Pearl River Parade is Back This Sunday

Pearl River Parade is  Back This Sunday

After two years on hiatus, Pearl River’s biggest celebration of the year is back on! The second largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York, Pearl River’s annual celebration will happen on March 20, the first day of Spring, and will mark the 58th anniversary of the celebration. The event normally draws thousands of visitors […]

St. Thomas Aquinas College Welcomes Thomas Flood, New Vice President of Institutional Advancement

St. Thomas Aquinas College Welcomes Thomas Flood, New Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) was pleased to introduce mission-based leader Thomas Flood as their new Vice President of Institutional Advancement as the school approaches it’s 70th year of operation. Flood brings over 30 years of advancement experience across numerous Catholic based education institutions, including Regis High School, R. C. Diocese of Brooklyn, and most recently, […]

Office of Buildings and Codes Open for Business

Office of Buildings and Codes Open for Business

After months of preparation, on Feb. 14 Rockland County officially assumed responsibility for enforcing fire and building codes in the village of Spring Valley. Rockland’s new Office of Buildings and Codes stands as the first instance in New York history of a county assuming responsibility for enforcing village zoning laws; the take-over was ordered by […]

Lawler and State Republicans Condemn Accessory Homes Act

Lawler and State Republicans Condemn Accessory Homes Act

Rockland’s voice in the New York Assembly is speaking out against a bill which would legalize accessory housing units across the state. In effect, the New York State Accessory Homes Act (S4547, A4854) would require that municipalities allow at least one accessory dwelling unit ( a basement or attic apartment for instance) per residential lot: […]