Cuomo’s FEMA Extensions Continue

Residents of 13 declared counties may apply for FEMA disaster assistance through April 13, 2013 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the deadline for residents living in one of the 13 disaster-declared counties to register for FEMA assistance has yet again been extended to April 13, 2013. The previous deadline was March 29, 2013. […]

$1.6M in Hurricane Irene Recovery Funds Flow to N. Rockland

Funds will help repair damage from Hurricane Irene along Minisceongo Creek  PRESS RELEASE FROM CONGRESSWOMAN NITA LOWEY (D) Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced that Rockland County has been awarded $1,624,950 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding. The grant will support repairs to […]

COUNTY TO HOLD BLOOD DRIVE ON WEDNESDAY

Blood drive in memory of former county employees  NEW CITY, NY – The County of Rockland announces that it will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center, Building A, Exhibition Hall in Pomona beginning at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The blood drive will be in memory of […]

Should marriage be gay or just straight?

U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Constitutionality of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ PRESS RELEASE FROM “NEW YORKERS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOM” – The Supreme Court of the United States is scheduled to hear two important and controversial cases this week that involve same-sex “marriage.” The first is Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held […]

STONY POINT’S MARINO EARNS ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

STONY POINT’S MARINO EARNS ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

Army Staff Sgt. Robert F. Marino has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal. The medal is awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who while serving in any capacity with the Army have distinguished themselves by meritorious service or achievement while serving in a combat or non-combat area. Marino is a timpanist  assigned to the […]

HEALTH DEPT ANNOUNCES TRY-IT TUESDAYS

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT. Are you looking for healthier choices at your local corner store or bodega? The Rockland County Department of Health, the Village of West Haverstraw, and six village corner stores are working to make the healthy choice the easy choice! “The Health Department’s Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, […]