OMBUDSMAN ALERT: War-time Veterans are Missing Out on the Opportunity to Receive a Pension to Cover Necessary Home-Care and Assisted Living Costs!!!

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: War-time Veterans are Missing Out on the Opportunity to Receive a Pension to Cover Necessary Home-Care and Assisted Living Costs!!!

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Ombudsman Alert recently attended a seminar conducted by Bright View Senior Living and Amada Senior Care which discussed a pension largely unknown to war-time veterans. This pension, called the “Veterans Aid & Attendance Pension,” enables certain of these veterans who meet specific criteria to collect a substantial pension to help cover necessary home […]

100-YEAR-OLD VET HONORED FOR SERVICE

100-YEAR-OLD VET HONORED FOR SERVICE

Remembering Our Heroes Stony Point proclaimed August 10 Edward G. Kwiecinski day, a proud WW2 veteran who will celebrate his 100th birthday on that day. Fellow veterans led the opening of the July 24 meeting in the Pledge of Allegiance. A native of North Rockland who has called Stony Point home for over 50 years, […]

Volunteer of the Week: Diana Costanzo, Adaptive Rowing for People with Disabilities

Volunteer of the Week: Diana Costanzo, Adaptive Rowing for People with Disabilities

BY BARRY WARNER According to the Census Bureau, an estimated 56.7 million people or 19-20 percent of the population in the United States, have a disability. Staying active while living with a disability can help people strengthen their hearts, build strong muscles and bones, improve coordination and make them feel better about themselves. For those […]

Ed Day Speaks Out at Rockland Lake July 4th Chaos

Ed Day Speaks Out at Rockland Lake July 4th Chaos

Tuesday afternoon, County Executive Ed Day hosted a meeting with the Executive Director of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, members of law enforcement, emergency responders and state representatives to discuss the problems plaguing New York State Parks located within the county. Executive Day met with more than 25 government officials at the Rockland County Fire […]

Good Samaritan Hospital Kicks Off a $9 Million Refurbishment of the Bariatric and Orthopedic Surgery Units

Good Samaritan Hospital Kicks Off a $9 Million Refurbishment of the Bariatric and Orthopedic Surgery Units

Good Samaritan Hospital announced this week that it is embarking on a $9 million comprehensive upgrade to the facilities that house two of its leading programs. The hospital held a ceremony marking the beginning of construction on these new spaces, which will enhance the hospital’s bariatric and orthopedic care centers. The project will include the creation of separate and private […]