Rockland PBAs Raising Money
Rockland police unions are in fund-raising modes.
• The Clarkstown PBA is holding 3.1-mile walk and/or run for Oct. 2 in memory of Jami Erlich, a Ramapo Central School District elementary school gym teacher murdered inside her Valley Cottage apartment in November 2009. The man accused of killing her is being held in the county jail awaiting trial. The run will be held at Rockland Lake State Park on Route 9W, where Erhlich often ran. Proceeds from the run will go to the Jami Erlich Sunshine Memorial Fund. The fee is $30. For more information call 845-639-5829 or send an email to email@example.com.
• The Rockland PBA is raising money Oct. 16 on behalf of the children of Ramapo Central School District special education teacher Sue Coyle, who died of cancer on July 24. Her husband is South Nyack-Grand View Police Detective James Coyle. The fund-raiser for the children and family medical bills will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Haverstraw Elks Lodge, 877 Elks Drive, Haverstraw. The event will cost $40 per person and featuyre music by Joe D’Urso and Stone Caravan Band.?For more information call either PBA officials Cyrill Kerr, 914-262-3618; Brent Newbury, 845-304-7392 or James Sullivan, 845-548-2040.
• The Ramapo PBA and its officers were raising money among their own for Officer Richard Dube, who suffered from heat stroke and needed a liver transplant. Dube, a weight-lifter and basketball player who stands at 6-feet-6-inches, 26o pounds, became ill while taking the physical tests for the Rockland emergency response team.