Naturalization Ceremony Held at the Fire Training Center in Pomona

Naturalization Ceremony Held at the Fire Training Center in Pomona

BY BARRY WARNER Rockland County Clerk Paul Piperato hosted the Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, December 7, 2012 and administered the Oath of Allegiance to 151 new citizens from 42 countries. Hon. Victor J. Alfieri, Jr. served as the officiating Supreme Court Justice. The veterans of The Marine Corps League advanced and retired the colors plus […]

Rollin’ With The Boulders

BY GEORGE J. DACRE The Rockland Boulders, Rockland’s only professional baseball team, will kick off their third season at Provident Bank Ballpark in Pomona May 16 against the Newark Bears. The 7 p.m. game will feature to-be-announced opening day activities. The big news is the team will be without their manager for their first two seasons, Dave […]


FEMA Press Release New York State and federal officials remind those affected by Hurricane Sandy that they have less than 30 days to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance. Applications must be received by Monday, Dec. 31, to be considered for disaster assistance from FEMA and the U.S. […]

Knickerbocker Ice Festival to Take Hiatus in 2013

Festival organizers hope for 2014 return of winter wonderland spectacle at Rockland Lake Pomona, NY –  Knickerbocker Ice Festival Inc., the organization that runs the annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival at Rockland Lake State Park, announced last week that event will go on hiatus in 2013. Challenging economic conditions have forced the cancellation of the Knickerbocker […]

Closing Dates Announced for DRCs in Rockland County

Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), opened in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, will be closing in early December. The DRC in the Village of Piermont, located at Village Hall, will be closed after December 1. The other DRC at Provident Bank Park in Pomona will […]

What Do SBA & FEMA Have to Offer Storm Victims?

What Do SBA & FEMA Have to Offer Storm Victims?

BY MICHAEL CAHILL If Hurricane Sandy damaged your home or business, then the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are here to help. Currently in Rockland County, there are two FEMA disaster recovery centers (DRC), one in Pomona at Provident Bank Park, and one in the Village of Piermont […]