There were no fatalities, but the campus and nearby Nyack Middle School had to be evacuated. The ongoing coverage of the explosion topped the list of most-viewed stories on Nyack-Piermont Patch in 2013.
The list includes three stories related to the fatal boat crash on the Hudson River and two about efforts to put out the large brush fire on Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg.
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- 8 Injured in Nyack College Gas Explosion; Nyack Middle School Evacuated -- 30,986
- 1 Body Recovered, 1 Still Missing After Boating Accident; Driver Faces Felony Charges -- 10,687
- Orangeburg Brush Fire Blazes Into Night --9209
- Nyack Boater Warned of 'Potential of Collisions' Before Fatal Accident --7,681
- Accidental Gunshot Death; Pedestrian Killed: This Week's Top Headlines -- 7457
- Grieving Families: 'None of Them Saw the Barge'; Parents Ask for Public's Help -- 6,847
- Second Body Found Near Site of Boat Accident -- 5,091
- Drunk, Wrong-Way Driver on 9W Had Rowdy Passenger, Cops Say -- 4,738
- UFO Sightings in Rockland County --- 4,424
- Update: Firefighters Continue to Battle Orangeburg Brush Fire -- 4,210