Unsung Hero: Paul Morer, Volunteer Chief 0f the Nyack Community Ambulance Corps

Unsung Hero: Paul Morer, Volunteer Chief 0f the Nyack Community Ambulance Corps

By Barry Warner Calling an ambulance has many benefits over driving to the hospital on one’s own. Ambulances are staffed with Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) who are trained in handling medical emergencies, able to provide medical attention on the way to the hospital, prepared to handle the situation if it worsens, able to navigate through […]

EVgo electronic charging station opens in Nanuet

EVgo electronic charging station opens in Nanuet

STORY AND PHOTOS BY SONIA OWCHARIW EVgo Charging Station is here and fast charging for electric vehicles is now available to the public at the east parking area of the Shops at Nanuet, adjacent to Banchetto Feast restaurant. Though it has been in the ground for several months the Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station officially […]

Rockland County Sues Landowner to Get Health Code Compliance

Rockland County Sues Landowner to Get Health Code Compliance

BY JOEL GROSSBARTH Lately much of the news regarding Rockland County’s attempts to get code compliance addressed lawsuits involving building and zoning codes. Now, Rockland County has gone to Court asking a judge to force a property owner to allow an inspection to determine if public health and safety issues are present at a residential […]

On a Small Island with a Big Mission, West Haverstraw Native Supports the Navy’s “Silent Service” Half a World Away in Guam

On a Small Island with a Big Mission, West Haverstraw Native Supports the Navy’s “Silent Service” Half a World Away in Guam

By Lt. Cmdr. Marie Tillery, Navy Office of Community Outreach Photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Brown A 2014 North Rockland High School graduate and West Haverstraw, New York, native is providing a critical maintenance capability to the U.S. Navy’s submarine force in the Pacific as part of a hybrid crew of sailors and civilian […]

UNSUNG HERO: Brianne Murphy, Volunteer Firefighter, Suffern Hose Company #1

UNSUNG HERO: Brianne Murphy, Volunteer Firefighter, Suffern Hose Company #1

BY BARRY WARNER With temperatures expected to reach over 90 degrees this week, fighting fires seems even more heroic than usual!  Suffern volunteer firefighters respond to emergencies wearing very heavy equipment in thick, insulated suits that can raise a person’s body temperature above 100 degrees. Because of this, firefighters are at an increased risk of […]

Ginny Malloy of Stony Point Is 100 Today, August 30

Ginny Malloy of Stony Point Is 100 Today, August 30

By George J. Dacre Born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1918, Ginny and her husband of 72 years, Bill, ran Malloy’s Pharmacy and Gift Shop in Stony Point. They met at Albright College where Ginny earned a Home Ed degree. She became a certified assistant pharmacist. Among Ginny’s accomplishments was co-founding the Stony Point Ambulance Corps. She […]