Since a peak in 2005, sales of million-dollar-plus homes in the Lower Hudson Valley have sagged along with the economy. With demand down, homes remained on the market for extended periods (sometimes years!) and prices dropped, to a greater degree than lower-priced homes. But now there are signs that things… Read More →
People interested in learning about the Holocaust can take a six-week course starting Wednesday at the Rockland Holocaust Museum & Study Center on Madison Avenue, next to Finkelstein Memorial Library on Route 59 in Spring Valley. “Holocaust: Beyond Never Again” examines what led to the murder of 6 million European… Read More →
The Orangetown Town Board will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Hill Golf Course at 285 Blue Hill Road, Pearl River. The purpose of the meeting is to examine the existing facility at the municipal golf course. Call Town Hall at 845-359-5100 for more information.
I held up a tripod to get a clear view with my video camera of an accident this afternoon on the Thruway leading onto the Tappan Zee Bridge in South Nyack. The laptop on the fence was used to stream live video as crews worked to open up lanes for… Read More →
Traffic was backed up for miles southbound on the New York State Thruway after two trucks flipped over in South Nyack Thursday afternoon. All lanes were shut down for a period of time. Traffic congestion continued into the evening. Click here to view a gallery of photos from the scene… Read More →
Jeanie Peluso of North Rockland pursues Meg McNally of Suffern at Suffern High School on Thursday. Suffern defeated North Rockland 13-10. Click here to view more photos from the game.
Richard Tjoa, the winner of The Rockland Express “Unofficial Mayor” contest, joins us as a guest blogger. Here’s his latest post My fellow Rocklanders, This Earth Day, I’d like you to consider making a small change to help our environment: switch your electricity supply to one from a “green power”… Read More →
Kneeling, from left, Kayla DiMenna, Jillian Donovan, Elexa Mykesh and Brooke O’Keefe and other members of Daisy Girl Scout Troop 40451 celebrate Earth Day by planting a flower garden at Bardonia Elementary School. See more photos
The Friends of the West Nyack Free Library will host their spring book sale in the library’s Community Room from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from1-5 p.m. Sunday . This year’s offerings include a broad spectrum of popular fiction and non-fiction titles in hard cover and paperback formats,… Read More →
Camp Venture will be “Born to be Wild” on Sunday. The Rockland Wingmen motorcycle club will hold a 50-mile run on Sunday to raise money for Camp Venture’s indoor equestrian facility for children and adults who have developmental disabilities and are autistic. All motorcyclists are invited to ride the highway…. Read More →