Hoehmtown Happenings: Overdoses and Deaths in Clarkstown are Down Here is Why

Hoehmtown Happenings: Overdoses and Deaths in Clarkstown are Down Here is Why

The drug crisis is both complicated and insidious and has been growing exponentially for the past twenty years. Every year the number of deaths and overdoses rise across the country and locally despite the best efforts to combat the issue. However, despite these facts we have some reason for hope as half year statistics locally demonstrate that both […]

The FDA’s Closer to Zero Plan Is Ineffective, Lengthy, and Causing an Imminent Health Crisis

Opinion By: Jonathan Sharp On February 4, 2021, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy made public the results of a report concerning the presence of heavy metals in infant and toddler food. What prompted the investigation was a previous study conducted by the non-profit organization Healthy Babies Bright Futures, whose results showed that up […]

Cupon’s Column: What is it and Why Is It Catching on in Rockland and Beyond?

Cupon’s Column: What is it and Why Is It Catching on in Rockland and Beyond?

CUPON is the acronym for Citizens United to Protect Our Neighborhoods. CUPON is an all-volunteer, non-political, nonprofit grassroots organization. The mission of CUPON is: • Ensure local elected governing bodies and their Land Use board members’ decisions safeguard the health and safety of all our citizens and first responders; • Ensure that Land Use laws […]

County Legislature Honors Contributions Of Local Residents As Part Of National Nurses’ Week Celebration

County Legislature Honors Contributions Of Local Residents As Part Of National Nurses’ Week Celebration

The Rockland County Legislature is celebrating National Nurses Week by recognizing the contributions of three local residents who have long worked as nurses and have also spent hours volunteering to better the community.  Legislator Aney Paul, who holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice and has been a nurse for more than 30 years, presented Distinguished […]

Dominican College Displays Medal of Honor

Dominican College  Displays Medal of Honor

It is uncommon for a Congressional Medal of Honor to travel. Institutions that are in possessions of Medals of Honor (MOHs) rarely if ever part with them, due to their rarity and the esteem that they are held, and the sale of an MOH is forbidden by federal law. As such, once they part with […]

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