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Experience Authentic Italian Cuisine at These Top 3 Congers Restaurants
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New City couple charged in murder of Clarkstown man whose body was found in crawlspace
The slain homeowner's 31-year-old grandson and 26-year-old JoAnn Haughey also face burglary charges.
New City couple face murder charges after grandfather's body found in Clarkstown basement
CLARKSTOWN − A New City man and woman were arraigned on murder and other charges Thursday, nine months after police found the decomposing body of the man's grandfather hidden in the basement of a Ruth Drive house, authorities said Thursday. The couple, Constantinos Doonan and Jo-Ann Haughey, were living in Doonan's grandfather's house, where the grandfather's remains were found in March. Authorities estimate Constantinos Mastakouris died around Jan. 29 or 30. ...
Rockland County Dealer Nabbed With Kilo Of Fentanyl, AG Says
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday, Dec. 6, Rafael Figueroa, age unknown, of Manhattan was indicted for the sale of fentanyl, heroin, and firearms. The investigation conducted by the Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force seized more than 1.5 kilograms of fentanyl and over 75 grams of heroin worth $142,000, three loaded handguns, a loaded assault rifle, and three high-capacity ammunition feeding devices.
Vehicle Crashes Through Hudson Valley Bagel Shop
Customers at a lower Hudson Valley bagel shop got quite a surprise Wednesday morning. Officials say an SUV went straight through the storefront, narrowly missing several customers who were inside at the time. This is not something you'd expect while you're waiting in line for your bagel with cream cheese...
Headlines: Teens charged in graffiti case, fentanyl and gun trafficking, home invasion plot
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Application To Expand Mosque Property Challenges Clarkstown’s R-160 Conservation Zone
Residents Are Demanding a “Positive SEQRA Declaration” From Town Planning Board To Study A Host Of Potential Harms. With numerous environmental concerns in question, including negative impact to wildlife and biodiversity, the presence of the bald eagle, disruption to an historic walking trail and a threat to core forest at a time when climate change is a pressing concern, a proposal by the Islamic Center of Rockland (ICR) to build more than 30,000 square feet and add more than 200 parking spots in one of Clarkstown’s remaining mountaintop conservation zones clearly calls for deep environmental study – or more technically a “positive SEQRA declaration.”
Forget The Potholes, Route 45 In Rampo Area To Be Repaved
New York State Sen. Bill Weber (R-District 38) announced on Thursday, Dec. 7 the release of funds for the resurfacing of Route 45 in Rockland County from East Eckerson Road to the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Ramapo and other towns. "This critical project, set to begin in Spring 2024, addresses...
Rockland County Executive Undergoes Hip Replacement Surgery
Rockland County Exec Ed Day announced on Wednesday, Dec. 6 he underwent the surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern. His office said Day is in good spirits, his prognosis for a full recovery is excellent and he will continue his official duties without interruption on a temporarily reduced schedule.
Yeshiva Bus Engulfed in Fireball
A school bus transporting boys to a yeshiva in Hillside, Monsey, caught fire early this morning. The four students on board at the time were evacuated safely. The bus was quickly fully engulfed in flame, and, as caught on video, the fuel tank exploded. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. No injuries...
Beware of This Caught-on-Camera Speeding Ticket Scam Making the Rounds
I'm writing this article as an almost victim. I received an email that said the following:. This fine will be sent by mail to your address. However you can screen it now, please click here Photo Proof - 4563456. I removed the link that was connected to the 'Photo Proof...
Caught on Camera: Driver loses control, plows into Orangeburg restaurant
There have been no reports of serious injuries related to the incident.
Hudson Valley, New York Home Where America Was Formed For Sale
A Hudson Valley home where George Washington once hosted several important meetings is now for sale. The home is located in Rockland County and is listed for about $1.9 million. The Meeting House In Rockland County, New York For Sale. The home is located at 201 Route 9W in Palisades,...
Westchester's first cannabis dispensary opens
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Man with Stolen Firearm and Homemade "Ghost Gun" Arrested
In a confrontation at an Old Tappan, New Jersey residence, Miguel DelRosario of Yonkers was arrested on December 4.
Gabrielle Union-Wade Spotted at Popular Rockland Lounge
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The Latest Green News Roundup for the Rivertowns
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Young couple who recently moved from NYC killed in Connecticut Thanksgiving crash, 3 kids injured
A beloved couple who just moved their family from the Upper West Side to Westchester were killed in a devastating Thanksgiving car crash in Connecticut that also left their three young children seriously injured. Toby and Brooke Cohen, of Scarsdale, were traveling home from a family gathering when their vehicle veered off the road, struck a road sign, and crashed in the woods in Bristol on Thanksgiving night, the Bristol Police Department said. Toby, 41, and Brooke, 37, were declared dead at the crash site, authorities said. Their three children — 6-year-old twin boys and a 2-year-old girl — were taken to the...
Ossining Police Chief Kevin Sylvester retires after over 2 decades of service
Sylvester assured the community that they will continue to be in capable hands.
These New York laws take effect in 2024
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