Markiewicz Legacy Pervasive at Alumni Cross Country Run

Markiewicz Legacy Pervasive at Alumni Cross Country Run

  STORY AND PHOTOS BY JAMIE KEMPTON Although he has been gone for more than 25 years, Bill Markiewicz’s imprint on the Rockland Alumni Cross Country Run is unmistakable. Not only is the race named in memory of the beloved former Clarkstown North coach, but many of his ex-harriers return to Bear Mountain on Thanksgiving Saturday each […]

Bear Mountain hosts annual “WomenInBusiness.org” Salon

Bear Mountain hosts annual “WomenInBusiness.org” Salon

BY JOE KUHN On Thursday, October 19 WomenInBusiness.org held its 19th annual grand business salon at the scenic Bear Mountain Inn where. Professionals from all over the tri-state area gathered to network, socialize, and take in a picturesque fall day as they talked shop and shared stories about their various business ventures. Men and women of vastly varied […]

COUNTY TO HOST GUIDED WALKS THIS MONTH

COUNTY TO HOST GUIDED WALKS THIS MONTH

Rockland County officials encourage Rocklanders to put on their walking shoes and enjoy the “great outdoors” with experienced Rockland County Trail Guides on free guided walks this month. Guided walks offer visitors varied terrain, great scenery, interesting discussion points, and different levels of walking. Bear Mountain State Park: Nature and History at Bald Mountain/Doodletown Loop! […]

State park drownings prompt safety review

State park drownings prompt safety review

Three people have died at nearby lakes that are off-limits to swimming BY BILL DEMAREST BEAR MOUNTAIN – In the aftermath of three drownings this summer at state park lakes where swimming is prohibited, parks officials plan on conducting a review of warning signs in the parks and their safety outreach efforts. “Our parks are […]

Bike Race in Stony Point on Sunday

Bike Race in Stony Point on Sunday

On Sunday, May 19 over 7,000 cyclists from 70 countries will ride from the GW bridge and head north to the top of Bear Mountain. Volunteers are needed in NR area. Specifically, volunteers are needed at the Pomona Aid Station and at the top of Bear Mountain (Perkins Memorial Tower). If you would like to […]

Take a Walk in the Park and Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

Health Department offers free guided park walks Pomona, NY – Rockland County and the Rockland County Department of Health encourage you to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the “great outdoors!” Join experienced Rockland County Trail Guide Docents on a variety of free local guided walks this month. The walks highlighted below offer varied […]