We Remember: 9/11

We Remember: 9/11

It’s been 20 years since America was forever changed by the tragic events of September 11th, 2001. The attack that so shocked and changed the nation is an especially painful memory for the people of Rockland, many of whom lost friends and loved ones on that day and the days since. Just last month, our […]

Nyack Hosts Back-to-School BBQ

Nyack Hosts Back-to-School BBQ

Several community sponsors distributed free food, school supplies, and over 300 backpacks to Nyack school district students at the community’s annual back-to-school barbeque on Aug. 28. The Nyack Center, Village of Nyack, Nyack NAACP, Pilgrim Baptist Church, Nyack Teachers Association, Hanneman Funeral Home, and other sponsors participated at the event. The generous efforts of the […]

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Overtime: Governor Hochul calls Extraordinary Session Of State Legislature Starting Sept 1, Extends Eviction Freeze

Governor Hochul is done waiting for the federal government.  In response to the “heartless” actions of the Supreme Court, who on August 27 moved to block President Biden’s plan to extend a moratorium  on evictions nationwide, Hochul has called an emergency session of the New York State Legislature.  As the legislature reconvenes, New York’s representatives […]

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

On Point: Rockland Times Readers Forecast Cuomo’s Resignation in Recent Poll

As the governor faced immense pressure to resign in light of his recent controversies, 97 percent of our poll participants called on Cuomo to step down. He did just that Tuesday afternoon.  With the recent resignation of the governor’s top aide, Melissa DeRosa, and reports of at least two additional accusers coming forward, the walls […]

If You Want to Participate Fully in Society, Get Vaccinated Says de Blasio: Proof of Vaccination Required for Several Indoor NYC Settings

If You Want to Participate Fully in Society, Get Vaccinated Says de Blasio: Proof of Vaccination Required for Several Indoor NYC Settings

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that certain indoor businesses – including all indoor restaurants, entertainment venues and gyms, will require proof of vaccination.  “It’s time for people to see vaccination as necessary to living a good and full and healthy life,”  said de Blasio during his daily press briefing.  The […]

Gov. Signs Legislation Repealing Law That Prohibits Barbering on Sundays

Gov. Signs Legislation Repealing Law That Prohibits Barbering on Sundays

Though rarely enforced, there was previously a passage in the state criminal code that made it a misdemeanor to cut or shave another person’s hair on a Sunday. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on July 13, repealing the provision. “This is the very definition of an archaic and meaningless law that makes little to no […]

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