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DiNapoli Announces State Contract & Payment Actions For February

A release by the Office of the New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced a breakdown of the $2.1 billion in contracts and payments for state agencies and public authorities for this passed February. This monthly notice provides updated information regarding payments made toward the state and is an effort to promote public transparency […]

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Home Health Aide Arrested For Stealing From Client

Home health aide worker Sharon Ellis, 52, of the Bronx, has been charged with grand larceny, possession of a forged instrument, and a misdemeanor count of petty larceny for stealing $36,000 from an 86 year-old Ramapo client. Hired in September of last year, Ellis is alleged to have cashed stolen checks and forged the name […]

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Purchase Student Arrested For Offensive Graffiti

18 Year-old Purchase College Freshman Raymond Turchioe was arrested Thursday evening and charged with a felony count of first-degree aggravated harassment for drawing swastikas and nooses in campus dormitory buildings at Purchase College. The drawings began to appear in Big Haus, Crossroads, and Farside, dormitories from March 17th for which the Westchester Bias Crime Unit […]

Town Officials Ordered to Pay Back Money Earned as Sewer Board Commissioners

According to a memo from the County Executive’s office, County Attorney, Thomas Humbach stated that elected officials who are being paid for their positions as commissioners of a Rockland County Sewer District, are actually not entitled to salaries and must pay the money they have received back. Town Supervisors Andy Stewart of Orangetown, Christopher St. […]

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Pedestrian Hit In Orangeburg

A 47 year-old Orangeburg man was struck by a car in front of Tappan Zee High School Wednesday evening. A special police investigation unit is investigating the cause of the incident while the driver, a Blauvelt resident, has not been ticketed nor charged. The pedestrian is said to be hospitalized, suffering from serious injuries sustained […]

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DID YOU KNOW?

The new WRCR AM-1700 will be broadcasting in standard analog AM, combined with the new digital, crystal clear HD Radio, on the same channel, AM-1700. What does it mean to you? If you listen in HD, it means clear, crisp audio on AM, which sounds better than satellite radio and is close to FM-quality. It […]

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The East Ramapo Central School District Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program

The East Ramapo Central School District is now accepting applications for next year’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program. The UPK is a special Early Childhood program established by the New York State Education Dept. and contracted school districts, to provide an early learning experience for children who will be 4 years old on or before Dec 1, […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Ginger is a 4-year old female pitbull mix who was surrendered to the shelter because her owners could no longer care for her. She is good with some dogs but not good with cats. She's still on the nervous/shy side so will take some time to warm up, but Ginger is a sweet calm and quiet girl. So she would be best in a home with older kids who can work with her shyness until she opens up. She is also housebroken.

Adoptable Pets 3-26-15

There is still time to buy your tickets for the first annual Furball, which is on Friday March 27 at 6:30 to 11:00 PM and is honoring Christopher Puzio, the founder of Rockland Veterinary; Gordon Wren and the Fire Training Center; and Valley Cottage Animal Hospital. The event will take place at Nyack Seaport, tickets […]

Charlie is a 2-year old male pit bull mix who came to the shelter as a stray. He is good with other dogs but does not do well with cats. Charlie is a big dog with lots of energy so he'll need to be in a home with kids who can handle all that energy. Charlie is very friendly and out going but he'll need lots of exercise and his training should be on going.

Adoptable Pets 3-19-15

Brought to you by Tristate Aquariums located at 191 Route 59 in Suffern. (845)918-1707. There is still time to buy your tickets for the first annual Furball, which is on Friday March 27 at 6:30 to 11:00 PM and is honoring Christopher Puzio, the founder of Rockland Veterinary; Gordon Wren and the Fire Training Center; […]

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