Afternoon News Update

A Yonkers man was found guilty on multiple felony charges, including two counts of first degree robbery and two counts of first degree assault. 30 year old Michael Thomas stabbed his 19 year old victim in the heart and stole his backpack, but luckily doctors were able to save the teenagers life. Thomas faces the maximum of 25 years in state prison, he’s scheduled to be sentenced on August 31st.

In Vernon, a black bear reportedly attacked a woman who was walking her dog outside of her home. At around 10 am on Monday morning, the Vernon resident saw a black bear with three cubs near her home. The black bear then charged the woman and knocked her down, but luckily a neighbor was there to scare the bear away. The woman was brought to the hospital with injuries she suffered in the fall. Authorities have yet to release the names of the people involved.

Haverstraw police are still searching for a man who robbed the Chase bank on Rosman Road. The man claimed to have a gun when he robbed the bank; however he never showed the gun to anybody at the bank. The Haverstraw Police Detective Division is currently investigating the situation. If you have any information on the situation, please call (845)-354-1500.

The Rockland Boulders lost to the Sussex County Miners 6-5 at Skylands Park yesterday. Mike Adams took the loss for Rockland, while Michael Suk earned the win for Sussex. The Boulders will look to get back on track tonight against the Ottawa Champions at Palisades Credit Union Park; game time is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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