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 […]

236 Independence Days Later

BY ANTHONY MELÉ Imagine 236 Independence days ago the inhabitants of Rockland County in 1776 heard the news the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. Loyalist to King George knew this was a crime of such magnitude it meant an instant death sentence to all involved. The men we call founding fathers and the […]

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, […]

Desir Gets Eight Years for Manslaughter

Desir Gets Eight Years for Manslaughter

John Desir, age 28, residing at 132 Third Avenue, Nyack was sentenced May 30, 2012, before New York State Supreme Court Justice William A. Kelly to a state prison term of 8 years and 3 years of post release supervision after pleading guilty to Manslaughter in the 1st Degree. District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe stated […]