On Point with Tina Traster

On Point with Tina Traster

Clarkstown’s 2018 election referendums The November 6 election will be a midterm nail-biter like one not witnessed in eons. But Clarkstown voters should pay equally close attention to the election because the town wants to know if you think the Supervisor’s and Council Members’ terms should be extended from two years to four years. There […]

County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

County Executive’s Corner: Be The 1 To Save Someone’s Life

By County Executive Ed Day In 2016 there were nearly 45,000 suicides in the United States, that is more than twice the number of homicides, making it the 10th leading cause of death according to the CDC. Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34 and […]

Inside Artist Studios, Children’s Shakespeare Theater and a one-year old Playful Yoga Space at Bell-ans

Inside Artist Studios, Children’s Shakespeare Theater and a one-year old Playful Yoga Space at Bell-ans

Orangeburg, NY – Visit the studios of artists and craftspeople and creative enterprises during the 2018 Open House at Bell-ans Center for Creative Arts on Saturday, September 15th from 2pm to 6pm. All day shuttle buses will move visitors over the mountain and through the woods from the Great Nyack Get Together. Closing reception for […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, Ombudsman Alert has been granted permission from Editor David Rotman to quote directly from the most recent cover story of the MIT News, featuring Dr. Aviv Regev in the article “The Cartographer of Cells.” “Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell […]

Unsung Hero: Paul Morer, Volunteer Chief 0f the Nyack Community Ambulance Corps

Unsung Hero: Paul Morer, Volunteer Chief 0f the Nyack Community Ambulance Corps

By Barry Warner Calling an ambulance has many benefits over driving to the hospital on one’s own. Ambulances are staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who are trained in handling medical emergencies, able to provide medical attention on the way to the hospital, prepared to handle the situation if it worsens, able to navigate through […]

Carlucci’s Column: Keeping Children Safe On The School Bus

Carlucci’s Column: Keeping Children Safe On The School Bus

BY SENATOR DAVID CARLUCCI It is back to school time, and our children’s safety is a top priority. School buses are very safe, but what happens if there is a rollover crash like the one in Morristown, New Jersey in May that left 2 dead and 43 injured? The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has […]

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