Mange Your Recycling Schedule with the “Recycle Coach” App

Do you need help managing your recycling schedules? There’s an app for that. Howard Phillips heads up the Rockland Solid Waste Management Authority, and says the “Recycle Coach” app can help…

Audio: Howard Phillips

For more information visit RocklandRecycles.com.

TIME Nyack Owner Vows to Succeed with Hotel and Restaurant Despite Bankruptcy Filing

One of the owners of the TIME Nyack is vowing to succeed with the hotel and restaurant and see justice served to the former manager suspected of stealing one million dollars. Piermont’s Howard Dean of H-Dean Properties says he wants to see Edgar Costa behind bars, and he’s working with authorities to find him, but meanwhile he’s also working to pull the hotel out of bankruptcy…

Audio: Howard Dean

Nyack Mayor Don Hammond is eager to see the TIME Nyack succeed …

Audio: Don Hammond

Charges have not been filed against the former manager, but the US Attorney’s office and Rockland’s DA are reviewing the case. The hotel opened in May 2016 and reportedly has debts of $40 million.

Ranting Bus Passenger Reportedly Misses Court Appearance

The TOR bus passenger who was caught on a viral video a few weeks ago verbally abusing the driver and others on the bus reportedly missed her court appearance in Orangetown yesterday. FioSOne News reported 57 year-old Anne Marie Messiano was to face disorderly conduct, criminal obstruction and aggravated harassment charges, but she didn’t make it to court…

Audio: Anne Marie Messiano

If she misses her next appearance July 31st, the judge will reportedly issue a warrant for her arrest.

Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill Named a “College of Distinction”

Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill has been named a College of Distinction. The group honors institutions that have Engaged Students, Great Teaching, a Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes. STAC’s vice-president of enrollment management, Mike DiBartolomeo, says being a College of Distinction is more than making it onto a simple ranked list, the group seeks out the schools that are wholly-focused on the entire student experience…

Audio: Mike DiBartolomeo

Tyson Schritter, the Chief Operating Officer of Colleges of Distinction, said STAC’s curriculum was most impressive, critical for student development and success post-college.

Have “Coffee with a Cop” Saturday in Nanuet

The Clarkstown Police Department is hosting its second “Coffee with a Cop” Saturday at Panera Bread on Route 59 in Nanuet. Detective Peter Walker says it’s a good opportunity for the community and their cops to meet and chat over a cup of Joe…

Audio: Peter Walker

Detective Walker says 20 Clarkstown residents came out to last month’s event at the McDonald’s in Central Nyack. Saturday’s “Coffee with a Cop” is being held from 11am to 1pm at the Panera Bread in the Rockland Plaza on Route 59 in Nanuet.

Orangetown Supervisor Squashes Broadacres Rumor: Golf Course is Not for Sale

Orangetown’s supervisor is denying the town-owned Broadacres golf course is being sold for development. A rumor’s been spreading that it is, as there is legislation sitting on the governor’s desk that deals with the adjacent land , which formerly housed the Rockland Psychiatric Center. Supervisor Chris Day explained yesterday on “The Morning Show” that the bill, if signed by Governor Cuomo, would make it easier for the town to sell adjacent pieces of property if the right deal came along and Broadacres were to be included…

Audio: Chris Day

Rockland State Senator David Carlucci says because the town bought the land from the state and some of the land is deemed parkland, the town would have more flexibility to build what’s appropriate for the area, if anything gets built at all…

Audio: David Carlucci

No word on when, or if, the governor will sign the legislation.

Hot Days on the Hudson: Boating Traffic Increases 4-fold

When it’s a summer holiday or it’s really hot on the weekends, boating traffic on the Hudson River tends to increase four times the average. That’s according to Sheriff Lou Falco, who told “The Morning Show” yesterday smaller boats and jet skis tend to create more havoc for the larger boats that are all out trying to enjoy the water, and thankfully they’ve been steering clear of the work being done on the Tappan Zee Bridge…

Audio: Lou Falco

Still, Falco urges people to be careful and not to mix alcohol and boating. Two people had to be pulled out of the water near Yonkers on Saturday after their personal watercraft overturned, and last month a 31-year-old Bronx man reportedly drowned after flipping his jet ski.

Road Paving Thursday in Ramapo; Spring Valley Bridge Rehab Project on Route 45 Begins Monday

The Rockland County Highway Department is starting a road resurfacing project for Spook Rock Road from Route 59 to Highview Road in the Town of Ramapo. Drivers are advised to take alternate routes and follow detour signs. Delays can be expected between 7 am and 5 pm. Additionally, Route 45 between Maple Avenue and Columbus Avenue in Spring Valley is expected to be closed for bridge construction work starting Monday. The work is expected to last until the end of August.

Rockland Hotel Business Growing, but not in Stony Point

Issues with the TIME Nyack hotel have shined a spotlight on the various hotels that exist or are being planned for Rockland County, but not Stony Point. Supervisor Jim Monaghan says the town could use at least one near Patriot Hills…

Audio: Jim Monaghan

Monaghan says there is a party interested in bringing a hotel to the area, but there’s no contract yet and it hasn’t moved forward. The TIME Nyack hotel was put into Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this week, but investors are reportedly confident they will emerge from it.

Mahwah Couple Charged in Death of Crying Infant Son

A Mahwah couple have been charged with the death of their four-month old, and authorities believe they killed the boy because he wouldn’t stop crying. DailyVoice.com reports 42 year-old William Herring and 22 year-old Brianna Brochhausen are charged in Burlington County New Jersey with murder. The prosecutor says they positioned the infant on his stomach on their bed, pulled the comforter over his head covering his entire body. They both went out of the room to smoke and returned to find his breathing had stopped. The incident occurred mid- February and the boy died a few weeks later after being removed from life support. A hearing is scheduled for later this week.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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