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Rockland County Sells Nursing Home To Private Company

Rockland County Sells Nursing Home To Private Company
The County of Rockland has finalized the transfer of ownership of the Summit Park Hospital and Nursing Care Center to the Summit Park Acquisition Group for $36 million. Shalom Braunstein, manager of Sympaticare LLC, Sympaticare Health LLC and Summit Park Acquisition Group LLC, finalized a deal for a 99-year-lease with option to buy all pertinent and personal property, $24 million for the nursing care center and $12 million for the hospital both in, “as is”, condition. After $12 million in outstanding bonds, $8 million in legacy ...

Monsey Traffic Alert: Airmont Road Near NYS Thruway To Be Closed

Monsey Traffic Alert: Airmont Road Near NYS Thruway To Be ClosedThe following was published in YWN Monsey 2 weeks ago: All motorists are advised that North Airmont Road, between Route 59 & NYS Thruway (Exit 14B) will be closed from Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM until Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM. This closure will expedite the upgrade of the Norfolk-Southern Railroad Tracks on North Airmont Road. Local traffic and businesses will have full access to the roadway up to the work zone. Full access to the NYS Thruway via detour will be available. (YWN Monsey Newsroom)

Rockland County Health Department Announces Free Bike Helmet Giveaway

Rockland County Health Department Announces Free Bike Helmet GiveawayIs your child riding a bicycle without a helmet? The Community Outreach Center, in partnership with the Rockland County Department of Health, will be distributing free bike helmets to residents of Rockland County as part of the Child Pedestrian Safety Program. The helmets will be given out on Thursday, July 17th, from 1:30 – 3:30 pm, at the Haverstraw WIC office, located at 26 New Main Street in Haverstraw. Bring your children with you to the helmet giveaway so that their helmets can be fitted correctly. The helmets will be given out ...    Full Story »

Burglar Arrested In Airmont

Burglar Arrested In AirmontRamapo Police Department report that on Monday evening July 14th at approximately 8:30, police officers were dispatched to a possible Burglary in progress at 33 New County Road, in the Village of Airmont. As responding officers arrived on scene and began to investigate the report, another burglary in progress was reported from the resident at 5 Laura Drive, also in the Village of Airmont. Responding police officers were able to locate a vehicle which was believed to be involved in the reported burglaries. Subsequently, Ramapo Police arrested ...    Full Story »

Two Ramapo Officers Hit In DWI Crash

Two Ramapo Officers Hit In DWI CrashEarly Saturday morning, police officers from the Ramapo and Suffern Police Departments were stopped along the north side of Route 59 about 1/10 of a mile east of Hemion Road. The officers were speaking with two individuals on the sidewalk and grass area on the north side of the road when a car, a 2009 Honda Civic, traveling westbound on Route 59 struck a stopped Ramapo Police car. The police car was pushed onto the sidewalk and grass area striking two of the four police officers who were in that area. The two officers were thrown a short ...    Full Story »

Rockland County: Cops Nab Burglar At Home In Chestnut Ridge

Rockland County: Cops Nab Burglar At Home In Chestnut RidgeRamapo Police report that on Friday evening July, Police received a call from the alarm company indicating a burglar alarm activation at # 1 Midway Road in the Village of Chestnut Ridge . Responding Police units apprehended two suspects at the scene and arrested both suspects after a burglary was confirmed. Suspect one is identified as Jermin Fordyce 238 Prospect Ave Englewood, NJ 07631 and he is charged with DWI, Burglary 2nd, Possession of Burglar Tools, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and False Personation. Suspect two is ...    Full Story »

Indian Point Nuclear Plant To Use Robot To Find Leak Source (1 opinions)

Indian Point Nuclear Plant To Use Robot To Find Leak SourceOfficials at a nuclear plant north of New York City plan to use a camera-equipped robot to help find the source of radioactive material showing up in the groundwater below the plant. Indian Point officials say the contamination most likely stems from a maintenance shutdown in March when radioactive water possibly leaked out from a damaged pipe or drain. It's not considered a public health threat. Program director Don Mayer tells the Journal News the water would have eventually settled on the bedrock beneath the plant. He says it's now ...    Full Story »

Ramapo Police Officer Struck By Drunk Driver

Ramapo Police Officer Struck By Drunk DriverOn Wednesday evening around 11:25pm, a Ramapo police officer was struck by a motor vehicle while on a traffic post near the intersection of Pomona Road and Summit Park Road in the Town of Ramapo. The vehicle was a 2007 Subaru operated by Robert Mahoney, a 24 year old male resident of Stony Point, NY. The operator was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and is currently being processed at the Ramapo police stationhouse. His arraignment date will be July 31st in Ramapo Justice Court. The accident is being investigated by the Ramapo PD ...    Full Story »

NY Board Urged To Reject Tappan Zee Bridge Loans

NY Board Urged To Reject Tappan Zee Bridge LoansEnvironmental groups are urging a state board to reject New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use clean water funds to help finance the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. Cuomo wants to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund on the $3.9 billion bridge project. The plan must be approved by the state's Public Authorities Control Board. On Wednesday several environmental groups wrote to the board urging it to defeat Cuomo's proposal, arguing that it would be an inappropriate use of funds intended to pay for drinking water, ...    Full Story »

Man Arrested For Burglary At Palisades Mall

Man Arrested For Burglary At Palisades MallOn July 7, 2014 at approximately 4:30 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department arrested Kevin Koronowicz, 29, from Congers for burglary third. Koronowicz is accused of burglarizing a maintenance facility located at the Palisades Center Mall. An alert security officer observed an unknown male inside the facility and called police. A search was conducted and Koronowicz was found hiding. He was placed under arrest and transported to Clarkstown Police Headquarters. After further investigation, Koronowicz was charged with 2 additional counts of ...    Full Story »

Palisades Parkway Pothole Fix Could Start This Month

Palisades Parkway Pothole Fix Could Start This MonthAfter years of neglect, work is about to begin to repair the crumbling New Jersey section of the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Repaving crews could be on the job later this month or early August, said Steve Schapiro, spokesman for New Jersey's Department of Transportation. The agency is picking up the $11.2 million tab because the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, the road's owner, doesn't have the money to fix it.     Full Story »
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