Orangetown Town Board member Michael Maturo has announced during this week’s Orangetown Democratic Committee meeting that he would not be seeking re-election November. “It was not an easy decision,” Maturo said. “At this point of my life, I have to make the decision in terms of where my career is… Read More →
Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, who died today at 79, won an Oscar for “Butterfield 8.” A significant part of it was filmed in Rockland, on the causeway over Lake DeForest and on Route 304 in northern New City. Here she is driving over the Tappan Zee Bridge during that film:... Read More →
Alexi Corey of Tappan Zee swims heat 4 in the 200 yard freestyle during Section 1 swimming at Felix Festa Middle School in West Nyack Monday evening. See more photos here.
It’s obvious that Orangetown Town Board member Michael Maturo, 26, joined politics at his young age. But who would know his aspiration to become a public servant started this early? At Tuesday’s Orangetown reorganization meeting, Maturo presented to the public a flier that his father made for him when he… Read More →
Orangetown’s Finance Director Charles Richardson and his team have recently been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, which is issued by the Government Finance Officers Association. The 2009 program, which evaluated the reports from the fiscal year 2008, recognized a total of 63 entities in the… Read More →
Note: Here’s a portion of an obituary that will appear tomorrow on lohud.com and in The Journal News, Haverstraw native and retired Journal News reporter Francis “Frank” Leonard died Wednesday at age 78. Leonard was born in the riverside working-class village Oct. 26, 1932. He graduated from the former Haverstraw… Read More →
The Lower Hudson Valley Youth Chorus will be singing at Radio City Music Hall, opening for the Rockettes, at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 6. The chorus group, conducted by Jared Rosenblum, will sing “Share the Joy” and “Sugarplum Fairy.” The Lower Hudson Valley Youth Chorus has… Read More →
Jack Filip, 7, of Old Tappan, N.J. stuffs filling into heart pillows for heart surgery patients during the12th Annual Mitzvah Day at the Orangetown Jewish Center in Orangeburg. See more photos of Orangetown Jewish Center’s Mitzvah Day
A funeral mass was held for Army Sgt. Edward H. Bolen in his home town of Chittenango, N.Y. on Saturday. Hundreds of friends and family filled the Chittenango High School gymnasium for the mass. Bolen was a graduate of the school, as well as team captain for the baseball ad… Read More →
The Sparkill Fire Department will hold a craft fair and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sparkill Firehouse, 520 Route 340 in Sparkill. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Family Readiness Group for Alpha Company, 101st Signal, Expedition Signal Battalion of the United States Army, New York National Guard in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.