WEST HAVERSTRAW FACELIFT; GaGa Comeback Continues

The Village of West Haverstraw is getting a facelift. The Garnerville Arts & Industrial Center has announced that work will be beginning in mid-September to restore the historic Water Tank that dominates the skyline in Garnerville. Visible from Low Tor Mountain, the Hudson River and throughout much of the Haverstraw area, the Water Tank rises […]

THE MARINOS CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

THE MARINOS CELEBRATE 65 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

Leo and Anne Marino, formerly of Garnerville, then Stony Point, celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary with family at a luncheon party at Diana’s Restaurant and Catering in New Windsor, New York, on August 25, 2013. Leo and Anne were married on August 28, 1948, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Haverstraw. It was the […]

STU GATES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

STU GATES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Kimberly Kenny of Garnerville and Kevin Mackey of New Windsor, were the two winners of the Rockland County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Stuart L. Gates Scholarship. Each received checks in amount of $1,250 from RCVFA Treasurer Mike Kramar to help further their college goals at the July 12 meeting, 7:30 p.m., at the Hillcrest firehouse on […]

GIVING JEANNIE HER DUE

GIVING JEANNIE HER DUE

At the 10th annual North Rockland 3-Mile Run/Walk this past weekend, the towns of Haverstraw and Stony Point joined together to recognize the numerous contributions of Jeannie Nicolakis, executive manager and owner of Sparky’s Diner in Garnerville, to the North Rockland community. The towns presented Nicolakis with a plaque commemorating her “unparalleled dedication and devoted […]

PROJECT LIFE PROGRAM: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

PROJECT LIFE PROGRAM: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

BY HEATHER BARR The Project LIFE (Learning is For Everyone) program of North Rockland High School has teamed up with local businesses, Simone’s Cleaners and Yo2Go of Garnerville, to teach students with developmental disabilities real life job and people skills. These achievements were celebrated at noon on Wednesday, May 29 at Yo2Go. The group of […]