HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Carry the Load

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Carry the Load

  Carry the Load is a national organization founded by veterans to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. The not-for-profit has since expanded its mission to provide meaningful ways to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice serving our great country. One of those ways is through its annual National Relay that travels […]

Displaying our Gratitude for those who Serve

Displaying our Gratitude for those who Serve

By Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann Honoring those who serve or have served in the Armed Forces is something we all should do.  We all know the reasons why. At some point they looked within themselves and decided that they would stand at the ready to defend our freedom and our very lives with […]

Sullivan and Hoehmann march in Congers Parade

Sullivan and Hoehmann march in Congers Parade

BY JEANNINE RIPPA The VMA (Veterans Memorial Association) Memorial Day parade was held on Lake Road, Congers this past Saturday, May 27. Town of Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann, who suspended Clarkstown’s Police Chief Michael Sullivan and now faces him in the fall election, marched directly in front of Sullivan during the Congers VMA Parade. Sullivan marched with Aimee […]

Carry The Load Stops in Congers

Carry The Load Stops in Congers

BY DYLAN BESTLER CONGERS– The “Carry The Load” relay march stopped at Congers Station Park Monday evening to honor our veterans and celebrate the true meaning of Memorial Day. Hundreds of Rockland residents were in attendance to support our county, our country and our nation’s heroes. Carry The Load’s purpose is to help Americans understand […]

Bipartisan Baritones

Bipartisan Baritones

PHOTO BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Town council candidate Edward Onderdonk (D) and County Legislator Doug Jobson Jr. (R) sing “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” at a Memorial Day event held at Stony Point Ambulance Corps. During the event Ambulance Corps board member John Orfini explained that Memorial Day began in 1868 as Decoration Day when families […]

Celebrate Rowing on Rockland Lake Memorial Day Weekend

Looking for something different to do this Memorial Day weekend? How about watching rowing races on Rockland Lake or trying a hand at rowing yourself? This Saturday River Rowing Association will host its annual Directors’ Cup Regatta on Rockland Lake from 8-11 a.m., followed by awards, a picnic lunch, and from 1-4 p.m. FREE Learn-to-Row […]