Unsung Hero: George Chondris, Volunteer Assistant Chief, Blauvelt Fire Department

Unsung Hero: George Chondris, Volunteer Assistant Chief, Blauvelt Fire Department

BY BARRY WARNER Firefighters are exposed to the most hazardous of situations and greatest risk activities during emergency scene operations. To ensure that firefighters do not become victims, the Assistant Chief as Incident Commander must engage in the operations, recognize the hazards and address them in a proactive manner. “The working fire is a dynamic […]

Golden Krust 37M Move to Rockland Uncertain after CEO’s Suspected Suicide

Golden Krust 37M Move to Rockland Uncertain after CEO’s Suspected Suicide

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Golden Krust’s present deal to build its world-wide headquarters in Blauvelt, NY might to be in limbo after CEO Lowell Hawthorne’s death on Saturday. CEO Lowell Hawthorne, whom authorities believe killed himself, had purchased land in Rockland and begun talks for tax breaks to build a $37.2 million headquarters to house legal, sales, […]

TZ GRAD COMPLETES AIR FORCE BASIC TRAINING

TZ GRAD COMPLETES AIR FORCE BASIC TRAINING

U.S. Air Force Airman Jayson E. Thibert graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]

NEW BUSINESS IN TOWN

NEW BUSINESS IN TOWN

Orangetown’s new Stop & Shop on Rt. 303 hosted a ribbon-cutting June 7. The supermarket donated to local causes, including the police, Goodwill and the Blauvelt Lions Club, as a goodwill gesture.

Orangetown to Expand Rail Trail to Blauvelt

State pays construction, town does maintenance BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Town of Orangetown is partnering with the New York State Department of Transportation to extend the town’s pioneering Joseph B. Clarke Rail-Trail from Orangeburg to a new northern terminus in Blauvelt, adding another 1.6 miles to the popular recreational facility. […]