Highlights from Rockland County Firefighter Graduation

Highlights from Rockland County Firefighter Graduation

The 13th Firefighter Graduation was held on Thursday January 12, 2012 at RCC Cultural Arts Center. Sixty-four Firefighter 1 and II students graduated, several were from Orange and Putnam Counties. State Fire Instructor’s Frank Jewett, Michael Healy, Frank Bifulco along with Les Greenwood NYS Fire Protection Specialist presented the new firefighters with their certificates. Past […]

United Water Announces Project to Combat Rockland’s Future Water Deficit

On Janurary 18, United Water New York officials announced that the New York State Department of Enviromental Conservation has provided draft permits for the Haverstraw Water Supply Project. The DEC has decided, after review, that the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was complete and ready for public view. According to United Water’s vice president […]


New City, NY— United Hospice of Rockland’s (UHR) Executive Director Amy Stern has announced that construction of the Joe Raso Hospice Residence (JRHR) is nearing completion. She said that she anticipates that the residence will be open in early March. Stern said, “The Joe Raso Hospice Residence will be available for our seriously ill loved […]

Calenders — 1/12

January 12 A Life Worth Living At 7 p.m. the Tappan Library welcomes Jennifer Probst, animal activist and multi-published author of A Life Worth Living. This book, written from a dog’s perspective, follows his journey from his initial abuse as a puppy, to a life-saving shelter, to his final home filled with love. Jennifer, owner of […]

Panel will Devise Flood Management Plans for both Bergen, Rockland

Panel will Devise Flood Management Plans for both Bergen, Rockland

BY JERRY DEMARCO WWW.CLIFFVIEWPILOT.COM The General Assembly in Trenton approved bipartisan legislation this week that would create the Bergen-Rockland Bistate River Commission to develop a coordinated flood management and prevention plan between the neighboring counties. An accompanying law is currently being discussed in committee in the New York Legislature and has yet to be put […]

Timelines –1/12

Two New York Archbishops promoted to cardinal  It was recently announced that New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. 61-year-old Dolan is one of 22 prelates who will be elevated to cardinal status at the Vatican on February 18. Governor Cuomo released this statement: “I would like to […]