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Rockland County Executive Presses Albany For East Ramapo Schools Monitor

NEW CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Rockland County’s executive spent Monday lobbying in Albany for a monitor in the East Ramapo Central School District.

Executive Ed Day says the financially troubled school district is failing and losing children to the penal system. 241 more words

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West Virginia Oil Train Derailment Sparks Fears Along Rail Lines In Bergen, Rockland Counties

BLAUVELT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The fiery derailment of a train carrying crude oil in West Virginia is one of three in the past year involving tank cars that already meet a higher safety standard than what federal law requires — leading some to suggest even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be costly. 1,153 more words

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Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The evening rush was orderly in Westchester County Monday, but conditions deteriorated in the nighttime hours as the blizzard swept in and roads shut down. 990 more words

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Nyack Sketch Log: Rockland Non-Profits Matter

by Bill Batson

On October 16, Rockland County Executive Ed Day submitted his first budget proposal that eliminates 100% of the funding that contract agencies (non-profits) receive from the county. 1,073 more words

Proposal To Trim Rockland County Sheriff's Patrol Deputies Comes Under Fire

NEW CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police and their supporters have fired back against Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies. 489 more words

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Ramapo Voting Machines Locked Up After Reports Of Suspicious Campaign Phone Calls

RAMAPO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A judge has ordered voting machines in Ramapo¬†to be impounded days after a contentious vote was held to restructure the Town Board. 369 more words

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Boater Safety Crackdown Around Tappan Zee Bridge

PIERMONT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.

Boater safety is a major concern around the construction zone. 316 more words

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