Many in the community still mourn the premature and preventable loss of Jayde Marks. The 21-year-old was killed on July 7, 2019, when a drunk driver smashed into her car at the Rt. 304 intersection near Albertus Magnus High School. “She was a very vibrant young lady,” said Seth Marks, her father, in an exclusive […]
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 […]