County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland Renaissance”

County Executive’s Corner: “Rockland Renaissance”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day We have spent the last 4 years fighting our way back from the brink of bankruptcy. We have paid off the $138 million deficit, that existed when I took office, much faster than anyone thought possible. The renaissance of Rockland County is well underway.  Today we take our next […]

Volunteers Lend a Hand at Nyack Center on the 2018 MLK Day of Service

Volunteers Lend a Hand at Nyack Center on the 2018 MLK Day of Service

BY BARRY WARNER The community-wide 2018 observance of the ‘Day of Service’ is about honoring the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while bridging barriers and overcoming obstacles. This year, volunteer opportunities in Rockland County hosted by Volunteer New York! ranged from ‘Learning Hands Only CPR’ in Spring Valley, to ‘Food Collection and […]

YMCA HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AT NIGHT OF MAGIC

YMCA HONORS COMMUNITY LEADERS AT NIGHT OF MAGIC

Nyack Seaport will honor Jen Laid White, Mayor of the Village of Nyack, who received the Distinguished Service Award; Ileana Eckert, Superintendent of Schools North Rockland Central School District, who received the Service to Youth Award; and Clarke Osborn, Chief of Police of Village of Suffern, who received the Community Service Award. “This was one […]

PFIZER PEARL RIVER HELPS PEOPLE TO PEOPLE SPREAD HOLIDAY SPIRIT

PFIZER PEARL RIVER HELPS PEOPLE TO PEOPLE SPREAD HOLIDAY SPIRIT

In what has become a yearly tradition, Pfizer employees in Pearl River resolved to brighten the holidays of children in the Rockland County community with a toy and gifts drive for People to People in December. Donations were made to the People to People Project Joy! Store and included action figures, arts and crafts kits, […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: “Creative Aging in Nyack” has Made its Debut

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: “Creative Aging in Nyack” has Made its Debut

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT The term “Aging In Place” is often used to describe a person living in their own residence, as long as they are able as they age. “Creative Aging in Nyack” is a recently formed innovative senior citizen group that serves as an umbrella organization for those senior citizens residing in the […]