New Taxes Pass Legislature; Contract Agency Cuts and Layoffs to be Discussed at Future Meeting

BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature held a special meeting on Tuesday, May 29 at the Allison-Parris County Office in New City to discuss proposed mid-year budget adjustments. The meeting addressed the county’s more than $80 million budget deficit and how to fund government operations which has led to a drastic downgrade of the […]

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Scott Hairston Is Heir to a Baseball Legacy

Red-hot Mets outfielder is product of three generations of Major Leaguers BY JOE RINI Rockland County Times Exclusive! Baseball and history go together, and for Scott Hairston of the New York Mets, that history reaches back over 60 years and breathes anew everyday. The Hairstons are one of only three families that have sent three […]

Looking for Fresh and Local Fruit and Vegetables? Visit Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets!

Public Service Message from Rockland County Department of Health Wondering what to make for dinner tonight? The Rockland County Department of Health suggests you shop at one of the many local Farmers’ Markets to find fresh, delicious and nutritious food! “Since the produce is locally grown, it does not have to travel as far as […]

Witness to a Century

Witness to a Century

Stony Point honors Ralph Goldsmith, WW II serviceman who turns 100 on July 25 BY GEORGE J. DACRE Ralph Goldsmith, born and raised and a resident of Stony Point all of his life, except for three years in the U.S. Navy, was honored at a ceremony at Stony Point Town Hall Memorial Day. In fact, […]

Vin Etching This Weekend

The Clarkstown Police Crime Prevention Unit is sponsoring a free VIN (vehicle identification number) etching program to be held on Saturday, June 2 at the Clarkstown Police Department, 20 Maple Avenue, New City from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Watch Your Car” VIN program is a nationwide program in which vehicle owners can have the […]