A Veteran’s Veteran: Army Vet and Social Worker Advocates for Women—and Men—in the Military

A Veteran’s Veteran: Army Vet and Social Worker Advocates for Women—and Men—in the Military

BY CHERYL SLAVIN Every day is Veterans Day for Anngela Vasser-Cooper, founder and CEO of the advocacy organization Women Veterans Association of Hudson Valley, Inc. An army veteran and a social worker, she knows only too well the daily challenges facing military personnel—and particularly, female personnel—returning from active duty at home or abroad. She founded […]

Haunt for Hospice Bowling Fundraiser

Haunt for Hospice Bowling Fundraiser

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL Smiling faces made their ways into Hi-Tor Lanes in West Haverstraw on Friday night. It wasn’t just for the moonlight bowling, but also for the good cause they were supporting. A group of North Rocklanders, known as the Haunt for Hospice people, put together an event for the evening called Monster […]

The Queen of Quirk Hails from North Rockland!

The Queen of Quirk Hails from North Rockland!

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF What can you say about Progressive Insurance’s contagiously quirky advertising icon Flo? She’s a one-of-a-kind; but did you know, she’s also a North Rockland-kind? That’s right, the face and voice behind the advertising sensation Flo is Stony Point native Stephanie Courtney, daughter of retired longtime North Rockland High School high school social studies […]

Tenth Annual Three-Mile Race a Big Success in North Rockland

Tenth Annual Three-Mile Race a Big Success in North Rockland

The 10th Annual 3-Mile Run/Walk was a day of community involvement for a wonderful cause. The community will be donating the proceeds from the 3 Mile Run/Walk to: Luke Colluzzi: Luke fell ill 2 months before his first birthday. He was diagnosed with a rare and serious immune disease known as CGD. He will eventually […]

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