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Nyack Sketch Log: Pilgrim Baptist Church

Pilgrim Baptist Church has found a safe harbor at the corner of High Avenue and North Franklin Street for the last 51 years. The building has multiple slanted roofs and high arched windows that look like the peaks of cresting waves. The pulpit is on the north side of the nave facing south, under a s

NYACKNEWSANDVIEWS.COM - 2017-10-17 09:00:31

Brinks Memorial Service will remember Nyack officers, armored car guard killed in robbery

NYACK - More than a hundred people are expected to line Mountainview Avenue at the Thruway entrance Friday to honor two Nyack police officers and a Brinks armored car guard killed by self-professed revolutionaries 36 years ago. Sgt. Edward O'Grady, Officer Waverly "Chipper" Brown, and guard Peter Pa

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 13:13:03

Rapping Nyack brothers release hip hop album

The history of popular music is littered with tales of feuding brothers: Liam and Noel Gallagher of Oasis, Chris and Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes, Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks, for example. The rapping brothers in Nyack-based hip hop act TRN & DVD don't fit that mold. Norvin and Darian Van

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-16 16:37:10

Nyack resident, retailer Maria Luisa Whittingham marks 30 years in the village

Nyack residents know Maria Luisa Whittingham both on a first-name basis and by her brand. Whittingham, a fixture in the village for 30-plus years, is preparing to celebrate her 30th year in business. "It's a little surreal and exactly half my life. It's wonderful to think of that longevity in one pl

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-16 17:16:05

Mystery surrounds man accused of fatal hit-and-run

Authorities say Olvy R. Torres was driving a Hyundai Santa Fe north on River Road in front of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center at about 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 26, plowed through a covered bus stop and fatally struck Luisa Valdez. Authorities say Torres abandoned the SUV after the cras

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 07:02:46

Guess-the-tolls game wears on bridge commuters: Editorial

Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEOS: TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE LAST RIDE, TRAFFIC SWITCH Video: Tappan Zee Bridge's last driver: 'What an honor' | 1:19 Last car over the Tappan Zee Bridge was Seth Kestenbaum of Nyack in a 1929 Model A Ford Phaeton on Oct. 6, 2017. Carucha L. Meuse / lohud.com 1 of 5 Skip in Skip x

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 19:48:49

6 great things to do this weekend, Oct. 20-22

Sip wine from all over the globe and sample chocolates, cheeses, sweets and a variety of other treats at Westchester Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday. The event features wineries offering wines at great prices as well as distilleries, cideries and an array of mini boutiques with purses, jewel

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 16:01:08

Opinion: Bergen towns can build affordable housing

Bergen County officials and the Housing Development Corporation of Bergen County, the non-profit development arm of the Housing Authority of Bergen County, marks the opening of 14 supportive housing apartments for homeless military veterans. Mitsu Yasukawa/Northjersey.com Bergen County is recognize

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-10-17 18:55:53

What's going on with the empty Mrs. Green's stores?

It's been almost a year since Mrs. Green's Neighborhood Market closed two Westchester County locations, and both stores are still empty. Leasing signs are posted at the former Rye and Tarrytown stores and most of the markets' fixtures remain inside the vacant buildings. "Our goal is absolutely to tr

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 16:14:29


It's not easy being a legend. Reveler moonlights as house pianist at Echo Lake canteen. Hundreds of souls came together to dance, dance and dance a little more September 8 - 10 at Echo Lake in Afton, NY, site of Spirit Tribe's second annual "Native Noise" festival. Fans of "psytrance," a subgenre

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-10-18 03:39:27

Volleyball: Schedule and predictions for Tuesday, Oct. 17

I'll be out covering some volleyball this afternoon at Ossining High School in what should be an incredible night. The Pride are hosting Yorktown in their Breast Cancer Awareness match, and it should be a memorable night for everyone involved. Follow the action on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat at

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 14:57:41

Lauren Conrad Made Even More Than She Expected In Brentwood

Fashion designer and former reality star Lauren Conrad made a pretty profit when she parted ways with her Brentwood home. Conrad has already proved herself to be quite the gifted real estate investor-she's amassed a rather impressive collection of homes throughout California, and sold a house in Pac

OBSERVER - 2017-10-17 18:16:54

Legal dispute over contract puts proposed Ossining food hall on hold

OSSINING - Plans for a food hall in a prominent location - a historic former bank where Main Street and Route 9 meet - are on hold amid a court dispute. Corinthian Group LLC - last year named the buyer of the long-vacant, iconic 200 Main St. building - is suing the village, including for breach of

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 19:34:07

Off-duty officer slashed in assault to return to duty

LONG BRANCH - An off-duty city police officer who was slashed during an altercation early Saturday will return to full duty for his next scheduled shift, officials said on Tuesday. Officer Patrick Joyce, who has been on the Long Branch police force for nearly 12 years, was off-duty and leaving a fri

NJ.COM - 2017-10-18 00:51:27

WCC removes pro-white posters, hires diversity officer

Westchester Community College is hiring a full-time diversity officer, two weeks after a pro-white group's fliers were found on the Valhalla campus. James Castro-Blanco, executive director of the county's Human Rights Commission, said during a county meeting on Monday that the college was taking act

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-17 17:24:45

Spring Valley police investigate fatal hit-and-run

SPRING VALLEY - Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a fatal hit-and-run that took place in Spring Valley on Sunday. Village police said they responded to the corner of Commerce Street and South Myrtle Avenue at 1:41 a.m. and found a female victim who was unresponsive. She was

LOHUD.COM - 2017-10-18 10:06:21

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal seeks federal probe of Kobe Steel

Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on the Departments of Justice and Transportation to investigate the Japanese company Kobe Steel for alleged failures to perform mandatory quality checks and data falsification. In a letter to the two departments, the Connecticut Democrat accused Kobe Steel of provi

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:30:30

Soros, Dalio richest men in Westchester and Fairfield Counties: Forbes

George Soros and Ray Dalio were the top area earners on Forbes' list of the 400 wealthiest people in the United States. Soros led all comers in Westchester County; the Katonah resident placed 20th overall with $23 billion. He was followed by David Siegel of Two Sigma Investments (Scarsdale, $4.9 bil

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:05:11

CSCU looking to consolidate 12 community colleges into one system

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system is looking to consolidate its 12 community colleges into a single system led by a vice chancellor. CSCU President Mark Ojakian is expected to present the proposal, which he maintains will save $28 million via administrative layoffs, to th

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 12:53:26

Lack of inventory leads to 'spotty' sales in Hudson Valley housing market

Real estate sales in the Lower Hudson Valley saw a slight slowdown during the third quarter, according to market analysts at the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors. Third-quarter property sales were down less than 0.5 percent year over year across the region, with 5,646 residential sales of sing

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-10-17 20:29:06