It’s Graduation Season in Rockland County

North Rockland High School holds 2012 commencement BY MICHAEL RICONDA North Rockland High School celebrated the graduation of its Senior Class of 2012, holding its annual commencement ceremony at Rockland Community College at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Hundreds of graduating seniors, their friends, and their families attended the ceremony. In total, 631 seniors […]

“Borinqueneers” Are Not Forgotten

On Tuesday, June 19, the 65th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, a unit of soldiers from Puerto Rican, referred to as the “Borinqueneers,” was recognized and honored by a commemorative stamp. These soldiers served the U.S. during World War I, II and the Korean War. They fought hard despite the fact that they could […]

Good Samaritan Hospital Breaks Ground on New Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital Breaks Ground on New Emergency Department

BY SARA GILBERT Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Emergency Department on Tuesday, June 19 with a cocktail hour, ceremonial breaking of ground and tour of the department. The current emergency department, designed almost 25 years ago to accommodate 19,500 patients annually, desperately needed renovations. Last year, the […]