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Nyack Hospital Joins Rockland County Charity Dodgeball Tournament

Nyack Hospital’s team, the Hospital Hot Shots, will dodge, dip, duck and dive in an effort to oust teams from JCC Rockland, Dominican CollegeHi-Tor Animal Care CenterHolocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance and EducationIslamic Center of RocklandJawonioPeople to PeopleRockland Community CollegeRockland County Pride Center and St. Thomas Aquinas College  Continue reading.

Over 101K sign petition to restore Tappan Zee Bridge Moniker to Westchester- Rockland Bridge

NY Governor claimed right wing billionaire Robert Mercer was secretly behind the push to retract the political billing of “Mario Cuomo”, the late NY Governor and father of Andrew Cuomo. The present Governor said the push to revert the name, was “mean spirited” and “vindictive”. Continue reading.

Clarkstown residents told to watch out for large “coywolf” wandering in backyards; some residents don’t believe “coywolves” are in the area

Clarkstown Police are warning residents to stay away from a large hybrid coyote that’s been wandering around homes, rural woods and businesses in Congers. Continue reading.

Golden Krust $37M Move to Rockland Uncertain after CEO’s Suicide

Golden Krust’s present deal to build its world-wide headquarters in Blauvelt, NY might to be in limbo after CEO Lowell Hawthorne’s suicide on Saturday.

CEO Lowell Hawthorne had purchased land in Rockland and begun talks for tax breaks to build… Continue reading.

Three Men, including a Rabbi, plead guilty to kidnap and murder for hire plot of a man who refused his wife a “get”

 

Three men, including a Rabbi, have been sentenced in a kidnapping and murder plot of a husband who refused to give his wife an Orthodox Jewish religious divorce, known as a “get.”

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday the… Continue reading.

CVS Health and Aetna announce $69 Billion vertical merger

CVS Health announced on Sunday that it had agreed to buy the healthcare insurer Aenta for about $69 billion. The deal, one of the largest transactions of the year, would combine the drugstore chain with one of the biggest health… Continue reading.

Jamaican ‘Golden Krust’ Empire Slated to Open $37 million plant in Rockland after shock of CEO’s death

Lowell Hawthorne, who built a Caribbean fast food empire with a dozen family members, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his Bronx factory Continue reading.

The Mario Speedway is now open! WESTBOUND ONLY

BY ROCKLANDPOST

TZ Bridge (far) and Mario Cuomo Bridge (near) courtesy of New Bridge Project

 

Well, its not the first time a bridge has been built here, but its the most expensive.

$3.9 billion dollars later and less than… Continue reading.

Ramapo Supervisor Race down to 2 front runners

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

RAMAPO- William Weber (R ) and Michael Specht (D) are now the front runners for becoming the next supervisor of the Town of Ramapo.

Michael Specht is presently Ramapo Deputy Attorney, he primarily represents the… Continue reading.

ROCKLAND POOL AND GOLF COURSE WEAPON MELEE

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

Dozens of state and local police cars responded a large fight at Rockland Lake on Saturday afternoon.

Eyewitness state that multiple fights broke out during the hot summer afternoon at the front entrance of the public poolhouse… Continue reading.

SOLAR ECLIPSE HAS INTERNET BUZZING ABOUT VIEWING GLASSES

Wow, the sun is partially blocked by the moon!

 

United States is abuzz over where to get viewing glasses you can try your local library this afternoon if you want to look directly at the sun; they should be… Continue reading.

HISTORY- CHASIN’ Lighting bugs BY JAMES F. LEINER

CHASIN’ LIGHTNING BUGS BY JAMES F. LEINER

JUNE 2017

“Hey Pop,” one of my grandsons asked the other day, “What was your favorite thing on your summer vacations from school when you were growing up?” “Chasin’ lighting bugs.” My parents… Continue reading.

Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland!

Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland!

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

Westchester is a vast space of manicured lawns with villages, towns and hamlets neatly tucked in between large commercial venues, strip malls, and eateries. In its well-planned and generous thoroughfares there… Continue reading.

Nyack History, Died in the Line-of-Duty? BY JAMES LEINER

For this story I’m going way back in Nyack History and WAY out on a limb. Awhile back I wrote a column about the history of Nyack’s Memorial Park for the Nyack Villager. While I was researching the park’s history I came across and even more interesting story. Continue reading.

Yankees and Mets Spring Training Recap/Season Preview

BY TROY MAURIELLO

SPORTS EDITOR

 

 As the Yankees and Mets head back north to begin their seasons in April, both of New York’s teams will be relying on a heavy backbone of youth to carry them in 2017… Continue reading.

SOCIAL JUSTICE CLUB AT TZ HIGH SCHOOL GIVE BACK; HERE’S HOW YOU CAN JOIN

Thank you to the Social Justice Club at Tappan Zee High School for your generous donation of comfort kits! These comfort kits, made up of toiletries and new clothing, will be given to survivors... Continue reading.

Ramapo in Crisis

BY BILL WEBER

For those of you who were disappointed (like me) in the dismissal of Preet Bharara last week, keep in mind that the change in leadership in the US Attorneys office will have absolutely no impact on the… Continue reading.

SCHOOLS CLOSED WEDNESDAY EXCEPT 3 SCHOOL DISTRICTS

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Snow day continues for the ides of March. Winter comes late for the tri-state area

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ROCKLAND’S COUNTY-WIDE RACES; WHO’S RUNNING FOR TOP SPOTS

2017’s Countywide races are set to start. Rocklandpost has the exclusive on who is running for what. All five supervisors and county executive up this year… Continue reading.

WRCR’S KERRY POTTER OPENS BURIAL SHOP IN NYACK

NEW NYACK BURIAL SHOP WANTS YOU TO THINK ECO-FRIENDLY ON YOUR WAY OUT OF TOWN

Nyack’s Newest Boutique “Dying to Bloom”  (pets included) 

Celebrates the circle of life with Focus on Eco-friendly Burial

New Nyack shop wants you… Continue reading.

COLLECTING POSTCARDS FEB 2017 BY JAMES LEINER

FEB 2017
Do you have a hobby? Many people do. You might guess one of my hobbies is Nyack History.
I enjoy researching about the people of Nyack.
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A LOOK BACK AT VALENTINE’S DAY PAST BY MAYA NASH

BY MAYA NASH The excitement of winter's holidays are all but a memory now. There is not much to look forward to unless, of course, you count on Valentine’s Day to lift you from of the end of winter doldrums. Continue reading.

Wolfe & Cornell say Shutdown Of Troubled Indian Point Means Improved Safety For The Public & The Environment

Wolfe & Cornell: Shutdown Of Plagued Indian Point Means Improved Safety For The Public & The Environment

BY LAURA INCALCATERRA

Former Chairman Wolfe (D-Montebello) did not seek re-election as Chairman.Days before of his clerk and former Ramapo Councilman Daniel Friedman… Continue reading.

Global Warming: Brighter Days Ahead BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM M.D.

Global Warming: Brighter Days Ahead

BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

Listening to the news you might think that the United States is not only responsible for global warming, but is dodging its responsibility to address this problem. Every hot spell, cold… Continue reading.

To predict…or not to predict…that’s the question BY MAYA NASH

To predict…or not to predict…that’s the question…

BY MAYA NASH

It’s that time again, new beginnings as we  resolve to be better people, happier, more organized, thinner richer, the list goes on. We are chomping at the bit for… Continue reading.

Happy 2017 love, rocklandpost.com

Honorables Ilan, Aron, and Alden put work aside to become the patron babies of 2017 New Year! Mazeltov! Continue reading.

Obama’s Legacy: The Top Ten BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

a first look back BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM At the conclusion of every Presidency, the process of absorbing and distilling the complexity of successes and failures begins. This is the means by which a legacy is created. In some cases, the process is quick, while in others it takes generations. Continue reading.

Those Who Fail To Learn From History Are Doomed To Repeat It BY HON. LON HOFSTEIN

BY HONORABLE LON HOFSTEIN Minority Leader – Rockland County Legislature represents

edited by rocklandvoice.com’s editor, Michael Hull

Originally published by rocklandvoice.com

Just a few short years ago, this county was on the verge of financial ruin. A new administration at… Continue reading.

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LTE: CLEANAIR4ORANGETOWN RESPONDS TO ALUF VP

LETTER TO THE EDTOR
Dear Carol over at Rocklandpost.com, Cleanair for Orangetown has an axe to grind with local plastic factory ALUF! Continue reading.

11% TAX RATE INCREASE & FINANCIAL CONDITION OF RAMAPO

BY BILL WEBER

The Ramapo Town Board unanimously adopted the 2017 budget on November 19th. I requested a copy of that budget via a FOIL request on November 21st, but the Town denied my FOIL request by not responding within… Continue reading.

HISTORY: Toys of our youth BY JAMES LEINER

"Remember the Days?" December 2016 The toys of our yesteryears JAMES F. LEINER Continue reading.

UPDATE:LTE Preserve South Nyack residents

Wolf packs of NYC bike riders still set to besiege South Nyack with a secondary bicycle path

Dear Editor at rocklandpost.com,

Last Thursday, Preserve South Nyack, a advocacy group of concerned of South Nyack residents, held a public meeting at… Continue reading.

Trump’s nuclear cabinet appointments BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

Thanks to the Democrats, Donald Trump will be relying upon the “nuclear option” almost immediately. This is not to say that he will be starting a nuclear war, but that he can rest comfortably knowing that even his most controversial nominees to more than 1,000 government Continue reading.

ALUF VP RESPONDS TO ORANGETOWN CLEAN AIR LTE

 

Dear Editor at RocklandPost.com,

This letter is in response to recent [Letter to the Editor] regarding Aluf Plastics, Inc. As in any disagreement, there are two sides to this story. And while Aluf has been working closely with… Continue reading.