New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State to Relax Marijuana Regulations Further

New York State Police dogs have stopped pot-sniffing training as the state prepares for proposed legislation to legalize marijuana in New York. Dogs working with county sheriff departments no longer have to be trained to sniff the drug. State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, said the state agency will […]

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

CITIZENS GROUPS SUPPORT PUSH FOR EARLY VOTING

To the Editor, New York is stuck. Free New York. New York needs voting reform to bring voting procedures into the 21st century. Once we were mostly farmers and stayed in one place. Now we are away from home often for reasons beyond our control–employment, education, child care, care of an ill friend or relative, […]

Nyack Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away

Nyack Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away

By Robert Zahn  YOKOSUKA, Japan- A Nyack, New York, native and 2015 Nyack High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Tribuzio is a personnel specialist aboard the aircraft carrier operating out of Yokosuka, Japan.  A Navy personnel specialist is responsible for providing […]

SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson visits RCC

SUNY Chancellor Dr. Kristina M. Johnson visits RCC

BY JOE KUHN Rockland Community College received a welcome visitor last Tuesday when Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, the 13th chancellor of the State University of New York, toured the campus and met with students, faculty and the school’s president, Dr. Michael Baston. The chancellor was “very impressed” during her first ever visit to the “beautiful” […]

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