Stony Point

Stony Point, N.Y. (credit: Robert Robbins / Town of Stony Point)

Stony Point Still Reeling A Year After Superstorm Sandy

The storm has left some people haggling with insurance companies and spending small fortunes to repair or raise their homes.

10/27/2013

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

Downed tree in Stony Point, N.Y. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Trees Uprooted, Homes Damaged As Microburst Hits Rockland County

The fast-moving storm system took down trees and damaged some homes in West Haverstraw and Stony Point.

08/08/2013

Eugene Palmer (handout)

Police: Haverstraw Murder Suspect May Still Be Alive

Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.

05/06/2013

A salt plow in Clarkstown, N.Y. - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Rockland Salt Plow Driver: ‘I Don’t Leave Until It’s Done’

It’s hard to fathom the weight of one of the big plow trucks full of salt until you’re in the passenger seat, which is where WCBS 880 reporter Alex Silverman got to be Friday morning.

02/08/2013

Stony Point, N.Y. (credit: Robert Robbins / Town of Stony Point)

100 Days After Sandy, Stony Point Continues Cleanup, Seeks Help

Stony Point does not want to be forgotten. Far from the Atlantic coast, homes there in Rockland County along the Hudson River are collapsing, too.

02/05/2013

Damage from Sandy in Yonkers (credit: Laura Barton via Facebook)

Sandy Victims To Get Boot From Rockland Shelter For Conference

Some victims of Sandy in Rockland County still can’t return home and their temporary shelter won’t be available this weekend.

11/29/2012

Rockland County Snow

Sandy-Battered Rockland Residents Beside Themselves As Snow Clobbers Area

Heavy, blowing snow was clobbering the northern suburbs Wednesday afternoon, hitting communities where thousands of people remained in the dark from Superstorm Sandy last week.

11/07/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Signs ‘Lauren’s Law’ In Effort To Boost Number Of Organ Donors

The new law, which will take effect in one year, will require anyone over the age of 18 getting a new driver’s license to answer whether they would like to join the state’s donor list. The question is currently optional.

10/04/2012

Justin Respress (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Little League Player Plunges 35 Feet Into Basement At Party

Stony Point senior Little League players and coaches were gathered at Kirkbride Hall for a postseason party after winning the state championship when one of the players got the scare of his young life.

09/13/2012

North Rockland Cash Mob Logo

‘Cash Mob’ To Help Small Business In Haverstraw On Saturday

A “cash mob” is like a flash mob, but with a philanthropic twist. There are only three rules: Have fun, spend $20 and make three new friends.

04/17/2012

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

NRC To Make Indian Point Nuclear Plant ‘Top Priority’

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is making a top priority of reviewing the Indian Point power plant located north of New York City near a geologic fault line.

03/23/2011

(credit: CBS 2)

Mount Vernon Man Accused Of Bigamy

It may be the theme of a popular show on HBO, but one man is now facing the reality of being charged with bigamy.

02/11/2011