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Dinosaur park proposed for Monroe in Orange County

New Jersey Developer Neil Gold presented his proposal for a dinosaur theme park during an information session last night at the Monroe Town Hall....

Getting on board with social media

Social media’s usefulness in business has come under scrutiny in Rockland County. The Palisades Institute, which was created in 1990 as part of Dominican...

Lifetime love of learning begins early at Red Owl Academy

When Liana Sargsyan-Quinn sought a preschool for her own first-born daughter and could not find a comfortable fit, she decided to start her own early learning center, Red Owl Academy.

Stony Point voters keep golf course in municipal hands

When the polls closed on Nov. 6, voters had turned the sale of the golf course down by 118 votes (2,265 to 2,217).

Pattern for Progress suggests water task force for Rockland, expanded partnering...

Speaking at the Rockland Business Association’s October luncheon, Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress CEO Jonathan Drapkin encouraged Rockland to actively partner with its neighboring counties and address community water supply and economic needs.

Medline seeking tax reduction for Montgomery facility

Medline's $120 million medical-grade facility is expected to bring $15.6 million in annual revenue to the town of Montgomery when fully operational.

Renewed interest in hospitality near Legoland

Some wonder what the true impact of three hotels and two restaurants would have on traffic and quality of life, with Legoland’s entrance just a short distance away.

Orange County’s Black Dirt region eyes hemp production – but does...

"It’s been hit and miss, and for most in this area, it was a miss,” says Chris Pawelski.

Dominican College gains funding to grow opportunities for Hispanic students

A $4.5 million five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable Dominican to develop a STEM Opportunities for Hispanic and Low-Income Students project.

Cannabis campus to start budding in Warwick

In a coup for Orange County, a repurposed prison will soon become a hub for medical/recreational cannabis cultivation and production. Mid-Hudson Correctional Facility, along with...

Orange County IDA forges ahead after scandal

The recent groundbreaking ceremony for Green Thumb Industries was a celebratory moment that helped soothe the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune Orange County’s...

The unretiring Tara Sullivan

How do you retire when the spirit’s still on fire? Tara Sullivan, former New York State Bridge Authority chairwoman, said her career began and...

Legoland opens 250-room hotel; park closes Nov. 28

The world’s most popular toy has also delivered a unique addition to its newest theme park: Legoland New York officially opened its 250-room hotel. The...

Garner Arts Center: Art in the heart of Rockland

When Robin Rosenberg came to Rockland to take a look at 55 Railroad Ave., she knew right then and there that she had found...

Sake brewery in Hyde Park to be operating by next summer

Japanese firm Asahi Shuzo International’s plans to open its first U.S. brewery in Dutchess County have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Creators of...