By Kathy Kahn Stony Point may be barred from using the word “polar” for its fundraising plunge into the icy water of the Hudson, but it hasn’t chilled the spirit of the community. After the Special Olympics barred Stony Point (and many other non-profits) from using the name “Polar Plunge”—the Seals’ founders got creative by […]
The Stony Point Seals’ Polar Plunge founder John Fox and his buddies to start the town’s annual fling into the frigid surf off the town’s Hudson River coastline 19 years ago. This year, however, may be the last year the Stony Point Seals can call its annual event a “polar plunge.” To the surprise of […]
Stony Point supervisor candidate Dylan Skriloff (C,R,I) and The Stand deli and pizzeria hosted a 50/50 raffle and bake sale with proceed going to Sandy recovery efforts on Monday. A total of $455 was raised, which will be donated to Stony Point Seals Sandy recovery efforts.
Jimmy McNicholas was born and raised in Garnerville, and attended St. Gregory Barbarigo, Albertus Magnus, and RCC. He was a son, a brother, an uncle, and a friend… until he was killed by a hit‐and‐run driver in Pearl River on May 31, 2009. Let’s not forget this kind Rockland man whose killer has still not […]
BY ELISA TAYLOR With below freezing temperatures it was hard to watch many strip down to their bathing suits and prepare to plunge into the frigid Hudson River. With chants of USA, USA these fearless participants of all ages would not be denied in their quest to help those in need. What an amazing display […]
Every winter around Super Bowl Sunday, hundreds of people flock to the Hudson River to watch a bunch of people run into the freezing cold water. And every year for 13 years, the funds raised at this event are used to help save the life of one or two young children in North Rockland. This […]