Asbestos policy will affect thousands of lives; be informed

Asbestos policy will affect thousands of lives; be informed

BY CHARLES MACGREGOR Asbestos is a naturally occurring carcinogen that was used heavily in construction and other industries for over 100 years due to its insulative and flame-retardent properties. Over the course of the 20th century it was discovered that exposure to the microscopic fibers of asbestos caused serious illness amongst workers and others exposed to it, causing over 80 percent of mesothelioma cancer cases. In the […]

Winners of The 2012 Crusin’ For Kids Event

The following participants were named winners of the 11th Annual Cruisin for Kids classic car charity event held by the Neighborhood Cruisers. The event was held Saturday, August 11 at North Rockland High School and all proceeds went to the family of 5-year-old Gabrielle DiCarlo, who is fighting cancer. Best of Show–  David Rivera of […]

Come Save Some Lives!

On Monday, July 23, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., the Rockland Boulders and Ovations Food Services will be hosting a blood and bone marrow donor drive at Rockland Boulders Baseball, located at 1 Provident Bank Park Drive in Pomona, in honor of 5-year-old Gabrielle DiCarlo. She was diagnosed with cancer in January and has […]

Rest in Peace Freedom

Rest in Peace Freedom

North Rockland’s unofficial favorite mascot Freedom sadly was euthanized on May 15 due to complications from cancer. Freedom was very popular in the Stony Point-Haverstraw area and was known to many in the rest of Rockand and Orange counties. He was often seen with his owner and trainer Bill McGuire hanging out of the window […]

Miele’s Musings — 4/19

The Fear of Cancer The Rockland County Times has often re-run this popular Musing. In honor of all those struggling against cancer, we reprint it again, as published in my book, Born Minus: From Shoeshine Boy To News Publisher, An Italian-American Story. You have worked hard all your life, and taken care of your family […]