Kim-Adele Rosner's Blog Posts

Drive In Movies Near Nyack

Get yourself into Retro Mode and check out a drive-in this summer. If you aren't lucky enough to be old enough to remember the originals, you can still get the full experience at several venues that

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Rockland Neighbors Benefit From Burger Bash

Hudson Valley Magazine's annual Burger and Beer Bash is coming up next week, and Foodbank of the Hudson Valley will get a helpful donation through raffle ticket sales at the event. Go to hvmag

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Nyack Pubs Get Scholarly

Belly up to the bar with a book this summer! The Valley Cottage Library is sponsoring a Book and Pub Club for adults who like to have a drink and/or dinner with their literature. Three interesting

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3D PRINTING AT NYACK LIBRARY

Nyack Library’s trying to stay ahead of the learning curve, with plans to turn the Computer Classroom into a Classroom and Maker Space. Their first-ever 3-D printer, 3D doodler pens, Paper

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Prophecy Novelist To Read At Nyack Library

Nyack Library’s Local Authors Program welcomes author Peter Danish on June 23 at 7 PM. Danish will read passages from his new novel, Medjugorje: The Final Prophecy. The novel is set in the

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Serving Haverstraw Hot Dogs Since 1944

Do you know the wonderful old hot dog truck on Route 9W in Haverstraw? It’s been there for all of MY long lifetime, and the same family, from father to son, has been serving great dogs and

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Nyack Library To Host Fascinating Environmental Program

The modern environmental movement was spurred by FDR’s New Deal conservation job programs, tied directly to his early life as a Hudson Valley native. That’s what environmental historian Neil

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Clues About Nyack Mystery Supermarket

“Coming Soon Supermarket” over the former Stop & Shop in West Nyack intrigued me. Stories from the Journal News and News 12 noted that the new tenant hasn’t chosen a name yet! “Owner Rudy

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Irish Music And Stories At Nyack Library

Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration early with Nyack’s own Sean Fleming on Friday, March 4th. Part of the library’s highly regarded Carnegie Concert Series, “Songs and Stories of

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Free Parking In Nyack

There's a new parking plan.....Free 15 minutes.  So you can push the green button on the meter and it will give you 15 minutes for free.  I can accomplish a lot in 15 minutes.... Run

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Antiques Roadshow In Nyack

                      Interested in Nyack homes?  http://wrightinnyack.com/agents/Ellen+MurphyThe Nyack Library is hosting it’s own mini

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Take The Nyack Comprehensive Plan Survey

Help move Nyack forward!  To take the survey, click here.You don't have to be a Nyack resident to participate.  And it's a chance to be part of Nyack's future and have your voice

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Upper Nyacks Hook Mountain Facelift

Great news! The main entrance and parking area at Hook Mountain (Nyack Beach State Park for all of you “non-locals”) is re-opened, and all of the crumbling sandstone walls have been

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Have You Tried Stony Points New ALDIs Market

ALDI’s shopping turns out to be interesting right from the start. If you want to cart, you have to put a quarter into a slot to release it. You get it back when you return the cart, and the

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GOODWILL TO ALL IN NANUETAs you take down your tree this year, you may decide there are ornaments that aren’t needed anymore. Donate them at the Goodwill store on Route 59 in Nanuet! One of

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Free Tickets To Cymbeline Shakespeare In Park And A Yankees Game

Tomorrow, Friday, August 7 at Bryant Park in NYC (between 40th and 42nd streets and 5th and 6th avenues) offers a special distribution site for same day Tickets to Cymbeline, starring

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Want To Buy A Bakery

Hudson Valley Cakery known for their baked goods is looking for a new owner.  They are located in Valley Cottage, NY a few minutes drive from the Nyacks and New City.   We've bought

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Mrs Greens In Suffern Closes Tomorrow Sunday July 26

Tomorrow, Sunday, July 26,  marks the closing of Mrs Greens in Suffern.  We'll certainly miss Mrs Greens on this side of the Tappan Zee Bridge!  They have discounted all supplements,

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Kids 15 And Under Bowl Free At New City Bowl And Batting Cages

Select bowling centers and schools around the country are participating in the first ever Kids Bowl Free program. This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community

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Free Rabies Shots For Dogs Cats And Ferrets

Dogs, cats and ferrets can receive a free rabies shot on:Rockland County Fire Training CenterFiremen's Memorial Drive, Pomona, 10970Sunday, July 12th  10am-1 pm (No appointment necessary)To

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Insider Tour Of Haverstraw Sat July 11

Join local expert Jared Rodriguez for a glimpse into Haverstraw’s fascinating past – everything from the Silent Movie & Jazz Age to its architectural gems to its role in transport and industry.

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Bastille Day In Piermont This Saturday July 11

Piermont will hold it's Annual Bastille Day celebration on July 11th from noon to 10 p.m., Piermont Avenue will be closed to traffic for the village’s annual Bastille Day celebration. French flags

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Learn To Row At Rockland Lake With River Rowing Association

Bring A Friend To Rowing Day - Open HouseSaturday, July 11th - 9-11:30amNyack, NY -- River Rowing Association will be hosting the “Bring A Friend To Rowing Day” this Saturday, July 11th from 9:

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Summer Camp Is Good For Kids And Parents

Each year since my kids were 8 and 9 years old, I've let them go to Frost Valley YMCA sleep away camp.  There are quite a few campers from Rockland County, particularly from the Nyack area.

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Nyack Parks And Recreation Spring Classes

Come play and learn in Nyack!  The Village of Nyack Recreation Department is offering Spring classes for all ages starting the week of May 18. For preschoolers there are soccer and

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Orangetown Shredding Day

Here's a great way to safely dispose of important papers:  Between 4:30pm and 7:30 pm today, Tuesday, Orangetown residents can bring papers to be shredded to Town Hall at 26 Orangetown

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Nyack High School Presents The Music Man

Nyack High School's musical this year is The Music Man and it's not to be missed.  It's a wonderful production including about a dozen Nyack elementary school children and also the orchestra is

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Didier Dumas Nyacks French Bakery Reopens

Just in time for Spring, Didier Dumas announced today his store will re-open on Thursday, March 12th.  Didier Dumas is the premiere French bakery in the Nyack/Piermont area offering a true

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Will We Have A Snow Day

Will tomorrow be a snow day in Nyack?  Sometimes,  I find myself singing "Will we have a snow day?" to the tune of  the "Do you want to build a snow man?" song from Frozen.  That

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I Promise Summer Is Coming

FROST VALLEY SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSE, TUESDAY, MARCH 3,  6:30 PMWhile it feels like we will never see green for a very long time, I promise it's coming.  With the return of Spring the

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New Films Focus On Ramapo Mountain Indians

Nyack's Rivertown Film has called our attention to a new movie, "Out of The Furnace" starring Woody Harrelson and Christian Bale. Harrelson's dark, "inbred" character is a member of&

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NO TRADER JOE FOR THE NYACK AREA

Everyone’s been wondering what use will be made of the former Stop and Shop store in West/Central Nyack, but the hope for a Trader Joe’s have evidently been dashed. My source at the Hub

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American Artists Honored At Upper Nyacks Hook Mountain

Wondering about the mystery sculpture that appeared recently at Hook Mountain Park? At first glance, it appears to be just a blob of bronze….but, look closer at the photo included here, then go

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SWEETTALKING ROCKLAND COUNTY SKUNKS

I got an earful of advice from a “bug and pest removal” expert at an inspection the other day. I noticed the skunk decal on his van and asked how he deals with them. “We trap them.”

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Sufferns Quiet Homage To A Renowned Scout

The memory of Daniel Carter Beard, known affectionately as “Uncle Dan,” has been honored in many ways, including the naming of Mount Dan Beard, a peak near Alaska’s Mount McKinley. But the

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The Paul Bocuse hoax

Well, I fell for it. First it was a tweet.....then a posting on facebook. And I was instantly saddened...this culinary great was dead.    Paul Bocuse is known really as the father of

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Nanuet Mall Eaten by Dinos

Stop by the site of the soon-to-be-built Shops At Nanuet to watch the demolition of most of The Nanuet Mall. The two demolition excavators taking down the old Boscov's building on Thursday looked

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Weleda Is Leaving Palisades!

Word is out that the charming Weleda spa and store at 1 Closter Rd. in Palisades, with its soothing ambiance, will shut down sometime this summer. What a loss to Rockland County! Weleda, named for

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Hear The Wind Blow Dear

The crazy weather (read Global Warming!) seems to embody the mercurial, fun loving spirit of Gemini. Playful and ever-changing-eternally engaged in Kerry flip flops, the astrological sign of Gemini

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Aching back remedies in the local Nyack area

So for those of you who know me personally.  This year, my achilles heel has been my lower back.  Sometimes, my husband says, You look like the letter 'R' when I walk. So I get great

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New TZ Bridge May Destroy These Homes

    Nyack resident Elijah Reichlin-Melnick, who recently ran for a seat on the Orangetown Town Board, posted this today on one of the Nyack blog sites, listing the exact

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Rockland Ice Festival Coming Up

The annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival, celebrating Rockland Lake’s 19th century ice industry, will be held January 28-29 at Rockland Lake State Park. For a mere $250 donation to the event, you

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FREE medications at ShopRite

Here’s a little-known fact….ShopRite pharmacies are here to help ease the pain of cold and flu season with a program that offers to fill a prescription for antibiotic free of charge!

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Gypsy donut and espresso bar coming to Nyack

Artisanal donuts!  Fair trade excellent coffee!  Believers in recycling, composting and taking care of our beloved planet!  Community minded!  Interested in contributions from

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Signs of Christmas this year

So we've all been saying it...It feels like Christmas.  In our family here are the signs of Christmas... The smell of pine in the living room. The ringing of bells by the Salvation Army

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Holiday Shopping at Local Nyack Store helps Nyack Center

On Wednesday, November 7th from 6-9 pm, Maria Luisa Boutique at 77 South Broadway is offering a shopping discount.  The entrance is $20 which includes wine and hors d'oeuvres (and not to

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From Nyack to the Holiday Train Show

The New York Botanical Garden’s Famous Holiday Train Show is a wonderful experience for kids of all ages, and only about 30 minutes on the Thruway, the TZ Bridge and down the Saw Mill. Paul

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New Chef at Hudson House in Nyack

Betcha didn't know about the new Chef at Hudson House.  That's because as Matt Hudson said the transition was so seamless.  I knew once I read the menu.  The items are clearly a

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Bounce in Valley Cottage

So today is Veteran's Day and a school holiday for Nyack Schools and probably most other schools and it seems that every child in Rockland County could possibly be here at Bounce. Bounce is a new

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Throw Pie at a Politician at Nyack Center

Ever want to throw a pie at a local Rockland County politician, oh and there is one celebrity too!  Want to express yourself by throwing whip cream in their face....well actually, there are

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Monster Mash at Nyack Center this Saturday

Each year after the Halloween Parade, Nyack Center opens the doors for the communityparty for kids for a Halloween Parade after party!  This year's parade steps off from Memorial Park down by

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Open House Panoramic Views today Tweed Upper Grandview

I am listening to the passer-bys today....commenting on these incredible views...One comments about how they really must be able to see Nyack's fireworks.  Why yes, of course, she is correct.

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True Florette florist in Valley Cottage

Well, I've found your next floral designer, event planner....anything for a True celebration! Jeanette Kleitz of True Florette has launched her new business which serves the Lower Hudson Valley.

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Main St Nyack closed to traffic Monday

ALERT: On Monday, August 8, 2011, Main St in Nyack will be closed. There is a sewer that needs repair in front of Johnny Cakes (aka Skylar Diner). Back at the beginning of June, the Nyack

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Mostly Music outdoor concert in Memorial Park Nyack

Last week, you would have seen me and many of the other directors at the Nyack Center Board meeting bopping in our seats. Lucky for us though maybe not productive, the Mostly Music Concert, was

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Nyack Is Tag Sale Perfection

If you live in Nyack it's a fantastic locale to stage a tag sale because there's so much foot traffic and lots of "out-of-towners" driving around this fun old village. Every weekend there are signs

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New City Retreat Lake Lucille

I showed an interesting old house at Lake Lucille this week, and got hooked into the old-fashioned atmosphere that still prevails there! Eighty homes are included in the tight-knit little community

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Stormchasers in the Nyacks along Hudson River

Well, not really....we are really storm watchers from afar. However, our family loves to go down to the Hudson River and watch from the car. We tell ourselves we are safe in the car....hope it is

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Childrens Yoga at Birchwood Center in South Nyack

Aida Sanabria, my son and daughter's elementary school teacher, will teach a one hour yoga class followed by half hour journaling session at Birchwood Center in South Nyack. Aida has taught at

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Gilligans a seafood restaurant in Pomona

One of our favorite family places for dinner in the summer is Gilligan's! Of course, we come for the lobster dinner. In fact, it was my fellow real estate colleagues that introduced me to this

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Nyack Native Son A Continuing Influence

Nyack’s celebrated native son, Edward Hopper, has left his mark on so much of our culture that we sometimes take it for granted…. “Hopperesque” is an evocative term often used to describe

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Nyack School Board Budget Workshop Update April 5

Just got a recap of tonight's (April 5) School Board Budget Workshop meeting. And I am wondering what everyone else heard. In regards to the elementary school - 6 of the regular

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Rockland County Easter Egg Hunts

Here is a list of local Rockland County Easter egg hunts (2011): Pearl River, NY April 17, 2011 1:00 pm -- On the dot! Central Avenue Field, Pearl River..get there early. Suffern, NY

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Piermont Fashions For A Cause

The Tappan Zee Thrift Shop in Piermont is having it’s annual fashion show on April 15th (arrgggh! Tax Day, a good time to buy from a thrift shop!)….7 PM at St. John’s Church on River Road.

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Nyack Schools New Superintendent

The Nyack School Board announced today that at the special Board Meeting tomorrow night which was originally going to be a school budget discussion, they will announce the appointment of a new

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Now this is community at Upper Nyack Elementary

"There is more talent in one square mile in Nyack than in the rest of the world" was the favorite quote of the evening. Wow! Everyone had a great time tonight at Parents that Rock, a multi

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Upper Nyack Elementary School Parents that Rock!

And they really do rock....It's really going to be a great night of music, fun and family.......It starts at 6:30 at the Upper Nyack Elementary School, Friday, March 25th. They have an all-star

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Fit For Life Weight Loss Challenge, Nyack

Get fit in time for summer and keep if off for life! Nyack Fitness will offer a weight loss intensive program to start on April 6th and will culminate on June 10. You will have access to unlimited

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Pull with Purpose for Nyack Center

At 10 am next Saturday at Nyack Center, the room will be filled with sweaty bodies and lots of chanting for fellow teammates...as we all pull for Nyack Center! This will be the 5th annual "Pull

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“Hair-raising” Fund-raising Event at Nyack Center

The Nyack Center will benefit from a really fun event on Saturday, April 2nd. MB Salon and Spa on Main Street (great place, terrific stylists!) will extend a “thank you” to the community with

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Rockland County Restaurant Week 2011

Restaurant Week is here and just in time for Spring! I am dying to get out of the house more and more, and here is another good excuse! It's also a great time to try a new restaurant. Restaurant

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Grease, Nyack Middle School play

Go Greased Lightnin' ......Your burning up the quarter mile.......that's what we'll be singing this weekend. 136 Nyack Middle schoolers under the direction of Jared Rosenblum will bring Grease to

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Rockland County Intermediate All-County Chorus at RCMEAs Music Festival

Today, I was "wowed" and completely impressed with the Rockland County Music Educators Association's Music Festival. The concert was held at Fieldstone Secondary School in Thiells. I really had no

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Fastest Auto Body Work...Kevins Auto Body on 9W in Nyack...and a true gentleman!

Several days ago, I brought one of our cars to Kevin's Auto Body Repair on the corner of Christian Herald Road and 9W in Nyack (almost in Valley Cottage). He was great! He drove me back to my

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Have your game on....come to Casino Night at the Nyack Seaport to benefit Inspire Nyack

Got your game on?? It's not too late to come...it's just 3 days until this event...play craps, blackjack, enter the poker tournament... Saturday, March 5th @ 7:00 pm at the Nyack Seaport on Burd

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The Lower Hudson Valley Youth Chorus at Madison Square Garden Video

Yes, that is right folks....the Lower Hudson Valley Youth Chorus that rehearses in Nyack and is associated with the Helen Hayes Youth Theatre sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Knicks game at

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Green Living Began In Rockland

Did you know that the “back to Earth” movement in the US took off from a home base in Rockland County? Ralph Borsodi, an economist and philosopher who came to dislike city life, wrote “This

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Before The Mall

Pop quiz for fans of Old Nyack ….how many of these stores do you remember? Peterzells….Zabriskis….Newberrys Five and Ten…. The original Woolworth store…. The Eagle (and its huge sidewalk

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