ollowing the closure of the eastbound lanes of Route 59 near the Palisades Center, Alexander Gromack, Clarkstown supervisor, sent an e-mail to town residents warning them of the potential for 3 to 4 inches of rain overnight Monday and into Tuesday afternoon. See the text of his email below:
Pennsylvania State Trooper Jean Altomari loved her job and had a great group of friends, but her life changed forever on vacation in Mexico. In November, Altomari, 30, a Valley Cottage native and Nyack High School graduate, was in a car with four friends when it crashed. She suffered a spinal cord injury that paralyzed her from the waste down.
Note: Richard Tjoa of Suffern won The Rockland Express “Unofficial Mayor” contest this month. He joins us as a guest blogger. Here’s his latest post. Hello, Rocklanders. This past Tuesday, I found myself at the DMV in West Haverstraw to get a duplicate title application processed. It was my first… Read More →
The Lions Club of Nanuet is sponsoring a “speed dating” fundraiser for local charities. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Nanuet Restaurant, 211 South Middletown Road. A $40 donation is required which includes: a light buffet, soda, dessert, and a chance to… Read More →
Stores such as JCPenney, Aeropostale, and The Sports Authority were closed Monday after a power outage to the Palisades Center Mall cut electricity to more than half of the mall’s 230 stores.
ORANGETOWN — A total of 3,200 people in Rockland are still without power late this morning because of the weekend storm. Most of those homes and business are in Orangetown, where 2,698 power outages are still being worked on, according to Michael Donovan, spokesman for Orange and Rockland Utilities. Other… Read More →
A blood drive in memory of Caitlin Powers, a 9-year-old New City girl who died suddenly of a brain hemorrhage in January, will be held from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. The blood drive will be held at Laurel Plains Elementary School, 14 Teakwood Lane, New City, where the… Read More →
Hema Easley firstname.lastname@example.org The Clarkstown school district is considering various cuts, including laying off staff and negotiating salary freezes, in its bid to close the budget gap in the 2010-2011 school year. No decisions have been made yet, said Superintendent Margaret Keller-Cogan, but if the district does lay off staff,… Read More →
The final countdown is here! Tomorrow marks the start of our week-long “Unofficial Mayor” contest. Play every day Monday through Friday and you could win a mini laptop computer, a chance to guest blog here for three months, and a profile in our Sunday Express. Play any day and you… Read More →