Renewal Agency, the City of New Rochelle Parking Authority, and the Nyack Urban Renewal Agency, are just some of the agencies that he says do nothing.

05/09/2011

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