NYS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LAUNCHES NEW STREAMLINED APPLICATION FOR NEW YORKERS TO APPLY FOR PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE WITHOUT HAVING TO FIRST APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

The New York State Department of Labor today announced the launch of a new application for New Yorkers to apply for traditional Unemployment Insurance or the new COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. This one-stop-shop for unemployment benefits will connect New Yorkers with the benefits they deserve faster, without requiring them to call the Department of Labor. Prior to […]

State DOH Denies County Executive’s State of Emergency Request

State Issues Updated Guidance to Retail Grocery Stores in Response New City, NY, – The New York State Department of Health has denied County Executive Ed Day’s request to issue a Local State of Emergency Order that would have required food markets and pharmacies to take steps to encourage social distancing. However, the State Department […]

COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH SIGNS STANDING PRECAUTIONARY AND MANDATORY QUARANTINE ORDERS TO COVID-19 

New City, NY, – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce two new ‘Commissioner’s Standing Quarantine Orders’ (precautionary and mandatory quarantine orders) related to COVID-19 to separate sick people from healthy people and prevent the spread of COVID-19. These orders also inform Healthcare Personnel (HCP) and Essential Personnel […]

Deceased man found in dump truck

WEST NYACK – The operator of a dump truck was found unconscious and covered by power lines at 268 Rt. 59 in West Nyack on Wednesday afternoon. Once power was turned off to the power lines both police and EMS were able to attempt to render aid to Richard Croll, 57, of Westtown but he […]

Monsey Machete Attack Victim Dies – Rockland County Legislators Ask Public Not to Attend Funeral Due to COVID Pandemic

Josef Neuman, a victim of the December 28 machete attack at a Hanukkah party in Monsey, passed away after three months battling injuries related to the attack. He was the most severely injured victim of attacker Grafton Thomas, 37, of Greenwood Lake. Charges against Thomas will presumably be upgraded to murder in wake of Newman’s […]

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