Winner of LARC Book of the Year for 2018 Announced

Winner of LARC Book of the Year for 2018 Announced

POMONA RESIDENT, MARIE LIBERACE’S LAMENT IN A MINOR KEY! West Nyack, June 14, 2019: The Library Association of Rockland County (LARC) is pleased to announce the winner of their third annual Book of the Year Award: Lament in a Minor Key by Marie Liberace. This year’s LARC award includes a $1,000 prize courtesy of the […]

Volunteer of the Week: Karen Profenna, Montefiore Nyack Hospital Pet Therapist

Volunteer of the Week: Karen Profenna, Montefiore Nyack Hospital Pet Therapist

By Barry Warner Animal-assisted therapy is a growing field that uses dogs or other animals to help people recover from or better cope with health problems, such as heart disease, cancer and mental health disorders. “The Pet Therapy Program provides patients, families and staff with the opportunity to benefit from pet therapy experiences during their […]

Volunteers of the Week: Frank Kemmer, Mary and Kathryn Resonavich Study the Environment

Volunteers of the Week: Frank Kemmer, Mary and Kathryn Resonavich Study the Environment

By Barry Warner The study of the structure and function of the environment is essential for sustainable development of all living things on earth. Environmental education helps citizens understand how their decisions and actions affect the environment and builds knowledge and skills necessary to address complex issues. Brianna Rosamilia, Conservation District Technician said, “This year, […]

Manhattanville’s Professional Tennis Management Program

Manhattanville’s Professional Tennis Management Program

It had been awhile since Manhattanville College had had a competitive tennis program. Before hiring head coach Derek DiFazio in 2017 the school had gone years without a men’s or women’s tennis team or making any improvements to their existing facilities. But that is quickly changing; the veteran coach has revitalized the defunct program and […]

Monsey Urgent Care

Monsey Urgent Care

By Joe Kuhn Are you looking for expedient, professional, yet affordable medical care in the Monsey area? If so, you should consider Monsey Urgent Care, an emergency clinic equipped to handle everything from broken bones to infectious diseases. The center is celebrating its second anniversary this June and has had a tremendous positive impact on […]

Legislature looks to fund Cropsey

Legislature looks to fund Cropsey

BY JOE KUHN The Rockland County Legislature has taken the first step in securing funding for Cropsey Farm, the largest property maintained by the Rockland Farm Alliance. On Tuesday the legislature voted almost unanimously to allow their purchasing officer to issue a sole source award to Cropsey Farm, which could grant 50,000$ in funding to […]

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