The Pomona String Quartet and guests will perform an afternoon of classical, chamber and jazz featuring violinist Laura Seaton of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. The free concert takes place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Suffern Free Library, 210 Lafayette Ave. Call 845-357-1237 for information. The high school musicians… Read More →
Andrew Shanock, right, hosts an after-Thanksgiving party at his parents’ Spring Valley home with a large group of friends. It was the 25th gathering of the Ramapo and Spring Valley high school grads who have been getting together on the day after Thanksgiving to have a another Thanksgiving among themselves…. Read More →
Ramapo’s Sidney Salvadon runs back a punt while Alex Corbin lays a crushing block on Spring Valley’s Stephen Ryan during their football game at the Torne Valley field in Hillburn. Ramapo won 13-7. See more photos of Ramapo vs Spring Valley football
People participate in a rally before a school board meeting at the East Ramapo School District administration building in Spring Valley. Read about the event in tomorrow’s Journal News. Parents, students, teachers, staff and community members were there to “demand that the East Ramapo School Board put the focus back… Read More →
Ramapo’s Jorge Suriano, right, tumbles over Pearl River goalie Justin Cueva as he makes a save during their soccer game at Ramapo. Pearl River won 4-0. See more photos of Pearl River at Ramapo soccer
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… Read More →
Shaquille Gould got up and sang an impromptu song for classmates before the Spring Valley High School graduation today. Photo by Seth Harrison View photos from graduation ceremonies from throughout the Lower Hudson region at www.lohud.com/gradphotos.
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.