Unsung Hero: Kenneth Gordon, Volunteer Orangeburg Fire District Commissioner

Unsung Hero: Kenneth Gordon, Volunteer Orangeburg Fire District Commissioner

BY BARRY WARNER As the Orangeburg Fire District Chairman of the Board of Fire Commissioners, Kenneth Gordon has the obligation of ensuring that the Fire District has the ability to extinguish and prevent fires. He makes decisions with the other commissioners on the board concerning fire safety, including the expenditure of funds to ensure protection […]

Weather this Week: June 22-28

Weather this Week: June 22-28

Your weekly forecast by Meteorologist Zachary Jacomowitz Hello, Rockland County! I hope you have had a great week, and once again, if you, or someone you love or know graduated this week, may they have the best of luck and success going forward! With that, let’s get right to the forecast! Friday: More clouds than […]

HUNDREDS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS RAISE 40K FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH IN ANDREW ZWEIG RIPPLE RUN MORE THAN 300 PARTICIPATE IN 5K EVENT AT ROCKLAND LAKE

HUNDREDS OF LOCAL RESIDENTS RAISE 40K FOR PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH IN ANDREW ZWEIG RIPPLE RUN  MORE THAN 300 PARTICIPATE IN 5K EVENT AT ROCKLAND LAKE

Hundreds of local residents gathered on Sunday, June 10 for the first inaugural Andrew Zweig Ripple Run, a 5K chip timed run/walk on a USATF certified course at Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, NY, starting in Parking Lot 4, at 9 am. The race was in honor of lifelong resident of Rockland County, […]

ROCKLAND STUDENTS RECEIVE $3,000 SUEZ-NAWC SCHOLARSHIPS

ROCKLAND STUDENTS RECEIVE $3,000 SUEZ-NAWC SCHOLARSHIPS

SUEZ and the New York Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) have announced the recipients of $3,000 scholarships designed to assist high school seniors who will pursue degrees related to the water industry. The winners were honored at an awards dinner at the Hotel Thayer in West Point.   “We know that it’s critically […]

No vote held on naming of new TZ bridge naming despite 100K+ petition

No vote held on naming of new TZ bridge naming despite 100K+ petition

Save Our Tappan Zee, Inc. and fellow travelers, including the Rockland County Times own ombudsman, Dr. Louis Alpert, dropped a petition in Albany last week representing over 110,000 Hudson Valley residents who want to see the Tappan Zee name preserved in the name of the new bridge span. Despite the movement’s widespread public support,  the […]

Making a Difference: Service Dogs

Making a Difference: Service Dogs

BY KATHY KAHN Danielle Hopping had a life -threatening scare when there was a fire—because she couldn’t hear a thing going on outside her door. Hopping, deaf since birth due to her mother’s bout with Rubella while pregnant, learned to talk but has never heard a sound. After a fire in a hotel where she […]

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