RCC Foundation Board Member Confronts RCC Board of Trustees About Possible Conflict of Interest, Sparking Investigation of RCC leases

RCC Foundation Board Member Confronts RCC Board of Trustees About Possible Conflict of Interest, Sparking Investigation of RCC leases

BY BRIAN EDSALL On June 29, Dennis Dale approached the podium at Rockland Community College’s Board of Trustees meeting. He wanted answers, but left only with more questions. Dale, 74, has served on the RCC Foundation Board for approximately 13 years. Dale heard rumors that the college faced significant financial shortfalls and wanted to know why. […]

WMCHealth Introduces Heart Failure Program at Good Samaritan Hospital

WMCHealth Introduces Heart Failure Program at Good Samaritan Hospital

Westchester Medical Center Health Network [WMCHealth] has expanded its cardiac services at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, now offering Bon Secours Charity Health System patients from Rockland and Orange counties badly needed access to potentially life-saving emergency care. Four board certified heart failure specialists from the nationally renowned WMCHealth Heart and Vascular Institute are now […]

Unsung Hero: Sheryl Rose, Volunteer Secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

Unsung Hero: Sheryl Rose, Volunteer Secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

BY BARRY WARNER Sheryl Rose has served as the volunteer secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association (RCVFA) since September 1988 and has been the assistant editor of its newsletter “The Trumpet” since 2007. The object of the RCVFA is the advancement of the interests of the volunteer firefighters and the fire service by […]

Comptroller’s Office says Day’s budget projections are sound

Comptroller’s Office says Day’s budget projections are sound

The New York State Comptroller’s Office told Rockland County officials this week that the math in County Executive Ed Day’s proposed 2018 budget is good. The deputy state comptroller reviewed the proposed $684.25 million spending plan, which stays within the state property tax cap, and had this to say in a letter to Rockland officials: […]

Reconnecting in the Midst of Loss

Reconnecting in the Midst of Loss

  That’s why the audiences can become attached to them, because at certain points in the film, you can look at this trio and picture similar times you’ve had with your friends. This is Linklater’s filmmaking power, to make his viewers recall their own experiences, a skill that makes him one of the best American […]