FIVE AREA RESIDENTS CYCLE TOWARD $52 MILLION GOAL IN THE 2018 PAN-MASS CHALLENGE

FIVE AREA RESIDENTS CYCLE TOWARD $52 MILLION GOAL IN THE 2018 PAN-MASS CHALLENGE

On Aug. 4 and 5, five riders from Nanuet, New City, Nyack and Piermont will join thousands of others cycling up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC). The goal: topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, over 6,300 cyclists from […]

Volunteer of the Week: Kathy Rauth, Rockland Farm Alliance summer camp and education program at Cropsey Community Farm

Volunteer of the Week: Kathy Rauth, Rockland Farm Alliance summer camp and education program at Cropsey Community Farm

BY BARRY WARNER Several years ago, activists and local officials maneuvered to preserve 25 acres of the historic Cropsey Community Farm in New City. Almost half of that area [12 acres] is currently farmed using organic and sustainable methods by the Rockland Farm Alliance, a participant in the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. The nonprofit […]

Black Bull Restaurant in New City: A Diverse and Delicious Menu

Black Bull Restaurant in New City: A Diverse and Delicious Menu

BY JOE KUHN The Black Bull Steakhouse, the county’s newest upscale eatery, is bringing the atmosphere and flavor of a New York City restaurant right here to Rockland. Opened in early 2018, Black Bull Steakhouse serves not just expertly prepared steaks, but also homemade pastas, fresh seafood, and top shelf wine.  Founded by veteran chef Thomas […]

Man Who Warned Investors Now at Heart of Investigation

Man Who Warned Investors Now at Heart of Investigation

After a Pearl River hedge-fund operator was snagged for a Ponzi scheme years ago, Hector May, owner of a New City investment firm, warned investors to be even more careful when choosing someone to manage their finances.  When James Nicholson was arrested in 2009, May warned, “but before you invest a million dollars, you do your […]

A $10,000 Prize Will Help Muhlenberg Student Valerie Weisler of New City Build Her Teen-Empowerment Organization

A $10,000 Prize Will Help Muhlenberg Student Valerie Weisler of New City Build Her Teen-Empowerment Organization

Muhlenberg College student Valerie Weisler of New City is one of the 10 recipients of L’Oreal Paris’ 2017 Women of Worth awards. The college sophomore will receive $10,000 to support her teen-empowerment organization, The Validation Project. Weisler says The Validation Project is focused on “showing teens that they have worth.” That’s been her focus since […]

Dinner is Served: New City Kosher Deli

BY COL. ANDREW J. SMITH Today I had a taste for something different: Kosher Deli. I remember so well the Maxi City Deli at the old Bradlees shopping center in New City, which, I suppose, I must use as a template for Kosher food. So I opted for the New City Kosher Deli on Main […]