By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We’ve decorated the Christmas tree, lighted all eight candles on the menorah, cooked, cleaned and shopped ‘til we dropped. Now, during this month of holidays, we can pause for a moment to reflect on what these celebrations are really about. I just had an opportunity to experience the true […]
Santa came early to Pearl River to attend the annual Christmas party for children with Special Needs hosted by the Pearl River Ancient Order of Hibernians. The event, run in conjunction with BuddyBall, treated the guests to an afternoon of music, food and entertainment. The spirit and joy of the season was well in evidence […]
The Village of Suffern Christmas Parade was held Saturday, Dec. 3 on Lafayette Ave. A good time was had by all!
Photos provided by the Town of Stony Point The Town of Stony Point celebrated its annual tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening outside Kirkbride Hall in Patriot Hills. Carly Gagliardo performed a dazzling rendition of “O’ Holy Night” and the Stony Elementary Chorus spread holiday cheer with merry songs. Town employees and volunteers put in extra hours to […]
Average retail gasoline prices in New York have fallen 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.72/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,118 gas outlets in New York. This compares with the national average that has fallen 8.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.25/g, according to gasoline price […]
Brooklyn Tenement Residents Experience Visit from Mysterious Stranger in a Modern “Story of Christmas”
BY GEORGE J. DACRE In his latest effort, writer and director Samuel Harps takes on the greatest story of all-time and it is a work of art. While we all struggle to keep the spirit of Christmas in the wake of the terrible massacre of children and women teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, Harps “The Present,” […]