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willie 6 April 23, 2014 at 03:34 pm
thank's to our State Troopers. it seems to be happening regularly. condolences to Family.
Karen April 24, 2014 at 08:26 am
Thanks to our citizens too!!
willie 6 April 23, 2014 at 08:35 am
I saw ironworkers cutting steel beams right on the edge of parking with cutting spatter flying allRead More over. they could have done fabrication in the middle of parking lot. Hope the firefighter is OK.thanks to NFD.
Gloria R. April 24, 2014 at 11:59 am
some here will surely say any drug bust is major. I found an article on that bust in the otherRead More place. if it is inaccurate please correct me. http://archive.lohud.com/article/20131024/NEWS02/310240057/12-arrested-Westchester-heroin-ring that article makes no mention of it being a major drug bust, mostly because it probably wasn't. What makes you think it was major.the amount of people? in your case they were charged with criminal possession and sale in the third degree not first degree as in this article. a-1 felony here vs b felonies there. mandatory 8-20 on 1 charge here possibly no jail time there or max of 2.5 on possession + 9 yrs on the sale. If they do the max they will probably due about the same time for their crimes as the minimum here give or take. apples and apples please. 9 of those yrs is on the sale in the 3rd which does not apply here due to the accidental nature of this case. no sting. sale, btw, appears to be 1 packet or more to someone who wants to buy it. I speak for no one buy me and that was not so major imo. if it was they would be rolling and spinning numbers on the bust like they did here This article is about distribution not selling to the junkies on the corner
changesoon April 24, 2014 at 01:30 pm
some of these cases led to deaths of the drug users and some of these sellers or what ever role theyRead More played are being accused with murder charges (which is the "police expect additional charges" in the article you reference). Plus it wasn't one packet it was several thousand packets. -so in my eyes I think that's serious bust-to each his own.
Gloria R. April 24, 2014 at 03:59 pm
wrong again my friend. what it actually says in the article i linked to is "police expectRead More additional arrests" not charges-totally different.To me additional arrests indicates other people are expected to be arrested. What does it mean to you? . maybe since it was 6 months ago you could look around a bit and see and link to what if it any other arrests ever materialized. AND I never said it was one packet. I said "sale, btw, appears to be 1 packet or more to someone who wants to buy it" Not "the sale they were charged with was 1 packet" I was referencing back to "they were charged with criminal possession and sale" in the same post. sale was used in a general term. and selling 1 packet is still a sale. The article i linked to made no mention of thousands of packets and while nothing i said was inaccurate you could have posted a link to where you got your info.I also said this " I found an article on that bust in the other place. if it is inaccurate please correct me." not " I found an article on that bust in the other place. if it is accurate please correct me." which is exactly what you did . Now it is a "SERIOUS" bust !!. It might be serious,just not MAJOR You are entitled to your opinion, you are not entitled to twist,and misquote what other people say to bolster your claim. "some of these cases led to deaths of the drug users and some of these sellers or what ever role they played are being accused with murder charges" Murder 1-2 manslaghter?,Being accused by who.accused by relatives, friends, other junkies. Accused is not the same as being charged. Have they been charged and with what, If as you say, not the article, murder charges were brought against some in this bunch please link to it. don't just expect anyone to believe you, especially now. how tough is it to copy and paste link.
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Jaques Strape April 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Pennsylvania Troopers are equally professional and courteous.
KD Q April 23, 2014 at 01:18 pm
I want to root for the police, I really do; but when some a-hole flies by me, nearly hits my car orRead More is tailgating and I pass a cop who does NOTHING... It really diminishes my faith. They [not all but some] pull people over for bullshit and pull the power trip on innocent individuals who truly made mistakes or non-threatening/harmful offenses. But where the hell are they when the real risks are on the road??? How about they keep their patrols going for the crappy drivers EVERYDAY, and not just some appointed safety weeks.
knee jerk April 23, 2014 at 04:56 pm
Instead of calling it "Speed Week" or some other catchy tune, why not just call it what itRead More really is "Power Trip Week".
Bruce April 17, 2014 at 06:51 pm
Were*
B April 20, 2014 at 11:47 am
Slainte........truth be told......I make Archie Bunker look like a liberal..........you obviouslyRead More don't have an eye for sarcasm ! ;)
Slainte April 20, 2014 at 06:50 pm
Fair play to you B. :)
Shelly  Schadt and Spiro Mandarakas face numerous grand larceny and stolen property charges, April 14, 2014
Charles Clewsow April 14, 2014 at 06:08 pm
Fixed address? How about shelter challenged?
Fairness4All April 15, 2014 at 03:44 pm
Ladies....please be careful! Don't leave your purse for a split second in a shopping cart. Only takeRead More your license and credit card that you plan to use. These theifs can turn your life upside down in a split second. Watch who is leaving the store the same time as you, look to see who is standing around and try to have someone with you if possible. This happened to my Mom years back and what a mess to untangle! Let's be smart.
Bruce April 17, 2014 at 07:02 pm
Whaaaat!?! White people are criminals?
Josiah Williams. Credit: Ramapo Police
amerpatriot April 12, 2014 at 09:51 am
I thought all these youth killings stopped after Comrade Como purged the Second Amendment last JanRead More '13. Looks like we should ban all knives as well.
NoName April 14, 2014 at 09:07 am
He WILL kill again. No doubt about it. He will be a hardened convict ina few years and much moreRead More vicious.
StandfortheLord April 14, 2014 at 11:01 am
A Clinton era baby. Raised by the Hilary "village" and set loose.
Jessica April 11, 2014 at 03:06 pm
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) April 11, 2014 at 03:16 pm
Thanks for checking back with Patch. The county health department's complete announcement has beenRead More added to this article.
John Whitley April 11, 2014 at 07:23 pm
According to a post on the Yahoo Group Nyack Social Scene, La Fontana was going to charge $10 extraRead More for brunch this Sunday because it is Palm Sunday AND a Street Fair day. Guess that this story (that ran as almost-lead on the NY tv networks) is payback time La Fontana. Enjoy extra business from increased "traffic" - don't rip people off !!!!
Randy Sussman April 14, 2014 at 09:08 pm
Thanks, Eight4Five. Man this site is horrendous.
Charles Clewsow April 14, 2014 at 09:46 pm
The Editor is merely following the Corporate policy.
Tony T April 15, 2014 at 05:33 am
Names of those arrested, unless minors are public record. So, what is the reason for theRead More "Corporate Policy" .....I can't wait to hear this one.......
Sally Savage April 10, 2014 at 05:39 pm
AND...my objection to our Police is that they leave their car motors running - polluting for ages -Read More WAY past the County three minute limit (which no-one seems to know about anyway). Does it really take so long to start up the motor for a chase, ticket, etc.? Rockalnd law is 3-minute idle limit - ice, snow, cold, or heat
willie 6 April 14, 2014 at 08:35 am
WE THE PEOPLE pay for the gas. observed a police car in front of PIERMONT VILLAGE HALL running andRead More came back the other way a half hour later and the POLICE CAR WAS STILL RUNNING. WHAT A WASTE !
Ryan Murray April 15, 2014 at 08:52 pm
I think it's great! Should be a priority everywhere, not just the highways. Might make someRead More enemies here, though that's not my intent. A thought though; how do police give tickets for using mobile devices when they themselves use them while driving without hands-free devices?
courtesy New York State Police
willie 6 April 8, 2014 at 09:07 pm
A REAL SCUMBAG that does not care about the REAL WORLD and the MOTORING PUBLIC !LOCK HIM UP and makeRead More him clean UP HIS MESS !!!!
VinnyfromCongers April 9, 2014 at 08:55 am
At least they caught him. He will receive a harsh slap on the wrist but nothing more.
Slainte April 5, 2014 at 04:16 pm
For starters I'm sure you meant rehab not AA. Rehab unfortunately for the most part is a joke.Read More There's some success stories but mostly scamming junkies and drug dealers who actually use rehab as a network for buying/selling narcotics. Sorry to rain on the parade but that's the sad truth. What we need is strict drug sentencing and harsher minimum sentencing, not court ordered koombayah programs.
Charles Clewsow April 5, 2014 at 10:01 pm
Actually I did mean AA or NA. Both work. Both are self supporting from their own donations. Both areRead More out of the realm of government who screw up everything they touch. These feel good programs are useless but the press loves it as do the PR people for our overpaid police.
Tara Weiss April 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm
I would like to personally thank the Clarkstown Police dept.for taking initiative and getting in theRead More front line of an epidemic that is infecting our children. Thank you Patch and News twelve for your extensive coverage and attributing to public awareness!! This drug has no boundaries!! All hands in!!!
Bardonia Mom April 1, 2014 at 07:54 pm
I hope they target our road. Every morning we witness cars zooming by in both directions. There haveRead More been at least three accidents, one which almost involved the bus, in short time we've lived here. Everyone is in such a rush.
Rocco Peroni April 2, 2014 at 06:57 am
Don't EVER pass a stopped school bus, whether it's Thursday or not.
Gregg April 2, 2014 at 03:08 pm
I'd like to think they are going to ticket at least 100 drivers doing this.
Ducky March 31, 2014 at 12:39 pm
What is a "vulnerable adult"?
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 31, 2014 at 06:55 pm
The Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert Program is activated when a vulnerable adult (at least 18 yearsRead More old or older) with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, autism or other cognitive disorder, brain injury or mental disability is reported missing and is at credible risk of harm. http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/missing/aware/missing-vulnerable-adult.html
Ducky April 1, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Thank you for the explanation.
Michael Koski March 31, 2014 at 08:28 am
Yes, rabies is not to be taken lightly. And the tip to have bats professionally excluded from yourRead More home is particularly important. Tammy www.GetBatsOut.com
chrisrus April 5, 2014 at 05:53 pm
Rabies to me is the most terrifying disease. A rabies out break is the closest thing to a real-lifeRead More zombie plague.
Tony T March 28, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Orangetown ny is a big place where did it happen so others of us can be on alert??
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 28, 2014 at 02:26 pm
near 15 Greywood Drive
Alex Umrichin March 31, 2014 at 06:56 pm
Another good reason for a CCF.
Geary M. Bonville and Matthew R. Henrikson
Scotty March 29, 2014 at 12:28 am
Oh yeah...always a great idea when possessing illegal drugs to have no license plates on the veryRead More vehicle you're in...thought this through I see...morons. And even if you had it to personally consume...missing license plates is a clear give away that something is amiss boys. Morons.
Ken McQuade March 26, 2014 at 03:06 pm
Kinda figured that would be the case usually coyote wants no part of human contact. Unless corneredRead More or protecting its den 99-100 will run the other way.
Robert Tompkins March 26, 2014 at 04:11 pm
There is a lecture tonight, Wednesday March 26th at 7 pm that is relevant to control ofRead More coyotes…… 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980…...Cornell Club of Rockland presents a lecture at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center... Cost: $10 …….. "Homeowners and landowners often see significant damage to their trees, shrubs and property from browsing deer and other wildlife….. Join us for a presentation by Dr. Paul Curtis, Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University…. He will discuss the latest research in deer management and control of other nuisance wildlife such as woodchucks, rabbits and even the growing coyote population in suburban communities."
Jamie March 28, 2014 at 02:20 am
Sorry this lady has to endure all this. Hope she does well.
The charred remains of the Mariners Cove Inn in Point Pleasant Beach
getgoing1973 March 26, 2014 at 08:28 am
at least now with all the victims getting clothes, Karl (with a K) the registered sex offender willRead More be well dressed when lurking around playgrounds
grmahigold March 26, 2014 at 09:25 am
a quick search shows Karl isnt the only sex offender displaced. Glad they r beachfront at the WhiteRead More Sands now !!!!
frespase March 27, 2014 at 01:23 pm
and they are not sandy victims
Michael Beauvais of Spring Valley, charged March 22 with grand larceny. Photo/Clarkstown Police Department
willie 6 March 25, 2014 at 05:13 pm
these cell phones have become a DISEASE for these e/i, a.k.a. electronic idiots and all theRead More DISTRACTED drivers. SHAME ON YOU !!!
Brad Mills March 26, 2014 at 10:45 am
Robert F. You should learn about St Francis of Assisi. But be forewarned, you might be shocked.
Robert F. March 26, 2014 at 01:17 pm
Brad, I am aware of St. Francis' compassion for animals and the annual blessing of the animals, etc.Read More Please do not confuse compassion with this disturbing trend towards exalting animals to the same level as humankind. God gave man dominion over the animals, as explained in Genesis. I'm no biblical scholar, but I think that if you are Christian, then what we are told in scripture supersedes our personal interpretation, which may include the mistaken idea that animals exist on an equal basis with man. I love animals and would never torment, kill or otherwise abuse an animal, but they exist for the use of man as a source of food, beasts of burden, companionship, etc. I just object to this increasing national confusion of priorities and values with respect to human and animal life.
KD Q April 2, 2014 at 02:58 pm
Jeez Rob it was quoted... now why dont you go play with the craft foam and snack will be out soon..
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 19, 2014 at 10:23 am
Hey, Shawn, the police report was issued Monday afternoon, I wrote about it Tuesday morning, and asRead More prthinker says, above, it was resolved by Tuesday afternoon. The reporting was timely.
prthinker March 19, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Well...Actually OPD released the resolution notification before 2, I believe, because PRSD'sRead More circulation of the update was sent to the community before 3p. The email Patch sent to our emails this morning had the unresolved Monday story as its subject line and its lead story belies the timeliness assertion. Even the JN had it right by midnight yesterday, but they have a whole team covering Rockland and Westchester, while it seems Ms Taliaferro is holding down the fort and covering the same geography on her own.
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 19, 2014 at 03:55 pm
Well prthinker, I agree with some of your points, though not all. And I shouldn't have respondedRead More defensively.
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 18, 2014 at 01:59 pm
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Robbie Shalla March 18, 2014 at 02:28 pm
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JOHN DEMPSEY JR. March 20, 2014 at 06:53 am
I'm sorry, but it sounds a little bit like racial profiling . This type of action does not takeRead More place on other ethnic holidays . Think about it.