TriCounty Heart Walk draws crowd to raise awareness & funds for heart & and stroke research

TriCounty Heart Walk draws crowd to raise awareness & funds for heart & and stroke research

Despite the rainy weather, hundreds of local residents came out to participate in the TriCounty Heart Walk on Sunday, May 5 at Harriman State Park to support the programs and research of the American Heart Association. www.tricountyheartwalk.org. Several red-caped “SUPER-heroes” were presented with Heart Hero capes on stage, like kindergartner Sydney Lundgren, Heart Hero and […]

Catholic Charities holds annual Blessing of the Soil

Catholic Charities holds annual Blessing of the Soil

Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland hosted its annual Blessing of the Soil on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Haverstraw. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities, gave the blessing. Monsignor Kevin Sullivan has been the Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York since 2001. He represents Catholic Charities agencies […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Help End the Stigma”

County Executive’s Corner: “Help End the Stigma”

By County Executive Ed Day 1 in 5 people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. People don’t choose to experience a mental health issue just as they don’t choose other health issues. Genetics, a history of abuse, trauma, unforeseen hardships, interpersonal conflicts and stress can all lead to symptoms […]

DIMOND: Are Lawyers Immune From Defamation Laws?

DIMOND: Are Lawyers Immune From Defamation Laws?

BY DIANE DIMOND If someone libels, slanders or defames your character, you can sue them. Of course, you’ll have to be able to prove in court how the person injured your reputation or business, and you’ll have to show that what was said was more than just ugly opinion. You’ll have to show the offender […]