Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Clausland Mountain Fire Threatens Homes

Flames creep toward Orangeburg houses, embers hit homes on Tweed Boulevard BY BILL DEMAREST CLAUSLAND MOUNTAIN – The brush fire that swept up the west side of Clausland Mountain all afternoon and night on Thursday this morning began to threaten homes on both sides of the mountain. Orangeburg volunteer firefighters were called out early this […]

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

Volunteers from throughout Rockland County called in to tame Orangeburg fire

STORY BY BILL DEMAREST ORANGEBURG – Volunteer firefighters from throughout southeastern Rockland County are battling a stubborn brush fire that has slashed up the west side if Clausland Mountain near the landmark “TZ Rock.” Firefighters from Orangeburg went to the area just behind Nice Pak Products on Greenbush Road in Orangeburg at about 1:15 p.m. […]

SOUP ANGELS TO FEED 2300 PEOPLE FOR THANKSGIVING

Soup Angels’ eighth “Come to the Table” Thanksgiving meal is November 27, when anyone who needs a meal will be offered a delicious turkey dinner with all of the trimmings. This feast is made possible only through the generous assistance of the community as Soup Angels relies 100 percent on donations. This year, the not-for-profit, […]

Flight of Fancy: Local Jewelry Maker Finds Inspiration in the Wings of the Cicada

Flight of Fancy: Local Jewelry Maker Finds Inspiration in the Wings of the Cicada

BY CHERYL SLAVIN Unlike their cousins the butterflies, cicadas are not inherently beautiful creatures. With their huge red “bug eyes,” crunchy brown exoskeletons, and spindly sticky legs, their notoriety is based far more on their remarkable 17-year life cycle and distinctive song than on their visual appeal. It is the gift of the artist, however, […]

Arts Rock Schedules Bossy Frog Album Release Party

Arts Rock Schedules Bossy Frog Album Release Party

40 local artists included in children’s CD BY GEORGE J. DACRE Jeffrey Freidberg’s popular Bossy Frog Band, which plays about 200 shows a year to children’s audiences in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, will be having an album release party featuring over 40 area musicians next month. Friedberh, a musical therapist, said his new […]

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