Making the Mediterranean Diet Work

Making the Mediterranean Diet Work

BY JENNA M. AMOS, R.D. Registered Dietitian at Inserra Supermarkets’ ShopRite of Northvale Diet trends come and go, and lately the Mediterranean diet has been receiving a lot of attention.  However, unlike many other diet trends, the Mediterranean diet holds weight in the scientific community, where study after study points to its health benefits. This eating […]

County Executive Ed Day announces start of $1 million repair project on Minisceongo Creek

County Executive Ed Day announces start of $1 million repair project on Minisceongo Creek

PRESS RELEASE– Rockland County is about to start a $1 million project to repair a creek embankment in West Haverstraw damaged by a hurricane more than five years ago, County Executive Ed Day has announced. The embankment stabilization project on the Minisceongo Creek just upstream of Samsondale Plaza is being undertaken by the Rockland County Drainage […]

HIKE THROUGH HISTORY: HARRIMAN-FLIGHT 6231

HIKE THROUGH HISTORY: HARRIMAN-FLIGHT 6231

The Historical Society of Rockland County and the Historical Society of the Palisades Interstate Park Region invite the public to join a group hike to the crash site of Northwest Airlines Flight 6231 in Harriman State Park. The hike is scheduled for March 25, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine). The flight crashed in the park on […]

DIMOND: Shaking the Family Tree to Solve Crimes

BY DIANE DIMOND It’s a scientifically proven method of crime fighting that is banned in all but a handful of states. Why aren’t more crime labs using it? It’s called familial DNA testing, and it has been widely restricted because some see it as an invasion of innocent people’s privacy. Others remain convinced that it […]

North Rockland Special Ed teacher ARRESTED for behavior in classroom

North Rockland Special Ed teacher ARRESTED for behavior in classroom

A North Rockland Special Education teacher, Yessenia Vasquez, 43, of Garnerville was arrested Thursday, February 16 for alleged misconduct toward a Stony Point Elementary special needs student under her supervision. The Rockland County Times has learned that Vasquez’s alleged infractions include placing a disruptive student in the classroom closet on several occasions. Vasquez faces the following charges: Endangering […]

Energy Industry Diversification

Some of the most well-known alternative sources of energy are solar, wind, and hydroelectric. However, there are emerging energy sources from renewable biological sources that are becoming increasingly affordable to generate and provide. The new diversification of energy sources has been embraced by many alternative energy corporations making it easier than ever for consumers to […]