News Quiz: Know Current Events? Win Prizes

Test your knowledge and answer questions about local news

All caught up on this week's news? Put your acumen to good use, and answer the questions below in our comments section—and if you're the first to guess correctly, you'll receive a Patch thermos and other loot.

If you can't recall an answer, track down the related story in our archives with a simple search. Let's go:

1) Orangetown's 2012 budget is:

  • a) Under the two-percent tax cap
  • b) Over the two-percent tax cap
  • c) Still undecided


2) October's unexpected snowstorm will cost O&R—and, consequently, customers—about this much:

  • a) $5 million
  • b) $10 million
  • c) Over $15 million


3) This week, the Nyack Water Department alerted residents this contaminant was found in certain water supplies:

  • a) Lead
  • b) E. coli
  • c) Coliform bacteria


4) Nyack legislators may enact a new smoking ban at:

  • a) Memorial Park
  • b) Veterans' Park
  • c) All waterfront properties
barbara ackerson November 17, 2011 at 03:44 PM
1-a 2-c 3-a 4-b
James Flynn November 17, 2011 at 05:02 PM
jim flynn 1-a 2-c 3-a 4-b b
Kevin Zawacki (Editor) November 17, 2011 at 09:37 PM
Barbara, James—both correct. Thanks for reading and playing! Barbara, since you were first, you'll snag the prize. Shoot me an email (kevin@patch.com) and I'll drop it off.


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