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BY GEORGE J. DACRE – Trans-art & Cultural Services celebrating its 12th Annual Jazz Festival In The Valley August 18 and 19 at Waryas Park on the Waterfront.Poughkeepsie at noon.Featuring the “Cookers,” “We Four,” “Swiss Movement Revisited,” “Helen Sung Trio” and “Zan Del Barrio.” Tickets at 845-384-6350 or transartinc.org. – Rockland Theatre Company and Haverstraw […]

Nyack McDonald’s Franchise Owners’ Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Nyack McDonald’s Franchise Owners’ Celebrate 25th Anniversary

BY PAMELA STERN It is said that a 25th anniversary, is a silver anniversary. This celebration for Nellie and Herb Thomas, who happen to be celebrating their silver anniversary as being entrepreneurs of five McDonald’s franchises, two of which are located in Nyack and Spring Valley. Why did they decide to open McDonald’s franchises? The […]

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 […]