THE MARINOS CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

THE MARINOS CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

Leo and Anne Marino, formerly of Garnerville, then Stony Point, celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary with family at a luncheon party at Diana’s Restaurant and Catering in New Windsor, New York, on August 25, 2013. Leo and Anne were married on August 28, 1948, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Haverstraw. It was the […]

STU GATES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

STU GATES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Kimberly Kenny of Garnerville and Kevin Mackey of New Windsor, were the two winners of the Rockland County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Stuart L. Gates Scholarship. Each received checks in amount of $1,250 from RCVFA Treasurer Mike Kramar to help further their college goals at the July 12 meeting, 7:30 p.m., at the Hillcrest firehouse on […]

GIVING JEANNIE HER DUE

GIVING JEANNIE HER DUE

At the 10th annual North Rockland 3-Mile Run/Walk this past weekend, the towns of Haverstraw and Stony Point joined together to recognize the numerous contributions of Jeannie Nicolakis, executive manager and owner of Sparky’s Diner in Garnerville, to the North Rockland community. The towns presented Nicolakis with a plaque commemorating her “unparalleled dedication and devoted […]

PROJECT LIFE PROGRAM: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

PROJECT LIFE PROGRAM: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

BY HEATHER BARR The Project LIFE (Learning is For Everyone) program of North Rockland High School has teamed up with local businesses, Simone’s Cleaners and Yo2Go of Garnerville, to teach students with developmental disabilities real life job and people skills. These achievements were celebrated at noon on Wednesday, May 29 at Yo2Go. The group of […]

VENDOR OF THE WEEK

VENDOR OF THE WEEK

Vickas “Vick” Shah, boss of Super Shop Food Store on Bridge St. in Garnerville. Vick has been taking care of customers in North Rockland for 15 years. He said he is a big fan of the Rockland County Times and proud to sell North Rockland’s official paper on his news rack.

The Garnerville Company Town

The Garnerville Company Town

BY JARED RODRIGUEZ PHOTOS BY TOM MCGUIRE To find a true, growing and bustling economy in Rockland County, one must look to the 19th century. Prior to Euclidean zoning rules, which effectively ended real economic growth in the suburbs, entrepreneurs manufactured products, housed workers nearby, and supplied the goods and services that those workers required. […]