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Girls tennis: Clarkstown North's Sydney Miller is the Rockland player of the year

Girls tennis: Clarkstown North's Sydney Miller is the Rockland player of the year

The fact Sydney Miller is a very good tennis player should come as no surprise. Her dad, James, played for the University of Buffalo and is captain of his U.S. Tennis Association team and her mom, Jennifer, captains her USTA team. Moreover, Miller’s second home is Bardonia’s West Rock Indoor Sports & Entertainment Center, which her parents own. It includes […]

Girls swimming: 2017 Rockland all-stars

Girls swimming: 2017 Rockland all-stars

2017 Journal News/lohud swimming all-stars Rockland First team 200-yard medley relay: North Rockland: The quartet of sophomores Lauren Aylmer and Julianna Engel, eighth-grader Daniella Palamaro and senior Ariella Levy won the Rockland County title. This relay, which included junior Margaret Romano and senior Caroline Brega competed in the finals at Sections. 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke: […]

MP passes bill awarding death sentence for rape of girls 12 years and below

MP passes bill awarding death sentence for rape of girls 12 years and below

Madhya Pradesh assembly on Monday unanimously passed a bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below. With the passage of the bill, Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state in the country where those convicted of such rapes will face the gallows. Introduced in the House by Law and Legislative Affairs Minister Rampal Singh, the […]

Kremlin says Putin was not influenced by former US national security adviser Michael Flynn

Kremlin says Putin was not influenced by former US national security adviser Michael Flynn

The Kremlin said on Monday President had taken a decision to hold off responding to new sanctions last year independently and had not been influenced by former U.S. national security adviser . Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about his s with Russia and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors delving into the actions of President inner […]

Toys R Us UK to close 26 stores in restructuring

Toys R Us UK to close 26 stores in restructuring

Toys R Us U.K. is to seek creditor approval for a restructuring plan involving closing at least 26 of its 105 stores in Britain in 2018, it said on Monday. The British arm of Toys R Us Inc of the United States, which in September, said it had submitted a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) plan to its creditors and would […]