Afternoon News Update

In Wesley Hills this week, Ramapo police have arrested a couple on felony marijuana charges following an investigation that lasted several months. 20-year-old Moshe Blitzstein and 20-year-old Sime Silberberg were arrested after police set up surveillance on the house. The couple was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth and fifth degree; they were both released on $20,000 bail and are scheduled to appear in court on August 23rd.

Police in Wayne, New Jersey are investigating several so-called “booby traps” that were found along popular hiking trails in high Mountain. Some of the bobby traps found included wooden boards with nails sticking out of it, barbed wire, and broken glass bottles. Police say they are focusing their investigation on the area of High Mountain Park that is adjacent to the William Paterson University campus.

Mount Vernon has taken a page from Nyack’s book and joined the fun! The town of Mount Vernon announced today that they too will bring Slide the City to Rockland. Slide the City is a Utah based company that sets up a 1,000 foot water slide, provides live music, and sets up food stands. The festival-styled event is scheduled for September 10th, while Nyack hosts Slide the City on August 27th.

The Rockland Boulders lost 4-2 to the Quebec Capitales last night. Pat Butler took the loss for Rockland, while Jasvir Rakkar earned the win for Quebec. The Boulders look for a win tonight as they battle the Capitales again in Canada; Game time is scheduled for 7:05 pm.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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