Sloatsburg Man Killed After Collision with Car While Riding Lawnmower on Route 17 Identified

Ramapo Police say one of two Sloatsburg brothers who were riding a
lawnmower on Route 17 Sunday night has died of his injuries following a
collision with a car. The accident took place near the intersection of
Washington Avenue. 29 year-old Richard Mackey died yesterday morning. His brother 30 year-old Raymond Mackey, who was believed to be operating the lawnmower at the time, reportedly remains in critical condition. Ramapo Police say they attempted to cross Route 17 and were struck by a 2006 Honda travelling southbound. The driver remained on scene and was
cooperating with police. The Ramapo Police Crash Investigation Unit and
the Detective Bureau are investigating the incident. No charges have been
filed.

Sloatsburg Man Dies After Collision with Car While Riding Lawnmower on Route 17

Ramapo Police say one of two unidentified Sloatsburg brothers who were riding a lawnmower on Route 17 last night has died of his injuries following a collision with a car. The accident took place near the intersection of Washington Avenue. Police say the two men, a 29 year-old and a 30 year-old, attempted to cross Route 17 into traffic and were struck by a 2006 Honda travelling southbound. The Honda driver remained on scene and cooperated with police. Rockland Paramedics and Sloatsburg EMTs treated and transported the men to Hackensack Medical Center. RPD’s Crash Investigation Unit, along with the Ramapo Detective Bureau, is currently investigating. No charges have been filed.

Boulders Drop Home Opener, 6-3

The Rockland Boulders lost their season opener at home against the defending champs, the Sussex County Minders, 6-3

Missing New City Teen Found Found Dead in Congers

The Clarkstown Police Department says 18 year-old Peter Ereifej of New City, has been found dead at Hook Mountain State Park in Congers. Peter had been missing since Friday, when he was reported missing by his mother. The cause of his death is under investigation and will be handled by the New York State Park Police.

Clarkstown Police Department Looking for Missing New City Teen

18 year-old Peter Ereifej of New City was reported missing by his mother on Friday May 10, 2019. Peter was last seen walking from his home wearing a long sleeved white shirt, black shorts and black sneakers. If you have seen him or information about his whereabouts please contact the Clarkstown Police Department at 845-639-5800.

Reports: Judith Clark Freed from Prison

Published reports say Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark has been freed from prison. A parole board voted last month to release the 69-year-old from Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. She will reportedly live in New York County and be supervised to ensure she complies with the conditions of her parole. Clark originally was 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. 

Report: Two Women Injured in Slashing in Haverstraw

Two women were reportedly attacked by a knife-wielding woman last night in Haverstraw. News 12 reports the incident occurred near Liberty and Main Streets. The victims reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No arrests have yet been made.

Chestnut Ridge Church Plans Removed from Clarkstown Zoning Board Agenda for Monday Night

A Chestnut Ridge church looking to convert a vacant single-family home in New City on Route 304 into a satellite location will not be on tonight’s Clarkstown Zoning board agenda as originally expected. Clarkstown supervisor George Hoehmann says local law requires the group to go through the planning board and environmental review first. It’s not clear what the property owners are going to do next. The property is owned by Gibson Meeting Halls, and affiliated with the Foster Church, a non-denominational Christian church in Chestnut Ridge.

Measles Detected at Newark Airport Terminal C

An Israeli traveler with the measles may have sickened others at Newark Airport. Officials say the infected passenger was at Terminal C on April 16th. Anyone there between 4 and 8 in the morning could have been exposed, and symptoms could develop as late as May 7th. Meanwhile the official measles count here in Rockland has grown to 212.

Bronx Man Arrested after Alleged Stabbing in West Haverstraw

A Bronx man was arrested yesterday after allegedly stabbing a woman who had a restraining order against him in West Haverstraw. News 12 reported the stabbing took place near Samsondale Plaza on Route 9W. 23 year-old Anthony Russell faces attempted murder and other charges. The victim was reportedly in critical but stable condition at Montefiore Nyack Hospital.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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