Memorial to Honor 1981 Brinks Robbery

Memorial to Honor 1981 Brinks Robbery

Rockland county residents gathered at mass last Sunday to honor the memory of three local heroes who gave their lives protecting the public 37 years ago. Security guard Peter Paige, and police officers Edward O’Grady and Waverly Brown, were commemorated for “making the ultimate sacrifice” during the 1981 Brinks Robbery; the domestic terror attack rocked […]

Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 27 in Rockland County

Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 27 in Rockland County

PRESS RELEASE – Rockland is once again offering residents the opportunity to empty their medicine cabinets of unused prescription drugs before they fall into the wrong hands, County Executive Ed Day announced. Another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at selected pharmacies in Rockland.  “This […]

Keeping Our Streams Clean: Minisceongo Creek

Keeping Our Streams Clean: Minisceongo Creek

PRESS RELEASE – This Saturday, October 27 volunteers will gather at Garner Arts Center at 10:00am to clean up the Minisceongo Creek, which runs throughout Northern Rockland and feeds into the Hudson River Estuary. The cleanup is the first opportunity to learn about the emerging Minisceongo Creek Watershed Alliance.  In case of inclement weather, registered volunteers […]

ROCKLAND COUNTY LOOKING FOR FOSTER FAMILIES

ROCKLAND COUNTY LOOKING FOR FOSTER FAMILIES

PRESS RELEASE – County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announced that the County of Rockland will recognize November of 2018 as National Adoption Month. Each November, staff from the Rockland County Department of Social Services’ (DSS) Children’s Services Unit join with local Wendy’s franchisees to celebrate National Adoption Month to […]

St. Thomas Aquinas College to Offer FREE FAFSA Completion Workshops

St. Thomas Aquinas College to Offer FREE FAFSA Completion Workshops

PRESS RELEASE – The Office of Financial Aid at St. Thomas Aquinas College is offering two FAFSA Completion Workshops that are free and open to anyone in the community that wants to understand the financial aid process when applying for college financial assistance. “This is the College’s way of giving back to the community, near […]