One Woman Killed, Five Others Injured in Ramapo Car Accident

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According to LoHud.com, a car accident on Route 202 in Ramapo on January 15 killed one woman, critically injured a second woman and sent four other people to the hospital. The website reported that the accident involved a car and a minivan. The severely injured women were found unconscious and unresponsive in their vehicles, following the broadside collision. “The roads …

Barry S. Kantrowitz Appointed to Fill Rockland County Legislative Vacancy

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The attorneys at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C. are excited to announce that Barry S. Kantrowitz has been appointed to fill the Rockland County Legislature vacancy in District #5, made possible by the departure of Ed Day, who was recently sworn in as County Executive. In her motion nominating Kantrowitz for the legislature seat, Harriet Cornell the outgoing Chair of …

Dump Truck and Tractor-Trailer Collide in Ramapo, One Injured

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According to LoHud.com, a 21-year-old man was injured in a truck accident on Route 202 in Ramapo on December 26. The injured driver was trapped inside his 1992 Isuzu dump truck following the accident, which occurred around 2:23 p.m., near the intersection of Old Route 202. Emergency workers spent several hours trying to extricate him from the vehicle. The driver …

One Worker Killed, Two Injured in Maybrook Construction Accident

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According to LoHud.com, one worker was killed and two others were injured in a Maybrook construction accident on December 2, when a retaining wall built by a Nanuet company collapsed. LoHud.com reported that emergency responders were called to the scene of the accident at 918 Homestead Avenue, after the wall collapsed while workers were pouring fresh concrete near a large …

State Trooper Killed in Thruway Truck Accident

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According to the Associated Press, a New York state trooper died following a truck accident on the Thruway on December 17. On December 16, trooper David Cunniff, 35, was inside his patrol car behind the vehicle he had pulled over on Interstate 90’s eastbound lanes, according to the AP. A truck subsequently struck from behind his car and he was …

NY to Install LED Lights to Prevent Wrong-Way Accidents

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According to NBC News, New York will begin using LED signs and text alerts sent to drivers’ phones and local police departments in an effort to prevent wrong-way driving accidents on the Thruway. NBC reported that the system uses Doppler radar to detect wrong-way drivers and is being installed at the Buffalo exit at the Niagara Expressway, also known as …

Six Students Injured in New City School Bus Accident

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According to WABC-TV, six students were injured in a bus accident in New City on November 22 in Rockland County. The television station reported that all six had to be transported to a local hospital for treatment. Police told WABC that a Clarkstown Central School District bus transporting students from the Rockland Jewish Academy was involved in a crash with …

New Square Pedestrian Accident Injures Five Children

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According to WABC-TV, five children suffered serious injuries on October 22 after a van struck them in New Square. The accident reportedly happened around 4 p.m., along Brush Lane in the village located in Ramapo. Officials said that the van driver from Chestnut Ridge was traveling south on Bush Lane when he lost control of the vehicle and veered into …

Carnegie Deli Owner, Husband In Heated Divorce Battle

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According to the New York Post, the owner and operator of the world-famous Carnegie Deli in New York City is reportedly contemplating divorcing her husband and has accused him of having an affair while sharing secret recipes. Marian Levine, 63, the owner of the deli, told the Post that her husband Sandy Levine, 71, had an affair with a server …

Rockland County Boat Operator Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter

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Updating a blog post from earlier this year, a grand jury indicted a man for a speedboat accident that killed a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man on New York’s Hudson River on July 27, after tests showed he had consumed nearly twice the legal limit of alcohol. According to Reuters, the driver of the speedboat, Jojo John, had a …