RESIDENTS REMINDED TO HELP PREVENT MOSQUITO BREEDING

RESIDENTS REMINDED TO HELP PREVENT MOSQUITO BREEDING

With all the rain that has recently fallen, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert remind residents to be sure to get rid of any standing water around their home to help prevent mosquitoes from breeding on their property. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in or near water, and their […]

Vanderhoef calls for State Funding to Study Newly Discovered “Longhorned Tick”

Vanderhoef calls for State Funding to Study Newly Discovered “Longhorned Tick”

State Senate Candidate Scott Vanderhoef called on the New York State Department of Health to increase and prioritize research of the Longhorned tick, which was recently discovered in multiple locations within Westchester and Rockland Counties. Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are a threat to our families and pets, however, it took the medical community […]

O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Their New Bosses

O&R Gas Operator Tech Training Grads Meet Their New Bosses

PEARL RIVER — Thirteen men unemployed and underemployed men graduated recently from a three-week, natural gas operator technician training course sponsored by O&R. It may be the break that changes their lives for the better. As part of a graduation ceremony held at the Orange County Fire Training Center in New Hampton, O&R also sponsored […]

Preview: We Fight Like a Girl

Preview: We Fight Like a Girl

Carla Curran was only 22 years old when she had a lumpectomy that would be the first in a long series of doctor’s appointments, mammograms and ultrasounds to prevent breast cancer. After her mother’s triumphant battle with the disease, Carla knew she may have to face it herself one day, but she never thought it […]

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R, SMARTER GRID SOLUTIONS SEEK WAYS TO GET MORE CLEAN ENERGY TO THE GRID

O&R announced this week that it is partnering with Smarter Grid Solutions, Inc. (SGS), one of the leading providers of distributed energy resource management software, on a demonstration project designed to help developers more affordably interconnect solar energy projects to the power grid and drive greater export of renewable energy on O&R’s system. The demonstration […]

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