An 18-year-old Monsey woman was arrested yesterday by Ramapo Police Crash Investigators in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident last November. Ramapo Police say the woman, who was not identified because she is eligible for Youthful Offender status, was charged with Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident which resulted in death. She was arraigned and released without bail. 52 year-old Miriam Sussman had been walking on West Carlton Road in Monsey on November 28th last year. Her body was found in a wooded area near the roadway.
A 50-year-old Chestnut Ridge man was arrested Sunday in connection with a reported stabbing incident in the village. Ramapo Police say Jose Cevallos-Moscoso was found early Sunday morning with self-inflicted stab wounds, along with an unidentified, injured woman. She was taken to Westchester Medical Center by the Faist Volunteer Ambulance Corps, while Cevallos-Moscoso was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. He was treated and released, arrested, and charged with 2nd Degree Attempted Murder, 1st Degree Attempted Assault and other charges. He was arraigned, bail was set at $75,000 and he was sent to the Rockland County Jail pending future court appearances.
New York’s already late budget is getting an extension. The governor proposed and the legislature yesterday approved the extension to April 10th. 96th District Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski told “The Morning Show” last week that bail reform, MTA funding, and housing were the main sticking points…
The budget “extender” gives the state the chance to make payroll, pay bills and continue operations through next Monday. The new budget year was to have started on Saturday.
The town of Ramapo has started replacing old, inefficient light bulbs with new, green LED lights around town. Ramapo Supervisor Michael Specht says the town bought two thousand streetlights from Orange & Rockland through the New York Power Authority…
The first street light bulb was installed at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Main Street in Monsey yesterday. The $5 million dollar project will also add 1,500 new fixtures around town to enhance public and pedestrian safety.
It’s that time of year, the flowers start to bloom, the grass grows, and the potholes develop in area roadways. Rockland County Executive Ed Day says there won’t be any tax increases needed to get the potholes fixed on county roadways…
If you see a pothole, call the Rockland County Highway Department at 845-638-5060. If it’s not a county roadway that needs fixing, they’ll send the information off to the appropriate municipality.