Reconnecting Rockland: “Back to Our Roots, Part 2”

Reconnecting Rockland: “Back to Our Roots, Part 2”

A forward thinking (and backward looking) monthly column on zoning, planning, and development by Jared Rodriguez, a Stony Point native and recent NYU grad schooled in civil engineering, architecture, and real estate development. Last month I discussed the world that my grandparents and great-grandparents left behind. All that survives of it are our old downtowns, […]

Rockland Sports Hall of Fame to induct seven

BY JAMIE KEMPTON A pro football player, national-champion wrestler, Olympic official and near-Olympian soccer player headline this year’s class of inductees in the Rockland County Sports Hall of Fame. The 39th annual induction dinner is set for Sunday, April 29, starting 5 p.m., at the Pearl River Elks Club in Nanuet. The roster of inductees […]

WHERE OUR MONEY GOES

BY TONI SOWA Village of Nyack & Nyack Center — State Audit Expenditures for the Village of Nyack totaled approximately $5.3 million for 2010-2011 fiscal year, and were financed primarily by property taxes and state aid, according to a new audit of the village from the New York State Comptroller’s Office. Recently the Village of […]

NYACK’S TURN TO TAKE THE PLUNGE

NYACK’S TURN TO TAKE THE PLUNGE

Portions of the proceeds from the fifth annual Penguin Plunge benefit fundraiser in Nyack this year will go to two local youngsters who have suffered from severe health problems. Alex Fernandez, a fourth grader at Valley Cottage Elementary School, and Francesco Galvano, a seventh grader form Pearl River Middle School, will get help with their […]

Romance!

BY AMY AND MICHAEL SHERMAN As a couple devoted to healing, we understand that relationships go through changes over time. We are hardly the same couple we were when we first started our relationship. Now we have a child, a business together, and we’ve worked our tails off to end reactivity and create an environment […]

NYACK COMMUNITY PONDERS TAX CAP

NYACK COMMUNITY PONDERS TAX CAP

STORY AND PHOTOS BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN Nyack Youth Center hosts large crowd at program that discussed NY’s new tax cap On Thursday evening February 9, the Nyack Youth Center was filled almost to capacity as local residents and school district administrators attended a program highlighting key elements of the New York state property tax levy […]