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VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Suspicious Fire Destroys Unoccupied Home On Park Avenue In Monsey

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Suspicious Fire Destroys Unoccupied Home On Park Avenue In Monsey
[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Early Thursday morning, at approximately 1:57am, while patrolling neighborhoods in the Monsey section of the Town of Ramapo, Police Officer Daniel Jacaruso of the Ramapo Police Department saw and smelled smoke in the area of Saddle River Road. He searched the area and found a fully engulfed house fire at 3 Park Avenue, Monsey, NY. He noticed that the flames were quickly spreading toward 5 Park Avenue. Officer Jacaruso attempted to get to the front door of 5 Park Avenue, but the flames and heat from ...

BREAKING: Pedestrian Struck In Traumatic Arrest On Robert Pitt Drive In Monsey (3 opinions)

BREAKING: Pedestrian Struck In Traumatic Arrest On Robert Pitt Drive In Monsey 7:50PM EST: Rockland Hatzolah is on the scene of a pedestrian struck in Monsey in front of Ace Flooring, located at 17 Robert Pitt Drive near Route 59. Sources on scene tell YWN that the victim is in traumatic arrest, with CPR in progress. The age of the victim was not known. Police have closed off the street to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic as an investigation will be conducted. Further details will be published when available.  

Monsey: Garbage Truck Goes Up In Flames On Phyllis Terrace Overnight

Monsey: Garbage Truck Goes Up In Flames On Phyllis Terrace OvernightEarly Friday morning, at around 3:30AM, the Town of Ramapo Police Department received a report a vehicle fire on Phyllis Terrace in Monsey within the Town of Ramapo. Responding officers and The Monsey Volunteer Fire Dept. responded and discovered a burning garbage truck on the street in front of 25 Phyllis Terrace. The garbage truck was owned by Countrywide Carting out of Spring Valley N.Y. and it was being operated by a 51 year old male employee, also from Spring Valley. The only reported injury was to the driver who was complaining of ...    Full Story »

BREAKING IN MONSEY: Entire Family Of 9 Hospitalized For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

BREAKING IN MONSEY: Entire Family Of 9 Hospitalized For Carbon Monoxide PoisoningOn Thursday morning around 6:00AM, Monsey Hatzolah responded to a home on Beckett Court in the Village of Chestnut Ridge. Upon arrival, Hatzolah members found a child who was semi-responsive, and appeared to be suffering from symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. Within minutes, the entire family of 9 were all presenting various levels of the same symptoms. Ramapo Police tell YWN that it was discovered that 9 individuals in the home had been experiencing symptoms including headaches, nausea and dizziness. Those residents ranged in age ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: Power Outage In Monsey Affecting 1000 People (2 opinions)

BREAKING: Power Outage In Monsey Affecting 1000 PeopleThere is currently a power outage in Rockland County, affecting several sections of Monsey as well as the Spring Valley neighborhood. More than 1000 people are without power in the frigid weather. Rockland Chaverim reached out to YWN to have our readers living in the area to please check on elderly relatives and neighbors who might need assistance in these frigid temperatures. Police have closed some major intersections due to no traffic lights. Those include Monsey Boulevard and Maple Avenue as well as Route 306 and Maple ...    Full Story »

Post-Shiva Hespedim This Sunday For Rosh Yeshiva of Mesivta Bais Shraga, Harav Sheya Schiff ZATZAL (5 opinions)

Post-Shiva Hespedim This Sunday For Rosh Yeshiva of Mesivta Bais Shraga, Harav Sheya Schiff ZATZALThere will be post-Shiva Hespedim this coming Sunday night for HaRav Sheya Schiff ZATZAL, the founder and Rosh Yeshiva of Mesivta Bais Shraga in Monsey, NY who was Niftar last week. It will be held on Sunday evening at Mesivta Bais Shraga, 28 Saddle River Road, Monsey NY. Maariv will be held at 7:45, hesped 8:00. Rav Sheya led Mesivta Bais Shraga for over fifty years. Rav Schiff was a son-in-law of Hagon HaRav Shraga Feivel Mendlowitz who was a leader of American Orthodoxy and founder of key institutions such as Yeshiva Torah Vodaath. ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Rockland Legislator Wieder And E. Ramapo Public School Parents Express Their Pain On Bonds Referendum Failure (2 opinions)

VIDEO: Rockland Legislator Wieder And E. Ramapo Public School Parents Express Their Pain On Bonds Referendum Failure[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] New City - Rockland County Legislator Aron B. Wieder (D-District 13) is urging people to vote yes for the Capital Improvements Bond Referendum that will be held in the East Ramapo Central School District on Tuesday. The referendum will determine whether or not the district will borrow $40 million for major renovations and facilities upgrades. According to the district, the state will reimburse the district for over half of the total costs expended. "The public school buildings in East Ramapo are due for major ...    Full Story »

Ramapo: Storm Update from Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence

Ramapo: Storm Update from Supervisor Christopher P. St. LawrenceAs many of you know, there is a major winter storm forecasted for our area, which will include significant snowfall and strong winds. It is anticipated that there will be light snow showers falling intermittently throughout the daylight hours today, with the storm picking up in intensity later this afternoon. The snowfall is expected increase drastically this evening and during the overnight hours, with the possibility of several inches of snow falling each hour until the storm tapers off on Tuesday night. The forecast is calling for a total ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Rockland County Legislators Awards Chaverim of Rockland Volunteers For Fire Rescue

WATCH: Rockland County Legislators Awards Chaverim of Rockland Volunteers For Fire Rescue[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Rockland County Legislator Aron Wieder (District 13) presented members of the local Chaverim of Rockland a volunteer emergency services organization and a Spring Valley police officer with "Distinguished Service Awards" in recognition of their combined actions to rescue two citizens from a burning residence, and ensure their safety in the aftermath of the rescue. The recognition ceremony was held Tuesday evening Jan. 20 prior to the meeting of the county legislature. On November 23, 2014 on a cold Sunday ...    Full Story »

Monsey: Ramapo Police Responded To 70 Weather-Related Calls In 5 Hours

Monsey: Ramapo Police Responded To 70 Weather-Related Calls In 5 HoursOn Sunday morning between 7:00AM and 12:00PM, the Ramapo Police were dispatched to at least 70 weather related calls. These included motor vehicle accidents with injuries and without, disabled vehicles and medical calls for injuries from falling on the icy pavement. In addition to these incidents, police officers assisted motorists and pedestrians as they were responding from call to call and responded to non-weather related incidents. Ramapo Police’s emergency communications center was inundated with hundreds of calls for emergencies, ...    Full Story »
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