Landlord under state investigation buys Nyack’s famous Woolworth Building; announces renovation plan

Landlord under state investigation buys Nyack’s famous Woolworth Building; announces renovation plan

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Richard Quinn, president of Nyack Village Theater, was one of many tenants of Nyack’s historic Woolworth Building introduced recently to Isaac Hershko, the property’s new landlord. Quinn has left the building and says he will not return due to disputes with the new owner.  “I called the police on [Hershko] and his […]

Volunteers Lend a Hand at Nyack Center on the 2018 MLK Day of Service

Volunteers Lend a Hand at Nyack Center on the 2018 MLK Day of Service

BY BARRY WARNER The community-wide 2018 observance of the ‘Day of Service’ is about honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while bridging barriers and overcoming obstacles. This year, volunteer opportunities in Rockland County hosted by Volunteer New York! ranged from ‘Learning Hands Only CPR’ in Spring Valley, to ‘Food Collection and […]

YMCA HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AT NIGHT OF MAGIC

YMCA HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AT NIGHT OF MAGIC

Nyack Seaport will honor Jen Laid White, Mayor of the Village of Nyack, who received the Distinguished Service Award; Ileana Eckert, Superintendent of Schools North Rockland Central School District, who received the Service to Youth Award; and Clarke Osborn, Chief of Police of Village of Suffern, who received the Community Service Award. “This was one […]

PFIZER PEARL RIVER HELPS PEOPLE TO PEOPLE SPREAD HOLIDAY SPIRIT

PFIZER PEARL RIVER HELPS PEOPLE TO PEOPLE SPREAD HOLIDAY SPIRIT

In what has become a yearly tradition, Pfizer employees in Pearl River resolved to brighten the holidays of children in the Rockland County community with a toy and gifts drive for People to People in December. Donations were made to the People to People Project Joy! Store and included action figures, arts and crafts kits, […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: “Creative Aging in Nyack” has Made its Debut

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: “Creative Aging in Nyack” has Made its Debut

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT The term “Aging In Place” is often used to describe a person living in their own residence, as long as they are able as they age. “Creative Aging in Nyack” is a recently formed innovative senior citizen group that serves as an umbrella organization for those senior citizens residing in the […]

Nyack Farmers’ Market soon to move indoors

Nyack Farmers’ Market soon  to move indoors

Nyack’s Farmers’ Market has become more than veggies, breads and wines. There is also strolling entertainers, crafts for children and other surprises  are a regular part of its offerings every Thursday, rain or shine, next to the former Helen Hayes Theatre. After November 30, the Farmers’ Market will be moved indoors at the Nyack Center. “It’s pretty […]

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