NY GUARD, STATE VOLUNTEER DEFENSE FORCE, CONDUCTS ANNUAL TRAINING AT CAMP SMITH

NY GUARD, STATE VOLUNTEER DEFENSE FORCE, CONDUCTS ANNUAL TRAINING AT CAMP SMITH

Two hundred members of the New York Guard, the state’s volunteer state defense force, are conducting their week-long annual training at Camp Smith Training Site August 6-12. The New York Guard is a force of 500 uniformed volunteers, organized as a military unit, who augment the New York National Guard during state emergencies. They provide administrative […]

ROCKLAND STUDENT RECEIVES FULL-TUITION GRANT FROM BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

ROCKLAND STUDENT RECEIVES FULL-TUITION GRANT FROM BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC

Alto saxophone player and Rockland County native Samuel Hart has been announced as a recipient of a full-tuition grant from Berklee College of Music’s Global Jazz Institute. This grant will be given to 20 selected students representing various states and countries starting in Fall 2017. The Global Jazz Master’s program consists of advanced instrumentalists and […]

NORTH ROCKLAND POLICE YOUTH ACADEMY FALL CLASS WILL OPEN SOON

NORTH ROCKLAND POLICE YOUTH ACADEMY FALL CLASS WILL OPEN SOON

Announcement from Town of Haverstraw PD The Fall class of the North Rockland Youth Police Academy will be starting soon. Anyone who knows a high school aged student (9-12 grade) who might be interested, please contact Detective Spatta at 845-354-8972 for more information. The only requirement is the student must live in either the Town […]

WEST POINT BAND PRESENTS ANNUAL LABOR DAY CELEBRATION

WEST POINT BAND PRESENTS ANNUAL LABOR DAY CELEBRATION

The West Point Band will conclude the “Music Under the Stars” concert series with its annual Labor Day Celebration on Sunday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Trophy Point Amphitheater. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place on Monday, September 4. One of the band’s most popular events of the year, […]

What’s Happening 8/10/17

What’s Happening 8/10/17

  BY GEORGE J. DACRE Upcoming at the Garner Arts Center in Garnerville, August 17, from 7-9 p.m., Samuel Johnson at Creekside, live music in their Creekside Sculpture Trail. Johnson will be on Creekside guitar. Pack a picnic dinner and bring a blanket or chair and have a Thursday evening unwind. Drinks for sale. Rain location at Frank Welles […]

CUOMO DEMANDS IMPROVED POWER RELIABLITY FOR NYC SUBWAY

CUOMO DEMANDS IMPROVED POWER RELIABLITY FOR NYC SUBWAY

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has directed Con Edison to take significant and immediate actions to improve the New York City subway’s power reliability and prevent future service failures. Over the last 12 months alone, power-related issued have caused more than 32,000 subway delays and service […]