Turkey Trot Raises $115,500 for Local Charities

Turkey Trot Raises $115,500 for Local Charities

At the Rockland Road Runners kickoff Zoom meeting January 17, Turkey Trot race director Dave Goldwasser announced that his 2021 event generated $115,500 for local charities. The five-mile race, held Thanksgiving Day, November 25 at Rockland Lake, yielded $101,000 for the Marisa Fund, which raises money for research, treatment and care of pediatric cancer patients. […]

Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Last week, Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick presented a New York State Senate Empire Award to Cornerstone Speech and Language in Pearl River, in recognition of the vital services they provide to children and families in Rockland County. Cornerstone Speech and Language is a small business that provides Early Intervention services which allow parents to identify and […]

Shining a Light on Equitable Education for All

  Lumen Learning, an initiative of The Bill Gates Foundation, is now in full vigor at Rockland Community College. The goal of the program is to connect with students and find ways to meet their real-time needs, focusing on those who may be disenfranchised when it comes to higher learning. In an in-person/Zoom meeting held […]

County Announces $205,000 in Tourism Grants, 22 Organizations to Receive Funding

County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced $205,000 in grants to 22 organizations promoting tourism in Rockland during a virtual event Wednesday. “The tourism and hospitality industry were particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in the last two years,” said County Executive Day. “Despite those challenges, we […]

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