Can Congers Elementary be Saved?

Can Congers Elementary be Saved?

BY MARIA MIRAKAJ BROWNSELL On Thursday, August 29, word spread fast that Congers Elementary would not be opening this year, just 11 days before the start of school. The school was declared unsafe and anyone in the building was told to vacate immediately. A letter from Superintendent J. Thomas Morton and Principal Martha Ryan was […]

Local award-winning filmmaker completes “Misery Loves Company,” filmed and produced in Rockland County

BY ALAN McGEORGE Award-winning filmmaker Peter O’Brien, 29, of Congers, has recently completed work on his second feature film, “Misery Loves Company.” Written, produced and directed by O’Brien, a graduate of the creative writing program at Purchase College, SUNY, the narrative film is a story of personal growth and emotional understanding in the guise of […]

LAKE ROAD CLOSURE

CSX will be performing an upgrade to the crossing located on Lake Road in Congers on January, 14, 2013 from 8 a.m. until complete, weather permitting. This will result in Lake Road being closed in both directions. Detour signs will be clearly posted and the detour route will include the following roadways: Kings Highway, Gilchrest […]

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 […]

Three Brothers, Three Valedictorians

Three Brothers, Three Valedictorians

BY CAROLYN JOHNSON According to Principal Barry Donnelly, one family has dominated the graduation stage at St. Joseph’s Regional High School, in Montvale, N.J. since 2007: The Leonard family, of Congers, N.Y. The school gave a special award this graduation to one family that had three brothers named Valedictorian over the past few years. James […]