Running back Joe Wholey runs drills at the first day of football practice at Pearl River High School in Pearl River on Aug. 17, 2012. ( Xavier Mascareñas / The Journal News ) See more photos from the Pearl River and Tappan Zee football team practices in a photo… Read More →
Soldiers from the Army National Guard’s 668 Engineering Company stand in formation outside the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Montebello before a deployment ceremony this morning. Photo by Seth Harrison The soldiers gathered with family and friends for the send-off ceremony. The soldiers will leave for Afghanistan tomorrow on a 400-day… Read More →
Courtney Ollis of Suffern, left, and sister Rachel celebrate after a point during doubles play against Clarkstown South’s Marissa Kolinsky and Leah Harris during the Conference IV girls tennis tournament at Tappan Zee High School on Oct. 20, 2011. The Ollis girls beat Clarkstown South. ( Xavier Mascareñas / The… Read More →
Lourdes Reda of Montebello and her daughter Emily, 10, were among the dozens of family members attending the 20th annual Children’s Memorial Day ceremony held by the Rockland County chapter of the Compassionate Friends today. Photo by Seth Harrison The ceremony, held at the Children’s Memorial Garden at Veterans Park… Read More →
Orangetown’s Democratic Committee will hold a “meet and greet” event for its Town Board member candidates Robert Dell and Elijah Reichlin-Melnick at the home of Suzanne and Kelsey Graham at 279 Piermont Ave. (at Mansfield Ave.) in South Nyack. The gathering begins at 7 pm tonight and continues until 8:30… Read More →
The street sign looked pretty big in the meeting room at Orangetown Town Hall. But it would be only appropriate for drivers who drive at 40 mph, said Orangetown Superintendent of Highways Jim Dean, who presented the sign before the Town Board during Tuesday’s workshop meeting for their consideration. Orangetown… Read More →
New City celebrates following their 4-2 win over Camdem in the New York State Majors Division Softball Championships at the South Orangetown Little League Complex in Orangeburg July 19, 2011. Go to Lohud.com for a gallery of photos.
Today’s hot, steamy weather forecast, and its accompanying heavy air conditioning use and resulting high electricity demand, has prompted O&R to issue a Summer Heat Watch advisory today. Today’s sultry weather is expected to push the load on the O&R electric system past 1300 megawatts—- today’s forecast is for 1302… Read More →
Orangetown Town Board member Michael Maturo has met with senior administration officials during a briefing at the Whote House on June 17. The White House invited 150 members of the People For the American Way Foundation’s Young Elected Officials Network to discuss issues facing the nation and local communities. Maturo… Read More →
The Tappan Zee Dutchman defeated Somers 12-5 in the Section 1 Class A baseball final at Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill Thursday night. Tappan Zee players react to a 6 run first inning against Somers Thursday night. Read more about the game in The Journal News and at LoHud.com.