Master Gardeners Help Improve the Beauty of Rockland County Communities

BY BARRY WARNER You might not know that the Cornell Cooperate Extension has a program that aim to spread gardening knowledge throughout the community. The Master Gardener Program consists of a corps of volunteers, trained by Cornell Cooperative Extension instructors in gardening, a skill that truly is a cross between art and science. The newly […]

Opportunities for 2013 Community Arts Grants Announced

The Arts Council of Rockland has announced they will again award grants to provide support for arts and cultural projects to community-based organizations, groups, collectives or artists through the 2013 Community Arts Grants program. Grants are intended to assist with the activities of local arts organizations, artist fees, marketing/publicity costs, direct administrative expenses, and supplies […]

Meet the Candidate, James Skoufis (D-Woodbury)

Meet the Candidate, James Skoufis (D-Woodbury)

99th Assembly District (Stony Point and parts of Orange County) Stony Point residents need an Assembly representative who will be there for them, constantly attentive, in the community, and able to work alongside local elected officials to better meet their needs. I have been fortunate to meet so many Stony Point residents and I look […]

Nyack Jewish Congregation Reaching Out For New Members

Nyack Jewish Congregation Reaching Out For New Members

BY GEORGE J. DACRE A Nyack synagogue is beginning several new programs in the coming weeks in an effort to reach out for new members in the Nyack community. Rabbi Jeffrey Abraham and Cantor Michael Kaspar, who characterize themselves as young-at-heart, “egalitarian conservatives,” boast of a caring community for new members. “The synagogue is nestled […]

County of Rockland Cooling Centers: June 20-22, 2012

Clarkstown: Town of Clarkstown designated cooling centers for Town residents. The Town of Clarkstown Community Centers are open and available for
residents to use as cooling centers during the normal operating hours. Central Nyack Community Center 58 Waldron Avenue Central Nyack  (845) 358-2500 Hours of Operations M-F 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. to […]