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6 hrs ago | Empire State News

Schumer calls for first responders to be notified of hazardous rail freight

GOSHEN Local authorities are not required to be notified of hazardous materials being brought through an area on freight cars and US Senator Charles Schumer called for that to be implemented.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Albany, NY, Ulster County, NY

16 hrs ago |

Ailing Heat or Cooling System? Call the Doctor

Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. Our spotlight today is on Jay Fogel .


Related Topix: Pomona, NY, New City, NY

21 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

Rockland's Water, Where It Goes, And Why We May Pay More For It

Our water, how much we keep for ourselves - and how much more UWNY wants Rocklander's to pay for it - are in the news.


Related Topix: Nyack, NY, West Nyack, NY, Haverstraw, NY, West Haverstraw, NY

22 hrs ago |

5 WWII Vets Head to DC on Hudson Valley Honor Flight

The American heroes, all in their late 80's to mid 90's, will fly to the Nation's Capital on Saturday to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Stony Point, NY, US Military, US Navy, Nanuet, NY, New City, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chaptzem Blog!

Is Hasidic Board To Blame for Gutting Public Schools in N.Y. Town?

The First Baptist Church is on a dead-end street in Spring Valley, N.Y., hard up against the railroad line that peters out a few blocks north.


Related Topix: Spring Valley, NY, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Rockland County Honors Historic Preservation

The Historical Society of Rockland County congratulates the winners of the 24th annual Rockland County Executive's Historic Preservation Merit Awards: Herbert H. Dahm: Margaret B. and John R. Zehner Award: for contributions to the county's history and for underscoring the value of historic preservation to the community.


Related Topix: Tappan, NY, West Nyack, NY, Nyack, NY, Orangeburg, NY, Piermont, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

Hudson River boaters face more hazards this season

Sgt. John Murphy, left, and Police Officer Omar Munoz are seen Wednesday on one of the Rockland County Sheriff's Department boats at Patsy's Marina in Stony Point.


Related Topix: Stony Point, NY, Westchester County, NY, Tarrytown, NY, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

'Tragedy on the Hudson' driver Jojo John back in court today

The driver in the boat crash on the Hudson River that killed two people last year was back in court today.


Related Topix: Hudson, NY, New City, NY

The Eastchester Daily Voice

TZ Bridge Accident Causes Heavy Delays During Tuesday Morning Commute

An accident on the Rockland County-bound Tappan Zee Bridge resulted in the closure of two lanes Tuesday morning before being cleared by the end of the morning commute.



Nyack Sketch Log Earth Day Edition: Palisades Imperiled

When my niece hears the word "Palisades," she thinks of shopping at the local mall that has appropriated the name.


Related Topix: Palisades, NY, Nyack, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Carriage driver's job feeds family, sends kids to school

The carriage industry has been the main source of income and pride for Robert Boyle's family since he came to New York from Ireland nearly 30 years ago.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Dollars and Sense: My Daily Money Manager of Irvington

Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. Our spotlight today is on Alan Grotenstein, Owner and President of My Daily Money Manager .


Related Topix: Irvington, NY

Times Herald-Record

Maureen Halahan: Orange County's economic gains strong in 2013

The harsh economic consequences of the worst recession in modern history are having their impact on county governments in the Hudson Valley.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Wallkill, NY, Goshen, NY

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chronicle Newspaper

Experts: Too soon to tell about Ulster

Ulster, which like Orange was underwriting its county-owned nursing home, transferred Golden Hill Health Care Facility to an LDC, which sold it to a private operator last June.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Ulster County, NY

Corner Bakery Cafe Nanuet Raises $2,500 for Keep Rockland Beautiful

Braving the weather, a line of guests waited in the icy rain on Monday, March 31, 2014 for the fast-casual restaurant to officially open their doors at The Shops at Nanuet where the first 100 guests received a commemorative Corner Bakery Cafe Nanuet travel mug with free refills of hand-roasted coffee for one year.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Nanuet, NY, Drink, Coffee, New City, NY

Rockland County Housing Statistics(Activity last 30 days source MLS) ...

Rockland County Housing Statistics Houses Condos Total Inventory 1106 260 Under Contract 145 41 Title Transfer 88 17 WELCOME SPRING! HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Spring is finally here and the housing marketing is receiving some much needed warmth.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home


Grab your Green Gear: A Guide to Earth Day

Have no fear, winter weary neighbors, Earth Day is here. It's time to grab your green gear, and celebrate the planet.


Related Topix: Piermont, NY, Nyack, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Security heightened on waterways near Tappan Zee Bridge as boating season arrives

With construction work on the Tappan Zee Bridge at an all-time high, boaters can expect to see slower wake zones, more signage and more officers.


Times Herald-Record

Kingston substitute teacher suspended following charge he smoked pot with 2 teen girls

A long-term substitute teacher at Kingston High School was suspended the Kingston School District Wednesday afternoon, following his arrest in Rockland County for possessing marijuana in a parked car with two teenage girls.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

'Coupon Queen' Gets $800 Grocery Bill Down to $7, Gives Savings Away

Anna De Sousa is so good at couponing-clipping coupons to find local bargains-that she's gotten an $800 grocery bill down to just $7, and she regularly fills her basement or living room with items she got.


Related Topix: Valley Cottage, NY