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15 hrs ago | NyackNewsAndViews

Memorial Park Fishing Pier Gets NYS Grant

Work began last week shortly on a new fishing pier in Memorial Park, courtesy of a grant from New York's Department of State.

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Related Topix: Nyack, NY, Tarrytown, NY, Home Gardening, Home, Hudson, NY

18 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

NY artist, 85, has brush with death as she crashes SUV into gallery showing her work

Hilda Epner, 85, accidentally drove her sport-utility vehicle through the front of the Piermont Fine Arts Gallery while parking Sunday afternoon in Rockland County, The Journal News reports .

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Related Topix: Piermont, NY

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Patch.com

Fear of Falling? Rockland Offers Free Classes

"The good news is that most falls are not accidents and can be prevented. By understanding how to prevent falls, you can reduce your risk of falling and remain independent and healthy," said Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Rockland County Commissioner of Health.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg, NY, Nanuet, NY

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Times Herald-Record

1-seat trip for Port riders to Midtown seen

Advocates of a one-seat ride to Midtown for Orange and Rockland counties are lobbying the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to commit to Amtrak's Gateway project in its 2015-19 capital plan.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Port Jervis, NY, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Nyack Villager

Library Honors Ann Hickey, the 'Unofficial Mayor' of Piermont

Ann Hickey, the much-beloved "unofficial mayor" of Piermont, will be honored on Thursday, September 18 at a cocktail party sponsored by the Piermont Public Library.

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Related Topix: Piermont, NY, Nyack, NY

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

All Lanes Will Be Open On Tappan Zee Bridge During Labor Day Weekend

In observance of Labor Day, Tappan Zee Constructors will not be working over the holiday weekend including Monday, Sept.

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Patch.com

Pearl River Business Spotlight: Helping Parents Help their Children

Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. T he plan behind this series at Patch is to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Boil Water Advisory Lifted

United Water received official notification from the Rockland County Health Department that enables the boil water order to be lifted for customers at the following addresses: The boil water order was issued as a precautionary measure following a 16-inch main break on Sickletown Road on August 24. Customers were ordered to boil water as a ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Visiting Hours are Aug. 28 for Herbert Murray

Herbert F. Murray, 89, of New City, passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Summit Park Hospital in Pomona, NY.

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Related Topix: New City, NY, Pomona, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Hamilton, NY, Brooklyn, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Nanuet Business Spotlight: Mental Health Coaching for Autistic Adults

Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. The plan behind this series at Patch is to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.

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Related Topix: Nanuet, NY

Patch.com

Have You Gotten All Your Shots? We're Not Just Asking Because School is Starting

National Immunization Month is a good time to remind ourselves that vaccines help protect us from serious diseases, say Rockland health officials.

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Related Topix: Pomona, NY

NyackNewsAndViews

Nyack Sketch Log: A House Haunted by Art

When printmaker Sylvia Roth moved into her home in South Nyack in 1977, she had no idea it was the birthplace of a major figure in American art, Joseph Cornell .

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Related Topix: Nyack, NY, South Nyack, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, New City, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Some Orangetown & Blauvelt Residents Issued Boil Water Advisory Due to Water Main Break

A water main break at approximately 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning closed roads in Orangetown as United Water crews worked on the area.

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Related Topix: Blauvelt, NY

NyackNewsAndViews

Fixing TOR

There's a lot of talk this summer about the performance of our Transport of Rockland public bus system.

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Related Topix: Tappan, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Mashable

Protests Follow Another Death in Another City, With Echoes of Ferguson

Staten Island is about 900 miles from Ferguson, Missouri , but the emotions running in the streets of the town where Michael Brown was shot have transcended the community of about 20,000.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

News12.com

None hurt in Rockland County house fire that rekindled overnight at 28 Wilshire Dr.

Firefighters initially put the fire out on Friday after 4 p.m., but they say it burst out again at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

News12.com

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino promotes job creation plan

Westchester County Executive and Republican candidate for governor Rob Astorino was in Rockland County Friday to promote his plan to bring jobs back to New York.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Small Business, Personal Finance, Congers, NY, Nanuet, NY

Times Herald-Record

Accused killer's 911 call replayed

That was one of the things David Carlson said to police who arrived after he fatally shot fugitive Norris Acosta-Sanchez outside a neighbor's home on Old Plank Road in Sparrowbush.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Briarcliff Daily Voice

Ossining Chamber Hosts Lobsterfest Fundraiser

LobsterFest 2014 will be held at the Ossining Boat and Canoe Club, 1 Westerly Road.

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Related Topix: Ossining, NY, Life, Food, Food Festival, Haverstraw, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Item

After 47 years and a flood, Teaneck couple's wedding photos return

Paul and Patricia Kearns' wedding photos from 47 years ago were stored in relatives' basements and forgotten for decades as they raised four children and became grandparents.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

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