Shared events define a community. The event has to be so overwhelming in its substance and scope that it becomes a link between strangers. In the years following a shared event, like an assassination, everyone remembers where they were when it happened.
For the Rockland County community, the Brink’s Robbery rises to that historic standard.
On October 20, 1981, members of the Black Liberation Army robbed a Brink’s truck at the Nanuet Mall