Return to Retro: Game Boy Advance

Return to Retro: Game Boy Advance

At the end of the last century, if someone was playing a full-fledged platform game with beautiful graphics on a portable console, it meant that it was Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance. The product line has sold over 200 million units worldwide, it was a total success. When the teenagers of that time were able to […]

Tuohy named Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year

Tuohy named Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year

Katelyn Tuohy of North Rockland High School was named the 2017-2018 Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year this week. The announcement was made Wednesday at Jack Rabbit running store in Montvale, NJ. American Professional Middle-Distance Runner Mary Cain emerged from the store’s stockroom to surprise Katelyn with the honor. The 5’4″ Tuohy was a tour-de-force this season, breaking […]

Dave’s Dialogue: New York Needs Voting Reform

Dave’s Dialogue: New York Needs Voting Reform

A column by State Senator David Carlucci Voting gives people the right to choose who leads them. It is a right people long fought for through protests and marches. Some were arrested, and some sadly died fighting for voting equality. Today voter turnout in New York is continually low, and we have to take a […]

My movie run-down for Oscar season

My movie run-down for Oscar season

After a two-year hiatus, Rockland County Times humor columnist Ella Steinbeck returns (albeit with an unexpected Oscar preview rather than a dose of side-splitting comedy) BY ELLA STEINBECK “Phantom Thread:” Daniel Day Lewis, this is not how you want to go out. You can’t retire on this one. It was a silly story. Like a […]

New Ramapo Board plods along

New Ramapo Board plods along

      BY KATHY KAHN A last second schedule change meant the Ramapo Local Development Corporation met 5:30 p.m. Monday evening, a half-hour before the Town of Ramapo’s 2018 Reorganization Meeting. Town Supervisor Michael Specht announced two vacancies on the Ramapo LDC and said the board hoped to receive applications from two town residents. […]

Orangetown is Open for Business initiative launches

Orangetown is Open for Business initiative launches

Orangetown Town Supervisor Chris Day announced phase one of the town’s new “Orangetown is Open for Business” initiative to highlight “our exceptional existing business residents that contribute so much to our community while helping to boost those entrepreneurs and organizations bringing new and exciting businesses to Orangetown.” As part of the initiative, Day will promote […]