“My mother’s tragedy was losing her entire family at 17,” Roger Peltzman says in the film, “Dedication.” “Mine was knowing yet not knowing them, what you might call the presence of absence.”
Category Archives: Rockland County
Mysterious creations saved from dumpsters and disasters
Her work was nearly lost to history, then to the ravages of Hurricane Irene in 2011
RIP Brooks Arthur, 914 Sound Studios hitmaking wizard
Brooks Arthur, award-winning engineer and the founder of 914 Sound Studios. Photo by James J. Kriegsmann Jr.
Rockland’s most famous home can’t hide from history
A high brick wall and towering trees can’t obscure the notoriety of this Nyack mansion from curious onlookers.
Odds are, she’ll become a star
Ariel Epstein, the Rockland County native who has risen in the sports betting world to become the Prop Queen. Submitted photo
Dancing with, and to, The Dead
A faded 19th century mansion where ghosts of the past are close at hand seems just the right place to pay tribute to The Dead.
Will urban sprawl claim this historic treasure?
Descendants of this tiny village’s founding family are putting up a fight against encroaching urban sprawl and a disregard for historic preservation. Photo by John Meore for The Journal News
Who will become RCC’s 8th president?
The two-year college is seeking the eighth president since its founding in 1959.
Village film festival with a global reach
Comedy, drama, musicals and animation share the bill at the upcoming Piermont Film Festival.
Music fest stays true to its roots
Veteran DJ Bruce Figler has curated another strong lineup for the Pleasantville Music Festival, mixing A-listers with locally grown talent.