Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Pearl River Speech and Language Center Receives Empire Award

Last week, Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick presented a New York State Senate Empire Award to Cornerstone Speech and Language in Pearl River, in recognition of the vital services they provide to children and families in Rockland County. Cornerstone Speech and Language is a small business that provides Early Intervention services which allow parents to identify and […]

Shining a Light on Equitable Education for All

  Lumen Learning, an initiative of The Bill Gates Foundation, is now in full vigor at Rockland Community College. The goal of the program is to connect with students and find ways to meet their real-time needs, focusing on those who may be disenfranchised when it comes to higher learning. In an in-person/Zoom meeting held […]

County Announces $205,000 in Tourism Grants, 22 Organizations to Receive Funding

County Executive Ed Day and Director of Economic Development and Tourism Lucy Redzeposki announced $205,000 in grants to 22 organizations promoting tourism in Rockland during a virtual event Wednesday. “The tourism and hospitality industry were particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in the last two years,” said County Executive Day. “Despite those challenges, we […]

RCC Opens New Covid Testing Site

RCC Opens New Covid Testing Site

On Tuesday, Rockland Community College (RCC) opened a New York State COVID-19 testing site in partnership with New York State and Quadrant Biosciences. The company, which specializes in epigenetic diagnostics, will operate the site which will provide oral, saliva-based PCR COVID-19 tests. Quadrant Biosciences currently operates several other sites around New York which maintain capacity […]

Structure Fire in Suffern

Structure Fire in Suffern

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, a structure fire sparked at 83 Lafayette Avenue in Suffern ripped through the commercial building, damaging several businesses. The fire is believed to have started in Rockland Halal Meat, located on the first floor of the building, before spreading to office spaces located on the higher floors. Below […]

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