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, […]

First Ever Palisades Fair Opens June 21 – July 4

14 big days of family fun in the parking lots of West Nyack mall The Pyramid Mall/Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY will play host to Rockland County’s newest family entertainment event, the Palisades Fair, June 21 – July 4. The fair will feature spectacular shows free with admission, State Fair amusement rides, delicious fair […]

Famous Father’s Day Gifts

BY THE SPECTATOR, JOHN MALONEY Well, here we are with another Father’s Day just around the corner. I don’t know why it is, but Mother’s Day gets more attention and more coverage all over than Father’s Day. Hey, if it weren’t for fathers, there wouldn’t be any Mother’s Day! The Spectator began to think about […]

Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Veterans Honored in New City Parade

Did you thank a veteran this weekend? BY DIANA BIERMAN On the sunny, cloudless morning of May 28, Rockland County residents and others lined Main Street in New City waving flags and cheering various groups, organizations, and veterans who marched in the annual Memorial Day parade in support of our troops. The 63rd annual parade, […]

Nyack Honors Those Who Fought for Our County

BY SARA GILBERT On Monday, May 28, the sun shone brightly and the Nyack community lined the sidewalks to cheer, honor and remember. “The best part of the Memorial Day Parade is showing respect for the men and women who fought for our country,” said Michael Hely, the chief of the Central Nyack Fire Department. […]

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Veterans Get Special Honors in Orangetown

Street Plaque Project Seeks Additional Information BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES The Town of Orangetown’s unique method of honoring its war dead of the past two centuries is growing in popularity and recognition, and now involves several different agencies of town and county government, along with veterans organizations and local historians who […]