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  1. Hudson Valley Native Judith Kaye, First Female Chief Judge In NY, Dies

    Hudson Valley Native Judith Kaye, First Female Chief Judge In NY, Dies

    Judith S, Kaye, the first female chief judge in New York, died from cancer Thursday at her Manhattan home, according to The New York Times. Born in the Hudson Valley's Monticello, Kaye was 77. Kaye was appointed an associate judge of the Court of Appeals by Gov. Mario M. Cuomo in 1983. She became chief judge following the resignation of Sol Watcher a decade later and presided over the ...

  2. Rockland Officials Stage Menorah-Lighting Ceremony

    Rockland Officials Stage Menorah-Lighting Ceremony

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- Rockland County officials participated in the annual menorah lighting Friday outside the Allison-Parris County Office Building in New City. The event brought together ‪‎Rockland‬ County Executive Ed Day with fellow elected officials and local Jewish leaders. Together they lit four candles for the first four nights of Hanukkah, which began Dec. 6. "Hanukkah is not ...

  3. Rockland Welfare Fraud Detection Saves Taxpayers $628K

    Rockland Welfare Fraud Detection Saves Taxpayers $628K

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Rockland County Department of Social Services continued its efforts to combat welfare fraud in 2015, rejecting 89 new applications for public benefits due to front-end fraud detection.  The applications, made to DSS between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, resulted in $628,242 in cost avoidance to local taxpayers."Along with DSS Commissioner Susan Sherwood and District ...

  4. Rockland Offers Video On Budget Forums

    Rockland Offers Video On Budget Forums

    NEW CITY, N.Y. – Rockland County residents can watch video of town hall meetings held to discuss a variety of local issues, including the 2016 proposed budget. County Executive Ed Day detailed priorities within the spending plan and provided an update on the progress his administration is making in delivering on his core priorities: stabilizing Rockland's finances, promoting economic ...

  5. Friends Fulfill Israel Burial Wish For Spring Valley Woman Killed In Crash

    Friends Fulfill Israel Burial Wish For Spring Valley Woman Killed In Crash

    SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. -- Holly Unger of Spring Valley wanted to be buried in Israel, and that wish was fulfilled Friday thanks to the efforts of her friends and neighbors, according to a report on lohud.com.Unger died Wednesday at age 57 after a collision with a bus on Viola Road in Ramapo, LoHud reported. Ramapo police are investigating the cause of the crash, according to lohud.After ...

  6. Governor Signs Carlucci's Mental Illness Anti-Stigma Bill

    Governor Signs Carlucci's Mental Illness Anti-Stigma Bill

    NEW CITY, N.Y. – A bill by state Sen. David Carlucci, (D–Rockland/Westchester), to create the Mental Illness Anti-Stigma Fund has been signed into law. In the United States, one out of five people live with a mental illness, and nearly two-thirds of those diagnosed with a mental illness do not seek treatment. This statistic is due to the stigma that exists when discussing mental ...

  7. High-Speed Chase Through Rockland Ends In Arrest

    High-Speed Chase Through Rockland Ends In Arrest

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- A murder suspect was arrested Monday in New Jersey after he led police on a high-speed chase in Rockland County, according to a report on lohud.com.Police arrested Troy, N.Y., resident David Campos after officers from several jurisdictions chase him down the Palisades Interstate Parkway at speeds reaching almost 90 mph, lohudreported. Campos was eventually ...

  8. Water Main Break Creates Morning Gridlock On I-87 In Rockland

    Water Main Break Creates Morning Gridlock On I-87 In Rockland

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Early morning commuters were stuck Tuesday in a traffic jam on the New York State Thruway just before the Tappan Zee Bridge in Rockland County, according to multiple reports.A water main break and an auto accident about 6:30 a.m. blocked the southbound lanes of the Interstate 87, lohud reported.The jam, which also spread to alternate roads like Routes 9W and 59, ...

  9. Here's A Look At Thanksgiving Forecast, Putnam

    Here's A Look At Thanksgiving Forecast, Putnam

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Thanksgiving week weather in Putnam County is shaping up to be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s on the holiday and in the 60s by Friday, according to forecasts by the National Weather Service.Tuesday will see a high of 44 a low of 32, and on Wednesday, the high will reach 46, with a nighttime low of 39. Thursday will warm up to 57 degrees, with a nighttime ...

  10. Here's A Look At Thanksgiving Forecast, Rockland

    Here's A Look At Thanksgiving Forecast, Rockland

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Thanksgiving week weather in Rockland County is shaping up to be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s on the holiday and in the 60s by Friday, according to forecasts by the National Weather Service.Tuesday will see a high of 44 a low of 32, and on Wednesday, the high will reach 46, with a nighttime low of 39. Thursday will warm up to 57 degrees, with a ...

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