Islanders Get a New Stadium

Islanders Get a New Stadium

BY MATT CAPUTO   The New York Islanders playoff run ended with a game seven defeat in the NHL semi finals, and since then the sprint to finish the construction of their new home stadium, UBS Arena at Belmont Park, has intensified.   The Rockland County Times recently toured the arena construction site, where as […]

New York Establishes Domestic Violence Advocate-Victim Privilege

New York Establishes Domestic Violence Advocate-Victim Privilege

New York State has passed new legislation to protect the victims of domestic abuse. On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed bill (S.1789/A.2520), establishing a domestic violence advocate-victim privilege that prevents advocate’s from disclosing any communication between themselves and their clients. “Of the many societal ills laid bare during this pandemic, the scourge of domestic violence is […]

West Nyack Native Playing For U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

West Nyack Native Playing For U.S. Olympic Baseball Team

By Citlalli Godinez  Patrick Kivlehan, a former Rutgers star and West Nyack native is competing on the U.S. baseball team at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. “I always thought the pinnacle would be playing in the big leagues until this opportunity presented itself,” said Kivlehan.  There was no formal tryout process for the Olympic baseball team. […]

“Window” of Opportunity Opens for New Business Owner

“Window” of Opportunity Opens for New Business Owner

  New City residents—and anyone else who loves to visit Cropsey Farm on Little Tor Road—have also been enjoying country breakfasts offered at neighboring Red Hill Nursery for many years. When owner David Hansen’s longtime friend Andrew Michael approached him with an idea to repurpose the old café on the nursery’s six acres and create […]

Governor Signs Series of Voting Reforms

Governor Signs Series of Voting Reforms

  New York has joined the growing number of U.S. states that are reexamining how they conduct elections. On Monday July 19 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of voting reforms intended to help voters, candidates and boards of elections “more easily perform their functions” according to a statement from the Governor’s office . First […]

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