THREE ROCKLAND BOCES STUDENTS AWARDED BRINKS SCHOLARSHIPS

THREE ROCKLAND BOCES STUDENTS AWARDED BRINKS SCHOLARSHIPS

High honors for three Rockland BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) students who were awarded college scholarships from the O’Grady-Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. The scholarships were established in memory of Nyack police Sgt. Edward O’Grady and Officer Waverly “Chipper” Brown, killed in the 1981 Brinks robbery. Congratulations to Mary Callan (Criminal Justice, North Rockland), […]

Unsung Hero Roy Tschudy: Vietnam Veterans of America Handcycle Program Leader

Unsung Hero Roy Tschudy: Vietnam Veterans of America Handcycle Program Leader

BY BARRY WARNER Handcycles enable riders with lower-limb mobility impairments to propel a three-wheeled cycle using their arms. While the sport has a value in everyone’s life, it is even more important in the life of a person with a disability because of its rehabilitative influence. It was in April 2013 when the Vietnam Veterans […]

BON SECOURS CHARITY HEALTH SYSTEM THANK VOLUNTEERS

BON SECOURS CHARITY HEALTH SYSTEM THANK VOLUNTEERS

Last year, volunteers at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY and Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY donated a total of 53,472 hours of their time in service. That generosity was estimated as being equal to a contribution of $1,290,274. On June 1, these three hospitals […]

IBOGAINE: Addiction cure for many, lethal for a few

IBOGAINE: Addiction cure for many, lethal for a few

New studies reaffirm plant’s ability to halt cravings, however, one subject dies during the experiment  The results of two observational studies into treating opioid dependence with ibogaine, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound derived from the West African Tabernanthe iboga plant, have been published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. Sponsored by […]