The Calm Before the Vote

BY MICHAEL CAHILL No public comments on budget at this week’s NRCSD Meeting The North Rockland Central School district met on Tuesday evening at North Rockland High School to honor several students who had won essay contests, and hold a public hearing on the 2012 – 2013 budget. Once again the evening started on a […]

Timelines — 5/3

Monsey fire endangers child A Monsey father was arrested on Monday for leaving his 4-year-old son home alone Friday, April 27 in order to run errands. Upon returning home 15 minutes later, he found his house in flames. Nobody was injured in the fire, including his child, Alexander Lliguichusca. However, the father, Manuel, is being […]

Clarkstown Board Candidates Stake Out Their Positions

Clarkstown Board Candidates Stake Out Their Positions

Clarkstown Taxpayers host candidates forum BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN Candidates seeking to secure a seat on the Clarkstown School Board faced local residents last Thursday evening in the Nanuet Library.  The event was sponsored by the Clarkstown Taxpayers and drew an audience numbering close to 75 attendees Voters go to the polls on May 15 at which […]

For Hungry Hollow Co-op in Chestnut Ridge, Every Day is Earth Day

For Hungry Hollow Co-op in Chestnut Ridge, Every Day is Earth Day

BY CAROLYN JOHNSON Kathy Piedl, buyer at Hungry Hollow Co-op, a community-owned natural foods market in Chestnut Ridge, was delighted that Mother Nature cooperated with their Earth Day Celebration last week. “We had a beautiful day weather-wise–couldn’t have asked for better.” When asked about event highlights, Kathy smiled, “The children’s worm-habitat-building activity was a big […]

GOOD SAM HAS OPEN HOUSE FOR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ON MAY 11

Hospital officials say that area residents interested in volunteering at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center are invited to stop at the hospital between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. May 11. Volunteer services representatives will be available in the Good Samaritan Auditorium during those hours. Numerous opportunities are available for teens 14 and older and adults […]