By Scott Waters Orangetown Deputy Supervisor Michael Lawler kicked off his campaign for the New York State Assembly (97th District) in front of a standing room only crowd of supporters in Blauvelt, New York. Lawler, a life-long Rockland County Resident, was introduced by Orangetown Supervisor Teresa Kenny.
On Sunday, April 28 the Blauvelt Volunteer Fire Company held an open house to the community in efforts to recruit new members. In addition to free BBQ, residents had an opportunity to see the firehouse and tour the trucks. The members also did a live demo of an extrication. Interested in Joining the Volunteer Fire […]
The closing mass of the 150th anniversary celebration of St. Catharine Church in Blauvelt was held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. The guest of honor was Cardinal Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York. The reception was catered by DeCicco Family Market in New City and longtime proprietor Frank DeCicco was on hand.
BY BARRY WARNER Firefighters are exposed to the most hazardous of situations and greatest risk activities during emergency scene operations. To ensure that firefighters do not become victims, the Assistant Chief as Incident Commander must engage in the operations, recognize the hazards and address them in a proactive manner. “The working fire is a dynamic […]
BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Golden Krust’s present deal to build its world-wide headquarters in Blauvelt, NY might to be in limbo after CEO Lowell Hawthorne’s death on Saturday. CEO Lowell Hawthorne, whom authorities believe killed himself, had purchased land in Rockland and begun talks for tax breaks to build a $37.2 million headquarters to house legal, sales, […]
U.S. Air Force Airman Jayson E. Thibert graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four […]