Empire Casino: an Adventure a Half-Hour Away

Just don’t lose your shirt! BY PAMELA STERN It’s a sizzling summer at Empire City Casino located at Yonkers Raceway and it’s about to get even hotter as rock n’ roll legend Pat Benatar is set to play this weekend, August 12, as part of Empire City’s summer concert series. While the summer concerts have been a big […]

Neighborhood Cruisers Hold Annual Car Show Benefit

BY MICHAEL RICONDA On July 30 Neighborhood Cruisers, Inc. held a small car show at Gennaro’s Restaurant in Stony Point to raise awareness for their annual Cruisin’ For Kids Benefit at Clarkstown North High School on August 4. The event, which included a car display, music, raffle ticket sales for the benefit on Saturday and […]

What’s Happening?

BY GEORGE J. DACRE – Trans-art & Cultural Services celebrating its 12th Annual Jazz Festival In The Valley August 18 and 19 at Waryas Park on the Waterfront.Poughkeepsie at noon.Featuring the “Cookers,” “We Four,” “Swiss Movement Revisited,” “Helen Sung Trio” and “Zan Del Barrio.” Tickets at 845-384-6350 or transartinc.org. – Rockland Theatre Company and Haverstraw […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Rockland County this Summer

BY ERIN MAHER 1. Visit a local park – Rockland County has an abundance of parks for the public to enjoy. With 11 state parks and over 50 county, town, and village parks, there are plenty of places to get out and enjoy the weather and outdoors. Many of the parks offer various recreational fields […]

Town of Haverstraw to Host Summer Concert Series

The town of Haverstraw will be hosting a number of concerts throughout the summer of 2012. The schedule is as follows: · July 12, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – The Barons. More information on the band at: www.baronsmusic.com · July 19, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Steve Wexler and the Top Shelf. More […]

Summer Kids’ Concert Proves to be a Hit

Summer Kids’ Concert Proves to be a Hit

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Parents and children gathered for the 2012 Summer Kid’s Concert held by the Recreation Department of Stony Point at Riverfront Park at 6:30 p.m. on June 27. The event, which also involved free giveaways and an ice cream truck, was one of the first of its kind during this summer. It was […]