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  1. Rockland Woman Aims To Close Digital Divide With Laptops

    Rockland Woman Aims To Close Digital Divide With Laptops

    GARNERVILLE, N.Y. -- A Bronx school teacher from Garnerville is trying to level the education field through technology and is using crowdfunding to get a laptop on every desk for her classroom.Rosemary Garabito wants to make sure her fourth graders have the same advantages as peers in wealthier districts and access to technology is a start, she said."When I started (teaching in the ...

  2. North Rockland Advocates Seek To Relieve Mirant Debt

    North Rockland Advocates Seek To Relieve Mirant Debt

    STONY POINT, N.Y. -- The North Rockland PTA Council is seeking help from the state for its financially strapped district that has endured significant staff and programming cuts.PTA parent Maureen Ksiez-Muskopf spoke about the group of 10 to 12 members that initiated a petition that collected more than 1,500 signatures in the spring. She says the district as well as the community has ...

  3. Boaters In Hudson River Encouraged To Follow Coast Guard Protocols

    Boaters In Hudson River Encouraged To Follow Coast Guard Protocols

    Coast Guard crews are enforcing a safety zone surrounding 16 construction barge mooring locations at the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site.No unauthorized vessels are allowed in the safety zone, which encompasses all navigable waters within a 200-yard radius of the largest machine on the project, the I Lift NY super crane, legally registered with the U.S. Coast Guard as the Left Coast ...

  4. Report Calls New York 'Least Free State'

    Report Calls New York 'Least Free State'

    A report found New York to be the "least free state" because how high the taxes are and what it spends on "public subsidies," according to lohud.com.New York's spending guidelines result in a higher tax burden locally, double the state average, which in 2012 was 7.8 percent of income, said the Cato Institute, lohud.com reported."New York is again the least free ...

  5. More Hudson Valley Police Department Using Drones

    More Hudson Valley Police Department Using Drones

    A growing number of police departments are employing drones in an effort to become more efficient and strengthen their effectiveness, according to lohud.com."It's amazing what it can do," New Rochelle Detective Sgt. Robert Torr, told lohud.com.The detective flew a drone outside the police station in New Rochelle recently, said lohud.com.Drones used, for example, to illustrate ...

  6. $2,500 Reward For Arrest, Conviction Of New City Jewish Home Attackers

    $2,500 Reward For Arrest, Conviction Of New City Jewish Home Attackers

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- There is a $2,500 reward associated with apprehension and conviction of the suspects who used fireworks to attack the exteriors of the homes of two Jewish leaders near Chabad Lubavitch of Rockland.Evan Bernstein, the regional director for the Anti-Defamation League, said the organization is offering a $2,500 reward for the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.The ...

  7. Happy Birthday To Nyack's Devin McCourty

    Happy Birthday To Nyack's Devin McCourty

    NYACK, N.Y. -- Happy birthday to Nyack's Devin McCourty. The free safety for the NFL's New England Patriots turns 29 today.McCourty, of Nyack, was born Aug. 13, 1987. He played college football for Rutgers University and was drafted by the Patriots in the first round of the 2010 National Football League draft.Listed as a defensive back on the Patriots' roster, McCourty has played both ...

  8. Angel Gowns Turn Wedding Dresses Into Clothes For Stillborn Babies

    Angel Gowns Turn Wedding Dresses Into Clothes For Stillborn Babies

    HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A shipment of 20 exquisitely sewn baby dressing gowns for infants who died from being born prematurely or still birth were recently sent to Good Samaritan Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit in New York.The donation was the work of volunteers led by Arizona grandmother, Karen Lange, who ships them all over the country at no cost. She started doing it two and ...

  9. Orangetown Judge Helps Get First-Time Drug Offenders Back On Track

    Orangetown Judge Helps Get First-Time Drug Offenders Back On Track

    ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- For almost 20 years, the Rockland County Misdemeanor Drug Court program has offered first-time, non-violent drug offenders an alternative for going to jail.Orangetown Judge Pat Loftus, also presiding judge in Rockland County Misdemeanor Court, talked recently about benefits of the program that allows individuals to enter a drug recovery program instead.Loftus ...

  10. Clarkstown Rolls Out Restricted Vehicle Use

    Clarkstown Rolls Out Restricted Vehicle Use

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- In an effort to cut costs, Supervisor George Hoehmann has rolled out new policies pertaining to vehicles the towns own and overnight travel, according to lohud.com.The measure is aimed at trimming the $1.7 million deficit in the following annual budget, said the report, and it was approved unanimously at Tuesday night's Town Board meeting.The costs associated with ...

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