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MAHWAH, NJ – The Piero/Leonardo Project: Recent Work by Jay Wholley opens in the Kresge Gallery at Ramapo College of New Jersey on Wednesday, February 25, with an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. highlighted with a talk by artist Mimi Weinberg at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. The exhibition, which continues through April 17, features a number of large sculptures influenced by the works of Piero della Francesca and Leonardo da Vinci and created by Wholley, a long-time professor of art at Ramapo College. Wholley received his B.A. from…

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Feb 25- I, Too, Sing America: The Contributions and Challenges of African Americans in the US Military (Part I)

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free and open to the public   Ramapo, NY—Please join us at this event highlight of African American History Month at Rockland Community College. Wednesday, February 25 (snow dateMarch 4) 7:00 pm Cultural Arts Theater Rockland Community College 145 College Road Suffern, NY 10901 With its title drawn from Langston Hughes’ poignant poem, this inspiring program explores the long proud history of African Americans serving in the US military. This “Part I,” presentation begins with Crispus Attucks, killed in the first days of the American Revolution at the Boston Massacre of 1770and considered the first casualty of the American Revolution,and…

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Pearl River High Comedy Night March 5th

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[Pearl River] The Pearl River High School PTSA will hold their 6th Annual Comedy Night fundraiser on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. at The Rockleigh Country Club in Rockleigh, NJ.  Purchase tickets for $60 prior to February 20th and receive a free premier prize ticket. Price includes entertainment, buffet appetizers, adult refreshments, and dessert.  Additional raffle prize ticket packages and journal ads are also available. This is the only fundraiser hosted by the PRHS PTSA, with all proceeds from this event benefitting the entire student body through programs and senior scholarships.  We hope you join us…

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Ramsey Indoor Farmers Market February 15th

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The non-profit Ramsey Farmers' Market continues its award winning, indoor winter market every Sunday through March, from 10AM-2PM at the Eric Smith School located at 73 Monroe St., Ramsey, NJ. Over  25 outstanding farmers and food purveyors offer the freshest, local, seasonal vegetables and fruits- including organic produce, artisan breads and fine cheeses, fresh fish directly from the Hampton Bays, green juices, homemade jams and jellies, spices, free range eggs, homemade pastas, sauces and soups, kombucha, pasture raised, antibiotic and steroid free meats, alpaca wear and yak meat, goat meat, gluten free baked products and prepared foods, organic prepared salads, gourmet olive oils and…

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Book on Mussolini’s Race Laws to be Discussed at Ramapo College

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(MAHWAH, NJ) – Professor Michael Livingston will examine the legal framework, case-level operation and ominous consequences of Fascist Italy’s racial laws from their introduction to the regime’s destruction in a discussion at Ramapo College on March 26 at 4:45 p.m. in the Robert A. Scott Student Center, Friends Hall (SC219). The event is co-sponsored by the Italian Club of Ramapo College and supported by the Morton and Clara Richmond Endowment. Professor Livingston’s talk will be based on his recent book, The Fascists and the Jews of Italy: Mussolini's Race Laws, 1938–1943, published last year by Cambridge University Press.[coupon couponid="3131" coupon_align="cctor_alignright"…

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On Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 1:15 PM Mahwah Museum Trustee  Gene Manghi will give a Gallery Talk about West Mahwah. He will talk to visitors about various topics, such as the Ford Plant, Brakeshoe, the Railroad and the development of West Mahwah.  The Gallery Talk will be held at the Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike.  The Talk is free with admission to the Museum.  Seating is limited; to reserve, contact or call 201-512-0099.   West Mahwah developed in the 20th century due initially to the establishment of the American Brake Shoe Company. A large number of immigrants found employment…

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Feb 24 – Criminal Justice Academic Excellence Recognition Ceremony

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free and open to the public Ramapo, NY— Students pursuing degrees in either Criminal Justice, Corporate and Homeland Security, or Emergency Management who have attained a GPA of 3.3 in the previous (Fall 2014) semester will be honored and recognized for their academic excellence at a special ceremony at Rockland Community College on Tuesday, February 24. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Student Union room 3214 12:30 – 1:15 pm Enrollment has been expanding in RCC degree programs that provide training in the fields of criminal justice, corporate and homeland security,…

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Pearl River High School Performing The Crucible Feb. 20th & 21st

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[Pearl River] Students at Pearl River High School will be performing "The Crucible", Arthur Miller's acclaimed 1953 drama about the Salem Witch Trials that took place in the Providence of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. The show will be performed at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, February 20th and 21st at the Pearl River High School auditorium. Tickets for these evening performances are $10 and are available at the door. There will also be a special free performance for Pearl River senior citizens on Thursday, February 19th at 3:30 p.m. Pearl River High…

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Weekly Sudoku & Crossword Puzzles Now Available

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Starting today, Ramapo Times & the Rockland Star are offering weekly Sudoku & Crossword Puzzles. The Sudoku puzzle comes out every Monday and the Crossword Puzzle every Thursday.  A limited number of past puzzles are also available. In addition, money saving coupons and special offers from our advertisers are also available at the bottom of the page. A new category has been added under Arts & Entertainment.  To access the puzzles click here.

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Youth for Hospice 8th Annual Dance-A-Thon, Friday, March 6, 2015 at Clarkstown South High School, West Nyack, NY, Open to all High School Students

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Youth for Hospice (YFH), the teen volunteer service group of United Hospice of Rockland (UHR), will hold its eighth annual Dance-a-thon on Friday, March 6, 2015, from 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM at Clarkstown South High School, 31 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack, NY. The event is open to all high school students (freshmen to seniors) and proceeds benefit UHR directly. This year’s theme is black and white attire. Last year's event raised a record $31,000 and drew hundreds of students from 16 area high schools. Students are encouraged to raise money by asking friends, family and neighbors…

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