HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES MEASLES CLINIC

HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES MEASLES CLINIC

FREE measles, mumps, rubella vaccine being offered to Rockland community   NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert inform residents that the Health Department will be holding a measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine clinic on Thursday, October 11 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the […]

New York Considers Making Recreational Marijuana Use Legal

New York Considers Making Recreational Marijuana Use Legal

By Kathy Kahn Andrew Cuomo, who once declared he was against the legalization of marijuana, a Schedule 1 drug (on par with heroin), now seems to be working his way towards getting weed legalized for recreational use as well. The large room in SUNY Orange’s Newburgh campus was filled to capacity October 1 with those […]

School Superintendent of East Ramapo Plans New Educational initiatives for 2018-2019

School Superintendent of East Ramapo Plans New Educational initiatives for 2018-2019

BY BARRY WARNER School Superintendent Deborah Wortham is knowledgeable of the best practices for maximizing student achievement and is supportive of the teachers in the district. She must listen and take into account differing viewpoints of various constituencies and then make the best educational decisions. “We believe that the initiatives we started in 2016 in […]

Inaugural Ramapo Hall of Fame induction held

Inaugural Ramapo Hall of Fame induction held

Last Sunday, the local sports legends of East Ramapo High School gathered together at the Mahwah Double Tree Inn to be honored as the first-ever inductees into the school’s newly established Hall of Fame. Two coaches, 11 athletes, and one team were all officially inducted into the Ramapo Hall of Fame during an event that […]

Bring on the rateables in Stony Point

Bring on the rateables in Stony Point

By Kathy Kahn Stony Point’s Town Board disclosed at its last meeting that a private partnership, Patriot Hills, LLC, was interested in buying the golf course the town inherited when Letchworth Village was closed in the mid-1990s. Despite any “profits” made by the golf course and the Patriot Hills catering facility, Stony Pointers still pay […]

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