HERE COMES SUMMER: WEATHER THIS WEEK: Friday, 6/9 – Thursday, 6/15

HERE COMES SUMMER: WEATHER THIS WEEK: Friday, 6/9 – Thursday, 6/15

Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz    Hello, Rockland County! After a rather unseasonably cool and damp week, big changes are coming and you’ll notice them in the next few days. With that said, let’s get right to that all-important forecast!   For your conclusion to the work week on Friday, expect mostly cloudy skies with […]

FACES OF ROCKLAND

FACES OF ROCKLAND

BY AARON MOELLER Fisherman Joe reels in a big catch on Nyack pier, Monday afternoon, June 4.

The Top Ten Reasons to Pass the Financial CHOICE Act

The Top Ten Reasons to Pass the Financial CHOICE Act

BY IAIN MURRAY Originally published by the National Review It’s no secret that the Dodd-Frank Act did for Americans’ access to financial services what Obamacare did for their access to health insurance. In both cases, many Americans were left paying far more for services that were available to them much more affordably before the passage […]

SUEZ AWARDS $3K IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO ROCKLAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

SUEZ AWARDS $3K IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO ROCKLAND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) have announced the recipients of the 2017 student scholarships. The $3,000 scholarships will go to Daniel Henry (Tappan Zee High School), Caitlin Holt (Pearl River High School) and Jessica Minker (North Rockland High School). The scholarship is designed to assist high […]

What’s Happening 6/8/17

What’s Happening 6/8/17

By George J. Dacre Rockland Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Chamber Music Concert is set for June 25 at 4 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church in Nyack. Guest artist will be pianist Ron Levy, who has played all over the world. Music by Haydn, Schumann and Bach will be performed. Information at rocklandsymphonyorchestra.org. Nyack Arts Walk celebrates […]

Test Season is Here for NY High Schoolers, Don’t go in Unprepared

Test Season is Here for NY High Schoolers, Don’t go in Unprepared

BY MARC MOSS In the mid-1970s on Staten Island, countless students were scrambling to prepare for the spring Regents examination, the uniquely New York end-of-the-year test of a high schooler’s wits and memory retention. The best math tutor in the neighborhood was Arnold Birnbaum. He arguably was the best tutor in every subject, his son […]