She never thought twice about breaking ground with the Boy Scouts

“As expected with any big project you take on, there were many bumps in the road,” said Nicole Riad of her Eagle Scout project. “And leadership was key, quite literally, to fix all these bumps.”

‘In our hearts, these students will remain forever young’

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.

From Civil War soldiers to suburbanites, this saloon has hosted them all

From the days of the Civil War, the various owners of this saloon have been welcoming visitors from near and far. Photo by Robert Brum