The Hon. Patricia DuBow, Mayor of the Village of South Nyack and the Hon. Larry Lynn, Mayor of the Village of Grand View-on-Hudson, announce the appointment of Brent Newbury as the acting Chief of Police of the South Nyack-Grand View Police Department effective January 13, 2013, to fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Chief Robert Van Cura. Chief Van Cura served with the South Nyack-Grand View Police Department for more than 30 years and was appointed the Chief of Police in March of 2004.
Brent Newbury was appointed as a police officer in March of 1990 and served with the Nyack and Orangetown Police Department before joining the South Nyack-Grand View Police Department in 2005. Brent Newbury served as Sergeant, prior to his appointment as acting Chief. Acting Chief Newbury holds a BS degree from St. Thomas Aquinas College and an MA degree from the University of Phoenix. Acting Chief Newbury resides in Nyack.
Robert Van Cura has accepted the position of Undersheriff with the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department. The Mayors thank him for his 30 years of dedicated and exemplary service to the residents of the Villages of South Nyack and of Grand View and wish him well in this and all future endeavors.