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 […]
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” […]
BY E.J. McMAHON Founder and research director, Empire Center You don’t have to be a fan of the federal tax deal to realize its impact on states like New York has been misrepresented by most of its leading political critics. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, for example, last week claimed the bill “raises middle-class taxes.” Wrong. Even […]
PHOTO BY THOMAS MCGUIRE A never-ending gray floats over murky December waters at Stony Point Bay. Some see beauty, others only the blues.
To the Editor, This November, voters across our state will have the opportunity to vote on an amendment to the State Constitution that would take pensions away from elected officials convicted of corruption. I strongly encourage all New Yorkers to support this much-needed measure. Time and again, we have seen the same story: an elected […]
BY JANIE ROSMAN Sunny weather has been drawing visitors to Nyack’s Memorial Park, where Holly Desher and a friend were watching the I Lift NY, stationed near the Rockland shoreline, through a high-powered lens. Last month the super crane resumed setting structural steel on the eastbound span utilizing a different process. Assemblies lifted from the […]