SCENES OF ROCKLAND: Heavenly Sunset

SCENES OF ROCKLAND: Heavenly Sunset

PHOTO BY MARY J D’URSO Is that a mere sunset or a glimpse into heaven? Local photographer Mary J. D’Urso captured this dazzling image of Wednesday night’s sunset at a North Rockland marina. The interplay of color, layers of scenery and unique cloud formations cause an otherworldly feel. D’Urso has captured plenty of amazing images over the […]

TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN DISPLAYS MILITARY TRIBUTE BANNERS FOR MEMORIAL DAY

TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN DISPLAYS MILITARY TRIBUTE BANNERS FOR MEMORIAL DAY

You may have seen pictures of military servicemen and women on banners around Clarkstown this Memorial Day weekend. The town is participating in a military tribute banner program designed to honor the veterans of participating communities all over the United States. Each banner features the photo of a local serviceman or woman and is sponsored […]

With us or Against Us

With us or Against Us

Local political figures must disavow Ramapo 5 and those who nominate them or they tacitly support them By Chris Day, Candidate for Orangetown Supervisor Recently, five Ramapo county legislators, elected via the overwhelming force of the “bloc vote” controlled by the leaders of the Hasidic community and their developer allies, decided to disregard the fact […]

Unsung Hero Derek Mehu: Hillcrest Fire Company #1 Volunteer Firefighter

Unsung Hero Derek Mehu: Hillcrest Fire Company #1 Volunteer Firefighter

BY BARRY WARNER Firefighting is a tough job and volunteer firefighter Derek Mehu possesses the talents, skills and special personal characteristics that are required to rescue trapped people and those individuals having medical emergencies. “Derek Mehu has almost 8 years with Hillcrest Fire. He is a driver of our apparatus and Captain of our Fire […]

Assemblyman Skoufis announces construction grant for Tomkins Cove Public Library

Assemblyman Skoufis announces construction grant for Tomkins Cove Public Library

Assemblyman James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) announced that he helped secure $46,963 in construction grant money for the Tomkins Cove Public Library to replace the building’s windows. “Libraries provide our residents with the tools and resources necessary to expand our horizons, access information and help us learn and grow,” said Skoufis. “This Tomkins Cove Library project will […]