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Past articles by Alex:

Ramapo: Spook Rock development proposals draw protest

Ramapo residents of proposals to construct a pair of yeshivas in the residential area off Highview Road was met with a storm of protest from residents. → Read More

Legoland: Day pulls officials in for 'unity' meeting

As officials and residents debate a possible Legoland theme park in Suffern, Ed Day spoke with officials about avoiding conflict and confusion. → Read More

Chinese co. buys Palisades conference center for $59.6M

Chinese conglomerate HNA has bought the IBM Palisades Conference Center for $59.6 million in Rockland's most expensive real-estate deal of 2016. → Read More

Suffern: Rocco's Shoe Repair gets to save its neon sole

Rocco's Shoe Repair in Suffern will get to keep its neon sign despite a new village crackdown on window signs. → Read More

Legoland: Putting the pieces together

Suffern Mayor Edward Markunas tells Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence to back off from buying the Novartis site to build new Legoland theme park. → Read More

New City veteran receives 2016 Freedom Award

Decorated New City veteran Elisabeth M. Gessel has received high honors from Rockland County. → Read More

Clarkstown neighbors mourn death of Joe, Elizabeth Codi

Elderly Clarkstown couple Joseph and Elizabeth Codi called "fixture" in Raven Terrace neighborhood. → Read More

Rockland's new-look logo gets a once-over

Rockland County has unveiled a logo and typeset meant to refresh its image for the digital age. → Read More

Spring Valley mayor accused of infidelity at meeting

A Spring Valley board of trustees meeting devolved into chaos Tuesday night when a Monsey man accused Mayor Demeza Delhomme of destroying his marriage → Read More

Stony Point: Indian Catholics fight for community center

A group of Knanaya Catholics are protesting what they claim is the relocation of their spiritual home → Read More

Legoland officials eyeing move to Ramapo

Legoland representatives on Thursday tour site in Suffern with Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. → Read More

Longtime Nanuet rug merchant evicted

Nanuet's Ekizian's Carpet and Flooring, which had been in business since the 1950s, was evicted Wednesday after allegedly failing to pay rent. → Read More

Rockland Exec Ed Day addresses hot topics in State of the County address

Rockland County Executive Ed Day delivered his annual State of the County address Tuesday night in New City. → Read More

Orangetown soccer scrum as officials change residency rules

Turf battle in Orangetown as soccer parents face off for practice and game space. → Read More

Speed the plow: New Rockland hwy garage cuts travel time

rockland county highway department, snow plow, when will my roads get plowed, who plows my roads, blizzard 2016, snow fall totals rockalnd, new city, clarkstown, orangetown, pearl river, tappan → Read More

Canine companion is New City teen's guide to the world

Developmentally-disabled Clarkstown teen gets help from a Labrador retriever mix as part of the Canine Companions for Independence program. → Read More

Rockland County catches $1.1M in welfare overpayments

Rockland officials said the DSS identified 111 cases of welfare overpayments, referring 20 applicants for potential prosecution. → Read More

East Ramapo: Complaints aired over high school's leaks

Rockland officials are airing complaints from teachers, students and parents at Ramapo High School over leaking ceilings and a foul-smelling mold. → Read More

Landmark Monsey bakery closes after 50 years

The landmark Monsey Kosher Bake Shop reputed to bake the best loaf of rye in Rockland County is set to close this week after more than 50 years in business. → Read More

Rockland County counts its homeless

Volunteers spread out across Rockland County on Friday as part of its annual Point-in-Time Count documenting the number of homeless people. → Read More