HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thankful and Grateful

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Thankful and Grateful

By Supervisor George Hoehmann The temperature is starting to drop and the leaves have fallen. It’s hard to believe the holiday season is upon us. Many of us are running around preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving this week. Thanksgiving gives us all the opportunity to reflect on what we are most thankful for and to enjoy […]

Volunteers of the Week: Christ Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen in Suffern

Volunteers of the Week: Christ Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen in Suffern

By Barry Warner The nonprofit Soup Kitchen was established in 1980 with a specific goal of helping the less fortunate members of the community. These included the elderly, unemployed, underemployed, poor and the homeless. The church provides a safe, clean and uplifting environment for guests in need of a nutritious lunch at no cost, seven […]

Hudson Water Club Hosts Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Featuring the Amish Outlaws Cover Band

Hudson Water Club Hosts Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert Featuring the Amish Outlaws Cover Band

BY MICHAEL RICONDA West Haverstraw – In an effort to raise funds for North Rockland residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy, the Hudson Water Club hosted a benefit show featuring the Amish Outlaws cover band on the night before Thanksgiving. The Club organized the event through Help North Rockland, a group created to provide aid to […]

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Tots

Pre-Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Tots

BY DIANA BIERMAN Twas the night before Thanksgiving and all through the Stony Point Community Center, dozens of kids and their families gathered for an evening of holiday-themed arts and crafts. “It gives everyone a little bit of a breather,” said Noreen Smith, Recreation Facilities Supervisor for the Town of Stony Point. Smith has been […]