Submitted by Jeannine Rippa On Saturday, July 27, 2019, the 5:30 p.m. mass opened the 150 year anniversary celebration at St. Ann Church, Nyack.
By Kathy Kahn The Village of Sloatsburg is getting ready to celebrate its 90th anniversary, but a few changes have been made to its original plans. Mayor Carl Wright said the village will not sponsor a community picnic on July 4th—rather, it will host a fireworks show on October 5, which will follow the 90th […]
By Kathy Kahn The village of Sloatsburg (named for the Sloat family), is already preparing for its 90th birthday in 2019. “It takes a year to plan something like this,” said Mayor Carl Wright. “And we want it to be a great success.” Sloatsburg is currently undergoing a metamorphosis thanks to entrepreneur Michael Bruno, owner […]
The Finkelstein Memorial Library in Spring Valley is celebrating its 100th anniversary onSunday, April 23 by re-creating the day it was first opened. There will be a ribbon-cutting with decorations, music (performed by the Spring Valley Marching band along with other guitarists and drummers), refreshments and Boy and Girl Scouts presenting the American Flag. The […]
The heritage of Stony Point and North Rockland was well represented at the 100th anniversary celebration of the Order of the Eastern Star, Stony Point chapter #540. Members of families such as the McGeorge, Odell, Schaper and Conklins were on hand to mark the occasion. Corinne McGeorge of Haverstraw was one special guest, as her […]
Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans on 7th anniversary of Katrina BY JACQUELINE PARKER Just as the restored New Orleans was ready to settle down, Hurricane Isaac landed in their backyard on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, August 29. Hurricane Isaac was officially changed to a Category 1 storm Monday afternoon and about 75 percent […]