Nyack College student, aspiring cartoonist and animator Jeremy Fuscaldo grew up sketching Charlie Brown, Garfield, Yoda and Dexter’s Lab. He’s hoping to make his passion a career when he graduates.
New York Gov. Thomas Dewey is credited with the Tappan Zee Bridge’s location connecting the widest points of the river just outside the jurisdiction of the Port Authority.
Dewey also championed the World War II technology that would enable the bridge’s construction. That technology was the brainchild of a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute graduate and former faculty member, Emil Praeger.
by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign
The New NY Bridge Mass Transit Task Force (MTTF) has proposed a new, branded bus system with new routes, buses, stations, and a technology that will enhance the bus riding experience for current Rockland and Westchester riders while attracting new users. If these recommendations are implemented by Governor Cuomo and the New York State Thruway Authority, transit between these two counties can be transformed from an experience that is tolerated, to an experience that is preferred.
The Rockland Farm Alliance, a coalition of farmers, community groups and activists and elected officials, has been awarded a $5,000 Greenway Communities Grant from The Hudson River Valley Greenway to support their farmland expansion program.
At Village Hall, a birthday celebration for Nyack Mayor Jen Laird White promises to unveil a surprise. At the Edward Hopper Arts Center, a full-house of exhibitions and a screening offer a glimpse into the past and present local art scene. Here is a complete guide to the Nyack Art Collective’s March First Friday cultural festival.
Do you know someone who has done extraordinary work as a senior member of our community or as an advocate for the environment? Rockland County wants to make an example of them — in a good way.
by Harriet Cornell
Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell has asked the NYS Public Service Commission to reject United Water New York’s request to charge rate payers $56.8 million to recoup development costs at the proposed Hudson River desalination plant in Haverstraw.
Here is the text of Cornell’s letter to the PSC:
Photographer, gallery owner and entrepreneur Victor Gagliardi will be conducting a series of workshops this spring entitled The Business of Art. The eight week course will help artists turn their passion into their business.
by Ryan Karben
If Hillary Clinton wants to be president, she needs to take a deep breath — and “inhale.”
In 1992, Bill Clinton famously explained away his marijuana use at Oxford saying “I didn’t inhale.” Now it’s 22 years later and a Quinnipiac College poll says that almost 6 of 10 Democrats in Hillary’s adopted home state favor legalizing small amounts of recreational pot. Among Adults 18-29, more than 83% blow smoke rings that say “yes” to legalization.