West Haverstraw Mayor John Ramundo gets a very short workout on the TRX bands under the supervision of New York Sports Club fitness manager Jason Reyes, as Haverstraw Town Supervisor Howard Phillips looks on, during a tour of the newly opened NYSC at 20 West Ramapo Road in Garnerville on… Read More →
A bear cub falls out of a tree after being tranquillized behind a home on Schweitzer Ln. in Bardonia. Nets and pads were used to break the bear’s fall. A mother bear and her two cubs were tranquillized and taken to be released. See more photos of the capture of… Read More →
Rockland County veterans and active service members have until Oct. 31 to enter artworks in the Sixth Annual Dog Tag Art Exhibition. The exhibit, put on by the Arts Council of Rockland in collaboration with the Rockland County Veterans Office, will be displayed in the auditorium of the Spring Valley… Read More →
The Town of Clarkstown is seeking nominations for its Pride of Clarkstown awards, a program designed to recognize commercial properties whose owners go out of their way to beautify their offices or neighborhoods, enhancing the overall appearance of the town. Individuals and civic associations can nominate businesses in the following… Read More →
A fallen tree blocks Lenox Ave. in Congers after a heavy rainfall passed through the area. The tree blocked cars from reaching the south end of the road, where it is a dead end. See more photos of the storm in Rockland
The Journal News/LoHud.com Editorial Board holds endorsement interviews with candidates in key contests on the Nov. 8 ballot. Voters may watch LIVE online at www.lohud.com/editorialspotlight; questions can be submitted via our CoverItLive live-blogging feature. The following endorsement hearings are scheduled: Oct. 4: 1 p.m. Stony Point supervisor Oct. 4: 3… Read More →
About 700 costumers in Nyack are without power, according to Orange and Rockland Utilities Inc. The outage was caused by a rainstorm that passed through the area around 1 p.m. The power should be back on by 3 p.m., according to O&R.
Here’s a glance at today’s opinion content: PEF’s rejection: Editorial We comment on news that the Public Employees Federation, the second largest union of state employees, rejected a package of give-backs negotiated with the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. We write: … The rejected deal, apropos of these post-recessionary times,... Read More →
How’d you like to see Tony-winner Audra McDonald on Broadway and then spend a week in a villa in the south of France—while supporting a great little theater close to home? Penguin Rep Theatre, Rockland County’s professional theatre, holds its sixth annual auction Oct. 9 at the Stony Point Conference… Read More →
Rabbi Jeffrey Abraham prepares for the Rosh Hashanah service in the afternoon at Congregation Sons of Israel in Nyack.