MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE 2013

Memorial Day is the time for Americans to reconnect with their history and core values, by honoring those who gave their lives for the ideals we cherish.Engraved in granite at the Korean War Memorial in Atlantic City are the words of Robert Pinsky 39th Poet Laureate of the United States: Less eager than willing. More […]

Letter to Editor – SERVICEMAN THANKS COMMUNITY

To the editor, My name is Sergeant Darrell D. Butler. I have been a resident of Orangetown for 45 years and a member of the U.S. Army for over 20. Currently, I am a Senior Cable Analyst and Systems Team Chief in the New York Army National Guard assigned to the Peekskill Armory. This unit, […]

“Borinqueneers” Are Not Forgotten

On Tuesday, June 19, the 65th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, a unit of soldiers from Puerto Rican, referred to as the “Borinqueneers,” was recognized and honored by a commemorative stamp. These soldiers served the U.S. during World War I, II and the Korean War. They fought hard despite the fact that they could […]

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. […]