The Rockland County Historical Society will host a tour of historic sites in the Town of Stony Point on Saturday, November 18.  A bus will leave the commuter parking lot across from Lynch’s Restaurant, 79 South Liberty Drive (Route 9W), Stony Point at 8:45 a.m. and the event will conclude 2:30 pm after lunch at Lynch’s Price: $74/person (non-members); $69/person (HSRC members). Includes bus transportation, guided tours, […]

107th Anniversary of Haverstraw Landslide to be Marked

107th Anniversary of Haverstraw Landslide to be Marked

The Haverstraw Brick Museum has announced the date of their annual commemoration of the Haverstraw Landslide of 1906. It will take place at the Brick Museum on Sunday, January 6, 2013, and the program will be led by Village Historian Stephen Cobb. On January 8, 1906, 19 Haverstraw residents lost their lives as their homes […]

Historic Day Trip Tours Stony Point

On Saturday, September 15, Dr. Andrew Smith, a structural archeologist, will lead a tour through Stony Point, the last of a series of Rockland County historical tours. At 9 a.m. the bus leaves from Fireside Restaurant on Route 9W (Liberty Drive) in Stony Point. Highlights along the tour will include Mad Anthony Wayne, the Gilmore […]

Upscale Adult Housing Project Approved for Pearl River Historic House on Site Will Also be Preserved

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR, ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES ARC Properties got the final green light from Orangetown recently to proceed with developing a 160-unit upscale senior apartment complex in the Nauraushaun section of Pearl River, while at the same time pledging to restore the historic 250-year-old Seth house which occupies the site to its former […]

Brooklyn’s in the Air When Dodgers Fly to Mets

Oldest living Dodger and Larry King, Harvey in, Santana out BY JOE RINI The design of Citi Field, with its Jackie Robinson Rotunda, evokes Ebbets Field but when the Los Angeles Dodgers visited this past weekend, one could almost hear the echoes of Hilda Chester and her famed cowbell as the Mets paid tribute to […]

Miele’s Musings, July 5th: What’s The Parade About?

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE I always say that a parade is made up of believers. We have a lot of believers in the United States, and many occasions on which to celebrate our faith in each other, in our history, in our nation. The Columbus Day and St. Patrick’s Day parades are no longer […]