Ramapo Town Board Celebrates 25 Years of Recycling

Board also discusses insurance reimbursement recovery, police disciplinary action and Samuel Road closure BY MICHAEL RICONDA The Ramapo Town Board met on August 8, 2012 to discuss several matters of business, all of which were carried unanimously through the Board. The meeting began with a short honorary celebration for the Honorable David J. Stein, who […]

The Orchards of Concklin Celebrate 300 Years of Family Farming in Pomona

BY SARA GILBERT The Orchards of Concklin celebrated 300 years – 11 generations – of family farming in Pomona with speeches, vendors, and activities as a crowd of excited, high-spirited locals came out for a July 4 birthday party held at the farm. Located at South Mountain Road and Route 45, the Orchards of Concklin […]

Rose Lewis Celebrates her 90th

Rose Lewis, 90 years young! Rose Lewis, of the famous Natale family of North Rockland, celebrated her 90th birthday on Saturday, with a party at Marian Shrine. Friends said Rose is a “vigorous and alert” lady. She likes to play cards at the senior citizens center and particularly enjoys crocheting afghans for her relatives. Rose […]

Haverstraw Celebrates Nonagenarian Residents

Sixth annual 90-plus recognition day BY SARA GILBERT The Town of Haverstraw celebrated their sixth annual 90 Plus Recognition Day on Monday, June 25, honoring those who’ve reached the 90 and older milestone with speeches, lunch respect and congratulations. Gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Haverstraw, 24 members were added to the club, […]

Popular Pastor Leaving as Local Parish Celebrates 175th Anniversary

Popular Pastor Leaving as Local Parish Celebrates 175th Anniversary

BY MAUREEN MOLLAHAN This week, the Sloatsburg United Methodist Church celebrated 175 years of worship of God and service to both God and the Sloatsburg community. As great as 175 years is, this particular anniversary was bittersweet for the congregation, as Reverend Agnes Saffoury prepares for retirement at the end of June. Bishop Jeremiah Park […]