Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

Taking Aim at Childhood Obesity

BY BARRY WARNER Initiatives that encourage kids to eat healthy in school, and exercise, are being implemented in Rockland County in an effort to reduce childhood obesity. The Healthy Hunger-Free kids Act of 2012 is an example. The program is aimed at improving child nutrition, including the National School Lunch program. According to the New […]

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

Sue Cunningham Headlines Highlands Bluegrass Festival

World-renowned Bluegrass fiddler Sue Cunningham and her band will headline at the Highlands Bluegrass Festival at the Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House in Sloatsburg on September 9 from 1-7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Presented by the Town of Ramapo and the Friends of Harmony Hall~Jacob Sloat House, this outdoor annual festival is free, […]

All Roads Lead to Rhodes…North That Is!

BY ELISA TAYLOR One of Ramapo and Rockland’s gems, no doubt about it, is Rhodes North Tavern in Sloatsburg. Owner Tyler Rhodes works hard to assure that Rhodes North Tavern remains a favorite destination for many of Rockland County’s residence and he gets the job done. He and his staff wear their passion on the […]

Rabbitt to Announce Re-election Bid

Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt will announce Wednesday that she plans to run for re-election for the New York State Assembly in the newly drawn 98th Assembly District. Rabbitt has served in the Assembly since 2005, representing the current 97th District. Due to redistricting, she will now be covering new territory in Orange and Rockland counties. Rabbitt […]

Timelines: June 14, 2012

Timelines: June 14, 2012

Funeral for Judge Edelstein Retired Judge Harry Edelstein, who served as a Rockland County Court Judge and Clarkstown justice for more than three decades, died Saturday, June 9. He was 87. The funeral was at 11 a.m. on Monday at the New City Jewish Center. Shivah, a Jewish period of mourning, will be held at […]