HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Makes it to the Big Leagues

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Clarkstown Makes it to the Big Leagues

BY GEORGE HOEHMANN, SUPERVISOR, TOWN OF CLARKSTOWN Sports have always played an important role in my life. Growing up in a big family, there were lots of people around to play all kinds of sports. I enjoyed watching my favorite teams too, especially the New York Yankees. In fact, in my office in Town Hall […]

Business Community Comes to Grips with Opioid Crisis

Business Community Comes to Grips with Opioid Crisis

BY KATHY KAHN The Rockland Business Association on July 20 devoted its meeting at the Pearl River Hilton to the rampant abuse of prescription drugs and street drugs going on in schools, homes and the workplace. “At a recent meeting with other NYS Chambers of Commerce, I was advised there were no formal programs regarding […]

POURHOUSE IN NYACK LIQUOR SUSPENSION CONTINUES

POURHOUSE IN NYACK LIQUOR SUSPENSION CONTINUES

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY The Pour House in Nyack may have poured its last alcoholic drink according to State Liquor Authority (SLA). On Wednesday, July 19, the first SLA administrative court hearing was held for allegations that 16 underage patrons bought and drank alcohol in the Nyack establishment on Friday, June 30. While the Pour House […]

July 23 – Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

July 23 – Special Memorial Service to Honor Korean War Veterans

RAMAPO – A special memorial service on the Rockland Community College campus will honor the 27 residents of Rockland County who gave their lives while serving their country during the Korean War. The ceremony will take place July 23 adjacent to the Korean War monument, located within the Gary Onderdonk Veterans Memorial Cemetery at RCC. Memorial Service […]

He did it the Phil Lima Way!

He did it the Phil Lima Way!

BY KATHY KAHN   The name Phil Lima has been synonymous with summer fun for kids in Stony Point since 1967. To honor the nearly 50 years of great service to the community at the municipal summer camp, the town dedicated the road leading to the camp as Phil Lima Way. “Phil has dedicated his whole […]