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 […]