How Shall We Dine?

How Shall We Dine?

An Interactive, Performance and Edible Art Installations with the Burnt Asphalt Family “Food Always tastes better with a little showmanship.”   Rockland Center for the Arts will present “How Shall We Dine?,” an interactive, sweet and savory tasting celebration  on Saturday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. The Burnt Asphalt Family is an artist collective that uses performance, glass, […]

Spring Valley Library Celebrates 100th

Spring Valley Library Celebrates 100th

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 […]

King George’s 274th Birthday Celebration Set

Stony Point Battlefield Royal Artillery Regiment to do cannon drills It is labeled the Grand Illumination by the Stony Point Historical Museum, and this year will be a five hour event open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m on June 2. In May of 1779, King George ordered troops to take the […]

Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Did you thank a veteran this weekend? BY DIANA BIERMAN On the sunny, cloudless morning of May 28, Rockland County residents and others lined Main Street in New City waving flags and cheering various groups, organizations, and veterans who marched in the annual Memorial Day parade in support of our troops. The 63rd annual parade, […]

Nyack Honors Those Who Fought for Our County

BY SARA GILBERT On Monday, May 28, the sun shone brightly and the Nyack community lined the sidewalks to cheer, honor and remember. “The best part of the Memorial Day Parade is showing respect for the men and women who fought for our country,” said Michael Hely, the chief of the Central Nyack Fire Department. […]

Watchfires by Dawn’s Early Light

Watchfires by Dawn’s Early Light

The annual watchfires were lit up around Rockland County Tuesday night/Wednesday morning at midnight in honor of America’s war dead. At 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, the traditional Memorial Day, the fires still were churning, even though the flame had taken out most of the fire’s height. Seen here are photos from Haverstraw’s Bowline […]