Sears in Chapter 11

Sears in Chapter 11

BY KATHY KAHN Toys R Us, Circuit City, Castro Convertibles , Robert Hall—so many chain stores have gone the way of all flesh, but Sears was the gold standard of retail from its inception in 1897 until the 1960s, when it was declared the largest retailer in the world until WalMart took the #1 position. […]

NYACK HOSPITAL HONORS JULIA REGAN

NYACK HOSPITAL HONORS JULIA REGAN

At a recent memorial ceremony, Julia Regan was posthumously honored with a plaque in the lobby of Nyack Hospital for 25 years of dedicated service. The ceremony was held on what would have been her 75th birthday, October 10, 2018. In attendance were her family, friends, coworkers and Nyack Hospital officials.

County Executive’s Corner: “A Comprehensive Approach”

County Executive’s Corner: “A Comprehensive Approach”

By County Executive Ed Day One of the features of my 2019 Proposed Budget is a renewed focus on the needs of law enforcement and public safety. We are bringing on two new Sheriff’s Patrol Officers to help in the fight against opioid addiction. These Officers will be dedicated to two task forces that deal […]

Risking Everything, an Astronaut Strives to Reach Far

Risking Everything, an Astronaut Strives to Reach Far

By Vincent Abbatecola Oftentimes, filmmakers become known for directing movies within a certain genre. However, there are occasions when they can take audiences by surprise by venturing into a different genre and setting creative challenges for themselves behind the camera, thereby allowing moviegoers to witness a new vision from a director. Damien Chazelle is the […]

CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

CUOMO IGNORES REQUESTS FOR DEBATE WITH REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE

By Kathy Kahn In an election year, smears, jeers and cheers dominate the political headlines, but perhaps the lst offensive to those who live in Rockland County is Governor Andrew Cuomo’s release of 30,000 convicted felons—including those who killed three police officers during the Brinks robbery at the Nanuet Mall in 1981—and restoring their voting […]

Hometown Happenings: The Plan to Save Mini Trans

Hometown Happenings: The Plan to Save Mini Trans

By Supervisor George Hoehmann As Clarkstown’s 2019 Tentative Budget was taking shape, we relied upon two guiding principles to lead our way. We wanted it to be Responsible and Realistic, which meant that we had to add a third “R” into the budget equation: Restructuring. One of the key areas that we looked in to was […]

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