Kings Highway in Valley Cottage Road Closure – February 7

CSX will be performing an upgrade to the rail road crossing located on Kings Highway in Valley Cottage on Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., weather permitting. This will result in Kings Highway in Valley Cottage being closed in both directions, at the rail road crossing. Detour signs will be clearly […]

Legislator Frank Sparaco Declines to Seek Minority Leader Post

Legislator Frank Sparaco Declines to Seek Minority Leader Post

Press Release Rockland County Legislator Frank Sparaco (R-Valley Cottage) has announced that he is declining to seek the post of minority leader of the Rockland County Legislature for the 2013 session. Legislator Sparaco was elected minority leader for the 2011 session, and again for the 2012 session. “It has been a privilege and an honor […]

Letter to the Editor: Outraged over Bullying

Dear Editor, Recently I have reached out to public libraries, asking for an opportunity to speak to parents as well as kids, about the effects of cyber bullying/bullying, while also giving parents tips about social media. I spoke with representatives at the New City, Valley Cottage and Nyack libraries, while Nanuet and West Nyack never […]

Timelines: July 12, 2012

West Nile Found in Ramapo and Haverstraw Mosquito samples collected at the end of June in Rockland County have been testing positive for West Nile virus, confirming that it is appearing early and frequently in this area this summer. Two mosquito pools came from Ramapo, one came from Clarkstown and one from Haverstraw. The infected samples […]

Looking for Fresh and Local Fruit and Vegetables? Visit Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets!

Public Service Message from Rockland County Department of Health Wondering what to make for dinner tonight? The Rockland County Department of Health suggests you shop at one of the many local Farmers’ Markets to find fresh, delicious and nutritious food! “Since the produce is locally grown, it does not have to travel as far as […]

110K in state grants for local libraries

New City Free Library and the Valley Cottage Free Library will receive over $100,000 in public library construction grant funding. The grants will allow the libraries to make renovations, giving them the opportunity to enhance and develop their facilities. The New City Free Library will receive $67,000 for renovations to the audio/visual area, allowing all […]