Fifty years after a collision involving a school bus and freight train took five young lives and changed safety regulations nationwide, the Rockland County, N.Y., town where the tragedy occurred is marking the date with a memorial.
Fifty years ago, American Pie reached No. 1 on Billboard’s charts. Here’s some backstory on the making of a record that was born here in the Hudson Valley.
A former rifle range now beckons to mountain bikers, walkers, and trail runners.
‘ve been buzzed, berated, beeped and barked at by passing motorists (and their dogs). Told to get the *%&@ up onto the sidewalk or the bike path. I don’t carry a tape measure with me when I ride, and yeah, I know everybody’s driving SUVs named after huge ships and mountains. But passing a 3-foot passing distance law – and actually enforcing it – definitely gets the point across: Share. The. Road. New York’s latest effort to follow the lead of 35 other states is mired in Albany politics, as usual. How many more years will it take to make this happen?
Rockland BOCES’ culinary wizard is setting the table for a new adventure.
Jim Skelley started Nyack Bicycle Outfitters in 1973, long before the village became a destination for cyclists and tourists.