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Spring Valley: Students, Village Officials Evacuated after Pair of Phony Bomb Threats

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Police in Spring Valley were quick to respond today, Monday morning, to a pair of phony bomb threats that were anonymously emailed in. Spring Valley Police along with a team of Rockland County Sheriff’s bomb squad rushed to the Spring Valley High School at around 8 o’clock in the morning ...

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Purim Day Learning Produces Sweet Results: ‘Yeshivas Mordechai Hatzaddik’ in Monsey

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Yeshivas Mordechai Hatzadik in Monsey hosted their annual Purim father-son Jewish learning hour on Purim. Despite the hectic nature of the day, the event has gained popularity in the community throughout the years. With a crowd of clowns, pirates and policemen, an atmosphere of levity filled the packed hall. Young ...

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Purim Doll Hung at Spring Valley Home Sparks Outrage, Community Apologizes

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A black-faced Haman doll with dreadlocks hung outside the window of a local home in Spring Valley in celebration of Purim caused an uproar and outrage with the neighbors who did not find it funny at all. The homeowners at the house, who have been hanging such dolls for years, ...

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East Ramapo Coach Honored by Rockland Legislature

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The Rockland County Legislature has recognized a beloved Spring Valley High School basketball coach by proclaiming March 18, 2016 as Willie Worsley Day. Worsley was honored during a tribute at Spring Valley High School, where Legislator Laurie Santulli (R-Congers), who teaches social studies at the school, presented him with the ...

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Rockland Legislature Votes Unanimously to Install Monitor with Veto Power in East Ramapo

The Rockland County Legislature has voted to support the placement of a monitor with veto power in the East Ramapo school district. In August, the State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia appointed a three-person panel to report on the district and its school board governance. The panel was led by former ...

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Dozens Pack Ramapo Zoning Board Meeting, Rally to Protest Against Over-development

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A large crowd gathered on Wednesday night at Ramapo Town Hall to attend a meeting of the Ramapo Planning Board where several contentious items were on the agenda. A large demonstration preceded last night’s meeting, as residents from the area protested against alleged zoning leniencies in Ramapo as being the ...

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Breaking: FBI Raids Many Locations in Monsey, Probe into Federal Tech-Education Funds Misuse

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Federal agents have been seen roaming the streets of Monsey and visiting several locations around town today, Wednesday. The raids are part of an investigation into whether local Yeshivas misused the federal government’s E-Rate program intended for the purchase of educational telecommunications technology. The FBI investigators issued search warrants today ...

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Ramapo Police Department Welcomes ‘Ghost’ Cruiser to its Fleet

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Ramapo Police Department welcomed their newest vehicle to its fleet in the form of what many refer to as a police “ghost car”. The ghost cruiser could be described as an optical illusion used by police to help crack down on traffic scofflaws without standing out. The vehicle is equipped ...

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Bikur Cholim of Rockland Launches 24-Hour Online Fundraising Campaign

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Bikur Cholim or Rockland is launching an online fundraising campaign today, Monday, where a group of philanthropist will be matching every donation you make and quadruple it. Founded in 1981, Bikur Cholim has evolved into a multi-faceted organization, uniquely positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the Rockland community and ...

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1 Dead, 2 Missing, in Hudson River Tugboat Crash Near Tappan Zee Bridge

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Search teams will return to the Hudson River this Sunday morning in hopes of finding two people who still remain missing after a deadly tugboat crash yesterday, Satruday, near the Tappan Zee Bridge. Police said a crew member of a tugboat going from Albany to Jersey City was killed when ...

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