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The Rockland County Times is published weekly on Thursdays.

Politics

Day vetoes charter changes, Wolfe promises override resolution

By Michael Riconda NEW CITY – In the latest conflict between the County Legislature and County Executive, County Executive Ed Day rejected proposed changes to the Rockland…

Judge threatens Delhomme with arrest warrant unless summer camp is re-opened

SPRING VALLEY – After weeks of tension over the fate of Spring Valley’s summer camp program, there might finally be a resolution. On Thursday, State Supreme Court…

World

Missing Person: Ohio Teen Could be in Rockland County

BY BILL DEMAREST SPRING VALLEY – Police in Columbus, Ohio, believe a 15-year-old girl who is missing could possibly be in Rockland County. Sarah Curtis is a…

Shells Hit UN School in Gaza, Kill 15

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two…

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Lifestyle & Entertainment

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents “The Fabulous Lipitones” August 8 through 31, in Stony Point, NY

Penguin Rep Theatre (Joe Brancato, founding artistic director, and Andrew M. Horn, executive director) presents the New York premiere of “The Fabulous Lipitones,” a musical comedy by…

NEW GENERATION THEATRE FEATURES AREA YOUNG PERFORMERS

August 7 through the 9, 2014: The New Generation Theatre, a young performers theatre company in Rockland, launches its fourth annual production, “Hairspray.” The big, fat musical…

Nation

US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of…

Florida resident dies from flesh-eating bacteria, officials confirm

A Florida resident has died after contracting “flesh-eating bacteria,” officials confirmed Tuesday. The unidentified patient was middle-aged and had chronic health problems, a Florida Department of Health…

Sports

Harlem Globetrotters Hosting Basketball Clinics for Kids in Nanuet

BY BRANDON GUBITOSA Does your kid like basketball? Does he or she want to be an all star, or even just improve their skills? Then the Harlem…

Marc My Words!

Marc Maturo’s official sports column No luck just pluck for Ireland at World Lacrosse Games How bad could it be to place ninth against a record number…

Local

21-year-old Anthony Simini charged with vehicular manslaughter in death of Christian Ascolese

The North Rockland community was met with tragedy on April 9 of this year, when 21-year-old Stony Pointer Christian Ascolese perished in a car accident on Gate…

Day vetoes charter changes, Wolfe promises override resolution

By Michael Riconda NEW CITY – In the latest conflict between the County Legislature and County Executive, County Executive Ed Day rejected proposed changes to the Rockland…