Ramapo and Suffern Residents to Benefit From Tax Case Triumph

Ramapo and Suffern Residents to Benefit From Tax Case Triumph

By Michael Specht, Ramapo Town Supervisor   On Monday the Town of Ramapo and the Village of Suffern announced “a major victory” in a tax assessment case that will help save their residents a significant amount of money. The legal case concerned Novartis Pharmaceutical facility; a 167-acre property located on Old Mill Road in Suffern, […]

Two RCC Students Take Home Top Prize at First Online Debate in Rockland Community College History

Two RCC Students Take Home Top Prize at First Online Debate in  Rockland Community College History

Two Rockland Community College students recently competed in an inaugural online debating tournament and took home top prizes. The tournament was held virtually on April 18 and included six competitors representing RCC, Columbia University, Dominican College, NY and Swarthmore.  Rachel Bukher won the first place speaker award during the three-round online debating tournament co-hosted by […]

Rockland Unites to Clean Up Community

Rockland Unites to Clean Up Community

  By: Sean King On April 17, Keep Rockland Beautiful held town cleanups in Piermont, Nanuet, and Spring Valley, as a part of The Great American Cleanup’s Earth Day celebrations. Piermont annually rallies its residents to get involved with the village’s efforts to reduce the pollution that is detrimental to local bird and fish populations […]

Nyack Mourns Victims of Police Brutality

Nyack Mourns Victims of Police Brutality

On Monday night religious leaders of every denomination gathered in solidarity on Nyack’s Main Street to memorialize Daunte Wright, a young father was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer during a traffic stop last Sunday. Hezekiah Easter Park was adorned with pictures of not only Wright but other recent victims of police brutality as […]

All In With John Jastremski: Overreaction City, What’s Fair And What’s Not. 

All In With John Jastremski: Overreaction City, What’s Fair And What’s Not. 

  The 2021 baseball season is a little over a week old, so naturally overreactions are running wild.  It’s the nature of the beast, it is par for the course.  Some overreactions are totally overblown. For example, the Yankees lineup is not going to continue to stink throughout the regular season the way it has […]