9/11 Memorial at RCC to Feature Sculpture

9/11 Memorial at RCC to Feature Sculpture

On this 11th anniversary, Rockland Community College invites the public to join in dedicating a new 9/11 Memorial Garden. The garden is intended as a place of quiet reflection, dedicated to those who perished in the attacks on September 11, 2001, and to honor all who serve to keep America safe. The one hour outdoor […]

On the Run While On the Road

Review of “Hit and Run” BY VINCENT ABBATECOLA In the opening of “Hit and Run,” the new road movie from Dax Shepard and David Palmer, we see a scene that we wouldn’t normally expect an action comedy to begin with: a sunlit, romantic bedroom setting with Charlie (Shepard) and his girlfriend, Annie (Kristen Bell). He’s […]

Public Hearing Held in New City Discuss Plans for New Tappan Zee Bridge

BY MICHAEL RICONDA Representatives of public and private organizations held a community outreach meeting at the New City Library at 6 p.m. on August 14, 2012 to inform local residents of recent developments in the forthcoming project to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The meeting was directed by a three-person panel consisting of Special Advisor […]

West Haverstraw Christens New Fire Engine

Volunteer Hose Company # 2 West Haverstraw dedicated and christens their new 2012 KME Panther fire engine/pumper radio signal 23-1500 on Saturday evening. The new pumper replaces a 1980s vintage Mack pumper. The new pumper has a1500gpm pump, carries 500 gallons of water, 6 person passenger cab, various hose, nozzles and other firefighting equipment

Empire Casino: an Adventure a Half-Hour Away

Just don’t lose your shirt! BY PAMELA STERN It’s a sizzling summer at Empire City Casino located at Yonkers Raceway and it’s about to get even hotter as rock n’ roll legend Pat Benatar is set to play this weekend, August 12, as part of Empire City’s summer concert series. While the summer concerts have been a big […]

New Stony Point Ambulance Corps Building to be Dedicated Labor Day Weekend

New Stony Point Ambulance Corps Building to be Dedicated Labor Day Weekend

Donations of equipment being sought BY GEORGE J. DACRE The new Stony Point Ambulance Corps headquarters is on schedule for a Labor Day ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony, corps leaders tell the Rockland County Times. Chelle Cordero Engelman, vice president of the Stony Point Ambulance Corps, said the estimated total cost of the new three-story structure […]

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