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Rockland County

Strangers Volunteer To Attend Funeral For Woman Who Died Without Family

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.25.2016 | Good News

Strangers made sure one woman who died got the farewell she deserved. High school teacher Ora Weinbach recently heard that nobody was planning to att...

NY State Senator: Journal News Gun Map 'A Public Safety Nightmare'

Posted 12.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Journal News published an interactive map listing thousands of pistol permit-holders in Westchester/Rockland counties, and lit a storm of controve...

Saudi Arabia on the Hudson? Why Water Speculators Want Desalination in the Moist Northeast

Manna Jo Greene | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green
Manna Jo Greene

Desalination plants are usually last resorts for arid places that have little choice. Yet United Water New York has chosen Rockland, NY as a test case for building its first big desalination plant in the northeastern U.S.

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Hot Sause, 17, From Nyack, New York (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl


Protester Dangling From Tappan Zee Bridge Jumps Into Water

Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

A bizarre protest is taking place on the Tappan Zee bridge. ABC News reports a man is dangling 75 feet down from the middle of the span, suspended hal...

ANOTHER New York Bus Crash

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | New York

RAMAPO, N.Y. — Six people have been hospitalized following an early morning accident between a tour bus and a tractor-trailer in a suburb north of N...

Two Counties in Lower Hudson Valley are First to Join Secure Communities in NY

Renee Feltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Renee Feltz

There isn't much landscaping work in Rockland County during the winter, so the Jornaleros Project rents space from a church where day laborers can sta...

Boy Scouts Hold 100th Anniversary Sleepover In Times Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Twelve Boy Scouts took a break from their wooded campgrounds this past Friday night, opting to set up camp in Times Square instead. The Times Squar...

Boy Scouts Hold 100th Anniversary Sleepover In Times Square

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Twelve boy scouts took a break from their wooded camp grounds, and set up camp in Times Square. 46,000 scouts, volunteers, and leaders were expected ...

NY1's Dominic Carter Accused Of Assaulting Wife | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hot-headed NY1 political anchor Dominic Carter is due in court today after being accused by his wife of punching, choking and kicking her in their sub...

Stephen Baldwin Offered Shelter To Homeless Man, Later Arrested

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Doing the Lord's work can sometimes get messy. Just ask born-again Stephen Baldwin. A homeless man who was allowed to live on Baldwin's property has...

Super! School Chief Disarms Gunman

New York Daily News | Rich Schapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A former NYPD officer carrying a gun forced his way past security at Orangetown Middle School in Rockland County on Tuesday, but was stopped by school...