$15 Million More in the Hole

Rockland County budget news gets even worse  BY SARA GILBERT The Rockland County Legislature met Tuesday, July 24 to receive news that despite tax hikes and 100 layoffs, the county is an additional $15 million in debt so far during this budget year, bringing the grand debt total to an estimated $95 million. Acting County Finance Director […]

Timelines: July 26, 2012

  Fines Raised for False Fire Alarms in Nyack A resolution was passed in Nyack on Thursday, July 19 increasing the fines for false alarms to the local fire department. Anyone who places a false call to the Nyack fire department more than twice a year will be penalized with a $300 fine. And the fines […]

Turning a Lost Battle Positive (+)

BY JARED RODRIGUEZ Kerry Kelemen continues her fight against leukemia through her friends, loved ones, and those she taught to “Be +.” On Sunday, August 5, 2012, Kerry Kelemen will receive tribute from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) at its annual Rockland County Light the Night Walk Kickoff Party at Rockland Boulders Stadium in […]

North Rockland Alums to Hold Three-Class High School Reunion

Dominant athletes and old friends to reunite for one night The North Rockland High School classes of 1971, 1972, and 1973 will be holding a joint reunion the weekend of September 21, 22, and 23. Of special note, the classes of 1971, 72 and 73 each produced undefeated football teams and in 1973 NRHS won […]

Master Gardeners Help Improve the Beauty of Rockland County Communities

BY BARRY WARNER You might not know that the Cornell Cooperate Extension has a program that aim to spread gardening knowledge throughout the community. The Master Gardener Program consists of a corps of volunteers, trained by Cornell Cooperative Extension instructors in gardening, a skill that truly is a cross between art and science. The newly […]

Tappan Zee Bridge Update & How Much Will it Actually Cost?

Tappan Zee Bridge Update & How Much Will it Actually Cost?

BY SARA GILBERT Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will be present to discuss the plan for the new Tappan Zee Bridge at two meetings on Thursday, July 26. The first, hosted by Rockland Business Association, will be at 8:30 a.m. at Dominican College, 470 Western Highway in Orangeburg. The second will be at 6 p.m. at […]