Pro-pot trend has anti-drug activists concerned: Presentation at Nyack Center to focus on danger marijuana can pose to teenagers

Pro-pot trend has anti-drug activists concerned: Presentation at Nyack Center to focus on danger marijuana can pose to teenagers

Our Communities Against Drug Abuse (OCADA) of the Nyacks and Valley Cottage will hold an event March 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Nyack Center that will cut against the societal trend toward acceptance of recreational use of marijuana, especially among the young. The free event for parents and teens “Shattering the Myths: Marijuana and the Teenage Brain,” […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland Renaissance”

County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland Renaissance”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We have spent the last 4 years fighting our way back from the brink of bankruptcy. We have paid off the $138 million deficit, that existed when I took office, much faster than anyone thought possible. The renaissance of Rockland County is well underway.  Today we take our next […]

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 […]