Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Did you thank a veteran this weekend? BY DIANA BIERMAN On the sunny, cloudless morning of May 28, Rockland County residents and others lined Main Street in New City waving flags and cheering various groups, organizations, and veterans who marched in the annual Memorial Day parade in support of our troops. The 63rd annual parade, […]

Nyack Honors Those Who Fought for Our County

BY SARA GILBERT On Monday, May 28, the sun shone brightly and the Nyack community lined the sidewalks to cheer, honor and remember. “The best part of the Memorial Day Parade is showing respect for the men and women who fought for our country,” said Michael Hely, the chief of the Central Nyack Fire Department. […]

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Street Plaque Project Seeks Additional Information BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Town of Orangetown’s unique method of honoring its war dead of the past two centuries is growing in popularity and recognition, and now involves several different agencies of town and county government, along with veterans organizations and local historians who […]

Miele’s Musings, May 24, 2012: Honoring Our Patriot’s Sacrifices

BY PUBLISHER EMERITUS ARMAND MIELE Every year, I find the Memorial Day parade more breathtaking. Sober-faced seniors and younger veterans march proudly in honor of the fallen. You can clearly imagine the memories that take them back to fighting alongside the departed companions left behind. The children, whose parents have cared enough to teach them […]

Holy Chanukah Parade!!!

A glimpse into the libertarian world of car-train parades COLUMN BY TONI SOWA Wednesday, December 21, between the hours of 6 and 7 p.m., approximately 70 motor vehicles, adorned with 2 foot menorahs, and loud speakers blaring “Happy Chanukah” began a caravan route from Route 306, Monsey, down New Hempstead Road into New City, travelled […]