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Kathy Reakes

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  1. Beware Of Holiday Porch Pirates, Rockland

    Beware Of Holiday Porch Pirates, Rockland

    There is no faster way to ruin the holidays for online shoppers than to have "porch pirates" steal their packages.That's why police across the state are warning residents to be prepared for their deliveries and to make arrangements beforehand."It's a tough time of year to keep your packages safe," said East Fishkill Police Chief Kevin Keefe. He suggests purchasing an ...

  2. Police Search For Suspects After $60K Robbed From Monroe Jewelry Store

    Police Search For Suspects After $60K Robbed From Monroe Jewelry Store

    A jewelry shop burglar got away with more than $68,000 in jewels after smashing the front door of Monroe Jewelers in Orange County, police said.Monroe police received the alarm call around 3:54 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, and arrived within minutes at the location on Lake Street to find the door smashed, as well as several jewelry cases, said Det. Luke Fremgen. The man, who was caught on ...

  3. Rockland Gets $5.8 Million In Economic Development Grants

    Rockland Gets $5.8 Million In Economic Development Grants

    Rockland County will soon be able to increase their economic renewal efforts after being awarded more than $5.8 million in state grants earmarked for economic development.The awards made in Rockland County include funds to expand private businesses, revitalize communities and encourage tourism."This investment in Rockland County will pay off in terms of increased economic ...

  4. Clarkstown PBA Reaches New Five-Year Contract

    Clarkstown PBA Reaches New Five-Year Contract

    The Town of Clarkstown and the Clarkstown PBA ratified an agreement for a new contract Thursday, creating a new five-year deal covering 2018 through 2022.The new agreement calls for a 1.7 percent raise for the first year and 1.8 percent raises for the next four years, said Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann. That's a .75 percent lower than any other recently negotiated PBA contract ...

  5. Driver Falls Asleep, Takes Out Route 17 Telephone Pole In Rockland

    Driver Falls Asleep, Takes Out Route 17 Telephone Pole In Rockland

    A driver told police officers responding to a one-vehicle crash that took out a telephone pole on Route 17 in Sloatsburg that he fell asleep behind the wheel.The crash, which occurred Thursday night, happened when the vehicle left the roadway, struck and severed the pole and came to rest back on the roadway, Ramapo Police said.The unidentified driver was wearing a seatbelt and was not ...

  6. Hudson Valley Woman's $20M KFC Lawsuit Dismissed

    Hudson Valley Woman's $20M KFC Lawsuit Dismissed

    A lawsuit filed by a Hudson Valley woman who sued KFC because there wasn't enough chicken in her $20 “Fill-Up” bucket was dismissed by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.Ann Wurtzburger of Hopewell Junction sued the company in October 2016 for $20 million for false advertising.The basis for her suit, she told Daily Voice, was not the food, but false advertising.A ...

  7. Woman Found Dead Inside Car At Nyack Beach State Park

    Woman Found Dead Inside Car At Nyack Beach State Park

    A 48-year-old woman was found dead inside her vehicle at Nyack Beach State Park by the Clarkstown Police.The unidentified woman's body was found around 1:38 p.m. Thursday with a an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Dan Keefe, deputy public information officer for the State Park Police. The investigation is continuing with assistance from the Rockland County Sheriff’s ...

  8. Ex-Ramapo Supervisor St. Lawrence Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison

    Ex-Ramapo Supervisor St. Lawrence Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison

    Former Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence's fight to avoid jail time came to an end when he was sentenced to two and half years in prison and a fined $75,000 for fraud involving the financing of a baseball stadium.Federal judge Cathy Siebel handed down the sentence Wednesday afternoon at the federal courthouse in White Plains. St. Lawrence who showed no emotion, was also ...

  9. Congers Pedestrian Struck While Crossing Route 303

    Congers Pedestrian Struck While Crossing Route 303

    A Congers woman is in Nyack Hospital after being struck by a car while attempting to cross Route 303, according to the Clarkstown Police.The incident occurred around 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, when the unidentified 32-year-old woman was hit by a 72-year-old Haverstraw woman as she attempted to cross the roadway, said Officer Peter Walker.The driver, who was in a 2010 Honda, was traveling ...

  10. Rockland Port Authority Officer Being Hailed As Hero In NYC Terror Attack

    Rockland Port Authority Officer Being Hailed As Hero In NYC Terror Attack

    The first four police officers to arrive at the scene of the attempted terrorist attack at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday, including one from Rockland, are being hailed as heroes for stopping the bomber from reaching for his cell phone.The Port Authority Police Benevolent Association identified the four officers as officers as 36-year-old Drew Preston of Theills, a soldier ...

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