David Fried Praises Rockland’s Historic Patriotic Sites

To the Editor, Ever been to Gettysburg? How about Philadelphia’s Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell? Did you ever have a class trip to Washington DC? These are all sites rich with history – where American blood was spilt, where the great American Experiment began to take shape, and where we enshrine our principles and laws. […]

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 […]

Fireworks Light Up Rockland

Fireworks Light Up Rockland

Friday, June 29: Location: Bear Mountain State Park Time: 5-10 p.m. Description: Music by Party Time Productions, children’s bounce house, concession stands, merchandise for sale, Merry-Go-Round, and more. Alcoholic beverages and personal pyrotechnics are not permitted. Parking lot will fill quickly; arrive early. Cost: $8 per car. For more information, call 845-786-2701 ext. 242. Tuesday, […]

First Ever Palisades Fair Opens June 21 – July 4

14 big days of family fun in the parking lots of West Nyack mall The Pyramid Mall/Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY will play host to Rockland County’s newest family entertainment event, the Palisades Fair, June 21 – July 4. The fair will feature spectacular shows free with admission, State Fair amusement rides, delicious fair […]

Town of Haverstraw Board Meeting Celebrates Basketball Champs, Passes Budget Items

BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Haverstraw met for a regular board meeting on Monday, June 11 to award local basketball champions, address purchasing, discuss taxes and make announcements. After the pledge of allegiance, Chairman Howard Phillips called up the sixth grade Saint Gregory CYO Basketball team and congratulated them and their coach Joe Corretjer […]