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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 and grandparents would sit on our front porch and mom would bring a small glass […]

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.

WHAT WELL KNOWN SURGEON AND FORMER WRITER IS IN THE HOT SEAT AGAIN

MCILMURRAY PUBLISHING HOUSE PRINTING CO.

Can you guess… Put your guesses in the comment section!

SUBMITTED BY A KNOWLEDGEABLE READER:

ONLY IN ROCKLAND

A well-known wealthy Rockland neurosurgeon is in hot water again. And no, it isn’t due to his… Continue reading.

*updated* 37 ROCKLANDPOST AWARDS GIFTED ROCKLANDERS FOR 2017-18

  37 categories to be exact. To vote copy and paste the following into an email editor@rocklandpost.com SUBJECT:VOTE FOR ROCKLANDPOST TALENT
  1. Best Fiction writer in Rockland 2017
  2. Best Reporter in Rockland 2017
  3. Best Photographer Rockland 2017
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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.

Winter Coat Drive To Benefit Local Families

 

BY LAURA INCALCUTERRA

Legislators Paul & Wolfe Partner With People To People

To Collect New, Gently-Used Coats, Sweaters

New City, NY (Dec. 2, 2016) – Rockland County Legislator Aney Paul (D-Nanuet) and Legislature Chairman Alden H. Wolfe (D-Montebello) have… Continue reading.

OP/ED: I want to move to Bermuda, where they have immigration laws! BY LAWRENCE GARVEY

BY LAWRENCE GARVEY

 

I want to move to Bermuda, buy a taxi and spend the rest of my working life driving tourists to and from the airport and giving tours of the small island paradise. Why not? The island… Continue reading.

BOMBSHELL INTERVIEW IN JAIL WITH DYLAN LENTINI, 19, ACCUSED OF W. NYACK MURDER

Dylan Lentini, a transplant from Sacramento, CA, was living in NYC homeless shelters before the Dec. 1 late night slay of Michael Wimbert, 66. Lentini is now temporarily residing at Rockland County Jail in New City as he awaits trial for the killing that has sparked much water cooler talk and online controversy. Continue reading.

Sister of Rockland’s Craigslist Killer, Dylan Lentini, speaks out; “I hope he never gets out!”

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY
  • Dylan Lentini’s sister says she isn’t buying self-defense for late night stabbing of Michael Wimbert ; she says story doesn’t add up
  • Sister says she called cops on Lentini in June for breaking in grandmothers house at 3 a.m. while she was sleeping
  • Sister claims Lentini killed baby kittens over summer because they were not listening to him
  • Sister claims Lentini made other bad deals on Craigslist
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LTE: South Nyack Residents shocked by 2nd Bike path planned to cut thru village

November 22, 2016

South Nyack residents could be besieged by wolf packs of NYC weekend cyclist

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor@rocklandpost.com,

A group of approximately 25 South Nyack residents attended South Nyack’s Village Trustee Meeting on November 22 at… Continue reading.

Happy Thanksgiving from rocklandpost.com

2016 was a year of suprises and many changes, today is a day when Americans join there family and friends to eat, drink, and be merry. Continue reading.

Letter to the Editor: CLEAN AIR FOR ORANGETOWN

Dear editor at rocklandpost.com,

“Clean Air for Orangetown responds to the statement from Aluf Plastics published in the Pearl River Patch on November 15th, 2016.

On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, the Town of Orangetown’s Zoning Board deemed Orangeburg’s Aluf Plastics… Continue reading.

TRIVIA NIGHT AT GROWLER’S and GILL, NANUET, and FULL CALENDAR

Growler & Gill

Tastings & Events

Thurs Brewery Tastings 6-9pm 11/17 Troegs 12/1 Peekskill

Wed Trivia 7-9pm

Tues Open Mic 6-11pm

Sat 11/19 Growler & Gill Anniversary Special. Free shorty for anyone with a rewards card… Continue reading.

ART OPENING THIS SATURDAY ‘One Man’s Nature’ Lagstein Gallery

 

Upcoming Exhibit

One Man’s Nature

Photographs by Aaron Winters

Opening Reception Saturday, November 19 2:00-4:00 PM

On view November 17 thru December 25, 2016

GALLERY HOURS Thursday, Friday, & Sunday 2-6 PM or by appointment

85 South Broadway Nyack,… Continue reading.