CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 28TH ANNUAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 28TH ANNUAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

The Historical Society of Rockland County [HSRC] is accepting nominations for the 28th annual Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Awards through March 1. Presented during National Historic Preservation Month in May, the awards recognize historic preservation efforts in Rockland County. Historical preservation activities, projects, and phases of projects that have been completed within the past 10 […]

Fieldstone Student takes First Prize in North Rockland Lions Club “Peace Poster Contest”

Fieldstone Student takes First Prize in North Rockland Lions Club “Peace Poster Contest”

The North Rockland Lions Club recognized Tiffany Acosta as the Club’s 2017-2018 “Peace Poster” contest winner.  Tiffany is a seventh grade student at Fieldstone Middle School in Thiells. Tiffany received a $100 check, a Certificate of Achievement, and a trophy for her winning entry. Second place winner, Annalisa Olsen of Stony Point and third place winner  Steven Minchala […]

DEC RELEASES DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN TO PROTECT AND RESTORE PIERMONT MARSH RESERVE

DEC RELEASES DRAFT MANAGEMENT PLAN TO PROTECT AND RESTORE PIERMONT MARSH RESERVE

Public Meeting Scheduled for February 5, 2018, 7-9 p.m., Piermont Village Hall Public Comments on Draft Plan Accepted through March 1, 2018 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released the Draft Piermont Marsh Reserve Management Plan for public comment, Commissioner Basil Seggos announced Wednesday. “The Draft Piermont Marsh Reserve Management Plan recognizes the vital role […]

AND THEN THERE WAS MONEY – Municipalities along Hudson accept perks from TDI/Blackstone, sign off on Champlain-Hudson Power Express

AND THEN THERE WAS MONEY – Municipalities along Hudson accept perks from TDI/Blackstone, sign off on Champlain-Hudson Power Express

BY KATHY KAHN AND DYLAN SKRILOFF The Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) power line has been given the thumbs up by five Rockland County municipalities. If all goes according to plan, the underground line could begin delivering 1,000 megawatts of Canadian hydroelectric power to a converter station in Astoria, Queens by 2022.  On Wednesday the towns of Stony Point, Clarkstown, Haverstraw and the villages of […]

WEATHER THIS WEEK: January 19-25

WEATHER THIS WEEK: January 19-25

Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz Hello, Rockland County! I hope that you had a great week and that you managed the bit of snow okay. Will there be more snow in the coming days or is a warm-up in store? Let’s get to the forecast! Friday: Mix of clouds and sun. High near 32° […]

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