Orangetown History Talk in May

A public presentation on the history of Orangetown will be given Wednesday, May 4 in the Pearl River Public Library by the co-authors of the new book by that name which was released for sale just last month. The speakers will be Orangetown Historian Mary Cardenas and Paul Clark, a volunteer at the Orangetown Historical […]

“I HAD A DOLLAR AND A DREAM”

“I HAD A DOLLAR AND A DREAM”

By Elisa Taylor Hitting the record breaking Mega Jackpot wasn’t to be for many hopeful Rockland County and New York State residents, but for those who participated it was a brief moment to reflect on hopes and dreams the winnings would help them see to fruition.  The lightning strike odds of winning took nothing away […]

Lowdown on April 3 Clarkstown Town Board Workshop/Meeting

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL Community centers, senior housing and more Clarkstown’s Town Board Workshop meeting was especially crowded this past Tuesday. Immediately following the workshop meeting was a special town board meeting that was only called together a few days prior. Police Chief Michael Sullivan warned residents to be careful at ATM machines, as criminal […]

“Old Time” Firefighters Honored by Fire Chiefs

“Old Time” Firefighters Honored by Fire Chiefs

Five firefighters were honored Saturday at the Rockland County Fire Chief’s Association’s Old-Timers Awards Night and dinner held at the Sloatsburg FD firehouse. More than 200 current and former Rockland fire chiefs gathered to honor their own at the annual event on this, the Association’s 60th anniversary. The Active Chief’s Award was given to George […]

2012 Pinewood Derby Results from Races on March 24

The Pinewood Derby is an annual event held by Scout Pack 2017 in Stony Point.   Speed Awards Overall Pack Winners Car # / Scout Name Den Car Name Grand Prize #1 – Shane Blauvelt Bear Cool Bus 2nd Place #65 – Declan Sheehan Wolf Blue/Gold Racer 3rd Place #70 – Nicholas Sullivan Wolf The Dark Knight […]

Nine Vie, Two Crowned ARC’s 2012 American Ideal Winners

Nine Vie, Two Crowned ARC’s 2012 American Ideal Winners

CONGERS, N.Y. – “This night belongs to me,” shouted a jubilant Alan Albert addressing a crowd of 200-plus “fans” with his trophy held high as the judges named him the Adult category winner of the ARC of Rockland’s 2012 “American Ideal.” For Albert this night was long and coming as he claimed the American Ideal […]