Unsung Hero: Sheryl Rose, Volunteer Secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

Unsung Hero: Sheryl Rose, Volunteer Secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

BY BARRY WARNER Sheryl Rose has served as the volunteer secretary of the Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association (RCVFA) since September 1988 and has been the assistant editor of its newsletter “The Trumpet” since 2007. The object of the RCVFA is the advancement of the interests of the volunteer firefighters and the fire service by […]

Court Temporarily Nixes Controversial Ramapo Land Development Project

Court Temporarily Nixes Controversial Ramapo Land Development Project

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH The controversial land development project at the corner of Routes 202 and 306 in unincorporated Ramapo known as Patrick Farm was dealt a huge setback based upon a determination from an appeals court in Brooklyn. The owners of the land, Scenic Development, LLC, seek to build 470-plus housing units on 206 acres along […]

North Rockland Chamber of Commerce Gearing Up for Small Business Saturday

North Rockland Chamber of Commerce Gearing Up for Small Business Saturday

Need help getting ready for Small Business Saturday? This year, the North Rockland Chamber of Commerce is here to help! One of the Chamber’s Board of Directors – Tom Ossa from Rockland Web Design – is offering free setup of Chamber members’ Small Business Saturday promotional materials, via the American Express Shop Small Website. The Saturday after Thanksgiving has become increasingly valuable for local […]

GIVERS HONORED AT 18TH ANNUAL PHILANTHROPY DAY

GIVERS HONORED AT 18TH ANNUAL PHILANTHROPY DAY

Rockland Development Council [RDC] celebrated the “Spirit of Giving” at its 18th annual Philanthropy Day Breakfast on Thursday, November 9 at the Crowne Plaza, Suffern. With over 275 attendees, the event is the largest annual gathering of non-profit agencies and philanthropists in the county, organizers said. “The whole event was really well done and well worth […]

SCENES OF ROCKLAND

SCENES OF ROCKLAND

By Tom McGuire Fall view of Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge from Perkins Memorial Drive

CLARKSTOWN STUNNED BY THE DEATH OF DETECTIVE FREDERICK PARENT

CLARKSTOWN STUNNED BY THE DEATH OF DETECTIVE FREDERICK PARENT

Announcement from Clarkstown Police Dept. It is with great sadness that Chief Raymond McCullagh announced the passing of Detective Frederick J. Parent on Tuesday. The 52-year-old Detective from New City passed away last night after a brief illness. Freddy Parent began his career with the Clarkstown Police Department in July of 1991 as a dispatcher. […]

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