County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School” The first lesson is obvious but it is one that bears repeating; drivers must stop behind a stopped school bus and wait until the bus’s red light is off before going. Always watch for children. Our local police departments do frequent spot checks […]

THE ARC EARLY LEARNING CENTER GRADUATES 60 KIDS

THE ARC EARLY LEARNING CENTER GRADUATES 60 KIDS

There were tears and cheers as nearly 60 children were awarded diplomas during The Arc Rockland’s 2018 Prime Time for Kids Early Learning Center graduation ceremony, June 22. David Saulpaugh, Director of Children’s Services thanked the professional staff, the parents and the graduates for all they have achieved along the educational road. He noted that […]

Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

BY BARRY WARNER Initiatives that encourage kids to eat healthy in school, and exercise, are being implemented in Rockland County in an effort to reduce childhood obesity. The Healthy Hunger-Free kids Act of 2012 is an example. The program is aimed at improving child nutrition, including the National School Lunch program. According to the New […]

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

World-renowned Bluegrass fiddler Sue Cunningham and her band will headline at the Highlands Bluegrass Festival at the Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House in Sloatsburg on September 9 from 1-7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Presented by the Town of Ramapo and the Friends of Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House, this outdoor annual festival is free, […]

Cruisers Hold 11th Annual Cruisin’ for Kids

BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN On Saturday, August 4, North Rockland High School was the site of the 11th annual Cruisin’ for Kids Benefit. The event was sponsored by the Neighborhood Cruisers Inc, a non-profit organization of classic car enthusiasts. The Tomkins Cove based group raises money for local children with medical problems and this year’s recipient […]