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Beware of Bambi. It's deer season, folks.
The New York State Thruway sent out its twice-a-year "Antler Alert" Wednesday, warning motorists that May and June are months when deer are more likely to wander near highways. (October and November are also big months for roaming deer).
Some 2,000 deer vs. car collisions occurred on the Thruway last year, despite dozens of deer crossing...Read more »
Goodbye, punch. Hello, tap.
Every week or so I take the zombie train from Pearl River to Penn for journalistic repointing and managerial face time at our Manhattan office.
I take the 5:22 a.m. on the Pascack Valley Line and I'm easy to spot. I'm the shambling, coffee-spilling wreck with the nine-months pregnant computer bag.
But today, NJ Transit's pilot digital ticketing made...Read more »
A local Rockland County reporter known for walking the political beat is now taking a run on the campaign trail.
Dylan Skriloff, 33, editor-in-chief at the Rockland County Times, was nominated by the county's Republican Party this week as its pick for Stony Point's town supervisor, making him the only contender so far against incumbent Geoffrey Finn.
But Skriloff, who was born in Rockland...Read more »
Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin may have to look to other avenues to pay for her legal fees as some residents aren’t eager to open their wallets for her legal defense fund.
“She ruined Spring Valley,” said village resident Colette Lamar, 42.
“She’s been caught red-handed and she has to face the consequences. It’s outrageous to ask the public for funds," said Lamar, who went as...Read more »