Confronting floods: protecting Piermont from Mother Nature

Confronting floods: protecting Piermont from Mother Nature

BY JANIE ROSMAN PHOTOS BY LIBBY ZEMATIS Last week, students from Cornell University’s Landscape Architecture 4010 course, the Climate-Adaptive Design (CAD) studio presented their ideas for landscape architecture, urban planning and engineering to Piermont residents and stakeholders. The studio links landscape architecture students with flood-risk Hudson Riverfront communities to explore design alternatives for more climate resilient, […]


To the Editor, Hi-Tor Animal Care Center serves an important purpose in Rockland, and we can thank early advocates like Zippy Fleisher for bringing it to fruition.  My husband Martin Cornell, an attorney, did pro bono legal work helping Hi-Tor get its start, and it has always been close to our hearts. At the request of Clarkstown Councilwoman Stephanie […]

Back from the Dude Ranch; Retired Sheriff Defends Cornell

To the Editor, I feel the need to respond to Legislator Ed Day’s remarks concerning Harriet Cornell, Chairwoman of the Rockland County Legislature, specifically suggesting that Mrs. Cornell was in some way hostile to the law enforcement community.  I can, without hesitation, state that as a legislator and as chairwoman, Mrs. Cornell has been a […]