America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity

America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity

By Dr. J. Winston Porter In the face of rising electricity demand, Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently unveiled a plan to preserve some of the nation’s key coal and nuclear power plants. It’s a sensible move since the nation’s power grid can’t rely solely on natural gas, wind, and solar. What America’s families and businesses […]

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health Receives National Accreditation for High-Quality Care and Treatment by NAPBC

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health Receives National Accreditation for High-Quality Care and Treatment by NAPBC

Patients seeking breast care have a high-quality choice for receiving treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care in Rockland County.   The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has been granted a […]

ROCKLAND COUNTY SUES RAMAPO: Lawsuit alleges town officials sidestepped rules to downzone property at Bluefield Extension project

ROCKLAND COUNTY SUES RAMAPO: Lawsuit alleges town officials sidestepped rules to downzone property at Bluefield Extension project

  BY JOEL GROSSBARTH While former Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence continues to languish in a federal prison only three months into his 2 ½-year sentence, the effects of his administration’s policies in connection with land use applications continue to haunt the residents of Ramapo. Now, the County of Rockland has had enough and […]

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Timelines – Week of June 7, 2018

Rockland firm to revamp 99-year-old racetrack in Orange County The oldest continually operating dirt track in the U.S. recently kicked off its 99th year. Orange County Fair Speedway began operations in 1919 and will now undergo new renovations. A Nanuet-based development and promotion company, Orange Motorsport & Entertaining LLC, is taking on the project. The […]

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

At 3:37 p.m. on May 28, the Ramapo Police Department responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Phyllis Terrance in the Village of Kaser. Arriving officers discovered that a 15-month-old girl, Gitty Rosenberg, had been struck by a 2017 Toyota Sienna driven by her father, Levi Rosenberg. The child was transported to Good Samaritan […]

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