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  1. Ramapo Woman Scammed Over Phone For Nearly $2,500, Police Say

    Ramapo Woman Scammed Over Phone For Nearly $2,500, Police Say

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - A local woman was scammed out of nearly $2,500 on Wednesday after being scammed over the phone, Ramapo police said on Thursday.The Ramapo Police Department issued an alert to local residents warning of the scam, which saw the elderly woman taken for a total of $2,224 before her bank realized that she was being defrauded.Police said that the 87-year-old woman ...

  2. Seen Her? Police Search For Wanted Nyack Woman

    Seen Her? Police Search For Wanted Nyack Woman

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - The Clarkstown Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance as they continue their hunt for a woman wanted by the court on multiple charges.An alert has been issued regarding 42-year-old Kathryn Fasano, whose last known address was in Nyack. She is currently wanted on charges that include larceny and possession of a stolen property.Police described Fasano ...

  3. Metro-North Service Will Be Affected By Removal Of Old TZ Bridge Span

    Metro-North Service Will Be Affected By Removal Of Old TZ Bridge Span

    Metro-North Railroad service will be temporarily interrupted over the weekend as contractors continue removal work of the old Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown.Officials said that beginning on Friday night, commuters traveling on the Hudson Line will be affected as construction continues on the bridge. During the overnight operation, a sizable span of the old bridge’s steel span above the ...

  4. Report: High Job Stress Results In More New Yorkers Smoking Pot On The Job

    Report: High Job Stress Results In More New Yorkers Smoking Pot On The Job

    More and more New Yorkers are seeing green - and not necessarily in a good sense - at work these days, according to a report claiming high-stress jobs are leading to employees smoking pot on the job.As the decriminalization of marijuana around the country continues, a New York Post report states that more and more New Yorkers have taken to various forms of marijuana during the work day ...

  5. Hudson Valley Investor, Lawyer, Confirmed As U.S. Ambassador To India

    Hudson Valley Investor, Lawyer, Confirmed As U.S. Ambassador To India

    A Scarsdale High School alumnus has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as President Donald Trump’s ambassador to India.Trump official sent 62-year-old Kenneth Juster’s nomination to the United States Senate earlier this year, and last week, he was officially confirmed by the Senate to formally replace Richard Verma, who left the role in January when Trump’s presidency began.A partner ...

  6. Clarkstown Sees Narrow Votes For Supervisor, Councilmembers

    Clarkstown Sees Narrow Votes For Supervisor, Councilmembers

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. - Incumbent Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann has been re-elected after a narrow vote in Rockland County.The Republican incumbent received 13,483 out of 24,134 (55.9 percent) of the votes on Tuesday, to tackle challenging Democrat Michael Sullivan’s 10,651 votes.In Ward 1, Republican incumbent Councilman Frank Borelli earned 63 percent of the vote to defeat ...

  7. Rockland County Election Results Begin Rolling In

    Rockland County Election Results Begin Rolling In

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- With Rockland County voters choosing to elect County Executive Ed Day for a second term, other unofficial results are in with nearly 95 percent of votes counted.In Clarkstown,  Republican Supervisor George Hoehmann took an early lead over Democratic challenger Michael Sullivan and maintained it, garnering 13,483 of 24,159 votes to Sullivan's 10,651.In Ward 1, ...

  8. Drunk Driver Found Asleep At Intersection In Rockland, Police Say

    Drunk Driver Found Asleep At Intersection In Rockland, Police Say

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - A 29-year-old man was found asleep at the wheel after allegedly drinking and driving in in Orangeburg, Orangetown police said on Monday.Shortly before 1:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, the Orangetown Police Department received a report of a man asleep at the wheel in the intersection of Orangeburg Road and Blaisdell Road in Orangeburg.Police said that upon arrival at ...

  9. Ex-Cuomo Aide From Hudson Valley Threatened Four State Employees, Feds Say

    Ex-Cuomo Aide From Hudson Valley Threatened Four State Employees, Feds Say

    Northern Westchester resident Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, is facing federal corruption charges that state he threatened at least four New York State employees on multiple occasions while working on the governor’s campaign.In a letter filed in court this week, prosecutors claim that at “on at least three occasions, between 2011 and 2016, while employed as the ...

  10. Video: Fire Breaks Out After Spring Valley Resident Starts Car

    Video: Fire Breaks Out After Spring Valley Resident Starts Car

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - A Spring Valley homeowner got an unwelcome surprise Thursday morning after attempting to warm up his car.Officers from the Ramapo Police Department and crews from the Spring Valley Fire Department were dispatched to a South Cole Court home in Spring Valley at approximately 7 a.m. on Thursday, following reports of a vehicle fire.Police said that the owner of the ...

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