Timeline: May 17, 2012

Airmont Fills Mayor’s Position For Now The village board decided to appoint a former Airmont trustee, Veronica D. Boesch, to fill the position of Mayor, which was left vacant when Mayor Dennis Kay died sudden last month. Kay, 65, was in good health, according to his family. And it came as a great shock to […]

Nyack Farmers Market 2012

Nyack Farmers Market 2012

BY JENNIFER TURTURO Last Thursday kicked off the 2012 Farmers Market season in Nyack sponsored by the Nyack Chamber of Commerce. The market will run every Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. rain or shine from May 10 to November 12 in the Riverspace municipal parking lot on Main Street. Free parking is available during […]

Rest in Peace Freedom

Rest in Peace Freedom

North Rockland’s unofficial favorite mascot Freedom sadly was euthanized on May 15 due to complications from cancer. Freedom was very popular in the Stony Point-Haverstraw area and was known to many in the rest of Rockand and Orange counties. He was often seen with his owner and trainer Bill McGuire hanging out of the window […]

Albertus Students Meet with Congresswoman Lowey

Albertus Students Meet with Congresswoman Lowey

BY JACQUELINE PARKER Albertus students became active United States citizens when they visited Congresswoman Lowey in her White Plains office. Senior Class President Arnell Dandridge, political reporter for the Magnus Monitor newspaper junior Michael Strack, feature reporter for the Magnus Monitor newspaper sophomore Jacqueline Parker, and Magnus Monitor advisor Mrs. Rose Ruppino met with Congresswoman […]

MOODY’S DOWNGRADES ROCKLAND AGAIN

REPORT FROM MOODY’S, UNEDITED Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded to Baa3 from A3 the rating on Rockland County’s (NY) $240 million in rated general obligation debt and placed the rating on review for downgrade. Concurrently, Moody’s has also downgraded to MIG3 from MIG 2 the $10.5 million Bond Anticipation Note Series 2011C. The bonds are […]

Principal Moves Up to Superintendent

Principal Moves Up to Superintendent

St. Gregory Barbarigo Principal Cathleen Cassel is moving up in the Catholic School world, leaving a grateful parish behind BY DYLAN SKRILOFF In seven years Principal Cathleen Cassel had established herself as a well-regarded and steady force at St. Gregory Barbarigo Catholic School in Garnerville. She oversaw an increase in enrollment and maintained the school’s […]