In 2019, This Pope Needs a Reality Check

In 2019, This Pope Needs a Reality Check

BY DIANE DIMOND During this holiest of Christian seasons, who could ignore the latest statements of Pope Francis about the festering child sex abuse scandal within his church? In a Christmas address, he spoke of priests who are “ready to devour innocent souls.” He declared, “To those who abuse minors, I would say this: Convert […]

County Executive’s Corner: The Spirit of the Season All Year

County Executive’s Corner: The Spirit of the Season All Year

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We’ve decorated the Christmas tree, lighted all eight candles on the menorah, cooked, cleaned and shopped ‘til we dropped. Now, during this month of holidays, we can pause for a moment to reflect on what these celebrations are really about. I just had an opportunity to experience the true […]

HIBERNIANS HOST PARTY FOR YOUNG RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

HIBERNIANS HOST PARTY FOR YOUNG RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Santa came early to Pearl River to attend the annual Christmas party for children with Special Needs hosted by the Pearl River Ancient Order of Hibernians. The event, run in conjunction with BuddyBall, treated the guests to an afternoon of music, food and entertainment. The spirit and joy of the season was well in evidence […]

The Season of Lights

The Season of Lights

Photos provided by the Town of Stony Point The Town of Stony Point celebrated its annual tree lighting ceremony Tuesday evening outside Kirkbride Hall in Patriot Hills. Carly Gagliardo performed a dazzling rendition of “O’ Holy Night” and the Stony Elementary Chorus spread holiday cheer with merry songs. Town employees and volunteers put in extra hours to […]