Topic: Local Business Profile

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Local lovable and incurably popular Paul O’Donoghue of the O’D’s tavern family has passed away

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

Local lovable and incurably popular Paul O’Donoghue of the O’D Tavern family in Nyack has passed on.

Most recently, Mr. O’Donoghue was working at Nyack’s Koblin’s at the front counter.  The Nyack center will be missing… Continue reading.

NYACK’S FAMOUS PENGUIN PLUNGE EVENT STARTS AT NOON TOMORROW, SUNDAY

We are ready to see you today from Noon to Two O’clock at Nyack Memorial Park.

PLUNGE IS AT 1:30PM

Elle Fishman and Sebsation Scully look forward to meeting you next weekend!

 

By Carol Mcilmurray

The wait for the… Continue reading.

Resorts World Catskills Unveils New Poker Room in Sullivan County

Resorts World Catskills, New York’s newest resort destination located in Sullivan County announced the opening of its 5,000-square-foot poker room, which opened to the public this morning at 10:00 AM. Continue reading.

TOMMORROW’S PENGUIN PLUNGE IN NYACK PUT OFF UNTIL NEXT SUNDAY DUE TO NOR’EASTER WEATHER; WATERS TOO CHOPPY

Penguin Plunge rescheduled due to Nor’easter weather. See you next Sunday at Noon in Nyack Memorial Park.

Elle Fishman and Sebsation Scully look forward to meeting you next weekend!

 

By Carol Mcilmurray

Penguin Plunge’s 11th annual fundraiser for Ella… Continue reading.

Lancome and recent Rockland Visitor, Julia Roberts, are promoting ‘Write her future’, a global women’s literacy campaign

Julia Roberts for Lancome global literacy program for women

Photo: Lancome

 ‘Write Her Future’, is Lancôme’s first world-wide philanthropic program. As part of the project, Lancôme will donate at least 2 million Euros/$2.4 million to literacy programs over the… Continue reading.

New Comments about Proposed Health Care Plans for New Yorkers

From NYS Health Foundation

A proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor would broaden the availability of health insurance coverage—called Association Health Plans (AHPs)—sold through associations of employers. The proposal has potential to erode consumer protections,… Continue reading.

People to People’s Executive Director Diane Serratore thanks Pfizer for silent auction

“Pfizer is Pfabulous when it comes to supporting Rockland nonprofits. Today, the Pearl River site held a Silent Auction featuring 65 items all generated or donated by Pfizer employees. There were beach vacations, golf outings, baskets filled with pizza-making ingredients,… Continue reading.

The Wound Care Center at Nyack Hospital Now Offers Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

The Wound Care Center at Nyack Hospital has opened a hyperbaric treatment area complete with two new state-of-the-art hyperbaric chambers. This expansion now provides Continue reading.

Nyack Hospital Welcomes New Medical Director of The Wound Care Center

Nyack, N.Y.– Seby Jacob, M.D, has been appointed medical director of The Wound Care Center at Nyack Hospital.  In this role, Continue reading.

Good Samaritan Hospital Debuts New Inpatient EEG Monitoring Suite for seizures; first of its kind in Orange and Rockland County

First enhanced EEG neurological monitoring suite to identify seizures in Rockland and Orange Counties Good Samaritan Hospital has seriously upgraded its electroencephalogram (EEG) laboratory with a comprehensive Inpatient EEG Monitoring Program. Continue reading.

Flu prevention tips from Dr. Amy Kahn of Crystal Run Healthcare

CRYSTAL RUN HEALTHCARE DOCTOR GIVES SEVEN FLU SAFETY TIPS FOR CHILDREN

The 2018 flu season continues to be widespread and particularly intense, with the number of flu-related pediatric deaths surpassing 84 across the nation.

Crystal Run Healthcare has partnered with… Continue reading.

FLU CASES RISING ACROSS STATE – GET YOUR FLU SHOT!

FLU CASES RISING ACROSS STATE – GET YOUR FLU SHOT!

NEW CITY, NY – – Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert are urging everyone six months and older to receive a flu vaccine… Continue reading.

Public Health State of Emergency Declared, County is providing free flu shots

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a Public Health Emergency for all of New York State, noting that increased access and convenience for those seeking the flu vaccine is critical as the number of reported cases continues to rise.

The flu… Continue reading.

This SUNDAY 2-5PM TRIVIA AT MURTY’S IN PEARL RIVER TO HELP PENGUIN PLUNGE KIDS

Do you like helping local kids? Do you like Trivia and a fun night out with 2-6 friends or want to meet some new ones? Then come to Murty's on Central Ave. in Pearl River. Continue reading.

LTE:Net Neutrality V. FCC; Is the internet under attack? This letter is circulating the internet.

Letter to the Editor

The internet is under attack by the FCC once again. (https://www.longlivethenet.com/) They will not quit. Only this time, the FCC is closer than ever to its ultimate goal, handing the Internet over to giant ISPs like… Continue reading.

Center for Disease Control says its time to get your flu shot

Take time to get a flu vaccine according to CDC. 

  • CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the most important step in preventing influenza infection.
  • Flu vaccines protect against 3 or 4 different flu viruses. Three component vaccines… Continue reading.

NYS Healthcare single-payer reform passes Senate and Assembly, Gov. Cuomo to sign/veto, read actual bill here

This bill would create a universal single payer health plan -New York Health - to provide comprehensive health coverage for all New Yorkers. Continue reading.

Hudson River Radio welcomes new Station Manager

Seth Cantor, a North Rockland graduate, is best known in Rockland County as the voice of the Rockland Boulders baseball team. Cantor also brings extensive broadcasting experience at stations including WCBS-880 in New York City, Bloomberg Radio, NBC News Radio, and Continue reading.

$1.2B Vegas style hotel comes to Monticello in Sullivan County, NY; golf course and waterpark to come

Just an hours drive from New York City, Monticello NY, has opened a $1.2B Vegas style casino with 150 live table games and 2,150 state-of-the-art slot machines. Continue reading.

NYS Gov Cuomo Signs Exec. Order Banning All State Agencies and Authorities from Doing Business with Companies that Promote or Tolerate Discrimination

"Governor to Advance Legislation Banning "Gay Panic" as Accepted Legal Defense for Violent Action Based on Victim's Gender, Gender Identity, or Sexual Orientation"... WATCH VIDEO, SOUND CLOUD HERE Continue reading.

Esteemed Surgeon allegedly choked nurse for not following doctor’s order

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Nassau Police allege an esteemed doctor Venkatesh Sasthakonar, Albertson, NY violently attacked nurse for not following patient medication order at the correct time. 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.

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.

ESSAY:Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland! A recap of the history and value of the County I grew up

Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland!

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

OP/ED HISTORY ROCKLAND

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… 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.

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.

OP/ED: Bummercare BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

A look at how Obamacare has failed healthcare already

 

 

 

 

 

 

BY JEFFREY OPPENHEIM, M.D.

Anyone who believed the cavalcade of audacious promises made by President Obama in an effort to sell Obamacare to the American public should have long since recognized that they were… Continue reading.

BENIM ACADEMY DAYCARE IN NEW CITY IS NOT A YESHIVA

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Lana Benim, Pys.D is bringing an educational-based daycare to New City’s former St. Augustine school building and it has brought the attention of parish members and townspeople who are concerned the former catholic school will be turned into a Yeshiva or a private school seeking taxpayer money. Continue reading.

NYACK MASON BRINGS GLOBAL EXPERIENCE TO ROCKLAND

BY DYLAN SKIRLOFF, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF THE ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES Skirloff sat down with local contractor, businessman, and Irishman James McKenna.  We share McKenna's business success story here at the rocklandpost.com. Continue reading.

PHOTOS: Rockland Post remembers 2016 Penguin Plunge in Nyack. Jumping in the Hudson River for a good cause.

PHOTOS BY AL THOMPSON-Local police officer and known helpful soul Barbara Noyes hosts 2016 Penguin Plunge. Children in need of medical care are the blessed recipients of charitable cold water challenge. Continue reading.

PSA: New York refunding $48 million to Rocklanders, are you one of them?

PSA FROM NEW YORK STATE- Click here to find out if NYS will pay you a purchase refund! Continue reading.

PHOTOS: Rockland Post Photographer Al Thompson Captures Ramapo Planning Board Meeting 4/7/16

PHOTOS BY AL THOMPSON-Rockland Post editorial board attended the boldly fought planning board meeting in Christopher St Lawrence's Town Hall.  It seems many projects are not approved by the Ramapo public, and grassroot organizations meet and protest these meetings. #keeprocklandstrong Continue reading.

FIRST WORDS: Welcome to rocklandpost.com

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY A sneak peek of what to expect from us. Continue reading.

EXPECT: More written content in upcoming weeks, months

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY What's the plan of action for the coming months at Rockland Post? Read here to find out! Continue reading.