Puddin’ Don’t

Puddin’ Don’t

Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and the great Marty Feldman. Puddin’ Don’t can be found daily online at www.puddindont.com.

The Future of Hudson Valley Housing

The Future of Hudson Valley Housing

BY MICHAEL CAHILL Four years later, the Hudson Valley is slowly recovering from the housing crisis, but more problems are on the horizon. Rising rents and the scarcity of affordable housing coupled with federal funding decreases, and an aging population demanding more alternative housing, will have municipalities squeezing even more out of their budgets in […]

Rockland’s Tom Cotter: Runner-Up on America’s Got Talent

Rockland’s Tom Cotter: Runner-Up on America’s Got Talent

BY DIANA BIERMAN In the entire history of NBC’s America’s Got Talent, there’s never been a comedian to make it as far as Stony Point resident Tom Cotter did. Cotter had America on their toes—on their toes hysterically laughing—during the entire seventh season of America’s Got Talent. And on September 12, he snagged second place […]

Linda Zimmerman’s New Zombie Book Set in Nyack

Linda Zimmerman’s New Zombie Book Set in Nyack

In local author Linda Zimmermann’s latest book, “HVZA: Hudson Valley Zombie Apocalypse,” Rockland is under siege by something even more frightening than property taxes—-zombies. On Tuesday, June 12, at 7 p.m., Zimmermann will be at the Barnes & Noble at the Palisades Center to discuss the book and sign copies for both the living and […]

True Food Words: At Community Markets’ Farmers Markets, ‘Local’ Means “To Market and Back in a Day”

As more people want to know our food sources, mass marketers are learning to imitate the calls of courtship with words like “all-natural,” “sustainable,” and “artisanal.” How are shoppers to know what’s authentic? On Saturday, May 26, Community Markets will open their 21st season of managing farmers markets with the guarantee of one essential word: […]

Will the Tea Party Rescue the Republican Party Again?

BY ANTHONY MELE Any political analyst with a keen eye for observation and knowledge of history can plainly recognize it was the Tea Party phenomenon that rescued the Republican Party in the 2010 mid-term elections. The phenomenon described as “Tea Party” swept across America, as a great awakening of political enlightenment, which seeded the Republican […]