O&R DONATES $50,000 TO STAC MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER STEM STUDIES

O&R DONATES $50,000 TO STAC MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER STEM STUDIES

PEARL RIVER, NY July 25, 2017 — What do crime scene blood-spatter and high-tech robots, Game Theory and Fibonacci Numbers and the Sparkill Creek all have in common? They are all just part of the course work in an innovative summer science camp program for highly motivated area middle school students at St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) […]

UNITED WAY HONORS O&R FOR TOP-DONOR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

UNITED WAY HONORS O&R FOR TOP-DONOR FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

PEARL RIVER – United Way of Rockland County (UWRC) has named Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) its Top Corporate Donor for its successful fundraising drive that this year raised over $150,000 to support United Way programs. O&R achieved this year’s United Way campaign results by combining a dynamic fund-raising drive partnership between the Company […]

12 Rockland projects among 34 STEM projects to win over $30K in O&R grants

12 Rockland projects among 34 STEM projects to win over $30K in O&R grants

PRESS RELEASE — Last week, O&R awarded grants throughout its service area totaling over $30,000 to support 34 classroom projects that focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This year’s winning proposals were designed to engage, entertain and inspire as well as educate, guide and train. They included projects featuring robotics, hydroponics, solar studies […]

SUEZ TO HOST LAKE DEFOREST DAY ON JUNE 10

SUEZ TO HOST LAKE DEFOREST DAY ON JUNE 10

SUEZ will expand its annual Lake DeForest Day on Saturday, June 10 by adding a youth fishing derby, adding more time for kayaking and permitting residents to launch privately owned kayaks and canoes. More than 400 kayakers, canoers and fishing derby contestants are expected to participate at the reservoir in West Nyack, N.Y. “Lake DeForest […]

O&R, BECKERLE, ROTARY TRACE THE ROOTS OF ARBOR DAY

O&R, BECKERLE, ROTARY TRACE THE ROOTS OF ARBOR DAY

O&R’s Certified Arborist Mark Beamish, in cooperation with Beckerle Lumber and the Spring Valley Rotary, presented an Arbor Day education program last week that underscored the importance of healthy community tree stock at Grandview Elementary School. Beamish was joined in his presentation by Beckerle Lumber’s Larry Beckerle and Spring Valley Rotary’s Neil Winter, who is […]