DISTRICT MAPS SHOW: Regardless of party, Rockland County elections are about Ramapo bloc vote

DISTRICT MAPS SHOW: Regardless of party, Rockland County elections are about Ramapo bloc vote

The Rockland County Times has obtained pre-absentee ballot district-by-district vote tallies for the county executive and Surrogate Court justice primaries. The two hotly contested elections display the degree to which the Rockland electorate has coalesced into “Ramapo bloc vote” vs. “Anti-Ramapo bloc vote” camps. The constituents of the Democratic and Conservative parties seemingly could not […]

2 stabbed in New City; man arrested by Clarkstown PD

2 stabbed in New City; man arrested by Clarkstown PD

  CRIME REPORT SUBMITTED BY CPD   The Clarkstown Police Department arrested a 24-year-old male from Pomona, NY Sunday following a domestic incident that occurred earlier in the night, where the suspect allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend and another male in their New City residence. On September 17 at approximately 11:20 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded […]

Film about Upper Nyack Man Who Saved Lives on 9/11 Premieres

Film about Upper Nyack Man Who Saved Lives on 9/11 Premieres

The story of local hero, Welles Crowther, was told in a world premiere film – “Man in Red Bandana” – in Suffern. Crowther, a 24-year-old from Upper Nyack, died during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 after helping at least 20 people to safety from the South Tower, including a woman who he carried […]

Nathan Kline Institute Scientists Receive Major Federal Funding for Alzheimer’s Research

Nathan Kline Institute Scientists Receive Major Federal Funding for Alzheimer’s Research

The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) announced this week that it secured $20 million in federal grant funding to support Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) research. Five multi-year grants were recently awarded to three research scientists at the Institute’s Center for Dementia Research (CDR). 

These awards include a prestigious Program Project Grant awarded to […]

Investing In Rockland: Meet Volumetric Fund Incorporated

Investing In Rockland: Meet Volumetric Fund Incorporated

BY JOE KUHN PEARL RIVER- It’s somewhat ironic to characterize a mutual fund, an investment program that typically buys and sells major Wall Street stocks, as a small local business. After all, it’s hard to reconcile the mom and pop ambience of a locally based family business with the high stakes world of stock trading.  […]