14TH RUN/WALK HELD LAST WEEKEND

14TH RUN/WALK HELD LAST WEEKEND

The 14th Annual North Rockland Community 5K Run/Walk was held Sunday, June 4 at Bowline Point Park, drawing thousands of spectators. TJ Morales, 18, of Stony Point had the best time with 15 minutes and 44.31 seconds. Britney Pezzementi, 14, also of Stony Point, was the top finishing female at 19 minutes and 2.6 seconds. […]

GOOD TURN OUT FOR ANNUAL NEW CITY STREET FAIR

GOOD TURN OUT FOR ANNUAL NEW CITY STREET FAIR

BY BRIAN EDSALL  Main Street, New City was brimming with the sound of live music, the smell of food, and the sight of arts and crafts on Sunday as Clarkstown welcomed the New City Street Fair, produced by the Woodwill Corporation. The show hosted dozens of vendors, many of whom traveled from outside of Rockland County to […]

Assemblywoman Jaffee, Legislators, Direct Care Workers Call for Wage Increase, Salary Parity for OCFS Child Welfare Direct Care Workers

Assemblywoman Jaffee, Legislators, Direct Care Workers Call for Wage Increase, Salary Parity for OCFS Child Welfare Direct Care Workers

Site Significant crisis in attracting and retaining a qualified direct care workforce JAFFEE PRESS RELEASE Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern), Chair of the Assembly Children and Families Committee, on Tuesday held a press conference urging the governor and the Division of Budget to support children, youth, the direct care workforce, and voluntary not-for-profit agencies that care […]

WEATHER THIS WEEK: Friday, 6/16 – Thursday, 6/22

  Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz    Hello Rockland County! The good news is that the heat wave has broke thanks to the passage of a cold front back early Wednesday morning. With that said, let’s get to the all-important Father’s Day weekend forecast, and beyond.    Friday will be a rather unsettled day with the threat […]

HAVERSTRAW LEGISLATORS BRING SANITY ON THE SAIN BUILDING

HAVERSTRAW LEGISLATORS BRING SANITY ON THE SAIN BUILDING

To the Editor, As a Haverstraw resident it was delightful to see the two Haverstraw Democratic legislators, Michael Grant and Jay Hood, change their opposition and vote to approve the resolution to designate the Sain building property surplus. Also, Harriet Cornell, Democrat from West Nyack, voted for approval along with the two Republican legislators. This is […]

What’s Happening 6/15/17

What’s Happening 6/15/17

  BY GEORGE J. DACRE “Trayff” closes Sunday at Penguin Repertory Theatre on Crickettown Road, Stony Point. “Cobb,” the Ty Cobb story, opens June 30 and runs through July 23 (weekends). Contact penguinrep.org or 845-786-2873. Music Under the Stars at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, is kicking off the summer season Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Trophy Point Amphitheater. In […]