TIMELINES 7/19/18

TIMELINES 7/19/18

Woman killed in New City accident (MidHudson News) NEW CITY – A 21-year-old woman, who was a passenger in a car driven by a Monroe man in New City, was killed when the Jeep Wrangler they were in ran off Mark Lane and struck an unoccupied dump truck. She was ejected from the vehicle and […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back in Black”

By County Executive Day To quote the AC/DC song of the same name, “I’ve been too long I’m glad to be back.” For the first time since 2006, Rockland has an unassigned positive fund balance in its general fund (a surplus). Almost $6.3 million to be exact. While that may not sound like a whole […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Standing Up to Hate”

County Executive’s Corner: “Standing Up to Hate”

By County Executive Day As many of you know on Saturday, June 30th there was an incident of hate on a Transport of Rockland bus in Orangetown. But that phrase, “incident of hate” doesn’t fully describe what happened, a woman hurled disgusting racial and ethnic epithets at fellow passengers on this bus. I refuse to […]

2018 Schedule for July 4 fireworks & other events

2018 Schedule for July 4 fireworks & other events

Rockland County Fireworks & Other Celebrations (Westchester County fireworks over the Hudson River also listed)  FRIDAY, JUNE 29 – Bear Mountain State Park, 55 Hessian Drive – Bear Mountain; 9 – 10 p.m. Come early to secure a spot. Fireworks at Dusk.More info: 845-786-2701 x 242 https://parks.ny.gov/parks/13 SATURDAY, JUNE 30 – Village of Nyack’s 4th of July Fireworks Celebration will be […]

Legislature appoints Schoenberger’s replacement on party-line vote

Legislature appoints Schoenberger’s replacement on party-line vote

BY JOE KUHN This week the Rockland County Legislature voted to confirm the appointment of their newest member, Itamar Yeger, the executive assistant district attorney and chief of appeals for the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office. Yeger, a former New Hempstead trustee and Ramapo councilman, will be filling the seat vacated by legislator Ilan Schoenberger […]

What’s Happening 3.31.18

What’s Happening 3.31.18

BY GEORGE J. DACRE Angles of Reflection, Saturday, June 2 from 1 – 5 p.m. at Garner Arts Center, Garnerville featuring Ruth Baggett’s “Extension of Thought.” Southern storytelling and Tibetan prayer flags and shaped canvasses by Barry Mason and more. Pitch Thursday at Industrial Arts Brewing Company featuring Becky Kessler of Violent Mae. Contact garnerartscenter.org. […]

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