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Ramapo Daily Voice serves Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, Hillburn, Hillcrest, Kaser, Monsey, Montebello, Mount Ivy, New Hempstead, New Square, Pomona, Sloatsburg, Spring Valley, Suffern, Tallman, Viola & Wesley Hills

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  1. Narcan Used To Rescue Overdose Victim In Ramapo

    Narcan Used To Rescue Overdose Victim In Ramapo

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Ramapo police saved another person suffering an opioid overdose with the help of Narcan.The incident occurred Thursday when officers responded to a call for a possible drug overdose in the Village of Hillburn. The responding officers were told by a female motorist that she had just picked up a male passenger who suddenly lost consciousness after getting into her ...

  2. Driving On NY State Thruway? There's An App For That, Rockland

    Driving On NY State Thruway? There's An App For That, Rockland

    Commuters and those just out for a drive on one of the state's thruways can now navigate their path or check on road conditions with a new mobile app from the New York State Thruway Authority.The app, announced Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, provides motorists direct access to real-time traffic and navigation assistance while on the go, along with detailed Thruway services information for ...

  3. Thruway Closures Scheduled During Dismantling Of Old Tappan Zee Bridge

    Thruway Closures Scheduled During Dismantling Of Old Tappan Zee Bridge

    As work continues on dismantling the old Tappan Zee Bridge, with a large section of steel above the Metro-North Hudson Line removed earlier this month, commuters can expect additional lane closures The closures will take place on the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) northbound/westbound traffic lanes from exit 9 (Tarrytown – Sleepy Hollow – US Route 9) to exit 10 (Nyack – South Nyack ...

  4. Rockland Sheriff Deputy's Shooting Death Top Week's News

    Rockland Sheriff Deputy's Shooting Death Top Week's News

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  The mystery surrounding the shooting death of Rockland County Sheriff Deputy Frank Farina on Tuesday continues as New York State Police wait for autopsy results. Click here to read the story.In other news this past week (Click on the link to read entire story):Two elections in Rockland are not over yet.The battle over the naming rights of the new Tappan Zee ...

  5. Historic Nanuet Church Hits Market For $6M

    Historic Nanuet Church Hits Market For $6M

    A church that has been a fixture in the Nanuet community for more than 150 years is being sold and the congregation is seeking a new home.Grace Baptist Church recently announced they are selling the 60,000-foot building and land on Demarest Avenue for $5.9 million.The building features four sections, including two fellowship halls, a stained glass sanctuary with balcony, commercial ...

  6. Spring Valley Trustee Vilair Fonvil Found Guilty Of Corruption Charges

    Spring Valley Trustee Vilair Fonvil Found Guilty Of Corruption Charges

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  Spring Valley Trustee Vilair Fonvil has been found guilty of numerous corruption-related charges related to stealing from a summer camp program for children, according to Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P.  Zugibe.Fonvil, 54, of 23 Devon Drive, West Orange, N.J., was found guilty Friday of four felonies including receiving a reward for official ...

  7. FDNY Lieutenant From New City Dies At 49 From 9/11 Related Cancer

    FDNY Lieutenant From New City Dies At 49 From 9/11 Related Cancer

    Just two days before he died from Stage 4 colon cancer on Sunday, Nov. 12, Lt. Edward (Eddie) McDonagh, a retired Rockland County FDNY lieutenant, gave a speech during the Irish Echo’s First Responders Awards Dinner."He was larger than life and such a good man," said his wife, Kimberly McDonagh on Friday. "He was the love of my life and the consummate New Yorker."The ...

  8. Petition Launched Protesting Change In Marist Mascot's Name

    Petition Launched Protesting Change In Marist Mascot's Name

    After more than 38 years of romping across basketball courts and football fields, Marist College in Poughkeepsie has quietly changed the name of its school mascot from "Shooter," to "Frankie the Fox," prompting some not happy about the change to post an online petition."We felt this was the right time to make a change: Marist wants its athletics program to be ...

  9. Menendez Corruption Case Ends In Mistrial

    Menendez Corruption Case Ends In Mistrial

    A mistrial has been declared in the corruption trial of United States Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey after jurors said they were unable to reach a verdict.The judge declared the mistrial shortly before noon Thursday after the jury sent him a note following four days of deliberations that they were hopelessly deadlocked.The note from the jury was read in the courtroom."We can ...

  10. Man Killed In Route 17 Rollover Crash

    Man Killed In Route 17 Rollover Crash

    A Town of Wallkill man was killed during a rollover crash on Route 17 in the Town of Goshen, according to the New York State Police.Ronald Littlejohn, 72, died around 11:15 p.m., Wednesday, following the crash, said Trooper Steven Nevel.The crash occurred when Littlejohn, who was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, drove off the road and hit an embankment, rolling the vehicle multiple ...

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