GRAND OPENING OF ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY’s FIRST BREAST MILK DEPOT

GRAND OPENING OF ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY’s FIRST BREAST MILK DEPOT

The New York Milk Bank, with support from the Allied Foundation, celebrated the grand opening of Rockland County’s first breast milk depot with a ribbon cutting on January 117 at Kenneth H. Zatz, M.D. Pediatrics, located at 18 Washington Ave., Nyack, NY. The depot is for mothers who wish to donate extra breast milk to […]

GOOD SAM’S BARIATRIC PROGRAM RECEIVES FIVE STARS

GOOD SAM’S BARIATRIC PROGRAM RECEIVES FIVE STARS

The Surgical Weight Loss Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital, which is the only nationally accredited bariatric surgery center in Rockland County, has received a Five-Star Rating from Healthgrades and is among the top 10 percent in the nation, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor […]

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: Statement on Passage of Bill Prohibiting Tobacco Sales at Rockland County Pharmacies

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: Statement on Passage of Bill Prohibiting Tobacco Sales at Rockland County Pharmacies

  ACSCAN PRESS RELEASE – The Rockland County Legislature Tuesday evening unanimously passed a bill that would prohibit any store in the county featuring a pharmcy from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. Julie Hart American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) New York director of government relations released the following statement: “We applaud […]

TALKING HEADS FROM THE FED VISIT ROCKLAND

TALKING HEADS FROM THE FED VISIT ROCKLAND

Experts say housing market, jobs slowly have returned to pre-Great Recession numbers BY KATHY KAHN Two members of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York visited Rockland last week and told an audience that a slow but steady turnaround has occurred in the US economy since the 2008 economic crisis and subsequent recession. Hosted by […]

Unsung Heroes Christina Honan and Denise Green: Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) Volunteers

Unsung Heroes Christina Honan and Denise Green: Special Education Parent Teacher Association (SEPTA) Volunteers

BY BARRY WARNER The Jesse J. Kaplan School in West Nyack offers a stimulating environment for students ages 5-21 with autism, cognitive disabilities, medical fragility and/or multiple disabilities. Students reach their potential in a school that blends high educational standards, nursing services and therapies. Principal Gianluca Di Muccio stated, “Our Rockland BOCES Jesse J. Kaplan […]

Ramapo and Montebello warned of possible Moody’s downgrade

Ramapo and Montebello warned of possible Moody’s downgrade

Moody’s Investor Service, a credit rating agency, put the Town of Ramapo and Village of Montebello on notice requesting their more current financial details from the towns. A Jan. 3 notice put these towns and six other municipalities in New York on notice. According to the notice if the information isn’t submitted within 30 days, […]

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