Rockland hotel in migrant standoff can reopen, but asylum seekers still can't come
A state Supreme Court judge has allowed the hotel at the center of a migrant-related standoff between Rockland and NYC officials to reopen to guests after the county had ordered it shut. But other legal actions have put New York City Mayor Eric Adams' plans to shelter migrants at the...
Ninty-Five Immigrants Welcomed as New Citizens in Rockland County
Rockland County welcomed ninety-five new citizens during a naturalization ceremony on Friday, June 2. "It was amazing seeing such a diverse group of people putting in the work to be become citizens of this great country, with its freedoms and liberties," Rockland County Legislator Joel Friedman says. "As a second and third-generation immigrant myself, I understand it firsthand, and I congratulate each and every one of those who took it upon themselves to join this great country."
Former Ramapo Podiatrist, Sister Indicted on Multiple Counts
ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – A Rockland County Grand Jury has recently indicted Ira Bernstein, 49, of Montebello, and Jaclyn Goldberg, 40, of Bedford, following an investigation by the Town of Ramapo Police Department with the assistance of the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office. The investigation alleges that between July 29, 2022, and September 21, 2022, Bernstein solicited the murder of his wife, Susan Bernstein, and conspired with his sister, Goldberg, to destroy evidence. Bernstein faces charges of Criminal Solicitation in the Second and Fourth Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree. Goldberg is charged with Tampering The post Former Ramapo Podiatrist, Sister Indicted on Multiple Counts appeared first on Shore News Network.
'Smells like Jim Crow law': Federal judge furious over asylum seeker executive orders
White Plains federal judge Nelson Román repeatedly invoked the specter of Jim Crow in a hearing Thursday morning as he weighed the validity of various executive orders seeking to block the transfer of asylum seekers outside of New York City. The hearing stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the...
Hotel at the center of Rockland’s migrant crisis reopens for regular business, banned from housing migrants
The Armoni Inn & Suites in Orangeburg was forced to close last month because it didn't have a new permit to operate.
DA: New York Doctor Tried To Kill Hudson Valley Wife, Again
A Hudson Valley doctor was arrested for the second time for an alleged murder-for-hire plot. On Friday, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that 49-year-old Ira Bernstein of Montebello, New York and his sister, 40-year-old Jaclyn Goldberg of Bedford, New York were indicted by a Rockland County Grand Jury following an investigation conducted by the Town of Ramapo Police Department with the assistance of the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office.
E-bike battery blamed in fire that damaged barbershop in Ramapo
An e-bike battery is likely to blame for a fire that severely damaged a barbershop in Rockland County.
Woman Killed In Parking Lot Of Hudson Valley Shopping Center, Help Needed
Police need our help after a young woman was killed in a gruesome accident. The Clarkstown Police Department is looking for witnesses and any video following a fatal crash. On Tuesday, May 30, at approximately 7:15 p.m., the Clarkstown Police Department responded to an accident involving two vehicles in the area of Route 59 and Broome Blvd in Central Nyack.
Barbershop Blaze: E-Bike Cited As Cause Of Fire That Destroyed Spring Valley Business
The fire took place in Rockland County at the Veloz Barbershop on Thursday, June 1, in Spring Valley, said the Ramapo Police. The fire started from an E-bike that was located at the front of the barbershop by the entrance, said Chris Kear, Rockland County Fire Coordinator. "An employee said...
A New York, Jamaican celebration of Trelawny
By 2 pm, the numbers in Rockland Lake State Park, in Rockland County, upstate New York, had swelled to some 8,000 picnic goers from across North America and as far away as the United Kingdom, Canada, and Jamaica, packing the sprawling tree-lined lake park with colorful picnic blankets and baskets, tables, tents, and smoky barbeque grills.
‘Very violent and very fast’ fires prompt crucial lithium-ion safety tips from Rockland emergency officials
Officials say an e-bike is believed to be to blame for the fire, based on eyewitness accounts — but they’re still trying to understand why it ignited.
Former Podiatrist, Sister From Northern Westchester Charged In Alleged New Plot To Kill Wife
A podiatrist from the Hudson Valley has been accused of trying to get his wife killed for a second time, this time with the alleged aid of his sister.Rockland County resident Ira Bernstein, age 49, of Montebello, and Northern Westchester resident Jaclyn Goldberg, age 40, of Bedford, have been …
Rockland County Legislators Tour New County Highway Department Depot in Chestnut Ridge
Rockland County legislators toured the new County Highway Department depot in Chestnut Ridge Thursday afternoon. The depot will house all snow removal, highway-related construction equipment, and road painting trucks. The administration office, as well as offices for roads and bridges, engineering, surveyors, and the traffic safety division, will also be located in the full-service facility.
Pleasantville Firefighter Parade brings hundreds together to honor area volunteers
Heavy showers moved through the area during the popular event, but attendees didn’t let that get to them. Hundreds came out to support local volunteer fire departments along the parade route.
Rockland County DA: Cedarhurst attorney arranged to meet investigator he thought was 14-year-old girl
Officials say the investigator texted with Daniel Waxman for over a week, repeatedly telling the 55-year-old that she was 14.
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