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New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Rockland, Region New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Rockland, Region
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Rockland, Region Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region 7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region
7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region Seven Hudson Valley residents have been charged with allegedly selling drugs in cities and towns throughout the area. The residents were reportedly selling cocaine, fentanyl, and prescription pills in the Village of Spring Valley, the Town of Clarkstown, and the Town and Village of Haverstraw, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced on Thursday, Oct. 26. The investigation, known as “Operation Clean Streets,” led to the following arrests: Edwin Salazar Ramirez, age 23, of Spring Valley, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled subs…
Fentanyl Deaths: Dealer From Congers, Age 25, Nabbed After Multiple Overdoses, Feds Say Fentanyl Deaths: Dealer From Congers, Age 25, Nabbed After Multiple Overdoses, Feds Say
Fentanyl Deaths: Dealer From Congers, Age 25, Nabbed After Multiple Overdoses, Feds Say A Hudson Valley man who allegedly peddled fentanyl to customers including friends, has been charged in connection with the death of two, and the overdoses of at least five people. Rockland County resident Justin Turnick, age 25, of Congers, was arrested on Wednesday, July 12 by agents with the Westchester Resident Agent Task Force for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), along with local law enforcement agencies, said Damian Williams, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Turnick was charged with distributing fentanyl that resulted in death or serious bodily injury to five vi…
Congers Woman, Son Sold $4M Worth Of Smuggled, Misbranded Animal Drugs, Pesticides: Feds Congers Woman, Son Sold $4M Worth Of Smuggled, Misbranded Animal Drugs, Pesticides: Feds
Congers Woman, Son Sold $4M Worth Of Smuggled, Misbranded Animal Drugs, Pesticides: Feds A 70-year-old Rockland County grandmother and her son illegally sold $4 million worth of misbranded, unregistered, and unapproved animal drugs and pesticides smuggled into the United States from China, federal authorities charged. Bien King, of Congers, and Khalil King, age 36, of New York City, operate a pet supply company in the Bronx called “Little City Dogs,” which caters to customers who want to avoid the cost of local veterinary clinics and treat their dogs' and cats' common ailments themselves. Both have been in a years-long battle with the government over their practice of formulati…
Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours
Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours A busy roadway in the region will be closed for at least 24 more hours after a massive brush fire that drew responders from departments in four counties. In Rockland County, a stretch of Route 9W in Clarkstown will be closed until at least Sunday afternoon, April 16 "due to trees still falling and some rocks," the Clarkstown Police Department said late Saturday morning, April 15.  It is closed at the Route 304 interchange in Congers and on the Haverstraw side at Route 9W by the rock cut. Just after 2 p.m. on Friday, April 14, responders rushed to Old Haverstraw Road in Congers fo…
Congers Duo Busted With Drugs, Guns During Warrants Raid, DA Says Congers Duo Busted With Drugs, Guns During Warrants Raid, DA Says
Congers Duo Busted With Drugs, Guns During Warrants Raid, DA Says A Hudson Valley man and woman were busted for alleged possession of drugs and guns during warrant searches following an investigation. The searches took place in Rockland County on Friday, Feb. 10 in Congers. The arrests were the result of search warrants stemming from a month-long investigation conducted by the Rockland County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Westchester Resident Office Tactical Diversion Squad, said Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh. The basis of the search warrant was the result of a multi-ag…
Surprising Facts About Rockland County Day School Alum Sebastian Stan Surprising Facts About Rockland County Day School Alum Sebastian Stan
Surprising Facts About Rockland County Day School Alum Sebastian Stan Tattoos, a black wig, and a prosthetic penis. Sebastian Stan is nearly unrecognizable in his role as Tommy Lee in Hulu's new hit mini-series "Pam & Tommy," streaming now. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sebastian Stan (@imsebastianstan) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sebastian Stan (@imsebastianstan) Whether you know him from the Marvel movies or Gossip Girl, what you might not have known about 39-year-old Stan is that he has Hudson Valley ties. Here are five mor…
Congers Man Nabbed For Driving While High On Drugs, Police Say Congers Man Nabbed For Driving While High On Drugs, Police Say
Congers Man Nabbed For Driving While High On Drugs, Police Say A Hudson Valley man who was allegedly driving high on drugs was arrested after being spotted swerving all over a busy roadway, almost striking several vehicles, authorities announced. Manuel Perez, age 54, of Congers, was arrested in Rockland County around 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 9, when the Clarkstown Police responded to calls of a silver Toyota Suv driving erratically on Route 9W in Valley Cottage.  According to Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police Department, the first arriving officer activated his emergency lights and attempted to pull over the Toyota, but Perez re…
Nor'easter: Here's A Brand-New Rundown Of Snowfall Totals From Throughout Region Nor'easter: Here's A Brand-New Rundown Of Snowfall Totals From Throughout Region
Nor'easter: Here's A Brand-New Rundown Of Snowfall Totals From Throughout Region Snowfall totals from the powerful Nor'easter that slammed the region ranged from more than two feet to several inches. Here are totals from the National Weather Service and other reports from at or around sunset on Saturday, Jan. 29. If you don't see your hometown, leave the total by posting a comment below. New York New York City Central Park, 8.3 inches Nassau County Elmont, 17.3 inches Jericho, 12 inches Levittown, 19.2 inches Massapequa, 16 inches Plainedge, 16 inches  Seaford, 12 inches Syosset, 14 inches Wantagh, 14 inches Suffolk County Amit…
Congers Contractor Indicted For $2M Workers Comp Fraud, DA Says Congers Contractor Indicted For $2M Workers Comp Fraud, DA Says
Congers Contractor Indicted For $2M Workers Comp Fraud, DA Says An area contractor has been indicted for allegedly providing false information to obtain required workers' compensation insurance. Rockland County resident Anthony Frascone, age 51, of Congers, and owner of Alpha-Omega, was indicted by a Rockland County grand jury on Friday, Jan. 14, for two counts of grand larceny and insurance fraud, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh. According to the DA's Office, Frascone was indicted following an investigation by the office's Special Investigation Unit, which found he provided false information to acquire legally required worke…
IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash
IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash Police have identified the person killed during a single-vehicle crash that also severely injured another person. Mark Savino, age 35, a lifelong resident of Congers, in Rockland County, was killed around 11:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, when the vehicle he was in hit a utility pole, overturned, ejecting both occupants. The crash took place in the area of Lake Road and Route 9W in Congers, Detective Norm Peters said of the Clarkstown Police. Savino, who was employed by Congers Collison, was remembered on the company website: "I have sat here all day, and I am unable to find the words to put …
One Killed, One Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Utility Pole In Congers One Killed, One Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Utility Pole In Congers
One Killed, One Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Utility Pole In Congers One person was killed and another hospitalized with severe injuries during a single-vehicle Hudson Valley crash overnight. It happened around 11:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24 in Rockland County in the area of Lake Road and Route 9W in Congers. Officers arriving on the scene discovered an overturned car that had struck a utility pole, said Detective Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police Department. The vehicle was occupied by two men, who were both ejected, Peters said. The driver of the vehicle, age 35, was pronounced dead at the scene by Rockland Paramedics.  The passenger, age 41, was trea…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community The number of active COVID-19 cases in Rockland is down slightly in the past week, though the number of virus-related deaths continues to rise across the county. As of Tuesday, March 30, there were 1,644 active COVID-19 cases in Rockland, down more than 100 from last week as the death toll rose to 917 in the county. There are currently 59 COVID-19 patients being treated in Rockland hospitals down from 72, though the county's overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in New York. There have now been a total of 43,237 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of nearly…
COVID-19: 15 New Deaths Reported In Rockland; Latest Breakdown Of Cases By Community COVID-19: 15 New Deaths Reported In Rockland; Latest Breakdown Of Cases By Community
Covid-19: 15 New Deaths Reported In Rockland; Latest Breakdown Of Cases By Community Fifteen new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Rockland in the past week, though the number of active cases and patients hospitalized with the virus has dropped. The new fatalities brought the total in Rockland to 882 since the pandemic began, though the number of active cases dropped from 1,518 to 1,372 in the past week, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.  Nine patients were discharged from Rockland hospitals, bringing the total to 40 being treated for COVID-19, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the Hudson…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community There were several new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland this week, though the number of active cases countywide dropped by several hundred. In Rockland, the virus-related death toll rose from 858 to 867 as of Thursday, Feb. 18, while the number of active cases dropped from 1,743 to 1,518 over the course of the week, according to the latest data from the county Department of Health. Ten patients were discharged from Rockland hospitals, bringing the total to 49 being treated for COVID-19, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the regio…
COVID-19: New Deaths Reported; Here's Latest Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: New Deaths Reported; Here's Latest Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: New Deaths Reported; Here's Latest Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were seven new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland this week, though the number of active cases countywide dropped by several hundred. In Rockland, the death toll rose to 858 as of Friday, Feb. 12, while the number of active cases dropped from 1,838 to 1,743 over the course of the week, according to the latest data from the county Department of Health. A total of 59 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, down from 72 earlier in the week, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the region. There have now been a total …
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were several new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland over the weekend, though the number of active cases countywide dropped by several hundred. In Rockland, the death toll rose to 851 as of Tuesday, Feb. 9, while the number of active cases dropped from 2,300 to 1,838 over the weekend, according to the latest data from the county Department of Health. A total of 72 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, down from 81 earlier in the week, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the region. There have now been a total of…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community There were several new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland over the week, though the number of active cases countywide continues to drop. In Rockland, the death toll rose to 845 as of Friday, Feb. 5, while the number of active cases dropped to 2,300, according to the latest data from the county Department of Health. A total of 81 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, up from 78 earlier in the week, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the region. There have now been a total of 35,094 positive COVID-19 cases reported i…
COVID-19: New Death Reported In Rockland; Active Cases Drop; Here's Latest Breakdown COVID-19: New Death Reported In Rockland; Active Cases Drop; Here's Latest Breakdown
Covid-19: New Death Reported In Rockland; Active Cases Drop; Here's Latest Breakdown There was one new COVID-19 fatality reported in Rockland over the weekend, though the number of active cases countywide continues to drop.  In Rockland, the death toll rose to 836 as of Monday, Feb. 1, while the number of active cases dropped by more than 300, from 2,614 on Friday, Jan. 29 to 2,311, according to the latest data from the county Department of Health. A total of 76 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, up from 71 on Friday, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the region. There have now been a total of 34…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community More than a dozen new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Rockland this week as the number of active cases continues to slowly rise as the rest of the region recovers from its post-holiday surge of the virus. In Rockland, the death toll rose to 835 as of Friday, Jan. 29, as the number of active cases rose to 2,614, up from 2,514 on Monday, Jan. 25 as the virus continues to spread in the Hudson Valley. A total of 71 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, down from 89 on Monday, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the reg…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community There were two new COVID-19 related deaths in Rockland as the number of active cases in the county ticked slightly upward over the weekend. In Rockland, the death toll rose to 821 as of Monday, Jan. 25, as the number of active cases rose to 2,514, up from 2,477 on Friday, Jan. 22 as the virus continues to spread in the Hudson Valley. A total of 89 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, down from 91 on Friday, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the region. There have now been a total of 32,660 positive COVID-19 cases report…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community The number of active COVID-19 cases continues to drop in Rockland, though the county reported several new virus-related deaths over the past few days. Health officials in Rockland are monitoring 2,477 active COVID-19 cases as of Friday, Jan. 22, down from 2,811 on Wednesday, Jan. 20 as the virus continues to surge through the Hudson Valley. Nine new deaths were reported in that span, bringing the total to 819 since the pandemic began last spring. A total of 91 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, down from 91 on Wednesday, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infect…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland Cases By Community The number of active COVID-19 cases has dipped in Rockland, though the county reported several new virus-related deaths. Health officials in Rockland are monitoring 2,811 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, Jan. 20, down from 2,910 last week as the virus continues to surge through the Hudson Valley. Five new deaths were reported in that span, bringing the total to 810 since the pandemic began last spring. A total of 98 COVID-19 patients are being treated in Rockland hospitals, up from 87 last week, while the 6.5 percent overall positive infection rate remains among the highest in the re…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland Cases By Community There were 25 near COVID-19-related deaths as the number of active cases in Rockland County climbed close to 3,000 after dipping below 2,500 earlier in the week. Health officials in Rockland are monitoring 2,910 active COVID-19 cases as of Friday, Jan. 15, up from 2,449 as recently as Monday, Jan. 11 as the county combats the resurgence of the virus through the Hudson Valley.  A total of 805 virus-related deaths have been reported in Rockland since the pandemic began last spring. A total of 87 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in Rockland hospitals with the virus, down from…
COVID-19: Number Of Rockland Cases Hits Nearly 2.5K; Brand-New Breakdown By Community COVID-19: Number Of Rockland Cases Hits Nearly 2.5K; Brand-New Breakdown By Community
Covid-19: Number Of Rockland Cases Hits Nearly 2.5K; Brand-New Breakdown By Community Five new virus-related deaths were reported in Rockland over the weekend as the county continues combating the "holiday surge" of new COVID-19 cases. There have now been 790 COVID-19 deaths reported in Rockland as the county monitors 2,449 active infections, down from 2,566 on Friday, Jan. 8. A total of 106 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized from the virus, down from 75 a week ago, while the 6.5 percent overall infection rate remains the highest in the Hudson Valley. There have now been a total of 29,444 positive COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of more than 453,229 tested…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were 14 new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland this week, as the number of active cases in the county ticked upward. Rockland County health officials were reporting 2,566 active COVID-19 cases on Friday, Jan. 8, up from 2,293 as recently as Monday, Jan. 4. A total of 106 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized from the virus, down from 75 on Monday, and the new virus-related deaths brought the total to 785 since March. There have now been a total of 20,202 COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of nearly 450,000 tested. The overall 6.5 percent positivity rate in Rockland …
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were eight new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland in the past week, as the number of active cases in the county ticked upward. Rockland County health officials were reporting 2,293 active COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jan. 4, up from 2,115 last week. A total of 75 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized from the virus, down from 95 last week, and the new virus-related deaths brought the total to 771 since March. There have now been a total of 27,510 COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of nearly 430,000 tested. The overall 6.4 percent positivity rate in Rockland remains the highest i…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were two dozen new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland in the past week, though the number of active cases in the county has only slightly ticked upward. Rockland County health officials were reporting 2,115 active COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Dec. 30, up from 2,030 last week. A total of 95 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized from the virus, up from 86 last week, and there the new virus-related deaths brought the total to 763 since March. There have now been a total of 26,926 COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of more than 422,000 tested. The overall 6.4 percent positivity r…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were 12 new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland in the past week, though the number of active cases in the county has dipped slightly. Rockland County health officials were reporting 2,030 2,193 active COVID-19 cases on Monday, Dec. 21, down from 2,193 on Thursday, Dec. 15. A total of 86 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized from the virus, up from 81 last week, and there the new virus-related deaths brought the total to 739 since March. There have now been a total of 25,413 COVID-19 cases reported in Rockland out of 399,507 tested. The overall 6.4 percent positivity rate in Rockla…
COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Brand-New Breakdown Of Rockland County Cases By Community There were seven new COVID-19 fatalities reported in Rockland County in the past week, though the number of active cases has dipped slightly. Rockland County health officials were reporting 2,193 active COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Dec. 15, down from 2,225 on Thursday, Dec. 10, and up from 1,953 on Monday, Dec. 7. A total of 84 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized from the virus, up from 81 on Dec. 10, and there the seven new virus-related deaths brought the total to 727 since March. The average rolling positivity rate over the past seven days in Rockland rose from 5.6 percent to 5.9 percent d…
COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community COVID-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community
Covid-19: Here's Latest Rundown Of Rockland County Cases By Community Rockland County is now treating and investigating more than 2,000 active COVID-19 cases as officials see a rise in hospitalizations and infection rates.  The number of active COVID-19 cases has climbed to 2,225 on Thursday, Dec. 10, up from 1,953 on Monday, Dec. 7. A month ago, the county was dealing with approximately 1,000 active cases of the virus. A total of 81 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized from the virus, up from 52 on Monday, and there were seven new virus-related deaths, bringing the total to 714 since March. The infection rate in Rockland over the past five days, accordin…