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Spring Valley: Ramapo Police Charge Bus Driver After Dropping Off Chabad Cheder Children 1 Mile Away From Designated Stop (1 opinions)

Spring Valley: Ramapo Police Charge Bus Driver After Dropping Off Chabad Cheder Children 1 Mile Away From Designated Stop
On September 7, 2014 Ramapo Police were notified by a a few parents that a few students, ages 6 through 9, from the Cheder Chabad Boy’s School on 246 N. Main St., Spring Valley, were dropped off on September 5, 2014 after school approximately 30 minutes later then their designated time - and at a location approximately one mile from their designated stop. The parents also reported that the students appeared dehydrated and scared. Upon further investigation the Ramapo Police Department charged the bus driver of the East Ramapo Central ...

Swastika Scrawled On Morris Rd In Spring Valley

Swastika Scrawled On Morris Rd In Spring Valley Authorities are investigating after a swastika was spray-painted in a predominantly Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Rockland County. The graffiti was found Sunday along Morris Road in Spring Valley. A rabbi told the Journal News that several residents witnessed a least two men spray-painting the message on the sidewalk Saturday morning. The graffiti was scrawled inside a Star of David. Many Holocaust survivors live in the area. It's not the first time recently that Nazi symbols have been found in Rockland County. At the end ...    Full Story »

Levaya Of Reb Berish Scharfer Z"L

Levaya Of Reb Berish Scharfer ZYWN regrets to inform you of the Petirah of Reb Berish Scharfer Z"L, long term resident of Monsey, and Mispallel of Bais Medrosh Elyon. Reb Berish grew up in the Monsey community and was a talmid of Reb Levi Krupenia ZT”L in the Kaminitzer Yeshiva in Woodridge, New York. After his chasunah to his choshuva wife Etti (nee Wiesner) he spent several years in the Kollel in Woodridge, and subsequently in the Kollel at Bais Medrosh Elyon, where he forged a very close relationship with the Rosh Hayeshiva Rav Don Ungarischer ZT”L. He was well ...    Full Story »

Faulty Sensor Shuts Down Nuclear Reactor Near NYC

Faulty Sensor Shuts Down Nuclear Reactor Near NYCA nuclear power plant near New York City says a faulty sensor led to the automatic shutdown of a reactor that produces power for about a million homes. Indian Point in Westchester County says Unit 3's safety systems kicked in around noon Wednesday after a sensor detected a reactor pressure change. Spokesman Jerry Nappi says there was no change. He says the 1,000-megawatt reactor remains offline while workers determine the cause of the false signal. He says they'll fix the sensor before it's restarted. Nappi says the plant's other ...    Full Story »

NY State Police Investigating Why NYPD Officer Was Travelling Wrong Way On Thruway Before Fatal Crash (2 opinions)

NY State Police Investigating Why NYPD Officer Was Travelling Wrong Way On Thruway Before Fatal CrashThe New York State Police would like to speak with members of the public who were in the vicinity of Tuesday's wrong way crash in the Village of Suffern on the New York State Thruway. One witness has reported seeing a vehicle fitting the description of Richard Christopher's vehicle parked facing southbound in the median of I-87 shortly before calls were received that a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes. Other witnesses have since reported observing a vehicle fitting the description of Christopher’s vehicle make a ...    Full Story »

UPDATE: One Driver Killed In Head-On Crash On NYS Thruway Near Monsey Was NYPD Officer

UPDATE: One Driver Killed In Head-On Crash On NYS Thruway Near Monsey Was NYPD OfficerThe State Police are investigating a two-car fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on the New York State Thruway I-87 northbound, shortly before 7:00 AM on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 in the Village of Suffern, Rockland County. At approximately 6:54 AM, NYS Thruway communications received calls of a blue pickup truck traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of I-87 in the area of exit 15 in the Village of Suffern. Immediately following, Thruway dispatch received calls for a two vehicle accident at mpm 29.5. Troopers immediately ...    Full Story »

Wrong-Way Driver On NYS Thruway Near Monsey Results In Two Fatalities [10:15AM]

Wrong-Way Driver On NYS Thruway Near Monsey Results In Two Fatalities [10:15AM]State Police are currently on the scene of a double fatal accident on the New York State Thruway. The crash occurred shortly before 7:00 am Tuesday, near mile marker 30 northbound in the village of Suffern. Two vehicles were involved in the crash and both drivers are deceased. There were no passengers in either vehicle. At this time it appears one of the vehicles was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of the Thruway. The Thruway was closed for at least two hours, but the shoulder has reopened. Traffic is currently moving ...    Full Story »

Rockland Legislature Chairman Calls For Commission To Study Hate

Rockland Legislature Chairman Calls For Commission To Study HatePointing to recent hate crimes in Rockland County, Legislature Chairman Alden Wolfe Tuesday called for a commission to study anti-Semitism and racism in the county. Rockland is a very diverse county and Wolfe said he was “shocked and disappointed” over two recent incidents where two locations were vandalized and defaced with swastikas and racist slogans. “It’s really important that hate is often caused by ignorance and bringing a group of concerned people together and try to get to the bottom of why such hate exists and perhaps ...    Full Story »

Spring Valley Mayor Remains Jailed Over Day Camp (1 opinions)

Spring Valley Mayor Remains Jailed Over Day CampThe mayor of a suburban New York village remains jailed over a dispute involving a children's day camp. Mayor Demeza Delhomme was jailed Friday on a contempt of court charge. The Journal News says he'll remain behind bars until he satisfies a judge's order to open a summer day camp for Spring Valley children. The camp's youth director had gotten into a conflict with the mayor and was suspended. The village attorney said that meant camp couldn't be held. But state Supreme Court Justice Gerald Loehr (LOHR) ordered Delhomme to open ...    Full Story »

Spring Valley: Mayor Spends Night In Jail Over Locked Doors

Spring Valley: Mayor Spends Night In Jail Over Locked DoorsThe mayor of a suburban New York village has spent a night in jail because some doors to a building hosting a children’s day camp were locked. The Journal News says Mayor Demeza Delhomme was jailed Friday on a contempt of court charge. The youth director of Spring Valley’s summer camp had gotten into a conflict with the mayor and was suspended. The village attorney said that meant camp couldn’t be held. But State Supreme Court Justice Gerald Loehr (LOHR) ordered the mayor to open the civic center building for the camp, and ...    Full Story »
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