The street sign looked pretty big in the meeting room at Orangetown Town Hall. But it would be only appropriate for drivers who drive at 40 mph, said Orangetown Superintendent of Highways Jim Dean, who presented the sign before the Town Board during Tuesday’s workshop meeting for their consideration. Orangetown… Read More →
Today’s hot, steamy weather forecast, and its accompanying heavy air conditioning use and resulting high electricity demand, has prompted O&R to issue a Summer Heat Watch advisory today. Today’s sultry weather is expected to push the load on the O&R electric system past 1300 megawatts—- today’s forecast is for 1302… Read More →
Orangetown Town Board member Michael Maturo has met with senior administration officials during a briefing at the Whote House on June 17. The White House invited 150 members of the People For the American Way Foundation’s Young Elected Officials Network to discuss issues facing the nation and local communities. Maturo… Read More →
Mount Sinai’s Sydney Pirreca is squeezed by Pearl River’s Breanna Relahan and Meghan McBrien during the Class C girls lacrosse state championship semifinal game at SUNY Cortland today. Photo by Seth Harrison Mount Sinai defeated Pearl River 16-7 to advance to tomorrow’s championship final. Look for coverage and a gallery… Read More →
Mount Sinai’s Sydney is squeezed by Pearl River’s Breanna Relahan and Meghan McBrien during the Class C girls lacrosse state championship semifinal game at SUNY Cortland today. Photo by Seth Harrison Mount Sinai defeated Pearl River 16-7 to advance to tomorrow’s championship final. Look for coverage and a gallery of… Read More →
Katie Snyder of Elmira Free Academy scores as Pearl River catcher Jamie DeGennaro is late with the tag in the first inning of the Class A regional final girls softball game at Nanuet High School today. Photo by Seth Harrison Elmira Free Academy scored two runs in the bottom of… Read More →
The Tappan Zee Dutchman defeated Somers 12-5 in the Section 1 Class A baseball final at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill Thursday night. Tappan Zee players react to a 6 run first inning against Somers Thursday night. Read more about the game in The Journal News and at LoHud.com.
Ryan O’Rourke, left, and Mike Ryan of Tappan Zee score on a single by pitcher Cody Woodford in the Class A baseball semifinal at Harrison High Tuesday afternoon. Read more about the action in The Journal News and LoHud.com.
n 2009, 11,593 passenger vehicle occupants died in car crashes across the country between 6 p.m. and 5:59 a.m., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. During the Buckle Up New York Click it or Ticket campaign, which began today and runs through June 5, local police will be on the look out for drivers not abiding by the state’s seat belt laws.
Turnout was described as moderate as voters in Pearl River, Ramapo Central and the South Orangetown school districts went to the polls Tuesday to return five incumbents to the school board in uncontested races with little budget drama. In Pearl River, voters approved by a margin of nearly four to… Read More →