East Ramapo voters soundly defeated the $200.5 million budget and elected four trustees. The Board of Education winners were Yehuda Weissmandl, 35, of Spring Valley and Daniel Beno Schwartz, 41, of New Hempstead. Weissmandl replaces Nathan Rothschild, who resigned from the school board in April amid allegations that he engaged… Read More →
Nyack High School defeated Ramapo in the Rockland County Mock Trial championship at Clarkstown Justice Court in New City Monday afternoon. Nyack will move on to the regional finals next month in Orange County. Jacob Steinberg-Otter of Nyack High School, left, questions a witness during the Rockland County Mock Trial… Read More →
Ramapo High School’s Asian Cultural Enlightenment club, or A.C.E., is to host its fifth annual Smile Train Benefit from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3 Executive Boulevard, Suffern.
Israel Colon and Amber Tomelden rehearse a scene from “Drowsy Chaperone” at Spring Valley High School Tuesday afternoon. Show dates are April 7th, 8th and 9th at 7:30 p.m. Look for this story in an upcoming Rockland Express.
Alana Johnson of Ramapo won her heat in the 300 meter race during the second day of the Section 1 Kick Off track meet at the New Balance Armory in Manhattan today. Photo by Seth Harrison Runners from throughout the Lower Hudson region competed in the first track meet of… Read More →
Margetts Elementary School third grade students raised funds for the STEP Program (Students To End Poverty) and turned over a check to the Spring Valley Rotary on Wednesday which will help build a school in Honduras. Howard Goldin of the Spring Valley Rotary Club STEP program explains to Margetts Elementary… Read More →
Atsu Manigar and his twin sister Atsufui know a little something about mathematical odds. They also know a little something about defying them.
The Town of Ramapo will once again open its pool to the canine citizens of Rockland County in an effort to raise money for the Hudson Valley Humane Society. From noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 12, at the town pool on Spook Rock Road, canines are welcome to… Read More →
Journal News data analyst Tim Henderson, who has been researching changing population demographics in Rockland, recently obtained the latest list of birth countries for new mothers and the most popular baby names. Here are the eight most popular birth countries of the mother for babies born in 2008, the most… Read More →
A recent interview on “The Brian Lehrer Show,” a radio show on WNYC 93.9 FM, featured Journal News data analyst Tim Henderson who spoke about changing population demographics in Rockland. Also featured on the show were Renold Julien, executive director of the Spring Valley Haitian community center Konbit Neg Lakay,... Read More →