1981 Brink’s Heist Getaway Driver, Judith Clark, Granted Parole

Judith Clark, the getaway driver in the 1981 Brink’s Heist at The Nanuet Mall that killed a Brink’s guard and two Nyack policemen, has been granted parole. She had been in prison for 37 years. The now 69 year-old was the getaway driver in the heist. She had originally been sentenced to 75 years to life, but Governor Andrew Cuomo commuted her sentence three years ago. Sgt. Edward O’Grady, officer Waverly Brown, and security guard, Peter Paige, were shot and killed during the robbery.

Wind and Flood Advisories Issued

Wind Advisory issued April 15 at 5:15AM EDT until April 16 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS New York City
* WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* TIMING...This afternoon into tonight.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph, or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use
extra caution.

Flood Advisory issued April 15 at 4:59AM EDT until April 16 at 9:00AM EDT by NWS New York City.

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued an
* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Rockland County in southeastern New York...
* Until 600 AM EDT.
* At 459 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
New City, Monsey, Nanuet, Haverstraw, Suffern, Nyack, Tappan, Pearl
River, Orangeburg, Pomona, Upper Nyack, Spring Valley, Valley
Cottage, Airmont and Congers.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Report: Rockland Grand Jury Indicts Washingtonville Man in Garnerville 7-Eleven Murder

A Rockland Grand Jury has reportedly indicted the Washingtonville man accused in the murder of the Stony Point mom run down in front of the Garnerville 7-Eleven while protecting her kids. 35 year-old Jason Mendez is accused of driving his car last week into the family as they stood in front of the convenience store, backing up, and running over them again after he was asked to stop smoking. Mendez has been in the Rockland County Jail ever since. Meanwhile, a wake and funeral service is being held for 32 year-old Melissa DeLoatch tomorrow morning from 9 to 11 at St. Ann’s Church in Nyack. Her husband Shawn DeLoatch and their children were hospitalized but did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

O&R Working to Restore Power Following Monday Wind Storms

Lots of trees came down during yesterday’s wind storms, including Mountain Avenue and Hilltop Place in Monsey, Route 45 in Spring Valley and Laurel Road and Capitol Court in New City, many of them contributing to O&R outages. As of yesterday afternoon there were more than 10,500 O&R electric customers across their service area without power. Based on their service map the majority appears to have been restored. Just a reminder: if you see a downed wire, don’t touch it, but please report it.  

O&R Expects Service Restored to Majority of Customers by Midnight

More than 10,500 O&R electric customers have lost power as a result of the severe windstorm that has pummeled the region since early last evening.

O&R has made repairs to return electric service to approximately 8,000 of those customers, and is working to restore power to the remaining nearly 2,500 who are still without power.

O&R expects that the areas with the largest concentration of outages in each county O&R serves should see virtually all those outages returned to service by midnight tonight, including those currently out in the following areas:

Rockland County, 600 customers out: Stony Point, Ramapo, Clarkstown and Orangetown.

Orange County, 750 customers out: Florida, Tuxedo Park Village, Warwick Town, Deer Park, Wallkill and Monroe .

Passaic County, 400 customers out: West Milford.

Sullivan County, 330 customers out: Mamakating and Lumberland.

Winter Weather Advisory issued 2/11 at 3:55PM EST until 2/13 at 6AM EST by NWS NYC

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 WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TUESDAY TO
6 AM EST WEDNESDAY…
* WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze to up
to one tenth of an inch expected.
* WHERE…Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut
and southeast New York.
* WHEN…From 5 AM Tuesday to 6 AM EST Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions and a long
period of snow, sleet, and freezing rain. The hazardous
conditions will impact the morning and evening commutes.

INSTRUCTIONS: A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
Check local Department of Transportation information services for
the latest road conditions.

Winter Storm Warning issued Jan. 19 at 3:50AM EST until Jan. 20 at 6:00PM EST by NWS New York City

Nanuet High School Given All Clear After Bomb Threat

Update 10:05AM: Explosive Detection K-9 teams from The New York State Police and Rockland County Sheriff’s Department conducted an extensive check of Nanuet High School. No devices were found and the all clear was given. The Nanuet School District will have the students move back into the High School and classes will resume. The Clarkstown Detective Bureau will continue the investigation into the incident.

Earlier: The Clarkstown Police Department is currently investigating a bomb threat at the Nanuet High School. The students who are arriving on campus are being directed to the Middle School. The school had been evacuated and police are conducting a search of the building to ensure the school is safe. We’ll have more details as soon as they are available.

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Police: 15 month-old Killed After Being Struck by Minivan Driven by Father

A fifteen month-old Village of Kaser girl was killed Monday afternoon after she was struck by a minivan driven by her father. Ramapo Police say Levi Rosenberg struck his daughter, Gitty, on Phyllis Terrace. The girl was brought to Good Samaritan Hospital by Hatzolah Ambulance and was pronounced dead there. The investigation is continuing, and there were no other details provided.

 

 

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

Please click on the image below to view all snow closings for Rockland County.