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” […]

What the tax bill really means for New York

What the tax bill really means for New York

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

Letter to the Editor: Vote Yes on Pension Forfeiture

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 […]

Westbound span nearing completion; will open sometime this year

Westbound span nearing completion; will open sometime this year

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 […]

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