By: Katrina Foster For more reasons than one, as most editors, reviewers and writers can agree, I was more than trepid about the task of reading a self-published book about the American Dream in the eyes of an Italian-American from the Bronx during the Great Depression. Worried about the flow of the book and the […]
BY CAROLYN JOHNSON, LIFESTYLE EDITOR I am most grateful and excited that I was recently hired as the Lifestyle Editor at The Rockland County Times, the independent local Rockland newspaper that Armand Miele managed to save from bankruptcy in the 1990s. I look forward to engaging with you via the newspaper, website and Facebook page, […]
The Rockland County Columbus Association, which conducts the annual Columbus Day parade in Rockland County, has named Rockland County Times publisher emeritus Armand Miele “Italian-American of the Year” and has named New York State Senator David Carlucci “Grand Marshall” of this year’s Columbus Day parade. The parade which had been in North Rockland for the […]
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Joanna Clapps Herman’s grandfather Vito, who inspired the title for this sprawling, vibrant memoir, was a figure who will seem instantly familiar to anyone who grew up in an Italian-American family, and who will intrigue anyone who didn’t. “Anarchism comes from the Greek, meaning without government. Like so many first-born males in Italy, what he […]
This debut novel by 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award winner James King highlights poignant issues facing today’s “sandwich” generation. In our struggles to succeed and provide, how do we remain sensitive to the emotional needs of our teenagers? How do we assist our parents’ generation in aging with dignity? Bill Warrington’s adult children have grown […]