Thank this obscure law for a potential coronavirus vaccine

Thank this obscure law for a potential coronavirus vaccine

By John T. Preston According to the Milken Institute, over 70 treatments for COVID-19 are already in clinical trials or progressing toward clinical trials. Several of the inventions behind this flurry of activity resulted from government funded research in U.S. universities. This public-private cooperation is our best hope of defeating the virus. It’s also the […]

Nice-Pak Disinfectant Products are Among the First to Test Effectiveness Against Virus Causing COVID-19

Nice-Pak Disinfectant Products are Among the First to Test Effectiveness Against Virus Causing COVID-19

Nice-Pak, a leading producer of wet wipes, including disinfecting wipes for consumer markets, announced it is among the first to test its products for efficacy against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The company, which is headquartered in Orangeburg, is partnering with testing laboratory Microbac for this project. Nice-Pak’s disinfectant products currently sold under the Nice ‘N […]

Surviving COVID-19 & reviving our economy

Surviving COVID-19 & reviving our economy

By Michael Lawler Republican candidate for NYS Assembly District 97 Back in late February, when I announced my candidacy for State Assembly, most people were vaguely aware of the growing COVID-19 pandemic overseas, but few saw it impacting our lives here in New York State in such a dramatic way. Fast forward a couple months, and I […]

Robbery Arrest in Clarkstown

Robbery Arrest in Clarkstown

On Monday, May 4 at approximately 5:40 p.m. the Clarkstown Police Department responded to a report of a robbery in the area of Rt. 59 and Forman Dr. in Nanuet. Responding patrol units interviewed the victim who stated that an unknown male had punched him, stole his cell phone and money. The victim was able […]

COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AMENDS STANDING ISOLATION ORDER TO REFLECT NEW CDC COVID-19 GUIDANCE 

COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AMENDS STANDING ISOLATION ORDER TO REFLECT NEW CDC COVID-19 GUIDANCE 

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert announce an amendment to the ‘Commissioner’s Standing Isolation Order’ (isolation order) related to COVID-19 to separate all sick people from healthy people and prevent the spread of COVID-19.   This order directs residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms indicative of COVID-19 to remain in isolation at their residence (or other […]

Clarkstown to Open Congers Lake Walkway Effective Monday, May 11th

Clarkstown to Open Congers Lake Walkway Effective Monday, May 11th

(New City, NY) – Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann announced the re-opening of Congers  Lake walkway effective 10am, Monday, May 11, 2020.  The park will be open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Congers Lake walkway will be open for walking only, social distancing and walking directional signs will be posted throughout the walkway, which will be […]