As part of the reconstruction of New Hempstead Road, overnight work has been scheduled at the intersection of New Hempstead and Little Tor Road. Up until now, there have not been any full road closures or rerouting of traffic through residential streets. Crews will be working one night to mill/pave the intersection. Work will begin […]
BY KATHRYN BAUMGARTNER As of October 1, after almost 34 years of service, the Rockland Family Shelter is now officially the Center for Safety and Change. Though there was a large amount of trust built up around the old name, Carolyn Fish, the Center’s executive director, explained at a ceremony on October 4 that the […]
BY MICHAEL CAHILL Residents of the Town of Haverstraw are bracing for a tax increase next year, after the town released its tentative 2013 budget last week The proposed budget of $40.2 million includes a tax increase of 8.86 percent, and a tax levy increase of 11 percent, blowing past New York State’s new 2 […]
Submitted by SPACE October 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. at RHO Building— A public meeting regarding the Champlain-Hudson Power Express, an electric line from Canada that would run underground along Stony Point CSX rail right of way. Come out to learn about the proposed electric line that would leave the Hudson River at Stony […]
BY BARRY WARNER The Rockland County Department of Health in conjunction with the Rockland County Office of the Aging and the New York State Osteoporosis Education and Prevention Program (NYSOPEP) sponsored a special Fall Awareness Day program at Helen Hayes Hospital last month. The Retired Senior Volunteer Program also cosponsored the event. According to Shari […]
Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and the great Marty Feldman. Puddin’ Don’t can be found daily online at www.puddindont.com.