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United Hospice of Rockland Offers Grieving Support Groups

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If you have recently lost a loved one, you are not alone. Grieving is a healthy and normal response to any loss. It is important to find support that can give you the strength to live a healthy and full life while you work through your grief. United Hospice of Rockland specializes in bereavement support. Our Hope & Healing Program is one of the only places where you will find specially trained counselors and volunteers who have a unique expertise in all aspects of bereavement. Our bereavement support team can help you through the grieving process, guiding you to a…

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On Sunday, November 16 at 1:15 p.m., Mahwah Museum will present a free Gallery Talk in the upstairs gallery of the Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike. John Edwards, Museum vice-president, will tell visitors about the history of Mahwah’s Trolley and its part in the North Jersey Rapid Transit system. Many people used the line to get to Ridgewood for shopping or rode to Ramsey to attend the High School; it was also used by regular commuters to travel to other towns along the route.    The North Jersey Rapid Transit Trolley came to Mahwah in June of 1911, when tracks were completed through…

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United Hospice of Rockland Dancing With Our Stars Gala Raises $165,000

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United Hospice of Rockland's (UHR) Dancing With Our Stars Gala 2014 was a huge success and raised over $165,000 for UHR! It was a sold out event and the largest ever with 350 attendees. The dancers were amazing and everyone enjoyed watching them during their dance performances on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at the Colonial Inn in Norwood, New Jersey. The event honored Thomas Zugibe & family in memory of Dr. Frederick Zugibe and Vincent Abbatecola Jr. & family in memory of Vincent Abbatecola Sr. for their dedication and support of UHR and the community. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres,…

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New City — The Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC) will open the doors to the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House on December 6-7, 2014, for a memorable program of wonder and fun. Children of all ages are welcome to celebrate St. Nicholas Day, as has been the tradition at the HSRC since 1961. This event, inspired by Rockland County’s early Dutch colonial heritage, is a highlight of the holiday season and a Rockland County tradition. Adults who visited with St. Nicholas when they were children now bring their own families. Each child receives a special treat from St. Nicholas in…

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Storytelling Day in the County of Rockland

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19th Annual Rockland County Storytelling Festival Haverstraw, NY, October 2014— By proclamation of County Executive, Edwin J. Day, November 16th is Storytelling Day in the County of Rockland! Come celebrate with us and enjoy the 19th Annual Rockland County Storytelling Festival, which will take place on Sunday, 11/16/14, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm, at the Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library on Route 202 (behind CVS) in Garnerville. Hear professional storytellers Elise Krakower, Julie Pasqual, Pamela Schembri, and Chuck Stead, as well as high school student tellers. There will also be Story Crafts for children--but storytelling is not just for kids.…

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