Rock Garden: Reduce, Reuse, Replant

Rock Garden: Reduce, Reuse, Replant

By: Patrick McLoughlin   Here we are in the middle of October and there are a lot more damp and dreary days to get through before we enter the clutches of winter. This news may sound stressful for aspiring gardeners, but it’s also a motivator to finish any work before it’s too late; namely yard […]

Gordon Elliott puts Grand National in mind for Presenting Percy

With the Grand National in mind, Irish trainer Gordon Elliott took to the media to claim that Presenting Percy could feature and was surprised to find out that the newly-recruited colt is as big as 33-1 for the Grand National. In 2018, Presenting Percy was able to throw off Al-Boum, who won the Gold Cup […]

Arts Council of Rockland to host Virtual Master Class Featuring Broadway Actress Isabelle McCalla

Arts Council of Rockland to host Virtual Master Class Featuring Broadway Actress Isabelle McCalla

The Arts Council of Rockland is pleased to announce that Suffern native and Broadway actress Isabelle McCalla will be offering a virtual Master Class for the Arts Council of Rockland. The course, entitled “Nailing the Audition:  A Master Class with Broadway’s Isabelle McCalla,” will be offered on Tuesday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m., where the […]

Too Little, Too Late

Too Little, Too Late

Cuomo’s enforcement of virus restrictions is met with anger, hostility in Orthodox communities By Kathy Kahn   Six months ago–April 4, 2020, to be exact– County Executive Ed Day made an impassioned plea to Albany to create a “containment” zone in the Town of Ramapo and other CoV-19 “hot spots” in Rockland, similar to the […]

Vote to Dissolve Village of South Nyack Set for December 17

Vote to Dissolve Village of South Nyack Set for December 17

Months of speculation and concern over who was negotiating to purchase Nyack College’s sprawling campus overlooking the Hudson were answered mid-Summer: the former Christian college and its scenic campus, a landmark on the banks of the Hudson for 120 years, was purchased for a fire-sale price of approximately $44 million by Yeshiva Viznitz, based in […]

Orangetown Takes Part in Marketing HNA Palisades Center

Orangetown Takes Part in Marketing HNA Palisades Center

By Kathy Kahn   Four years ago, IBM sold its luxurious campus/conference center in the hamlet of Palisades for $59.6 million to China-based Hainan Airlines.  After renaming the campus HNA Palisades Center, the airline/hotel conglomerate put the property on the market in late 2017.  With CoV-19 effectively shutting down the entire hotel/conference industry, HNA began […]