Hoehm Town Happenings: of Dutch Gardens

Hoehm Town  Happenings: of Dutch Gardens

Clarkstown was officially established over two hundred years ago, yet this land had been settled long before that. For most of its history, Clarkstown was a farming community like the rest of Rockland County, unrecognizable from the densely populated suburban region it is today. It was not until the Tappan Zee Bridge was constructed in […]

West Nyack resident featured in Discovery Orchestra’s post pandemic revival

West Nyack resident featured  in Discovery Orchestra’s  post pandemic revival

The Discovery Orchestra returned to the concert stage last Sunday with an exploration of French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ masterwork Symphony No. 3 in C Minor (the “Organ” Symphony). After a lengthy hiatus brought on by the pandemic , the Emmy Award-nominated, Summit, New Jersey-based orchestra, led by Founder and Artistic Director George Marriner Maull, taped […]

Clarkstown woman beats Leukemia

Clarkstown woman beats Leukemia

A 78-year-old Rockland County cancer survivor may be the oldest-ever recipient of allogenic stem cell treatment. Essie Oates is in remission after her 41-year-old son Oliver donated his bone marrow for a transplant. Typi- cally, a patient over the age of 70 wouldn’t be recom- mended for the risky procedure. But Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center […]

Seven year old finishes first in 18 and under division of memorial 5K

Seven year old finishes first in 18 and under division of memorial 5K

On Saturday, 9/17,  the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education hosted their annual “Run for The Six,” a community 5K run/walk fund raiser that attracts athletes and enthusiasts from across the southern New York area. The event, hosted by Rockland Community college, draws a wide variety of  participants of all ages, and this […]

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