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 1302… 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.
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 →