Ramapo Hamlet ‘Walk Through History’

Ramapo Hamlet ‘Walk Through History’

   The Historical Society of Rockland County invites Rocklanders to a Ramapo Hamlet “Walk Through History” on March 9. The tour leaves the Ramapo Saltbox Environmental Research Center (ERC) at 10 a.m. This is a two-mile walk over level paved surface; 1.5 to 2 hours, with an opportunity for an extended visit at the Saltbox after the walk. […]

READER SAYS IT’S OBVIOUS THAT CUTS ARE NECESSARY

Dear Editor, With the county $100 million in debt we no longer have the luxury to decide to cut the budget or not. We must cut the budget and eliminate the duplication of services with in our county. From my personal observations Rockland County is well policed and of course that’s a good thing. We […]

Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

BY BARRY WARNER Initiatives that encourage kids to eat healthy in school, and exercise, are being implemented in Rockland County in an effort to reduce childhood obesity. The Healthy Hunger-Free kids Act of 2012 is an example. The program is aimed at improving child nutrition, including the National School Lunch program. According to the New […]

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

World-renowned Bluegrass fiddler Sue Cunningham and her band will headline at the Highlands Bluegrass Festival at the Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House in Sloatsburg on September 9 from 1-7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Presented by the Town of Ramapo and the Friends of Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House, this outdoor annual festival is free, […]

All Roads Lead to Rhodes…North That Is!

BY ELISA TAYLOR One of Ramapo and Rockland’s gems, no doubt about it, is Rhodes North Tavern in Sloatsburg. Owner Tyler Rhodes works hard to assure that Rhodes North Tavern remains a favorite destination for many of Rockland County’s residence and he gets the job done. He and his staff wear their passion on the […]