New City student places second in national academic contest

New City student places second in national academic contest

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Mona Tong of New City, New York won second place in the Senior Individual Website category at the national finals for the National History Day® Contest. Tong, a 11th grade student at Clarkstown North High School, captivated judges with a project titled, Theodore Roosevelt: The Conservation Crusader for Future Generations and was presented […]

“SENIOR HELPERS” OPENS DOORS IN NEW CITY

“SENIOR HELPERS” OPENS DOORS IN NEW CITY

Senior Helpers this week announced the official opening of its Rockland location, to be managed and operated by Brian Donohue. The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families throughout Rockland and Orange Counties, which includes Suffern, Orangeburg, Nyack, West Nyack, New City, Congers, Piermont, Sloatsburg, and Tuxedo. It hopes to bring more than 50 new jobs to […]

LEFTIES LAUNCH ASSAULT AGAINST GOP-FRIENDLY DEM CARLUCCI

LEFTIES LAUNCH ASSAULT AGAINST GOP-FRIENDLY DEM CARLUCCI

A group of “progressive” activists stood outside the New City office of Senator David Carlucci (D) and declared him a turncoat, even a Trump-o-crat. Why? Because for years now, Carlucci has caucused with Republicans in the New York State Senate. At one time he and his fellow members of the “Independent Democratic Conference” actually swung […]

ROCKLAND DAY CAMP OWNER NAMED PRESIDENT OF MAJOR CAMP ASSOCIATION

ROCKLAND DAY CAMP OWNER NAMED PRESIDENT OF MAJOR CAMP ASSOCIATION

  Sam Borek, owner and director of Woodmont Day Camp in New City was named president of the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey, earlier this year. Borek will succeed Andy Pritikin, owner, director, and founder of Liberty Lake Day Camp in Bordentown, NJ, and co-founder of Everwood Day Camp in Sharon, MA, in […]

Legislature passes 2014 budget, including 9.9 percent tax increase

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – After months of talks and consulting with both private accounting firms and State Comptroller’s office, the Rockland County Legislature adopted an amended budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year, including a 9.9 percent property tax increase. The $760.9 million budget is buttressed by the Rockland County Deficit Financing Act, […]

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